Coordinator: Postgraduate Development Support

Cape peninsula university of technology - Cape Town
new offer (13/08/2020)

job description

Faculty Support Admin Department Department Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Centre Post Grad Studies Mngt Campus Location Bellville Campus - Bellville Cape Town WC ZA Primary District Six Campus - Cape Town WC ZA Job Type Permanent Occupational Function Support Admin Number of Positions 1 Annual Salary Package incl Medical Aid rate based on principal member only To be confirmed Advert Closing Date 8 5 2020 Job Purpose Reporting to the Manager CPGS the successful incumbent will coordinate all postgraduate training activities organised by the Centre for Postgraduate Studies in conjunction with the Research Directorate the Strategic Initiatives Partnerships Technology Transfer and Industrial Linkages unit all faculties and other research centres across all CPUT campuses More specifically the person in this position will be expected to coordinate undertake the following work activities Plan and conduct statistical training as a main priority Determine training needs for postgraduate students Design develop and conduct all relevant postgraduate training for postgraduate students Administer the selection attendance and evaluation of training of postgraduate students Identify suitable trainers in cases where the incumbent cannot undertake the training him or herself Ensure the acquirement of conducive facilities for training interventions across campuses Write reports regarding the training interventions Ensure that the relevant CPGS institutional licenses and software for all statistical training and other training remains up to date Organise the Postgraduate Research Day The above activities are done in the pursuit of academic excellence Job Knowledge Skills and Experience A Masters degree in Statistics or Applied Statistics or Biostatistics At least 4 years relevant higher education experience in the training of postgraduate and postdoctoral research administration experience Knowledge of the latest training trends regarding postgraduate student training interventions Knowledge of research data analysis software Recommendations Doctoral degree in relevant studies will be advantageous Experience and understanding of the Higher Education Key Performance Areas Principal Accountabilities Capacity development programme for Postgraduate students Plan training workshops in all stages of postgraduate research Assistance and support for students Record and monitor student participation and success Internal and external liaison on Postgraduate student related matters Communicate with all stakeholders including external parties Communication with staff and students Provide information about training activities Answer queries from all stakeholders Marketing and fundraising for Postgraduate students and PG programmes Contribute to the planning of workshops functions meetings Participate in functions and activities Assist in the sourcing of funds Policy formulation related to Postgraduate students and programmes Work with CPGS Management to review relevant policies Understand and apply relevant regulations Keep track record of new developments Competencies Research experience and abilities Ability to build partnerships Planning and organizing skills Computer literacy literate in the whole Microsoft office suit online learner management systems knowledge of research software Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written communication Strong Presentation skills Decision-making skills General Information Closing Date 08 May 2020 Enquires 021 959 6559 NB PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW APPLICANTS TO UPLOAD CVs IT IS THUS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS COMPREHENSIVELY AS FAILURE TO DO SO MIGHT DISADVANTAGE YOU PLEASE UPDATE YOUR APPLICATION ON THE SYSTEM WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION AS THIS WILL BE THE ONLY CRITERIA USED FOR EVALUATION OF YOUR APPLICATION BY OUR PANEL The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore people from the designated groups including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation We reserve the right not to make an appointment

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