Dept Administrator C (School of Health Care Sciences) - Department of Nursing Sciences (Faculty of H

South Africa
Sep 18, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Performing administration of all activities with regard to student applications, student administration, student records and examinations;
  • The orientation and registration of students as learners with South African Nursing Council (SANC);
  • Capturing and maintaining data on student records;
  • Assisting with school/career/open days;
  • Processing correspondence (written and e-mail);
  • Performing office administration;
  • Handling of enquiries and other aspects of student administration;
  • Performing ad hoc tasks within the Department of Nursing Science as determined by line-manager from time-to-time;
  • Minutes taking during meetings.

  • An appropriate three-year tertiary diploma or equivalent qualification plus three years' administrative experience in a tertiary environment, with exposure to student administration, particularly in dealing with statutory bodies i.e. South African Nursing Council; or
  • Grade 12 plus five years' administrative experience in a tertiary environment, with exposure to student administration, particularly in dealing with statutory bodies i.e. South African Nursing Council.

  • Knowledge of institutional bodies', i.e. Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), and South African Nursing Council (SANC), requirements;
  • Computer literacy with broad knowledge and experience in using PeopleSoft, MS Word, Excel, Gmail and the internet;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly organised and a keen commitment to excellence;
  • The ability to liaise and communicate effectively on all levels within the organisation and with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Ability to work independently and participate effectively within a team;
  • Meticulous and the ability to maintain high level of discretion and confidentiality;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • PeopleSoft experience.

PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The total remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

CLOSING DATE: 27 September 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Edwin Montane, Tel: (012) 356 3243 for application-related enquiries, and Prof FM Mulaudzi, Tel: (012) 356 3178 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 November 2019, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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