Acting Programme Coordinator and Senior Lecturer
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • AFDA
Job Description
AFDA is inviting applications for the position of acting programme coordinator and senior lecturer in postgraduate diploma in innovation (PGDI).
Roles and responsibilities
Have a comprehensive knowledge of the programme to ensure that the programme is maintained throughout delivery
Ensure that all prescribed curriculum and pedagogical strategies are delivered.
Ensure that the prescribed programme timetable and class attendance are maintained.
Ensure that the prescribed programme assignments and assessments are completed.
Ensure that all prescribed term projects have been completed and that the associated facilities, equipment and budgets to achieve this are properly managed.
Ensure that all programme statutory requirements and reports are adhered to and completed.

Additional detail:
Have a comprehensive knowledge of the programme to ensure that the programme is maintained throughout delivery
Acquire and maintain an up-to-date understanding of the PGDI by completing the AFDA onboarding process, attending all staff training sessions and be familiar with all course materials
Have an advanced understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of their discipline.
Have a thorough understanding of their discipline curriculum
Conduct research to develop up-to-date lesson plans and lecture content for their discipline
Deliver lectures according to timetabled sessions and do the required consultations.
Be knowledgeable in all contact and online pedagogical approaches as they apply to their discipline and practice them appropriately according to the designated requirements
Have a thorough understanding of all assessment instruments and use them appropriately for all learning activities.
Adhere to all Registry requirements by ensuring that all assessments are marked, and marks are captured within the required deadlines; as well as participating in all internal and external moderation procedures

Manage their discipline students by ensuring that:
Students understand the term’s assignments, assessments and associated assessment instruments and deadlines
Students stay on track with the term’s deliverables through regular follow ups where required
All facilities and equipment for the term’s teaching and the term’s project are available, functional and maintained
The term’s resources are adequately planned for o All assignments are marked and all marks are submitted timeously to the registry for moderation and report generation.
Assist in managing deadlines for students
Participate in all required marketing activities such as the AFDA festivals, assemblies, open days, awards and graduation ceremonies and consultations with prospective students where required
Assist with the following functions: class control; course venues, facilities, and resources; publication of course documentation via relevant channels; maintenance of course content; student records (where relevant and in conjunction with Registry);
Assist in student enquiries on course content and academic support.
Participate in quality assurance and quality enhancement practices
Participate in working with counter-parts to ensure parity across all campuses on term outcomes and assessments.
Key competencies [role associated]
Willingness to adapt to AFDA's curriculum, syllabus, schematics and methodologies and pedagogy
Well-networked in the digital entrepreneurial environment.
Willingness to adhere and embody AFDA values
Ability to work cooperatively with other teaching staff
Excellent time and deadline management skills
Excellent communication skills
The capacity to research and adapt to new developments in technology
Flexibility and adaptability to change and new challenges
Strong professional presentation skills
Administrative skills.
Good computer skills
Experience in academic management and lecturing on degree level (preferred).
Business/entrepreneurial experience.
Research supervision and marking experience
Personal attributes [role associated]
Ability to handle complexity
Committed to high integrity and excellence
Initiative and creativity
A meticulous and thorough nature
An ability to work to tight deadlines
Flexibility and adaptability to change and new challenges
Excellent time and deadline management.
Passion for education, technology and entrepreneurship, and for the arts.

Selection criteria:
Master’s degree (MBA preferred)
Established work experience in tertiary education.
Innovation, entrepreneurship or business leadership experience

Ability to teach two or more of the following subjects:
Creativity and innovation
Responsible entrepreneurship
21st-Century Citizenship
Industry and/or knowledge of the entrepreneurial and creative environment.
AFDA employs candidates in line with the Employment Equity Act and as such preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from designated groups.

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