Head of Programmes: Law - Midrand campus
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- Due to the nature and size of the organisation it is not possible to provide a complete and comprehensive list of responsibilities. Responsibilities may change from time to time in consultation with the head of programme.
- Provide academic leadership and ensure the quality and success of all Law modules provided to the faculty’s clients including, amongst others, students, parents and the community.
- Manage, monitor, develop and evaluate the Law programmes and modules within the Faculty
- Active participation in teaching and supervision (maximum of 10 - 12 lectures a week).
- Active participating and provide expert leadership within the Programme Advisory Committee of the Faculty.
- Liaison with academic colleagues and relevant expertise in the field and industry to ensure ongoing development and quality of the Law modules.
- Participation, where relevant, in the liaison between MGI and the CHE, HEQC, Department of Education, Legal Professional Bodies and other similar bodies, in terms of regulatory affairs and audits.
- Participation in updating of relevant academic policies and procedures.
- Academic monitoring of the Law modules, including but not limited to attendance, lecturer evaluations and module evaluations.
- Ensuring the successful functioning of advisory boards for the subject discipline in the Faculty.
- Control and quality assurance of all academic activities relating to the Law modules including curriculum development, teaching, assessment and research.
- Ensuring the quality and maintenance of Law programme and module outlines, class notes, booklists, readers and all other teaching materials.
- Participation, where appropriate, in student registration and administration process including the approval of credits, including recognition of prior learning, condonations and exemptions relating to the Law modules.
- Managing and monitoring the quality of Law examinations including the external moderation of compiled exam papers and marked exam scripts by external examiners.
- Assistance with the maintenance of student records in co-operation with the Registrar and academic administration staff where relevant.
- Overseeing where necessary, in co-operation with the Registrar, internal and external evaluation, accreditation and audit processes.
- Participation, where relevant, in academic meetings such as the Examination Board, Research committee and Academic Committee.
- Participation, where relevant, in management meetings.
- Chairperson of the programme committee meetings.
- Overall management of the Law modules, the resources and operations.
- Coordination of human resources in the Law programmes and modules in consultation with the Dean of Faculty.
- Ensuring that appropriate staff are appointed for the Law modules. This includes the recruitment and selection of staff in conjunction with the Dean of Faculty.
- Implementation of appropriate orientation procedures for staff.
- Maintaining policies and procedures.
- Assessment and motivation of Law lecturers in conjunction with the Dean of Faculty.
- Law faculty staff and student communication in conjunction with the Dean of Faculty.
- Law faculty staff and student grievance and discipline in conjunction with the Dean of Faculty.
- Any other responsibilities as reasonably delegated by the Dean of Faculty.
Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan; preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.
- A Master Degree in Law, commercial law
- PhD level degree would be preferable.
Primary Location: ZA-ZA-Midrand
Job: Learning Delivery
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Mar 13, 2018
Job Unposting: Mar 20, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1803465