Tuesday , December 5 2023

SU Vacancies – Senior Programme Manager

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

International (SUI) contributes towards Stellenbosch University’s aspiration to be an internationally recognised research-intensive institution, rooted in Africa with a global reach. SU International promotes and enables internationalisation at SU as an augmented comprehensive process involving faculties and PASS environments

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and embedding the Global Student Learning Outcomes (GSLO¿s) in UGE programmes and initiatives;
  • Ensuring operational efficiency and a high level of service delivery;
  • Ensuring alignment with the Unit with the UPI and other portfolios within CGE;
  • Encouraging continuous engagement with departments and PASS environments throughout the University;
  • CGE to advance internationalisation of the curriculum initiatives and to expand the offering of academic programmes with a compulsory international component.
  • Responsible for the Global Education Programme (GEP);
  • Handling staff matters (work agreements, performance assessment, leave administration, etc.).
  • Liaising with Study Abroad providers;
  • Developing/sourcing GEP courses;
  • Academic coordination with the lecturers and academic departments;
  • As a member of the Working group on Agreement Development (WGAD) , providing support and advice in terms of implementing the student mobility component of exchange and mobility agreements.
  • Providing guidance regarding international student integration activities (e.g. Welcoming and Orientation Programme, ISOS, Volunteer Community Engagement);
  • Lecturing where required, e.g., in the Global Service-Learning offerings.
  • Aligning mobility administration with SU academic administrative processes;
  • Framing mobility programmes within the GSLO’s;
  • Providing guidance regarding the short courses offered in the portfolio (e.g. the Global Citizenship Short Course).
  • Implementing student mobility provisions in bilateral agreements;

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to take initiative, exercise judgement, solve problems and work accurately and in a timely manner with minimal supervision;
  • Relevant experience in team management;
  • Strong interpersonal and good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Master’s Degree;
  • Strong, systematic organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team and under pressure;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage large quantities of information and have excellent time management skills;
  • At least five years’ experience in the field of International Education, especially regarding teaching and academic programming for international non-degree students in South Africa;
  • Curriculum coordination and development;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Proven computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet);
  • A high interest in global affairs and higher education beyond South Africa.

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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