Academic Administrator

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Location East London, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Administration Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Academic Administrators are responsible for the administrative tasks associated with the programmes that are offered at the campus. Aligned to policies and procedures, the Academic Administrator provides both administrative and functional support to the Head(s) of Department and Lecturers with Programme Coordinator role within a department to ensure quality programme delivery and a quality student administrative service and experience.


1.Programme Materials, Textbooks and Resources
2.Programme Assessment Administration
3.Tracking Student Success per programme per year
4.Student Records, Academic Reports and Certification/Graduation
5.Student and Lecturer surveys and feedback per programme
6.General Programme Administrative tasks



1.A minimum requirement of a Matric but a post school qualification more advantageous.
2.At a minimum 3 years proven experience in academic and programme administration.
3.Technical knowledge of integrated Quality Assurance Administration in order to comply with accreditation criteria.
4.Knowledge of CHE accreditation criteria and documentary evidence needed to show compliance.
5.Technical skills in the use of the ICAS Student Information System
6.Organised Administration Systems and Practices that adhere to policies and procedures.
7.Computer literacy is essential especially in Office365, MS Outlook, MS Word and especially MS Excel.


1.Planning and organizing competencies
2.Excellent Administration Skills
3.Excellent attention to detail.
4.Excellent Interpersonal skills
5.Good team player
6.Good communication skills especially verbal and written English.
7.Able to work independently
8.Ability to function in a highly pressurized environment
9.Highly self-motivated
10.An active understanding and interest in the Educational environment

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