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Dean/Executive Dean (Operations/Academics/online Learning) (JB719)
Posted date [2021-Oct-25]  (ID: 3406)
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Dean/Executive Dean (Operations/Academics/online Learning) (JB719)

Cape Town

Negotiable/Market Related


The Dean/Executive Dean would be responsible for the academic and operations aspects of the business. Seeking a mature individual with who has strong academic leadership skills and abilities with in-depth understanding of operational, finance, commercial, HR and online learning functions of a higher education organization.  The successful candidate should have a good understanding on digital learning experiences and the move to online learning that the Covid pandemic has created.


Educational Requirements:

PHD or Doctorate in Education, Administration, Humanities, Commerce or Finance

Extensive experience in education of which 5 years must be in a management/operational role

Experience in strategic planning and execution

Experience in formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures

Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures

In depth knowledge of education and training legislature framework

A good understanding of teaching and learning, academic operations (Programmes development) as well as quality and planning

Tech Savvy


Duties and Responsibilities:

Online staff development

Academic advisory centre

Product digitization

Strategic rollout plan for digitization of group course material and implementation thereof

Academic and Student support

Oversee credits, graduation, certification as well as assessments and assignments

Higher education operations/TVET education operations

Evaluation process

Quality academic support to lecturers and students

Budget management

Manage people cost, departmental budget and monitor expenditure and budget variances

Planning and strategy

Formulating direction and support initiatives and implementation


Please email CV to resumes(at) and quote JB719 in the subject line

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Job Title Dean/Executive Dean (Operations/Academics/online Learning) (JB719)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Cape Town
Location Northern Cape
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Education & Training
Salary Market Related
Languages Spoken English
Job Ref No Please email CV to resumes(at) and quote JB719 in the subject line
Start Date
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