Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Permanent) and Rotational Head of Department (5-year contract): Marketing

Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Bellville, Western Cape

Faculty Business and Management Sciences Department Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences -> School of Commerce, Management & Governmental Sciences -> Marketing Campus/ Location Bellville Campus - Bellville, Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
Job Type Permanent Occupational Function Academic Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only) To be confirmed Advert Closing Date 22/10/2021 Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be appointed as a rotational HOD in line with the rotational HOD guideline for a five-year term.


HOD responsibility: The candidate should be eligible to be appointed as the rotating HOD to lead and manage the department effectively and efficiently in line with the CPUT policies and procedures specifically but not limited to (i) academic leadership and project management; (ii) research management; (iii) HR and staff management; (iv) financial management; and (v) student management.


Teaching: The candidate should be able to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Research: The candidate should be active in research, and successfully supervise undergraduate final year research projects; and postgraduate students.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements: Associate Professor

  • Doctoral qualification in Marketing or specialised field within Marketing (e.g. Brand Management).
  • Underpinning Masters and Bachelors qualification in Marketing or a specialized field within Marketing (e.g. Brand Management)
  • At least six (6) years’ relevant teaching experience in Higher Education
  • Already at Senior Lecturer level with at least three (3) years’ proven academic managerial experience
  • Evidence of a minimum of 0.75 DHET accredited research unit outputs, on average, over the preceding 5 years
  • Evidence of successful supervision of 5 Masters’ students as primary supervisor

    Recommended: Associate Professor
  • NRF Rating
  • High standing nationally in Marketing
  • Previous experience in a similar position or at an equivalent or higher level
  • Recipient of research grants and awards
  • Experience as an external examiner/moderator
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Knowledge of the HEQSF processes
  • Proven evidence of leadership qualities
  • Experience in financial management and budgeting
  • Experience in evaluating Teaching Practice

    Minimum Requirements: Senior Lecturer
  • Doctoral qualification in Marketing or specialised field within Marketing (e.g. Brand Management)
  • Underpinning Masters and Bachelors qualification in Marketing or a specialized field within Marketing (e.g. Brand Management)
  • At least five years’ lecturing experience
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Evidence of a minimum of 0.75 DHET accredited research unit outputs, on average, over the preceding 5 years
  • Evidence of successful supervision of 5 Masters’ students as primary supervisor

    Recommended: Senior Lecturer
  • Knowledge of the higher education landscape in SA
  • Evidence of research and publications
  • Professional body affiliation (where applicable)
  • Experience as an external examiner/moderator
  • Knowledge of the HEQSF processes
  • Proven evidence of leadership qualities
  • Experience in financial management and budgeting
  • Experience in evaluating Teaching Practice
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Teaching and Learning: Lectures both undergraduate and postgraduate subjects within the field of Marketing. Develops subject guides in compliance with University policies. Uses appropriate teaching and learning methods, practices and technologies. Develops learning materials for students. Assists students with challenges in understanding the subject content and manages the appointment of tutors and/or mentors.
  • Academic Management - Development and Implementation of the department and faculty strategic goals in line with the institutional
    strategic goals. Represent the department at various committees.
  • Administration - Assists with the registration of students. Administer student attendance registers, assessment records and uploads learners' results to the Marks Administration System. Set and conduct formative assessments. Examine and moderate summative assessments. Reports progress on curriculum developments.
  • Community Service & Outreach - Contributes to community initiatives by integrating community interventions into the curriculum.
  • Counselling - Provides academic counselling and mentoring to learners. Identify students at risk & implement mitigation strategies.
  • Quality Assurance - Contributes to Quality Assurance through committee meetings and the submission of relevant documents, as requested. 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 CPUT’s "Open Day" event.
  • Personal / Professional Development - Keeps abreast with current developments in their field of study and its curricula implications. Keeps abreast with developments of professional conduct within the University. Register as a member of professional bodies to remain at the cutting edge of their discipline. Regularly engages in current professional development and other skills development activities.
  • Human Resources Management - Subscribes to and abides by the University performance management system and identify training needs for personal career development.
  • Industry Advisory Board and Partnerships - Liaise with commerce and industry regarding Experiential Training, new techniques / technologies, and research projects.
  • Mentoring – Contribute towards the development of junior academic staff. Guidance of staff (mentor). Creative assistance/rendering of assistance on all aspects of learning material/curriculum development (content, presentation, preparation of student guides, equipment, etc.). Assistance with the presentation of seminars and workshops/work sessions. Guidance and assistance to lecturers to lecturers in subject field.
  • Research - Conducts research, supervise and conduct lectures with post-graduate students, publishes regularly e.g. journal articles, books, chapters in books. Keeps abreast of professional literature. Attends local/national conferences to present research.
  • Health & Safety - Ensure compliance with University health and safety rules and regulations
Competencies
  • Ability to introduce change
  • Building partnerships
  • Client/learner focus
  • Mentorship skills
  • Interest in research
  • Innovation
General Information

Closing Date: 22 October 2021


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