UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Departmental Administrator B, Centre for Faith and Community

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
25 May 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2022
Ref
24558
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

FACULTY OF THEOLOGY AND RELIGION
CENTRE FOR FAITH AND COMMUNITY
DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATOR B (ONE YEAR RENEWABLE CONTRACT)
PEROMNES POST LEVEL 10 (ONE POST)

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be expected to provide complete administrative and management support to the Centre for Faith and Community. This will include:

  • Manage the administrative functions in the Centre;
  • Providing secretarial support for the Centre;
  • Financial administration for the Centre;
  • Handle all communication at the Centre;
  • Student Administration: Enterprises, short courses and Undergraduate;
  • General duties;
  • Providing operational and administrative support, and personal assistance, to the Director of the Centre.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant National 3 year Diploma with two year’s experience in Office Administration and Office Management or
  • Grade 12 with four years experience in office Administration and Office Management;

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Proficient in secretarial tasks;
  • Knowledge of financial systems; student and office management;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Organising, administrative, financial and event management skills;
  • Ability to work well in complex, diverse and fast-moving context;
  • Ability to relate well to people from all strata of society;
  • Ability to work well as a team player;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change;
  • Thorough in execution and paying attention to detail;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to finalize tedious tasks within time-frames;
  • Communication skills, both oral and written (English).
  • The candidate should be able to identify with and support the values, vision and commitments of the Centre, be flexible in terms of work style, and able to flourish in a fast-paced setting, responsive to contextual challenges.   

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience working in a faith-based or theological context;
  • Experience in the higher education sector;
  • Experience in the non-profit sector;
  • Driver’s licence.

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. 

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

CLOSING DATE: 08 June 2022

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Jeanette Schoeman at Jeanette.schoeman@up.ac.za for application-related enquiries, and Prof S de Beer, stephan.debeer@up.ac.za

Tel: (012) 420 4952 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 August 2022, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

By applying for this vacancy, the candidates consent to undergo verification of personal credentials and related information including, but not limited to, qualifications, criminal record, credit record, current and historic disciplinary proceedings as part of the selection process.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.