Chief Officer (post level 8)

South Africa
Mar 07, 2018
Mar 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Directorate for Institutional Research and Academic Planning (DIRAP)

Monitoring and Institutional Research (MIR)

Chief Officer (post level 8)

Job ID: 2243

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct scholarly research that is relevant to the strategic goals of the University.
  • Manage the administration of research projects.
  • Manage communication and cooperation which facilitates an effective working relationship between DIRAP and its internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in MIR and DIRAP’s strategic and operational planning processes.

    Inherent requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social science discipline
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ relevant experience.

    Required competencies:

    • In-depth understanding of the South African higher education environment.
    • Demonstrate research skills (from proposal development through data collection and analyses to presentation/publication of findings).
    • Adherence to research ethics and its associated processes, including but not limited to a clear understanding of plagiarism, confidentiality and anonymity in the research process.
    • Ability to use Microsoft office programmes, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team.
    • Ability to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives and abilities.



    • Doctorate in social science discipline.
    • Scholarly publication track record in the social science domain.

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