University Registrar

Full time in Academics
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  • Post Date : July 15, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 21, 2020
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  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Five (5) Year Fixed-Term Contract Appointment: University Registrar

The University of Venda, situated in Thohoyandou in Vhembe District of Limpopo Province, is a fast-growing higher education institution. Over the past years, the University has experienced tremendous growth and change in terms of its research output, student performance and financial management. The University has therefore become an important player in the South African higher education landscape, contributing significantly to the human resources and development needs of the country and region.

The University is inviting applications for the position of Registrar. This position forms an integral part of the Executive Management Team and reports to the Vice-Chancellor and Principal. The University seeks to appoint a dynamic, visionary and thought leader as the secretary to the Council, Senate, Convocation and Institutional Forum and the head of the University’s Academic Administration in accordance with relevant legislation and in alignment with the University strategic plan and UNIVEN value chain model called ARISE (Admission, Retention, Instruction, Scholarship and Enablement).

As the Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer of the University, the Registrar provides strategic leadership by ensuring compliance with the Higher Education Act, University Statute, policies, and various rules and regulations governing the institution. He/she will be responsible and participate in University-wide activities including Corporate Governance, Student Affairs, Records and Archives, Institutional Planning and Graduation ceremonies.

He/she must (a) possess an LLB degree or other relevant Law qualification, coupled with a Master’s degree; (b) at least 10 years’ relevant administrative experience at Senior Management level, preferably within a tertiary or similar environment (c) demonstrated knowledge of the South African Higher Education landscape and regulatory frameworks.

He/she must be an accomplished operational manager with requisite administrative alertness to institutional dynamics, capable of working with diverse constituencies and able to communicate frequently with the office of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal on important relevant issues affecting the Institution.


Closing date: 21 August 2020

The University of Venda has introduced the e-recruitment system and no longer accept hand delivered, faxed or e-mailed applications. For full details of the position and to apply, please go to and click on Vacancies.

Should you need assistance, please call 015 962 9293/9294.

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