Programme Manager (School of Management) - Waterfall Campus - N/A08353
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Midrand

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice Principal Academic

Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd, is a registered private higher education institution.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Academic Leadership and Management 
€¢ Support the development new programmes for accreditation and curriculum material development in the cognate area
€¢ Manages and leads the interface with the Lecturing team and Head of School 
€¢ Drives the implementation of relevant teaching and learning initiatives in the cognate area
€¢ Plans resource allocation for all aspects of running a successful programme on a campus level 
€¢ Supports and develops the campus teams in the cognate area 
Industry and Professional Management 
€¢ Maintain established links with industry in the profession which includes industry placements of students, sponsorships and professional expertise.
€¢ Facilitation of and involvement in professional and scholarly activities e.g. Conference Papers and Higher Degree Studies.
€¢ Serves as a liaison with professional and academic partners as and when needed by the Head of School 
Partnerships Building 
€¢ Represents Varsity College and Institute of Independent Education (IIE) on external partner faculty boards, committees and professional bodies
€¢ Facilitates compliance with partners and provider's policies, regulations and procedures
€¢ Work with the Head of School to design and develop a tactical plan for quality delivery of curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment
€¢ Monitors implementation and reviews efficiency and effectiveness of tactical plans with a view to developing an improvement plan on a campus level
Campus Support 
€¢ Leads the campus in the recruitment, selection, approval and development of the teaching team in the cognate area on a campus level
€¢ Plays a key communication role by keeping all stakeholders informed on new developments, recommendations and trends in the key cognate area and troubleshooting


€¢ Management skills
€¢ Advanced Communication
€¢ Organisational and Planning Skills 
€¢ Analytical skills
€¢ Quality Orientated
€¢ High level of teaching skills through evidence of a Teaching Portfolio


  •  Masters of Commerce

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years Industry experience as well as 5 years Academic experience and at least 2 years Educational Management