Teaching and Learning Manager - Bloemfontein

Teaching and Learning Manager: Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (MKT072)
R760 000 – R940 000 per annum

Inherent requirements:
A Masters' degree in a relevant discipline of Economic and Management Sciences and/or Higher education.

Five (5) years relevant experience with at least three years (3) years of leadership and/or management experience in a higher education environment.

Assist Dean in:
providing leadership on quality assurance of respective programme offerings on different sites, and the need to shift from competition to collaboration, coherence and regulation.
Conduct research and lead a research programme on Teaching and Learning
promote and support scholarly teaching in disciplines by identifying ways of promoting and developing a new generation of scholars in the field of teaching and learning.
Attend meetings of institutional teaching and learning structures (committees or fora) to help address institutional teaching and learning challenges and to develop institutional level solutions.
Provide leadership and guidance to academic staff with regard to the development of new qualifications and appropriate curricula, including identifying innovative methods of delivery and assessment, in response to national and regional needs, as well as the needs emanating from the 4th Industrial Revolution and in accordance with university policy.
Identify and develop faculty specific approaches to address the training and development needs of academic staff and heads of departments.
Record regulation changes and finalise yearbooks. Update the institutional systems to reflect the rulebook changes in all processes
Manage module success and graduation rates of all programmes in the faculty.
Identify and support at-risk students.
Statistically analyse institutional student data in order to inform faculty and institutional decisions on teaching and learning, curriculum design, and admission requirements.
Statistically analyse faculty-specific teaching and learning data to inform student support initiatives, curriculum planning and strategic planning within the faculty.
Communicate and promote a data/research-driven understanding of the learning and development needs of students and develop faculty-specific interventions, in collaboration with Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL}, to address the specific learning needs of students in the faculty. This includes, but is not limited to, high impact student support programmes and practices such as tutorials, academic advising and the core undergraduate curriculum.
Communicate the needs of academic staff in relation to teaching and learning infrastructure, support and technologies through appropriate faculty and institutional structures.
Emphasise all aspects of academic quality assurance and provide guidance and assistance to Heads of Departments with external and/or internal programme reviews.
Report on teaching and learning for the faculty on various institutional and faculty fora.

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