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Lecturer

Posted in

Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd

Job Type

Full Time

Location

SOUTH AFRICA

Description :

Requirements
Responsibilities

Teaching
•Implement the assessment policy and procedures of Milpark in line with HEQC requirements with regard to assigned programmes and subjects
•Lecture and assess on assigned programmes in field of expertise.
•Manage the assessment drafting process for assigned subjects across programmes within timelines as require
•Conduct internal moderation on assigned subjects
•Sign off on all assessments on assigned subject
•Manage academic assessment discrepancies for assigned programmes and make recommendations to the Results Committee.
•Control and sign off of marks for assigned programmes
•Assist with academic policy development for the faculty processes
•Obtain input from industry to ensure innovation and relevance of teaching and to improve teaching material
•Take responsibility for all learning material as well as subject related information loaded on myMilpark
•Assist students with content related queries and deal with requests for extra student support
•Build good relationships with internal departments and part-time academics
•Serve on relevant academic committees

Programme Oversight
•Develop and document admission and exemption policies for the programme
•Develop RPL policy for a specific programme
•Oversee implementation of admission and selection policies for the assigned programmes (ensuring all entry criteria met and approval of selection and admissions)
•Track and manage student throughput on assigned programmes, in consultation with PMs, including the oversight of “at risk” student management
•Action items that come out of specific student surveys and focus groups, in coordination with programme managers
•Take responsibility and ownership for the coherence and relevance of the assigned programmes and areas
•Ensure adequate author briefing for new subjects
•Manage all assigned programmes with reference to quality of course content and teaching and student support
•Monitor curriculum development implementation, performance and quality of assigned programmes
•Prepare documentation (submissions) for registration (SAQA) and accreditation of programmes (HEQC) and for quality assurance (INSETA)
•Assist with preparation of Prospectus/Milpark Rules/similar
•Manage the review process of material for assigned subjects in line with Milpark’s processes and procedures

Recruitment, performance management and people development
•Recruit part-time academic staff (lecturers, examiners, critical readers, authors, moderators, tutors, supervisors, markers) for assigned areas
•Participate in “mock” lecturing process before appointment of part-time lecturing staff so as to assess capability
•Take responsibility for the quality of academic staff appointed and contracted on assigned subjects
•Manage induction and development of new part-time academic staff
•Manage the performance of part-time lecturing staff to ensure that part-time lecturers meet Milpark’s standards
•Take responsibility for part-time lecturer and examiner development of teaching and learning ability according to quality assurance requirements
•Address poor performance of part-time academic staff
Customer Service
•Improve and ensure student motivation
•Be available to meet with students in terms of an agreed schedule
•Ensure the student profiles are kept up to date with all contact intervention information and/or academic info
•Address student academic queries and disputes
•Provide academic consulting services to students, faculty and sales & marketing department
•Participate in HEQC/DoE/INSETA enquiries
•Consult with marketing and administrative departments in connection with student evaluation and feedback.
•Maintain professional relationships with all clients, Milpark management and staff.
Research
•Conduct research and produce publications or other research outputs in line with departmental objectives
•Assist with the research of faculty

Take accountability for own development
•Expand own expertise on continuous basis
•Attend workshops, conferences, etc. in order to stay abreast of developments in field of expertise
•Engage with the professional and academic communities
Special projects
•Assist in the delivery of special projects as determined by management
Job Closing Date 07/08/2020

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