Posted on :
30 Jun, 2020
30 Jun, 2020
Milpark Education is a registered Private Higher Education Institution offering business management education that focuses on the areas of management and commerce, financial planning and insurance, as well as investment 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, 7, 8 and 9, and culminate in the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at NQF level 10.
Milpark Education has consistently been rated as one of the top schools for the MBA degree in the country (PMR.africa national survey on accredited business schools offering MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa). Milpark is part of the Stadio Group, a JSE listed private higher education provider.
Job Title: Lecturer -Banking
Location: Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference: # LecBank_20200629
Contract Type: Contract 12 Months
Salary: Market Related
The Milpark culture is based on 4 core values:
The School of Investment & Banking
Milpark is the higher education specialist for formal education in banking and is also gaining recognition in the investment arena. In the last 10 years, the School has touched the lives of more than 20 000 banking students. Milpark’s School of Investment and Banking has expanded and reviewed their offering so that they can now offer a range of qualifications from NQF level 5 through to NQF level 8 which provides options for school-leavers as well as those already employed at different levels in the sector.
The School works closely with both the big and the smaller banks as well as other institutions in the financial services sector in South Africa, and is also expanding its corporate client base in the rest of Africa in response to the skills demands of these markets. The lecturers have theoretical knowledge, practical experience and ties to the industry which allow for superior student support and a sharing of experiences. Recently, the School has expanded into the area of investment and is entering the industry by offering new qualifications and programs.
Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, and appointments will be made in line with our EE requirements.
Would you like to give back and share your banking knowledge with our students?If you are employed, are you ready to make a move to the academic arena and enjoy the job fulfillment that it brings? Are you interested in working for an employer that encourages flexible learning solutions and partnerships with the industry?
The general purpose of the lecturer role is to teach and assess students for specific modules that the lecturer is responsible for as the subject matter specialist. The teaching happens mainly via distance education modes using digital learning platforms and online live technologies, and selectively via learnerships or short-courses with face-to-face class interaction.
Would you be excited about the following tasks?
•Give input into the review and authoring process of learning and support material for assigned modules
•Manage the process of setting, reviewing, moderating and marking assessments (i.e. assignments, online-tests, exams, online participation etc.) on assigned modules
•Improve and ensure student motivation for assigned students/programmes and also on a continuous basis as a team effort for the School
•Track and manage student results (pass rates and throughput rates) on assigned programmes and modules
•Expand own expertise through attendance of networking events and conferences
•Assist in the delivery of special projects for example consulting to a bank/financial services company around specific customized training needs
•Recruit, train and performance manage part-time academic staff for assigned modules
•Potentially facilitate on a face-to-face basis or online
•Required: A relevant BCOM Honours/PGD or Masters in the fields of economics, banking, investment, accounting or similar required.
•Substantial industry experience in the banking industry at management or specialist level, ideally with credit and/or sales experience in retail banking (personal and business banking) and with some virtual banking experience (non-negotiable)
•1-3 years teaching experience at tertiary level (recommended)
Desired Behavioural Competencies
•Excellent oral and written English communication skills
•Proven record of ability to balance strict deadlines with high attention to detail
•Outstanding analytical skills
•Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and team
•Passion for education, continuous professional development and for students/customer service
Application Deadline: 06/07/2020