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Applications Officer Vacancies at UNISA x 18 Positions

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7 Mar, 2014

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The purpose of the job is to deal with applications of prospective/new students applying to study at the University and to provide a support service to the Directorate: Student Admissions and Registrations and prospective open distance – learning students, and other departments within Unisa in order to ensure that all administration surrounding student`s applications to be considered for registration at Unisa are managed effectively.



  • Grade 12 plus 5 years relevant experience


  • A 3 year relevant degree/diploma plus 2 years relevant experience
  • Computer literacy (Ms Word, Outlook, Student System and Uniflow
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Unisa`s formal programmes and admission requirements
  • Knowledge of Matriculation Board (HESA) admission criteria
  • Effective communication skills and interpersonal relations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours



  • Processing applications and verifying admissions
    • Checking and finalizing applications
    • Data capturing and checking admissions documents
    • Updating and maintenance of student records
    • Providing advice to students


Assumption of duty      :    As soon as possible

Salary                          :    Remuneration is commensurate with the seniority of the position

Closing date                :    07 March 2014

Enquiries:                        (012) 429 8583 Mr SM Tau (HR Staffing & Client Services)

The completed prescribed application form must be accompanied BY COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM VITAE and ORIGINAL certified copies (within the previous six months) of;

  • all educational qualifications,
  • identity document; and
  • proof of SAQA verification of foreign qualifications (if applicable)
  • UNISA reserves the right to authenticate all qualifications without any further consent from the applicant.
  • The contact details of three contactable references must be provided, one of which must be from your present employer.
  • UNISA is not obliged to fill an advertised position.
  • Late, incomplete and incorrect applications will not be considered.
  • Appointments will be made in accordance with Unisa’s Employment Equity Plan and other applicable legislation.


We welcome applications from Persons with Disabilities

Applications must be submitted in an envelope clearly marked with the name of the contact person, the Department, the position applied for and the reference number of the position. If you apply for more than one position, each application must be in a separate envelope.

Applications must be posted to Unisa, HR: Staffing, PO Box 392 Unisarand 0003

Hand delivered applications can be deposited into the Application Box (marked HR: CONTRACTS SECTION) situated at Muckleneuk Campus: OR Tambo Building, Main Entrance.

All applications should reach UNISA before 16h00 on the closing date. 

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two months after closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was not successful.


POSITION:                APPLICATIONS OFFICER x 18  (P9)




REFERENCE:          Ref: DSAR/APPOFF/SMT/1345-2014


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