Residence Head: Primary position (post level 9) (4 positions)

Location
South Africa
Posted
Mar 07, 2018
Closes
Mar 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Department Student Affairs

Section Student Life

Residence Head: Primary position (post level 9) (4 positions)

Job ID: 2182

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Create an inspirational space within the residence community
  • Manage and control the residence, including the establishment and / or maintenance of an academic learning culture within a diverse residence community
  • Manage the residence within the parameters of the stated vision, mission and strategic goals of the UFS and Student Affairs
  • Establish the residence as dynamic and diverse area within which transformative living and learning can take place
  • Implement value-driven management in the residence
  • Provide guidance to the residence committee
  • Implement the college initiative
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to students within the residence
  • Create a residence culture that is inclusive of diverse communities
  • Ensure the application of policies as conveyed by Student Affairs and Housing and Residence Affair
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    Inherent requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s degree

     

    Recommendations:

  • Post- graduate degree.
  • Language proficiency in another South African official language.
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    Required competency:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the richly diverse working environment
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • A strong academic profile
  • Leadership development and crisis management skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Ability to work in a group
  • Ability to provide guidance in a rapidly transforming environment and to manage the process of change.
  • Willingness to work after hours in accordance with the rhythm of student life
  • Empathy with students
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    Assumption of duties:
    As soon as possible.

    Closing date:

    16 March 2018.  

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