Head of Department

at Central University of Technology
Location Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Main purpose of the job

To manage and oversee a clustering of related learning programmes in an academic department through the provision of academic leadership in line with the core values, strategic directives and vision of CUT.

Job Functions    Academic,Project Management

Industries            Academic


Main tasks


  1. Tactical management and leadership
  2. Academic management and administration
  3. Stakeholder management
  4. Research, technology development, diffusion and transfer


Note: This position is reserved for full-time employees in the department


Nature of appointmentFive-year secondary appointment

AllowanceR7 828 per month


Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge &



  • Relevant PHD or equivalent
  • Five (5) year’s Teaching experience
  • Two (2) year’s additional experience in academic management will be an added advantage



Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience

  • Same as above but with ten years’ teaching experience and four years’ additional experience in academic management.



Terms and Conditions

  • Candidates will be recruited and appointed in accordance with the Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Programmes of the Central University of Technology, Free State.
  • The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right to conduct/employ a third party to conduct a background investigation in respect of all short-listed candidates.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you haven’t received feedback in eight weeks, consider your application not shortlisted.
  • The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right not to make an appointment in the advertised post and/or to appoint other suitable persons recruited by means other than this advertisement.
  • Appointment, either on a permanent or contract basis, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.



Interested candidates can send their CV