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
Post- graduate degree.
Language proficiency in another South African official language.
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
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
Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible.
16 March 2018.