Intern ( positions)
University of the Free State
Free State, South Africa
12d ago

Description :

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Provide support towards online / blended learning modules on the official Learning Management System (Blackboard).
  • Develop blended / online learning material, activities and assessments with various learning technologies, including, but not limited to, the official Learning Management System (Blackboard) and Question Mark.
  • Provide troubleshooting and support towards technology in teaching and learning for students at the Blackboard and Question Mark Helpdesk.
  • Provide support in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of student and / or academic staff training within the Curriculum Delivery and Innovation focus area.
  • Provide general administrative, logistical and research support for various Curriculum Delivery and Innovation projects.
  • Provide general administrative and logistical support.
  • Inherent requirements :

  • A relevant B-degree.
  • Required competencies :

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University's richly diverse working environment.
  • Basic computer skills including, but not limited, to Programming, MS Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Be able to work effectively with others.
  • Behighly organised and have the ability to manage events / processes effectively and independently.
  • Be able to work well under pressure.
  • The following criteria apply to the selection of candidates :

  • Not currently participating in an existing learnership / internship programme.
  • Willing to sign a learnership / internship agreement with the UFS.
  • Candidate must be available for a period of one (1) year.
  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.
  • Assumption of duties : 01 November 2018

    Closing date : 19 October 2018

    Salary :

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3687 / 9161.

    Fringe benefits :

    Subject to specific conditions) : pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

    General :

    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act.

    Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.

    Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following :

  • a detailed curriculum vitae (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
  • certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
  • certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID).
  • The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position.

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