STUDENT LIAISON OFFICERS (X3 POSTS)

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING
(UMFOLOZI TVET COLLEGE)
APPLICATIONS : uMfolozi TVET College, HRM&D Unit, Private Bag X5023, Richards Bay 3900 or
alternatively, applications can be hand-delivered to the Central Office,
Naboomnek, Arboretum, Richards Bay 3900
CLOSING DATE : 21 February 2019 at 16:00pm.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (available at
www.umfolozicollege.co.za, from schools, colleges and government departments)
and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. Clear indication of the post
and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z83 and
a Covering letter must be attached. A recent, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.
Certified copies of all original qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be
attached) and academic records, your ID Document and valid driver’s licence
(certification must be within the last 3 months). Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent
Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits
to their application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must
be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications
Authority (SAQA). A separate application must be submitted for each post that you
are applying for. Late (received after closing date and time), incomplete, emailed
and faxed applications will not be considered. The employer is an equal
opportunity affirmative, action employer. The employment decision shall be
informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s
intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) in the Department through
the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose appointment will promote
representatively in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment
Equity Plan. The Employer reserves the right not to make an appointment. Where
applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills test. Correspondence will be
limited to short-listed candidates. All short-listed candidates will be subjected to a
qualifications and citizen verification; criminal record and financial/asset record
checks. Applicants who have not been invited for an interview within 60 days of
the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

OTHER POSTS: BOOKSHOP AND PHOTOCOPIER CLERKS

POST 04/13 : STUDENT LIAISON OFFICERS (X3 POSTS)
SALARY : R196 407 per annum (Level 06) plus benefits as applicable in the Public Sector
CENTRE : Eshowe Campus Ref No: 2019/005
Sundumbili Campus Ref No: 2019/006
Bambanani Campus Ref No: 2019/007 (College Appointment until 31 May 2020)
REQUIREMENTS : A Relevant Tertiary Diploma/ Degree specialising in Psychology, Social Sciences
or Social Work. At least one-year experience in college, student support or
counselling environment. Registration with the Health Professions Council of SA /
South African Council for social Services Professions. Valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : KRA: Student counselling and Referrals: Student Counselling and Referrals
Establish relationships with students based on respect and trust; listen without
being bias to issues raised by students. Assist students to make decisions and
choices regarding possible ways forward and making referrals to other sources of
help, as appropriate. Provide appropriate guidance and support within the context
of counselling policy and procedure. KRA: Resource Centre Management: Ensure
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access to and availability of resource centre facilities by overseeing usage; set and
implement standards of facility utilisation and general behaviours. Monitor and
maintain equipment or material usage and ensure upkeep. Identify resource 24
needs and provide detailed motivations for acquisition. KRA: Student Career
Guidance and Academic Support: Administer career guidance assessments,
explain results and offer suggestions. Administer subject specific intake
assessments and refer them to the relevant Head of Unit. Provide guidance on
local employers, CV writing and interview skills. Gather information on career
options and make it accessible to students. Provide learning strategy advice and
identify remedial academic needs and communicate such to Head of Units. Update
and maintain records of students’ progress for bursary administration purposes.
Assist the Assistant Director: Student Support Services with the development and
implementation of proactive and developmental life skills programmes. KRA: SRC
Support: Facilitate and provide guidance on SRC elections processes. Provide
training and mentoring on SRC roles, duties, protocols and practices. KRA: Special
Needs Support: Assist in providing special academic assistance, special devices
and physical access for students with special needs. KRA: Student Tracking:
Establish an effective tracking system regarding students that have left the
Campus. Establish relations with surrounding businesses and arrange for the
placement of graduate students where possible. KRA: Extra–Curricular Activity
Support Identify and implement wellness programmes (e.g. HIV/AIDS, campus
safety initiatives, alcohol and drug awareness, suicide awareness and education,
etc.) Identify and facilitate outreach programme opportunities for students.
Facilitate the establishment of sports or cultural clubs and assist with events
organisation and administration.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs NNF Khanyile Tel No: (035 902 9532)

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