Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The incumbent will have oversight and responsibility for all test-related products and processes of CEA, including the National Benchmark Test (NBT) whilst contributing to the strategic planning, research, and development for the department

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the research team including the Academic Literacy, Quantitative Literacy and Mathematics research leads, statistician and test administrator.
  • Coordinate the research efforts of CEA to reinforce the credibility of the CEA and to provide meaningful information to both Higher Education and Basic Education, and other CEA stakeholders.
  • Manage the development of the tests and coordinate the analysis of test results.
  • Guide the strategic direction to the assessment enterprise of CEA, providing training in the field of educational assessments in order to build capacity in this scarce skill area.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position ideally in higher education.
  • Track record of research output and research supervision appropriate to the level of Associate Professor.
  • An NQF 10 level qualification (PhD) in a relevant discipline or field.
  • Ability to engage with Higher Education academic and management staff at all levels.
  • A strong network of research and professional connection in the Higher Education sector in South Africa.

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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