Access and Enrolment Officer Vacancy –Mandela University


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Job Title: Access and Enrolment Officer (2834)

Reference No: 2834

Job Location: Nelson Mandela Bay Metro –Gqebera

Job Type: Permanent


  • Grade 12
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience at a Higher Education Institution in an Academic Administration or admission environment.


The main purpose of this post is to provide humanizing student and staff centred access and enrolment services. The post is further responsible for processing academic admissions of applicants to the University and ensuring meeting of set targets for conversion of applicants into registered students.


Apply the programme specific admission requirements and process the selection of applicants to study at the University.

Humanising consultative support to internal and external stakeholders with respect to compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

Liaise with and advise Heads of Academic Departments and Directors of Schools with respect to academic departmental selection and meeting of enrolment targets.

Assess the suitability of applicants for admission in terms of statutory entry requirements, University admission policy and programme specific admission criteria.

Ensure efficient and effective admission processes.

Provide training to staff on access and enrolment processes.

Liaising with and advise internal stakeholders regarding the academic application process for assigned programmes.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of admission policies, rules, procedures and systems.
  • Good ability to work independently and within a diverse team.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of MS package and an ERP system knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal and compassionate skills.

Closing date: 16 June 2023 23:59

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