Job Details

  • Reference number: REF. 21/510
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Type of engagement: Fixed term contract
  • Posted: September 22nd
  • Remuneration package: POST LEVEL: 08

Background to Position

The Faculty of Science seeks to appoint an Academic Excellence Coordinator . This is a three year fixed term position based at the Arcadia Campus. 

Job Description

Key Performance Areas/Core functions:

  • Coordinate the Faculty 1st years orientation programme
  • Coordinate the Faculty Tutorial programme
  • Coordinate the Faculty Mentorship programme
  • Liaising with Student Development and Support
  • Manage all student referalls to Student Development and Support
  • Monitoring all referalls
  • Organise interventions to improve the success rate of 1st year students, readmitted excluded students and students on probation
  • Monitoring 1st year, readmitted excluded students and students on probation
  • Interviewing students experiencing personal and/or other problems
  • Promoting this service through classroom visits, social media etc
  • Liaising with staff of the Faculty of Science and;
  • Report to Faculty FCTL on training interventions on monthly basis 

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Education, Psychology or a relevant qualification for the Faculty of Science
  • Three years working experience working among/with young adults requiring remedial interventions/other counselling
  • Experience in Coaching and Counselling of students


Application Requirement


Applicants are required to submit together with the CVs, a standardized application form available from the university intranet as well as recently certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document.  Failure to comply with this instruction will disqualify the candidate. Further note that candidates may be expected to make a presentation or undergo competency testing.

If we have not responded within a month of the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be entered into only with short-listed candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Candidates will be required to undergo psychometric tests and any other simulation interventions.


About Tshwane University of Technology

Tshwane University of Technology is a higher education institution in South Africa that came into being through a merger of three technikons — Technikon Northern Gauteng, Technikon North-West and Technikon Pretoria.