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Manager: Academic Services

Job Summary
Applications Are Invited from Interested Person(S) For The Under Mentioned Post.
Only applications with certified documents attached (ID and Qualifications) will be considered.
(L334) Library

Educational Requirement

  • M+6 (M.Bibl/M.Tech) or equivalent Library qualification


  • Seven (7) years Library experience, preferably in a Higher Education environment
  • Minimum of three (3) years at Middle Management level.


  • Understanding of didactic and pedagogic principle
  • SAQA and NQF
  • Current labour legislation
  • Administrative Justice Act
  • Copyright legislation
  • Access to Information Act
  • Relevant library computer management system
  • Word-processing, spreadsheets and a Library programme

Special Requirements

  • Understanding of Higher Education environment
  • Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to give presentations, deliver lectures and prepare motivations
  • Administrative and planning skills
  • Budget forecasting
  • Understanding of new inform technologies and their application in the library
  • Project Management
  • Dealing with postgrad students and researchers
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work independently


  • Contributes to the research, design and evaluation of library policies, procedures and systems as requested by the Director on an ongoing basis in line with relevant legislation, national standards and international best practice.
  • Implements Library policies, procedures and systems for the Library with specific focus to:
  • Act as the interface between the academic departments and library
  • Develop and implement integrated learning programmes

Provide leadership and evaluate the work of the following units:

-The work of Training Librarian

-To exercise sapiential authority of the ISU

-To drive the research component in the library

-To supervise the Interlibrary Loans Librarian

  • Develop and implement integrated learning programmes
  • Seek and implement innovative strategies for teaching and learning using the library as a median

Drive and supervise:

-The ECP programme

-Information Literacy

-Academic integration of library resources

Package & Remuneration

Salary:Market Related 

Closing Date : 25 March 2019

Please note:

All external applicants must complete this Application for Employment form and submit it together with the CV, ID and qualifications

“The University reserves the right not to appoint” or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants

Verification will be conducted on preferred candidates only.

DUT reserves the right to do a complete verification of the information you have provided.

DUT reserves the right to contact your referees or request additional referees.

While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given in terms of the University’s Equity Policy

Candidates must be fluent in English and must be in possession of a valid work permit.


This information has been supplied by the Department of Human Resources at the Durban University of Technology.


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