Head of Film School Port Elizabeth

Applications are invited for the position of Head of Film School in Port Elizabeth, Masters or other relevant degree required, Strong leadership ability, Passion for education, film production and for the arts.

• Proactive management style; ability to delegate successfully & effectively
• Experience in academic management and lecturing at degree level
• Administrative accuracy
• Industry experience, and extensive industry and academic network
• A strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programmes

• Overall effective management, administration and running of the Film School
• Overseeing the quality and standard of the academic process
• Liaising with the Heads of the Production Course, Live Performance and Post Graduate Schools, as well as with other Heads of School on our sister Campuses
• Overseeing general programme administration and operations functions through liaising with Registrar and Student Affairs, Student Academic Mentorship Officers, Research Centre staff and Finance Department
• Liaising with the Marketing Department to assist with student recruitment, interviews, RPL assessment and Open Days
• Monthly, quarterly and annual budget and resource management.

• Report to Campus Dean
• Prepare quarterly report on key programme management statistics and student success
• Supervise curriculum development and implementation
• Contribute to policy development and maintain accreditation and other statutory requirements
• Conduct weekly meetings, administration, planning and general management of the Film School
• Establish good working relations and communication with key departments such as other Course Directors, the Operations department, Registry, Council, Academic Standards Subcommittee, and the Marketing department
• Stimulate staff and student research
• Oversee student learning and assessment
• Ensure accuracy and timeous delivery of marks and statistics to the Registry
• Recruit, lead, train and supervise lecturers in the various film school disciplines
• Plan, administer and manage budgets and resources
• Represent the Film School to internal and external stakeholders
• Teach either Screenwriting or Film Producing to undergraduate students

To apply:

Please send the following

• Covering letter
• CV (no certificates at this stage)
• Email and telephone contact details
• 3 contactable references

Deadline for applications: 10 November, 2017

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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