MANCOSA, a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancy available : Manager : Admissions & Selections Durban CORE PURPOSE The Admissions Manager ensures that the main objectives of the Admissions Office are met which is to provide clear guidelines and regulations as prescribed by the CHE for the recruitment, admission and selection of prospective students, both nationally and internationally, and to advance the strategic objectives of MANCOSA. CORE FUNCTIONS
Oversees daily operations of the Admissions and Selections Office.
Oversees all applications from Durban, regional offices; SADC countries and YKBS in Mauritius.
Oversees the recommendations for candidates who would be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), alternate programmes and the awarding of credit exemptions
Supervising and overseeing staff within the Admissions and Selections Department
Prepare Agenda for Admissions and Selections monthly meeting with team and Chair meeting.
Conduct and facilitate KPA discussions with team twice a year.
Prepare report for Senate to report on Department’s performance and plans after both intakes.
Conduct training and induction on the rules and procedures related to Admissions and Selections.
Develop specific PPT presentations for training and team building.
Seek advice from the Regulator where policies are vague or unclear.
Update policies, procedures, and SOP for Exco to review.
Attend MANCO meetings to give feedback on the Department’s operations. Liaise with operational and Exco heads as well as other staff on all matters related to Admissions and Selections.
Edit and do a final sign off on the Departmental Newsletter.
Requisition and prepare all documentation for new staff where there is a need for extra resources. Review and advise HR on contract renewal for exiting staff Job Requirements : QUALIFICATIONS
Honours qualification (NQF 8) a minimum requirement; a Master’s Degree is an additional recommendation. EXPERIENCE
At least 3 - 4 years’ experience with 2 years in the Higher Education environment RELATED KNOWLEDGE, COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
Computer Literate (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
Integrity and honesty
Strong interpersonal customer relations skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate eloquently
Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality
Academic, Curriculum, Regulatory, Higher Education Knowledge GENERAL
Must be able to work one Saturday a month.