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Dean of Students-(Five-year performance-based contract)

Reference: INTJOB282
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Dean of Students will provide leadership and management of Student Affairs, advising and driving the implementation of policy and strategy that will enhance the quality of student experience and well-being at the University of Fort Hare.

Requirements:

  • A Master's degree in the Social Sciences or Humanities, plus 10 years practical experience in the higher education environment
  • The ability to manage change and maintain sound interpersonal relations at all levels
  • Experience in the management of

student affairs within the context of transformation.

Key performance areas:

  • Develop, review and implement institutional policies that are congruent with the cultural and social needs of students and institutional values
  • Serve as integrator of functions across the institution for the purpose of enhancing student experience and success
  • Advocate the importance of student leadership development and well-being through a network of quality services, such as clubs and societies,sports, health, wellness and counselling
  • Contribute to the transformation of the institution, in particular to issues that affect students and specifically within the context of the increasing diversity of the student community.

Linda Vusani, Human Resources
Department, University of Fort Hare, 50 Church Street,
East London 5201.Tel. (043) 704-7188. Fax: (043)
704-7195. E-mail: lvusani@ufh.ac.za
Note: Correspondence will be conducted with shortlisted candidates only.
Closing date: 18 February 2011