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Senior Assistant Officer: Kindekinetics

Job Summary
School for Allied Health Professions
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
post level 12
contract position: 12 months
Job ID: 3215

This post was previously advertised as Job ID 3180. All applications received in response to the previous advertisement, will automatically be considered again. Previous applicants therefore do not need to reapply.

*NB! Applications may only be submitted online. Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE OR APPLICATIONS SENT VIA EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please note: Combine all the below documents as one document (PDF or Word), when uploading it on the online applications system.

  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
  • Certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
  • Certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • A certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID);
  • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
  • A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Capturing of Kinderkinetic client/s membership agreements and payments (financial data) and access related enrolments on subsystems (!tensity).
  • Assist with Kinderkinetic equipment inventory and asset management.
  • Provide Kinderkinetic services (evaluations) and/or training sessions to private clients and at selected Primary schools in Bloemfontein.
  • Provide Kinderkinetics clients with training programmes and reports. Assist with projects to enhance awareness of Kinderkinetics services.
  • Assist with coordination of students' service-learning opportunities (Bachelor’s degree in Biokinetics) Assist with evaluation of practical academic components of students' service-learning activities (Bachelor’s degree in Biokinetics).

Inherent requirements:

  • Honours degree in Human Movement Sciences: Kinderkinetics.
  • Registered Kinderkineticist: SAPIK.
  • Relevant previous work experience related to the duties and responsibilities.


  • Own transport.
  • Extensive knowledge of the latest Test-batteries implemented within Kinderkinetics.
  • Enrolled for Magister Artium-Kinderkinetics.

Required competencies:

  • Work well under pressure.
  • Results orientated.
  • Excellent client-relationships.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Business acumen.
  • Results orientated.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Building coalitions.

Assumption of duties: As soon as possible.

Closing date: 31 January 2020.

Salary: The salary scale is available on request.

Enquiries: For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9810/ 9813/ 9857 or email Recruit@ufs.ac.za

Fringe benefits:
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.


External candidates can click HERE to apply online.

UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click Self Service, Recruiting and Careers to apply online.

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