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Academic Manager (JB1228)
Posted date [2021-Oct-26]  (ID: 3410)
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Academic Manager (JB1228)

Century City, Cape Town

Market Related



The Academic Manager (AM) is responsible for the academic operations portfolio of the organisation. Through the leadership and management of the academic team, the Academic manager is accountable for programme management, assessment management, the management of quality assurance and policy implementation through efficient and effective processes that assure academic integrity, security, and compliance. The AM is required to ensure the brand is compliant with accreditation criteria while providing the highest standards of institutional operational efficiencies in the best interests of our distance students’ learning experience and success.



A postgraduate degree is required.

7-10 years’ experience in higher education is required in an academic operations management role.

Proven track record in academic leadership

Knowledge of the regulatory environment required.

Advantageous: Familiar with formal assessment & moderation practices, design & development, & programme structuring

Excellent computer literacy is essential especially in MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel.




Liaise with Head Office and maintain academic and institutional compliance as prescribed in national legislation.

Ensure that all the necessary systems, policies and procedures are in place and maintained to ensure that learning programs are conceptualised, developed and introduced.

Oversee and facilitate all prescribed committee meetings as reflected in the Quality Assurance Manual.

Register and comply with the relevant regulatory body instructions insofar as legislative requirements are concerned.

Maintain all the academic processes, procedures and systems specified to ensure legislative accreditation is maintained.

Develop external relationships with industry stakeholders to promote programs.

Manage product development and oversee departmental budgets.

Manage and oversee the activities of the different Faculties.

Manage examiner, moderator, and marker database to ensure academic integrity and excellence.

Manage all assessment processes and facilities.

Assist the General Manager to ensure the financial viability of the College.

Oversee and ensure successful examinations and assessments in the various programs offered by the applicable brand.

Facilitate staff development and training.

Provide academic leadership.

Promote and facilitate research and development.



Implement academic strategy, policy, and structure

Evaluate, upgrade, and develop programmes

Quality assurance          

Manage student success             

Management of Academic Staff


Please email CV to resumes(at) and quote JB1228 in the subject line

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Job Title Academic Manager (JB1228)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Century City, Cape Town
Location Western 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 JB1228 in the subject line
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