Head of Faculties (JB1904)
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Century City, South Africa
2d ago
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Head of Faculties (JB1904)

Century City, Cape Town

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  • Aligned to College vision and strategy, the Dean provides academic leadership and accountability for the Faculty and Programme Management;
  • Work Integrated Learning Monitoring and Coordination; Integrated Quality Assurance; Academic Governance and Policies; Library Resourcing and Academic Support to Students


    PhD or Doctorate required in a cognate subject field

    At least five years at Senior Academic level in higher education

    At least three years high-level Academic Management experience

    A proven teaching and research portfolio with curriculum development and assessment design experience.

    Experience in dealing with regulatory affairs and academic quality assurance processes within a higher education environment.

    Academic Leadership and Quality Assurance of Programmes

    Contributes to overall quality assurance processes of college as it relates to all programmes and courses within the faculties.

    This includes strategic planning, budgeting and allocation of resources for programme development, review and study guide updates.

    Programme review at least every three years so that programme re-accreditation criteria are met, and programmes are kept updated and relevant.

    Management of module content updates and study material and collaborates with the Online Unit to digitise materials in MyClass (Moodle LMS).

    Quality assures the work done by Heads of Faculty (HoFs) and lecturers (permanent and independently contracted.

    Works with (Academic Manager and HoFs on annual academic calendar ad academic planners for programmes

    Providing Manager of Library and Information Services with list of annual prescribed and recommended readings and eBooks where appropriate

    Liaising with Dean of Teaching and Learning / Online Unit to ensure innovative pedagogy and use of technology to support learning is incorporated into the programme materials and delivery

    Creates and quality assures a fact sheet for each programme and ensures appropriate consultant / sales staff have programme knowledge.

    QA done on the Website to ensure it reflects academically correct from a regulatory point of view, as well as fact sheets and other marketing collaterals

    Identifies, resolves and monitors problems and issues related to the functions of the faculties.

    Management and Quality Assurance of Assessment Design and Moderation

    Ensure Systems and Practices protect the integrity of all assessments.

    Review nature of assessments and drive assessment as learning, assessment for learning and assessment of learning.

    Ensure all modules have a first assessment in Moodle of a MCQ nature to reduce courier costs and help take college from generation 1 correspondence to generation 3-4 technology enhanced learning.

    Provide academic leadership in assessment design and the constructive alignment of assessments to learning outcomes.

    Contribute to Assessment Policy development and associated processes for implementation.

    Contribute to Moderation Policy development and associated processes for implementation.

    Responsible for managing internal and external moderator appointments and processes.

    Quality assure all assessments practices ensure deadlines are met and constructive feedback on assessment is given to students timeously ahead of the next assessment.

    Ensure a secure assessment system and protocols and renew as needed

    Oversee briefing to all assessors, moderators and invigilators

    Contribute Faculty Results overview to Examinations Committee.

    Analyse Faculty academic results per module, per student and per programme and per cohort to make recommendations that effect improvements in curricular or assessments where needed and in student success and retention rates.

    Implement academic interventions within the faculty as identified through results analyses.

    New Programme Design and Development and Accreditation

    Provides strategic input into new programmes to be accredited based on market research.

    Leads the process of evaluation of existing portfolio programmes with HoFs and proposes the development of new qualifications and courses in the faculty.

    Input into the development of relevant short courses / SLPs in the faculty.

    Works with HoFs to prepare HEQC online submissions for accreditation according to a developed project plan and process of new programme design and development.

    Builds relationships with CHE, SAQA and DHET as well as professional bodies such as SAQC etc.

    Analyses, reports and develops responses to results, programme evaluations, marketing feedback and changes in the landscape.

    Works with industry to assess the need for future qualifications and to monitor relevance of existing qualifications.

    Represent Institute on external bodies such as CHE Accreditation Programme Evaluation or professional bodies associated with Faculty subject fields

    Networks with industry, stakeholder and Higher Education Providers to

    Ensure articulation of degrees into postgraduate programmes as other institutions

    Secure endorsements for brand programmes

    To identify subject matter experts and external moderators for exit level modules

    To create opportunities for future employment of graduate

    Governance : policies and processes

    Represent the faculty on Senate and its sub-committees

    Chairs the Academic Board and contributes to the development of items for the Board

    Develops policy as required and contributes to policy review

    Develops Guideline documents where appropriate to assist with driving processes in line with policies

    Manage formal processes related to cu

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