Milpark Education Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

21 Jan, 2021

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Education Jobs, Finance Jobs in South Africa

Milpark Education is a registered Private Higher Education Institution offering business management education that focuses on the areas of management and leadership, financial planning and insurance, and banking across South Africa and in other parts of Africa.

Milpark offers full-time, part-time and distance learning Higher Education (HE) and Further Education and Training (FET) qualifications, as well as career-focused short courses. The higher education qualifications offered start at NQF level 5, extend into levels 6 and 7, and culminate in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at NQF level 8. Our financial planning qualifications cover the spectrum from NQF level 4 through to NQF level 8.

Milpark Education has been rated as the Number One Private Provider of the MBA degree and was placed fifth in the overall rankings of accredited Educations in the 2012 national survey on accredited Educations offering MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa.

Milpark’s Values:
The Milpark culture is based on 5 core values:
•We focus on providing quality education to our students
• We focus on our excellent customer service
•We work together with integrity and respect
•We take personal accountability and responsibility
•We create value for our stakeholders through innovation and operational excellence.



Job Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer: Finance
Reference #: Lecturer_190121
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:

The position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer role is to teach and assess students via both contact and online education modes. The Lecturer will conduct research and may also be responsible for the oversight of a particular programme.


Module Oversight:
•Track and manage student throughput on assigned modules, in consultation with PMs, including the oversight of “at risk” student management
•Track and manage student throughput on assigned modules, in consultation with PMs, including the oversight of “at risk” student management
•Action items that come out of specific student surveys and focus groups, in coordination with programme managers
•Take responsibility and ownership for the coherence and relevance of the assigned modules and areas
•Ensure adequate author briefing for new subjects
•Manage all assigned modules with reference to quality of course content and teaching and student support
•Monitor curriculum development implementation, performance and quality of assigned modules
•Prepare contributory documentation for registration (SAQA) and accreditation of programmes (HEQC)
•Assist with preparation of Prospectus/Milpark Rules/similar
•Review and revise modes of delivery of information
•Manage the review process of material for assigned modules in line with Milpark’s processes and procedures

Recruitment, performance management and people development:
•Recruit adjunct academic staff (lecturers, examiners, critical readers, authors, moderators, tutors, supervisors, markers) for assigned areas
•Participate in “mock” lecturing process before appointment of adjunct lecturing staff to assess capability
•Take responsibility for the quality of adjunct academic staff appointed and contracted on assigned subjects
•Manage induction and development of new adjunct academic staff
•Manage the performance of lecturing staff to ensure that adjunct lecturers meet Milpark’s standards
•Take responsibility for adjunct lecturer and examiner development of teaching and learning ability according to quality assurance requirements
•Address poor performance of adjunct academic staff

•Implement the assessment policy and procedures of Milpark in line with HEQC requirements with regard to assigned modules
•Lecture and assess on assigned modules in field of expertise.
•Manage the assessment drafting process for assigned modules across programmes within timelines as require
•Conduct internal moderation on assigned modules
•Sign off on all assessments on assigned modules
•Manage academic assessment discrepancies for assigned modules and make recommendations to the Results Committee.
•Control and sign off of marks for assigned modules
•Assist with academic policy development for the faculty processes
•Obtain input from industry to ensure innovation and relevance
•Take responsibility for all learning material as well as subject related information loaded on myMilpark
•Assist students with content related queries and deal with requests for extra student support
•Build good relationships with internal departments and adjunct academics
•Serve on relevant academic committees

•Conduct research and produce publications or other research outputs in line with departmental objectives
•Assist with the research of students and faculty
•Act as supervisor and/or marker for student research in field of expertise
•Recruit supervisors and markers in the field of expertise
•Give input into the services delivered by the LRC

Customer Service:
•Improve and ensure student motivation
•Assist with after – hour academic representation on campus.
•Be available to meet with students in terms of an agreed schedule after hours (after hours and weekends)
•Ensure the student profiles are kept up to date with all contact intervention information and/or academic info
•Manage students across horizontal and vertical articulation
•Address student academic queries and disputes
•Provide academic consulting services to students, faculty and sales & marketing department
•Participate in HEQC/DoE enquiries
•Consult with marketing and administrative departments in connection with student evaluation and feedback.
•Maintain professional relationships with all Milpark management and staff.

Take accountability for own development:
•Expand own expertise on continuous basis
•Attend workshops, conferences, etc. in order to stay abreast of developments in field of expertise
•Engage with the professional and academic communities

Special projects and business consulting:
•Assist in the delivery of special projects as determined by management
•Provide consulting services as and when required in field of expertise, in consultation with management
Education & Experience Requirements

•A relevant Doctoral qualification or Chartered Accountant (CA)
•Minimum 3 years lecturing experience at a postgraduate level
•Demonstrable research output

Desired Behavioural Competencies:
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Proven record of ability to conduct quality research
•Proven record of ability to manage time and to work to strict deadlines in a fast moving and pressurised environment
•High attention to detail
•Evidence of ability to teach and to supervise research at the required level
•Ability to work in a team
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Commitment to continuous professional development
•Experience in curriculum design and development
•Passion for education and for students
•Good analytical skills

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, and appointments will be made in line with our EE requirements.

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Application Deadline: 26/01/2021

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