Manager Academic Programme and Content Development - Durban
11 days ago
Manager: Academic Programme and Content Development (JB1415)
Management of the Programme Development unit at Head office. To ensure that new academic programmes, which are of high demand within a specific target market is designed and study guides are developer across all higher education brands.
Main Purpose of the Job:
It is the duty of the manager of the Programme Development unit to manage their team with effective leadership, mentorship and correct development processes for new qualifications and short learning programmes for all higher education brands.
The manager will ensure that all project management procedures are followed correctly with proper planning, coordination and control of all production, evaluation and distribution officers and external independent contractors and companies that create content for the brand.
Minimum 4 years working experience within the field of Tertiary Education
Working experience in teaching and learning/academic administration/project management/short learning programmes
Experience in programme planning/curriculum design and management of academic contents for higher education institutions
Honours Degree of recognize equivalent
Experience in assessment of plagiarism
Demonstrated experience developing online and hard copy study materials to meet design requirements
Project management skills
Experience of workflow processes and policies
Experience in working with academics in Higher education environment
Duties and Responsibilities:
Project management of the design and development of all new higher education programmes and or short learning programmes through the group, with working in collaboration with brand staff members.
Provide academic support, guidance and leadership to the Programme development unit and management of all programme projects
Assist in the recruitment, select, and work in collaboration with subject matter experts and content creation companies as authors, moderators, editors, and curriculum designers for the development of learning materials
Integrate principles of teaching and learning to guide the development of highly engaging and effective online modules
To ensure that content is created and aligned to the institutional templates and policies and implement strategies to develop appropriate online content for existing (face to face/Contact)
Generate feedback from academics on the efficacy and suitability of academic material.
Research and benchmarking on existing and new academic programmes
Manage the QA process of new programme design and development and coordinate the various stages in the creation of academic material