South Africa

Dean: Humanities

Company Central University of Technology, Free State
Reference # 00139
Published 15/05/2020
Contract Type Contract
5 Years
Salary 1,398,329.00 - 1,398,329.00 Annually
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Main purpose of the job

To lead the Faculty of Humanities by providing academic leadership; lead the development of innovative, demand-driven and relevant under- and post-graduate programmes; enhance student-centred learning; promote scholarship, research and innovation; and, develop partnerships with government, business/industry, other formal organs of society and the community at large; and ensuring sound financial management and enhance third stream income of the faculty.
Job Functions Academic,Management
Industries Academic
Main tasks
1. Achieving the faculty’s strategic goals and operational targets
2. Managing change

3. Planning, organising and decision-making
4. Participating in the development and management of the university’s strategic plan
5. Managing human, financial, physical and other resources
6. Managing and overseeing quality and standards
7. Leading and developing teams and individuals
8. Represent the University at external forums

Nature of appointment
Five-year Senior Manager performance-based contract

Candidates will be recruited and appointed in accordance with the Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Programmes of the Central University of Technology, Free State.

Female candidates, in particular, who meet the stated requirements are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or
•PhD/Doctoral degree in the field of Humanities
•Registration with a professional body in the relevant field (if applicable)
•Should have obtained at least the rank of associate professor.
•Evidence of at least five (5) years’ leadership and management experience at middle and/or senior management level in higher education.
•A substantial track record of academic achievement and excellence in a disciplinary area of the faculty.
•Evidence of strong academic leadership in teaching, research and engagement.
•Proven experience of delivering against organisational and individual objectives.
•Proven experience of generating third-stream income.
•Experience of motivating and inspiring teams in delivering objectives.

Desired Qualification/ Knowledge And/Or Experience
•Attained the rank of professor.
•Evidence of at least eight (8) years’ leadership and management experience at middle and/or senior management level in higher education.
Job Closing Date 05/06/2020
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