Tuesday , February 27 2024

UCT Vacancies for Cleaners – GSAP Education Programme Developer

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The purpose of this post is to support the Manager of Global Short Academic Programmes in providing a strategic development of market related innovative short academic programmes, building partnerships for long term sustainable programmes within a shorttime frame, curriculum development in liaison with academics to support the partner’s needs and developing short term programmes marketing strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Researching and database management of short-term programmes including internships, community engagement and service-learning programmes.
  • Developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes for each programme.
  • Conducting needs assessments and working with other UCT stakeholders to develop programmes to meet the identified needs.
  • Developing and designing sustainable programmes for target driven clientele within deliverable timeframes.
  • Developing budgets for each programme, monitoring expenditure, and overseeing the financial administration for each programme, including creating a surplus.
  • Preparing marketing materials and narrative reports on activities and programmes.
  • Explore new markets by conducting market research for new short-term programmes development.
  • Performing other tasks as assigned by the Manager: Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP).
  • Providing support and input to the Manager: GSAP to develop and implement strategic and operational plans for the unit.
  • Client relations: Building and maintaining strong positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and actively promote the programmes to raise the profile of UCT.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong international networks for international short programmes.
  • Journalistic and Editing proficiency.
  • Excellence and proficiency in a systems management as well as database management system (e.g., Peoplesoft, CRM system and SAP).
  • High level of creativity, agility, and flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of internationalisation.
  • An honours degree (NQF 8 level or above) in business, administrative or project management qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ recent and relevant work experience with similar responsibilities as sought for this position of which
  • 2 years’ must be proven short-term educational programme development in an international organisation/embassy or higher education environment.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Proven business skills to ensure growth and development of short programmes and student numbers.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the University environment, curricula development, and an understanding of the international credit systems;
  • Excellent analytical, organisational, problem-solving and leadership skills;
  • Strong relationship building, client service skills coupled with an understanding of the public relations impact and adherence to policy and legal/governance requirements;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a commitment to excellent client service in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Sound public relations and marketing experience in the design of marketing materials, website management and excellent knowledge of social media and relevant platforms;
  • High level of computer literacy, database management and advanced proficiency in MS Office, financial systems, advanced EXCEL and PowerPoint high knowledge and aptitude for systems and processes;
  • The ability to maintain stakeholder relations whilst adhering to policy and legal/governance requirements
  • High level of creativity, integrity, understanding of cultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise work appropriately, work under pressure, independently and accurately with minimal supervision and to manage teams.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, report writing, good presentation skills and an uncompromising attitude to meeting deadlines without sacrificing quality.
  • Possess a high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Must have sufficient flexibility to work additional hours and on weekends and respond to student emergencies after hours as necessary;
  • A valid driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle.

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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