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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university that has remained among the top South African universities in research output and impact. UP is also the top producer of graduates in the country. With campuses in Pretoria and its surrounds, as well as in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg, UP is conveniently situated wi...
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    Departmental Administrator B, Department of Accounting


    The incumbent will be responsible for delivering an effective and comprehensive administrative service to the Head of the Department and staff members in the Departmentof Accounting, including:

    •  Departmental Administrator assisting the;

    • Head of the Department of Accounting,

    • CA Programme Coordinator,

    • Lecturers in the Departement of Accounting, and

    • Lecturers across different departments who are involved in the mangement of the CA programme.

    • General office administration

    • Teaching and learning administration

    • Research and marketing administration

    • Financial, marketing and human resources administration

    • Management of the logistical arrangements for events and facilities


    • Relevant 3 year B degree with at least 2 years’ experience that includes office administration, secretarial and financial experience; or

    • Matric and an applicable 3 year secretarial and/or office administration qualification and 3 years’ experience that includes office administration, secretarial experience and financial administration; and

    • Experience in the use of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as the use of internet and e-mail.


    • Applicable professional communication and language skills, both written and verbal;

    • Ability to work under pressure without compromising detail and accuracy;

    • Strong display of customer service acumen;

    • The ability and sophistication needed to interact with internal and external stakeholders;

    • Ability to prioritise work independently and handle simultaneous assignments with success and accuracy;

    • Good administrative skills;

    • Ability to handle confidential information; and

    • Good Interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively function in a diverse group;


    • Advanced proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access;

    • Experience in administering undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes;

    • Knowledge of a blended learning environment including online support (ClickUP);

    • Basic knowledge of the PeopleSoft system;

    • Knowledge of webpage maintenance;

    • Experience in managing the logistical arrangements for events;

    • Knowledge and understanding of the higher education environment.

    • A driver’s license

    PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

    The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED/UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

    Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference number.

    In applying for this post, please attach:

    • A comprehensive CV;

    • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

    CLOSING DATE:  10 December 2021

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