Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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4 Jan, 2022

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Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Milpark and CA Connect have joined forces and are developing ground-breaking online solutions in SAICA-accredited accounting (CA) education.
Our online SAICA-accredited CTA and Bridging course combine the best aspects of supported and guided contact education, together with the flexibility and access of distance and online education.

Milpark Education is a tertiary institution unlike any other and is focused on new ways of learning and challenging convention. Our offerings range from undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, to continuing education and corporate training. Our MBA programme has consistently ranked #1 Private MBA in South Africa. Our flexible learning platforms have provided students with an alternative to traditional universities by creating a quality education structure that is flexible yet disciplined.

Department/ School:

CA Connect has been involved in offering SAICA-accredited CTA programmes since 2010. In 2018, CA Connect merged with Milpark Education and now constitutes Milpark’s Department of Professional Accounting (details at http://OnlineCTA.Milpark.ac.za).

In 2019, we launched the first fully online SAICA-accredited CTA and Bridging programme in South Africa.

We believe that the best way to achieve academic success is through teaching that is based on relationships of genuine care.

We aim to offer:
•An innovative modern learning environment
•Industry-leading academic guidance and support
•A focus on unique student learning needs; and
•Accessibility throughout South Africa.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Student Support and Development Advisor
Location: Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Reference #: SSDA_201221
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
We are looking to appoint a Student Support & Development Advisor for the CA Connect programmes. This role provides a full range of support and development services to enrich student life and promote student wellbeing and strengthen academic results and resilience. In this role you will facilitate both proactive and reactive interventions that empower students with support and development that increases their chances of success on the programme. The role is focused on both individual support and community development. This role works alongside the Operations and Academic teams and reports directly to the Head of Student Experience.

We are looking to recruit people who align with our values and are passionate about driving positive change in online education in South Africa.

Job Title: Student Support and Development Advisor
Location: Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Reference #: SSDA_201221
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Responsibilities:
•Provide academic, psychosocial and student life support and development to CA Connect students.
•Support students with the development of study plans and study skills.
•Act as a point of contact for student support and development needs.
•Respond to and resolve student queries in a timely manner, while demonstrating the core values of the CA Connect community.
•Provide frontline support service, in identifying and resolving student issues, and where specialist service interventions have been identified, ensure that the necessary referrals are made efficiently and
professionally to the relevant stakeholders.
•Identify important or urgent issues and ensure that they are escalated appropriately to the relevant stakeholders and/or intervention prepared and implemented.
•Monitor student academic performance and engagement.
•Identify and monitor at-risk students.
•Prepare and implement various interventions, based on student need, for students (in line with student health and wellness, academic support and student life) for delivery via a variety of mechanisms.
•Develop appropriate and effective ways of communicating with students and staff.
•Deliver orientation for new intakes
•Develop a strong community of learning amongst CA Connect students.
•Design and facilitate peer support and peer-assisted learning systems.
•Facilitate student leadership bodies.
•Manage the design and implementation of the CA Connect Mentorship programme.
•Contribute to the planning for the continuous improvement of the CA Connect student experience.
•Facilitate improved awareness of student performance, engagement and community KPI’s with the academics supporting the CA Connect programmes to empower them to improve and adapt academic
interventions where appropriate

Requirements:
Education & Experience Requirements
•Relevant 4-year degree in Psychology
•Preferred BPsych or BPsych Equivalent degree and registration as a Registered Counsellor
•Advanced computer literacy skills, including online systems
•2 years of full-time experience, preferably within the field of Higher Education.
•Highly developed relationship building / interpersonal skills
•Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Desired Behavioural competencies:
•A passion for student support and development
•Deeply cares about the people they work with, and the work they do
•Self-motivated and holds themselves to a standard of excellence when completing tasks
•Displays high integrity in all situations
•Has the courage to be real and honest about who they are
•Is diplomatic, professional and person-centered in their interactions
•Manages stress well and has the ability to work under pressure
•Is reflective and invested in improving themselves and the work they do

By submitting your personal information and application you hereby confirm:
-That you have no objection to us reviewing and processing any personal information provided in the course of your application, as well as any information that you have provided in support of your application.
-That you have no objection to us retaining your personal information in our database for future employment opportunities that might arise. If you would prefer that we do not keep your CV in this manner, please feel
free to contact us at [email protected] .

Should you wish to apply via an alternative channel, you may do so by sending your:
application to us via email at [email protected] Please note that your application will only be accepted if the following conditions are met:
-The subject line contains the vacancy reference number as indicated in the advertisement.
-Your email includes your full name, surname and contact details.
-Your CV is attached in pdf. format.
-Applications sent to other email addresses belonging to Milpark will not be considered.

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

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 07/01/2022

Any problems with registering/uploading your CV, please contact the HR Administrator at [email protected]


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