Vacancies at University of Johannesburg – Administrative Officer

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The incumbent will be responsible for providing a comprehensive response and coordinate harassment, sexual and gender-based violence and rape incidences and lead prevention and awareness campaigns at the University of Johannesburg.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute education, training, and information sharing seminars concerning bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and rape within the University.
  • Provide adequate support, advice and assistance to both complainants and respondents.
  • Implement policies and programmes that are free from unfair discrimination and promote human rights and dignity.
  • Write monthly, quarterly reports and document GBV statistics.
  • Write witness reports as per court order.
  • Provide mediation services, assistance and support in student tribunals and disciplinary hearings.
  • Assess the environment involving the institution, including risk profiling and resource implications.
  • Provide emergency assistance for rape and sexual assault survivors in collaboration with Campus Health, Protection Services, Student Affairs and PsyCaD.
  • Provide a comprehensive response to bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and rape response for the University. Coordinate the reporting of rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, harassment, and all forms of discrimination.
  • Support and attend to matters should the harassment, sexual harassment and rape case follows criminal or civil proceedings:
  • Testify in court if summoned.
  • Assess the impact of bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and rape within the institution.
  • Testify during the UJ disciplinary proceedings.

Job Requirements:

  • Solutions orientated.
  • Must have the ability to compile insightful and user-friendly reports;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, and to coordinate multiple inputs with tight deadlines, with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Knowledge and experience in GBV&F programming; evidence-informed and rights-based programming for survivors of GBV&F; the relevant national and provincial policies and guidelines pertaining to GBV&F.
  • Must be analytically minded and have excellent writing skills;
  • Must be a human rights advocate with excellent advocacy skills and experience;
  • Knowledge of the South African higher education system, policies and regulatory environment Advantageous.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to design, needs assessments, and evaluations;
  • 3-5 Years of experience in gender programming, including significant experience on GBV&F;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or Social Science
  • Preferably 2-3 years’ proven experience within;

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng. SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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