Job Details

  • Reference number: 557
  • Province: Limpopo
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: December 1st

Background to Position


University of Venda -> Vice Chancellor and Principal -> Deputy Vice Chancellor: Academic -> Centre for Higher Education Teaching and Learning (CHETL)

Post Level

Grade 5

Job Type

Support - Univen Funded

Job Description


  • Director Centre for Higher Education Teaching and Learning will be responsible for all the planning coordination, execution and evaluation of the programmes in CHETL.
  • He/she will ensure the development and operationalisation of a holistic range of programmes and services on teaching and learning, which guarantee continuous improvement in throughput and graduation rates at the University of Venda.
  • His/her academic and professional leadership should result in effective initiation, coordination and promotion of support programmes which optimally address the challenges facing academics and students in achieving teaching and learning outcomes at Univen.
  • Coordination of meetings of the Senate Teaching and Learning Committee and chairing it in the absence of the DVC: Teaching and Learning.

Inherent Criteria


  • Candidate must be in possession of a PhD.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience, at least five of which should be at the level of HOD of any academic or administrative unit at a university.
  • Teaching and learning experience at a university, with a track record of scholarly outputs in the field of education/education management/academic development.
  • Must have the ability to manage workload and possess efficient administration skills.
  • Ability to deliver teaching in ways which stimulate, engage and inspire students to learn.

Application Requirement

  For assistance in applying, you may contact Ms. Mpho Singo at  015 962 9178/9173.

About University of Venda

The University of Venda is a South African comprehensive rural-based institution, located in Thohoyou in Limpopo province. It was established in 1982 under the then Republic of Venda government.