The Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) based at the Wits Business School (WBS) is looking for a Digital Publisher to manage all its publications.
WBS is an internationally recognised and accredited school. It has spearheaded innovation, teaching and research excellence in South African and African businesses for more than 50 years.
The WBS is based in the economic hub of South Africa and is in easy proximity of the country’s most vibrant cities. WBS faculty come from 12 different countries, are predominantly African, but are also from other parts such as the US, UK, Holland and Germany.
95% of full time faculty are PhD qualified, and all full professors are NRF rated researchers.
Global interest in the field of philanthropy and social investment in Africa and continents outside of Euro-America is growing exponentially.
Recent years have seen a considerable increase in research and writing related to this area of studies. Despite this, the study of this field is in a nascent stage in Africa, with very little formal academic research, teaching and publications available.
In response to this lack of dedicated, formal academic focus,CAPSIwas established.
CAPSI aims to support the advancement of philanthropy by filling the current gaps in teaching, research, and publication.
The Centre serves as a source of knowledge, a cultivator of partnerships, and a catalyst for innovation, community engagement and a heightened sense of citizenship and social responsibility throughout the African continent and beyond.
The main function of the digital publisher is to coordinate the publications of the Centre. The candidate is expected to :
This is a two year fix term renewable position that is donor funded, based in Johannesburg but the successful candidate can work remotely.
Digital Publisher Requirements : Relevant Honours degree in Information Science and at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
Additionally, applicants are required to satisfy this criteria :