Manager - Directorate for Student Discipline and Mediation

South Africa
Jan 25, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Top Management

Directorate for Student Discipline and Mediation

Manager (post level 9)

Job ID:  2173


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for the day-to-day management and operations of the Directorate.

  • Report to the Deputy Registrar: Governance and Policy.

  • Execute duties and responsibilities in consultation with the Deputy Registrar: Governance and Policy.

  • Execute all student disciplinary matters in accordance with the relevant rules, the Statute and Constitution of the Directorate.

  • Investigate student misconduct.

  • Draft rules, policies and procedures, reports, memos and related matters.

  • Ensure timeous finalisation of disciplinary matters.

  • Manage staff and finances of the Directorate for Student Discipline and Mediation in accordance with the University of the Free State’s policies and procedures.


    Inherent requirements:

    • Law degree.

    •  Admitted as an Attorney or an Advocate.

    •  Two (2) to Three (3) years’ relevant experience.


     Required competencies:

    • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University's richly diverse working environment.

    • Ability to work under pressure.

    • Good interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.

    • Thorough knowledge of dealing with student discipline.

    • Excellent managerial skills.



    • Five (5) years’ relevant experience.


    Assumption of duties: 

    As soon as possible.


    Closing date:

    16 February 2018



    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.



    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);

  • Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);

  • A copy of your identity document (ID).


    Applications that are incomplete, or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

    Apply online