Director (College of Business & Economics: PMG & PP) 5 year contract

  • Contract
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, Cnr Kingsway & University Roads, Auckland Park, 2092 View on Map
  • @University of Johannesburg posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : May 12, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177431
  • Offered Salary Market Related
  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference reference: uj_000540
  • Centre Gauteng, ZA
  • Enquiries
    Enquiries regarding job content and application: Eugene-Joshua Mouton, HCM Business Partner, Tel: 011 559 3878
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output. Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal) If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to [email protected] If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email [email protected] Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments. In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Description

Introduction The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”. Job description The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy (( All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy. UJ seeks to appoint a dynamic, vibrant and innovative academic with a commitment to global excellence and stature to head its School of Public Management, Governance, and Public Policy (SPMGP) as Director (Associate Professor/Professor). The SPMGP strives to generate new knowledge about how to improve public services delivery to individuals and communities and how to empower citizens through these services to maximize their developmental potential. The SPMGP strives to generate new knowledge about how to improve public services delivery to individuals and communities and how to empower citizens through these services to maximize their developmental potential. We invite students to participate in new leading Public Management and Governance (including Public Administration and Leadership and Local Governance) under graduate and post graduate programmes that address the public sector’s research and training capacity- building needs at all levels of government. The Director of SPMGP must ensure that the School contributes substantially to tangible business improvements in Africa, notably through the practice and development of marketing analytics to inform, evaluate and optimise campaigns, by enriching strategy with contextual knowledge and to employ technology in achieving organisational goals. The Director should be able to position the School to be regarded as a valuable partner by the private and public sector for consultation and collaboration. The role will provide managerial and strategic leadership to ensure the achievement and maintenance of the highest possible standards of excellence in all activities of the School by: Providing strategic leadership to ensure excellence in teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Determining, articulating, implementing and leading strategic initiatives to enhance the School’s reputation and performance in teaching and scholarship in accordance with the strategy of the College of Business and Economics and the University’s strategic plans and objectives aimed at enhancing global excellence and stature. Providing strategic leadership to ensure productive, innovative and influential research and promoting transformation in terms of its academic profile, academic programmes and research. Providing academic citizenship and leadership in establishing and maintaining strong networks with the private and public sector and related institutions in South Africa and beyond. Promoting the visibility of the School through networks, partnerships and collaborations with the private and public sector and with civil society, in projects of local, African and global interest and active participation in debates on critical issues and policy. Leveraging external resources and grow third stream income, and ensure financial sustainability of the SPMGP. Promoting world-class management education and pedagogy, including online programme development and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Ensuring the highest level of School governance, administration and systems functioning, including enrolment planning, management of students’ academic lifecycle and risk management. Ac

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