Senior Lecturer in Cost and Management Accounting

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

South Africa

Senior Lecturer: Cost and Management Accounting

Faculty
 
Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences -> Accounting

Campus/ Location
District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)

Job Type
Permanent

Occupational Function
Academic

Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed

Advert Closing Date
30/10/2022

Job Purpose

To teach Management Accounting and allocated subjects according to syllabus and ensure updated and relevant workplace context. To teach on the undergraduate programmes and also on the Postgraduate Diploma in Management Accounting. To support the department and faculty to enhance the effectiveness of the academic project, including academic initiatives and community engagement. To support departmental and faculty research initiatives through undertaking research and contributing towards research objectives and postgraduate supervision.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • PhD in Accounting or related discipline (An underpinning NQF 7 qualification with Management Accounting 4 as a subject
  • Evidence of research and publication is required.
  • Evidence of supervision is required.
  • Minimum 4 years teaching experience in a higher education environment.
  • Industry experience will be an added advantage.
  • Recommended: Membership of a professional body, preferably CIMA, but alternatively SAICA, IIA, SAIT or SAIPA
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Accreditation - Adhere to Council of Higher Education accreditation policy and procedures.
  • Academic Development - Identifies students at risk timeously and develop intervention strategy.
  • Academic Management - Sets annual objectives pertaining to academic subjects and review teaching and learning practices.
  • Administration – Administer student attendance registrar, assessment records and uploads learners’ results. Examine and moderate assessments and examinations. Reports progress on the syllabus developments.
  • Community Service & Outreach - Contributes to community initiatives by integrating community interventions into curriculum.
  • Counseling - Provides counseling and mentoring to learners.
  • Curriculum and Assessment - Contributes to curriculum development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Participates in curriculum review to ensure alignment with industry and professional standards. Reviews and update assessments methods and practices. Reports on subject pass rates and participates in subject reviews.
  • Quality Assurance - Contributes to Quality Assurance through committee meetings and submission of relevant documents. Monitors the impact of QA recommendations within the department and implements appropriate interventions.
  • Recruitment / Admissions / Marketing - Contributes to the planning for “Open Day” and attends “Open Day”.
  • Personal / Professional Development - Keeps abreast with developments in HR field of study and their implications for curriculum. Keeps abreast with developments of professional conduct within the University. Register as a member of professional bodies to keep abreast of all developments. Engages in current professional developments activities.
  • Human Resources Management – Adhere to University performance management system and identify training needs for career development.
  • Industry Advisory Board and Partnerships - Liaise with commerce and industry on Experiential Training, new techniques / technologies and research projects.
  • Research – To co-publish at least one high quality article in an accredited journal. Supervising post graduate students. Lecturing post graduate subjects. Keeping abreast of professional literature.
  • Health & Safety - Ensure compliance with University health and safety rules and regulations.
  • Teaching and Learning – Lectures both undergraduate and postgraduate subjects. Compiles subject guides in compliance with University rules. Uses appropriate teaching methods, practices and technologies. Develops learning materials for students. Assists students with problems in learning situation and appointment of tutors / mentors. Workload allocation may change according to departmental / faculty needs as determined by Head of Department.
Competencies
  • Adaptability and flexibility to higher education environment
  • Coaching & mentoring of learners / students
  • Effective communication with students and staff
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Learner / student focused
  • Developing learners
  • Formal presentation skills
  • Managing / balancing work commitments
  • Professional knowledge and research endeavors
  • Quality orientation and good work standards
  • Continuous learning and professional development
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
General Information

Closing date: 30 October 2022

Enquiries: peckw@cput.ac.za

NB: Internal applicants interested in higher level academic positions are encouraged to apply for Ad Hominem promotion if they are eligible. To ensure fairness and consistency, all applications will be assessed against the University’s Ad Hominem Promotions criteria for the respective level(s) applied for and must satisfy the criteria to be considered. In instances where a post is advertised across two levels or more (e.g., Senior lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor), preference will be given to applicants who meet the requirements at a higher level. Applicants must specify the level at which their application(s) should be considered. The University reserves the right to appoint at a lower level.

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW APPLICANTS TO UPLOAD CVs, QUALIFICATION, CERTIFICATES OR ANY IDENTITY DOCUMENTATION. PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL YOUR APPLICATION OR DOCUMENTATION UNLESS IT IS REQUIRED BY THE HUMAN CAPITAL DEPARTMENT. IT IS THUS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS COMPREHENSIVELY AS FAILURE TO DO SO MIGHT DISADVANTAGE YOU. PLEASE UPDATE YOUR APPLICATION ON THE SYSTEM WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION AS THIS WILL BE THE ONLY CRITERIA USED FOR EVALUATION OF YOUR APPLICATION BY OUR PANEL.

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.


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