Job Details

  • Reference number: POST No: 0123
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: September 22nd

Background to Position

Tourism & Integrated Communication

Job Description

Key performance areas include but not limited to:

• Academic leadership – Teach and assess at post-graduate level. Develop curriculum in applicable field of specialisation. Influence the development, maintenance and control in field of specialisation

• Research – Undertake post-graduate research in field of specialisation, provide accredited research outputs and undertake post graduate supervision and examination

• Industry relationship building – Liaise with industry including consultation work/collaborative research and plan

• Conduct student and academic administration and reporting duties in line with responsibility

• Develop and implement issues of quality assurance and enhancement in the section

• Community engagement – Participate in community flagship programme/projects.

• Internal process – Conduct ad-hoc duties as assigned by the line-manager. 

Inherent Criteria

Qualifications and Experience:

A PhD or equivalent degree in Public Relations Management, Media Studies, Strategic Communication, Communication Science or related field of study.

  • At least 6 years previous teaching experience (preferable) or at least 6 years industry experience
  • Proven research track-record

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, excellent teaching skills, planning and organising skills, conceptual skills, analytical ability, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills.  

Application Requirement

Please Note:

The application must be accompanied by a CV, identity document and ORIGINAL certified copies (not older than 3 months) of educational qualifications. Submission of such copies entitles Vaal University of Technology to authenticate the qualifications without any further consent from the applicant. Candidates with foreign qualifications must also submit the South African equivalent of the qualification.

These qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Vaal University of Technology is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which is committed to the implementation of its employment equity plan. Therefore people from designated groups are encouraged to apply. If you are not contacted within six weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

About Vaal University of Technology

Vaal University of Technology is a tertiary institution in South Africa. It attracts students from all over the country. It is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology, with about 25,000 students, 300 programs, all primarily taught in English.