UWC Vacancies 2023 – Deputy Director

Website University of the Western Cape - UWC

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists in the UWC research and postgraduate office for a suitably qualified candidate to be responsible for the strategic leadership of the quality, viability, and relevance of the Postgraduate programs in the University.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with all key stakeholders in the university relevant to postgraduate studies including but not limited to student administration, CSSS, financial aid, etc
  • Collaborating with IT Services to ensure high levels of systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency.
  • Provide hands-on operational leadership to bed down a new organizational structure, which includes the design and implementation of training and workflows to accommodate the systems and strategy.
  • Ensure timeous coordination of scholarship / fellowship calls, submissions to the national research foundation (NRF), and internal bursary calls.
  • Undertake statutory reporting for postgraduate, as well as review and revise policies related to the portfolio.
  • Responsible for ongoing recalibration of business processes, workflows, and adjustments as the various modules of the system unfold.
  • Respond to Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) research capacity building, related policy documents, draft proposals, and reports.
  • Manage the postgraduate lifecycle to ensure an exceptional postgraduate student experience.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant management experience.
  • Evidence of guiding and successfully supervising postgraduate students and successful research proposal writing
  • An academic with extensive experience in the management of postgraduate administration
  • 8 – 10 years’ experience in research
  • A PhD Qualification at an NQF 10 or equivalent.
  • A soundtrack record of publications

Job Details:

Company: University of the Western Cape – UWC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bellville, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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