Case Officer

South Africa
May 11, 2018
May 25, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Top Management

Directorate for Student Discipline and Mediation

Case Officer (post level 10/11)

Job ID:  2351


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide procedural and administrative assistance to the Manager and the Senior Case Officer in the day-to-day running of the Directorate.
  • Execute tasks relating to the effective and efficient handling of any student disciplinary matters.
  • Ensure effective processes of formal and informal adjudication until conclusion of the matter in all instances of student discipline, involving the less serious infringements of the University of the Free State’s Rules.
  • Accountable to the Manager of the Directorate.
  • Act as Prosecutor.
  • Facilitate mediations.
  • Compile reports.
  • Draft rules, procedures and related processes.

    Inherent requirements:

    • Law degree.
    • 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.
    • Thorough knowledge of dealing with student disciplinary matters.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.


    Assumption of duties:

    As soon as possible.


    Closing date:

    25 May 2018



    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3687/9161/9339.


    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.

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