Academic Coordinator / Lecturer: Thuthuka Project

South Africa
Feb 05, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

School of Accountancy

Academic Coordinator / Lecturer: Thuthuka Project

Job ID: 2204 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Teach Accounting students.
  • Participate in research projects at the School of Accountancy.
  • Place students in residences.
  • Transfer pocket money to individual students’ bank accounts.
  • Communicate with students.
  • Arrange transport and venues for students.
  • Buy textbooks and other stationery and control the use thereof.
  • Liaise with residences.
  • Arrange excursions.
  • Keep record of petty cash and analyse expenses.
  • Issue requisitions for purchase orders.
  • Keep database of students (profiles such as dates of births and related information).
  • Organise all relevant functions.
  • Serve on the Thuthuka Committee.
  • Liaise with SAICA.
  • Co-ordinate lecturers within a specific year group.
  • Monitor test results of all relevant modules.
  • Liaise with mentors.
  • Organise guest lecturers for skills development.
  • Handle orientation of students.
  • Organise study hours and tutor classes.
  • Keep record of all attendance registers.
  • Participate in academic programmes and presentation of academic modules.
  • Liaise with academic and support staff in the School of Accountancy. 

    Inherent requirements:

  • CA (SA).
  • Registration with SAICA.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication in accredited journals.
  • A good academic record. 

    Required competencies:

  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.                                                                                                                                            
  • Recommendations:

  • Relevant teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
  • Willing to enrol for a master’s degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in national accredited journals.
  • Passion for students.
  • Willingness to assist students. 

    Assumption of duties:

    1 April 2018.


    Closing date:

    16 February 2018.


    The salary scale is available on request.  For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9962/2808/9329. 


    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 that are incomplete or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered.

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