Thursday , April 18 2024

Stellenbosch University Careers – Programme Associate

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Responsibilities:

  • Offering holistic consulting services with students, to discuss both academic and career success strategies, including delivering career advice and guidance
  • Designing and delivering a wellness offering for students on the Programme at Stellenbosch University to prevent/manage psychosocial risk factors;
  • Ensuring that all Dell Young Leaders students receive timely academic, psychosocial, and career readiness assistance;
  • Building strong relationships and maintaining close contact with Dell Young Leaders students to help support them at university;
  • Building a structured academic advising workflow to ensure consistent and high-quality case management of student support needs and risks;
  • Participating in the interview process, with a view to selecting students that meet the Programme’s eligibility criteria;
  • Developing insights and strategies that ensure first-generation university students get to graduation and into the world of work through leveraging the Foundation’s
  • Ensuring that potential applicants are provided with information regarding the Dell Young Leaders Programme;
  • Managing all communications and queries from students on behalf of the Programme, referring to the Programme Manager or Foundation as required;
  • Working closely with on-campus student services responsible for at-risk students to build referral pathways alongside the Programme Manager;

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of the higher education sector in South Africa;
  • Unquestioned values and ethics with maturity and sound judgement;
  • Willingness and availability to work outside of business hours and travel within South Africa approximately four to six times per year.
  • Knowledge of student retention and academic development strategies.
  • Empathy and passion for improving the lives of young people
  • A valid driver’s licence and own transport;
  • Understanding of social impact or philanthropic organisations;
  • Readiness to look at seemingly intractable social challenges in new ways;

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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