Officer, Gender and Sexual Equity
Department Student Affairs
Gender and Sexual Equity Office
Officer: Gender and Sexual Equity (post level 11/10) (contract appointment: 6 months)
Job ID: 2381
Duties and responsibilities:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two (2) to three (3) years’ relevant experience in the field of social justice/human rights within a higher education context.
- Computer literacy.
- Leadership skills.
- Good communication skills.
- Ability to function as an individual and in a team.
- Ability to function with a diverse environment.
- Numerical skills.
- Project management.
- Proposal writing.
- Institutional knowledge
- Negotiation and mediational challenges.
- Highly organised, efficient and methodical.
- Knowledge and understanding of issues of human rights, social justice, with a passion for community development, understanding and concern for issues affecting Key Population.
- Display strong cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
- Experience of managing and delivering training and capacity building of staff of differing skills and abilities.
- Ability to plan, prioritise and deliver tasks on time.
- Higher education qualification in Law
- Proficiency in Sesotho.
Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible.
15 June 2018
The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9161/3934/3106/3687.
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.
The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. 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.