Job Details

  • Reference number: 5298
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: October 15th
  • Remuneration package: Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only) To be confirmed

Background to Position

Job Purpose

To support the department in pursuit of its academic and research objectives which include teaching according to a set curriculum; undertake research and innovation; contribute to curriculum development and design; engage in work integrated and service-learning activities.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Business and Management Sciences - School of Commerce, Management & Governmental Sciences - Retail Business Management

Campus/ Location

District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)

Job Description

Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities:

·         Teaching and Learning: Lectures subjects within the field of Retail Business Management. Compiles subject           guides in compliance with University rules. Uses appropriate teaching methods, practices and technologies.                     Develops learning materials for students. Assists students with problems in learning and appointment of tutors /           mentors. Workload allocation may change according to departmental / faculty needs as determined by the Head           of Department.

·         Accreditation - Adhere to Council of Higher Education accreditation policy and procedures.

·         Academic Management- Sets annual objectives pertaining to academic subjects and review teaching and                   learning practices.

·         Administration - Assists with the registration of students. Administer student attendance registrar, assessment           records and uploads learners' results. Examine and moderate assessments and examinations. Reports progress                 on the syllabus developments.

·         Community Service & Outreach- Contributes to community initiatives by integrating community                   interventions into curriculum.

·         Quality Assurance - Contributes to Quality Assurance through committee meetings and submission of relevant          documents. Monitors the impact of QA recommendations within the department and implements appropriate                  interventions.

·         Recruitment / Admissions / Marketing - Contributes to the planning for "Open Day” and attends "Open Day".

·         Personal / Professional Development - Keeps abreast with developments in the field of study and their                   implications for curriculum. Keeps abreast with developments of professional conduct within the University.                   Register as a member of professional bodies to keep abreast of all developments. Engages in current                   professional developments activities.

·         Human Resources Management- Adhere to University performance management system and identify training           needs for career development.

·         Industry Advisory Board and Partnerships - Liaise with commerce and industry on Experiential Training,                  new techniques / technologies and research projects.

·         Research - Conducts research, supervise and lecture to post graduate students, publishes research articles.                   Keeps abreast of professional literature

·         Health & Safety - Ensure compliance with University health and safety rules and regulations.


·         Proficiency in English (written and spoken).

·         Good communication and presentation skills

·         Ability to introduce change

·         Building partnerships

·         Client/learner focus

·         Mentorship skills

·         Interest for research

·         Innovation

·         People management

·         Knowledge of continuous evaluation and integrated assessment

·        Self-motivated

Inherent Criteria

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

·         A Doctoral degree in Retail Business Management, Marketing or Business Management-related fields.

·         At least five (5) years relevant lecturing experience. The ideal candidate should be able to teach accounting and         finance-related subjects.

·         Knowledge and experience of hybrid models of teaching and learning (face-to-face and online learning)

·         Evidence of a minimum of 0.75 DHET-accredited research unit outputs, on average, over the preceding 5 years

·         Evidence of successful supervision of Masters’ students as primary supervisor

·         Relevant experience in the retail industry

Application Requirement

General Information

Closing Date: 31 October 2021

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment. 

About Cape Peninsula University of Technology

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally acclaimed institution, it is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 students. The university has six faculties offering a wide range of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Applied Sciences, Business, Education and Social Sciences, Engineering, Informatics and Design as well as Health and Wellness Sciences.