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The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancy available.


The purpose of this position involves managing, marketing and supervising day-to-day teaching programs of all academics. Work closely with the QA division with regards to all matters on accreditation

Management and Administration
• Manage Programme Accreditation and Review in line with the Institutions vision and mission
• Chair the Programme Design, Development and Review (PDDR) Committee
• Chair the Programme Advisory Committee
• Attend weekly department meetings and provide a report on current projects
• Contribute to the development of the department’s budget
• Build excellent relations with all internal and external academics and service providers
• Prepare budgets for programme development etc.

Programme Accreditation (Local and International)

• Work in consultation with Institutional Research Unit, Associate Director and Academic Directors to identify new programmes for submission
• Appoint and approve developers for new programmes
• Conduct training for programme developers and academic staff
• Conduct an internal review of all new programme submissions
• Liaise with programme developers
• Handover of documentation to Quality Assurance for upload and submission to the respective regulator

Programme Reaccreditation

• Track reaccreditation cycles of existing academic programmes
• Liaise with Quality Assurance Department for the respective templates for programme reaccreditation
• Provide leadership to Programme Coordinators responsible for completing reaccreditation applications
• Conduct workshops with relevant departments of reaccreditation requirements
• Conduct an internal review of all reaccreditation applications and supporting evidence
• Manage the development of responses to conditions and/or representations (where applicable) when feedback is received from the respective regulator

Programme Reviews

• Track the reaccreditation cycle of programmes for purposes of prioritising programme reviews
• Develop timelines for programme reviews
• Inform responsible Programme Coordinators and Academic Managers of upcoming programme reviews
• Provide leadership and guidance to Programme Coordinators conducting programme reviews
• Review reports and evidence submitted by Programme Coordinators and provide feedback
• Review implementation of interventions and/or improvements resulting from programme reviews

Regulatory Bodies
• To prepare for and ensure attendance at any site visits relating to the academic programmes
• To actively participate in CHE Audit and site visits together with the other members of Management
• To participate in any regulatory body activity

Policy Development and Review
• Involvement in policy development related to the Curriculum Directorate
• Review policies related to the Curriculum Directorate

Development of Reporting Templates Guides and Forms
• Work in collaboration with other department members and stakeholders in the development of reporting templates and guides for programme and module development and reviews

Professional Development
• Engage in ongoing professional development by independently studying to upgrade knowledge field of expertise
• Actively participate in staff development initiatives offered by the institution
• Publish at least one journal article per year in a peer reviewed journal

Job Requirements: 

• Master of Commerce (Supply Chain Management)

• Minimum two to five years’ experience within an office environment
• Minimum two years’ experience in managerial role
• Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role

• Required to work during the weekends and overtime
• Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape

Application forms may be found on our MANCOSA Page.

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