Committee Co-ordinator

South Africa
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Main purpose: To provide committee services to the Governance and Management committees of the University as well as their standing committees. Additional special meetings may be required throughout the year. Service of ad hoc committees and task teams may also be required occasionally.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Preparation of notices, agendas, minutes and documentation for Governance and Management committees of the University;
  • Administration of elections;
  • Maintenance of committee membership lists; and
  • Committee-related tasks delegated by the Vice-Chancellor/deputy vice-chancellors or other senior staff including the Head: University Secretariat, which can involve answering queries, background research, setting up of discussion groups, drafting letters and proof-reading documents


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma or equivalent as minimum qualification;
  • Minimum of five years proven experience in minute writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to précis debate at high level and compile coherent reports;
  • Excellent proficiency in written and oral skills in the English language;
  • High level computer literacy in MS Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word and Outlook;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise; and
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail, maintain confidentiality and professionalism.


  • Experience in a university or higher education environment; and
  • Copy editing skills.

Please note that applications have to be done through iRecruitment only. No hardcopies or emails should be submitted.

The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.

Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

Closing Date: 25 October 2016

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