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Academic Development Officer

at University of KwaZulu-Natal
Location Westville, South Africa
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Administrative Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR




REF NO.: LMMS07/2019


The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science seeks to appoint an academic

development officer, on a six months fixed term contract. The successful incumbent will be

required to render an effective and efficient administrative service to the Anatomy students

within the School and assist with some module administration.


Duties will include, but not be limited to, academic monitoring of students, offer student

support, academic development administration and student/staff queries associated with

the position. The incumbent must be proficient in English, and will be required to have a high

level of competency in word processing and spreadsheets; and good interpersonal,

communication and writing skills.


This position requires an individual who has the ability to pay close attention to detail and

the ability to work independently and accurately under pressure. S/he should also have

excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

The incumbent will report to the Principal Programme Officer and will be based on the

Westville Campus.

Minimum Requirements:


 Student must be a postgraduate student (Masters or PhD student) from the College of

Health Science

 A high level of proficiency in word processing (MSWord) and spreadsheets (Excel);and

 Must have a good academic record

 Must be familiar with the University Policies, Rules & Regulations, including the Student

Monitoring and Exclusions Policy.

 Must demonstrate good communication skills, report writing and administration

 Must be familiar with the curriculum

 Must be familiar with student support resources


 Demonstrable experience in tutoring, laboratory demonstration and mentoring

Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a skills test.


Reference Number MUST be clearly stated in the subject line.


The University reserves the right not to make any appointment. Applicants are required to

complete the relevant application form which is available on the Vacancies website at