Gsap Education Programme Developer
University Of Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape
3d ago
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GSAP EDUCATION PROGRAMME DEVELOPER(2 year Fixed-Term Contract; Payclass 10)Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP)INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES OFFICE (IAPO)The GSAP (Global Short Academic Programmes) unit develops and offers short-term educational programmes which are multidisciplinary and have an academic, cultural, and experiential engagement on a variety of topics to promote internationalisation, build capacity and address global concerns.

GSAP works with international higher education partners and UCT stakeholders in developing a variety of programmes (customised, standardised, faculty-led, service learning and Island).

GSAP provides cutting-edge, high level short-term programmes in alignment with the UCT strategic vision.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 partners needs and developing short term programmes marketing strategy.

Requirements for the job : 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 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 drivers licence and a reliable vehicle.The following would be advantageous : 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.

    Responsibilities : Developing and designing sustainable programmes for target driven clientele within deliverable timeframes.

    Researching and database management of short-term programmes including internships, community engagement and service-learning programmes.

    Client relations : Building and maintaining strong positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and actively promote the programmes to raise the profile of UCT.

    Conducting needs assessments and working with other UCT stakeholders to develop programmes to meet the identified needs.

    Developing budgets for each programme, monitoring expenditure, and overseeing the financial administration for each programme, including creating a surplus.

    Developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes for each programme. Preparing marketing materials and narrative reports on activities and programmes.

    Explore new markets by conducting market research for new short-term programmes development. Providing support and input to the Manager : GSAP to develop and implement strategic and operational plans for the unit.

    Performing other tasks as assigned by the Manager : Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP).The annual cost of employment, including benefits, is between R and R .

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Kiki Rakiep at UCT Application Form (download at Cover letter, andPlease ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo a competency test or make a presentation.

    Telephone : Website : number : E Closing date : 10 June UCT is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets.

    Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented designated groups. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at reserves the right not to appoint.

    Requirements for the job : The following would be advantageous : Responsibilities :

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