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Head of School Health Sciences EKE362

Company:
Kontak Recruitment
Location:
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Salary:
R1300 000 per annum
Posted:
November 05, 2018

Description:

Head of School: Health Sciences (EKE362)

Bloemfontein

R 1 039 000 per annum plus allowances

(contract appointment: 5 years renewable)

Closing date: 9th November 2018

Accept full-time responsibility under the leadership of the Dean as a member of the Faculty management structure (in consultation with the relevant academic departments and academic leadership and management) for the School’s academic programmes and research, as well as the service delivery that is unique to the School.

Establish and maintain the required infrastructure and decision-making structure; responsible for the overarching applicable support functions at the Faculty/University in consultation with the other Heads of Schools, Dean and Deputy Dean.

Liaise with the relevant authorities regarding the optimal utilisation of service platforms, academic hospitals and the private sector for the School’s academic programmes, research and community service in consultation with the other Heads of Schools, Dean and Deputy Dean.

Actively participate in the management of the Faculty of Health Sciences under the leadership of the Dean.

Lead the strengthening of research, scholarship, reconciliation and social justice as critical foci within the School.

Further innovation in Teaching and Learning (including technology) that the School for Allied Health Professions is known for.

Take a leadership role in consultation with the other Heads of Schools, Dean and Deputy Dean in national and regional clinical medicine and health care affairs in the interest of the School and its wider community.

Manage the strategic and day-to-day affairs of the School for Allied Health Professions within the Faculty of Health Sciences under the leadership of the Dean – apply sound leadership and managerial skills.

Contribute to academic and / or clinical training programme of relevant discipline of the incumbent.

Relevant PhD in one of the following disciplines: Exercise and Sports Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Optometry or Physiotherapy.

Management experience in an academic and/or clinic service department in the Faculty and/or academic hospital.

Proven academic and research stature and expertise in an academic environment.

Applicants must be appointed on the level of a Senior Lecturer or higher within any of the designated departments/units/divisions of the School for Allied Health Professions.

A dynamic status as set out in the Academic Appointment and Promotion Policy, and appoint ability at the academic status level as required for the post.

Closing date: 9th November 2018

Please email CV to and quote EKE362 in the subject line