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Academic Facilitator

University of the Free State
Free StateSouth Africa
12 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Facilitate Legal Skills and Introduction to Law classes.
  •     Plan contact sessions and educational materials in consultation with the module coordinator/s.
  •     Maintain sensitivity towards students who experience problems.
  •     Maintain appropriate discipline in classroom sessions to facilitate teaching and learning.
  •     Keep student records in terms of marks and attendance.
  •     Keep a schedule and meet deadlines.
  •     Assess and mark subject content (in close collaboration with the module coordinator/s).
  •     Offer consultation sessions to Extended LLB programme students (where applicable).
  •     Ensure proper written and oral communication with students.
  •     Be available for online and/or face-to-face consultation after contact sessions (where applicable).
  •     Contribute to the finalisation and improvement of study guides (where applicable).
  •     Assist with research projects in consultation with the module coordinator/s.
  •     Execute formal administrative and organisational tasks or provide general administrative assistance with the Legal Skills and Introduction to Law modules. 

Inherent requirement:

  •     LLB degree (NQF level 8).
  •     A good academic record.


  •     A Master's degree in Law or studying towards it.
  •     Experience in the facilitation and/or lecturing of law modules would be advantageous.
  •     Proven knowledge of the University's Extended programmes.
  •     Experience with open learning/outcomes-based learning and the related methodology.
  •     Proven experience in the use of Blackboard and PeopleSoft.

Required competencies:

  •     Results Orientated:
    •    The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.
    •    The ability to set high standards, establish tough goals, and work to achieve success.
  •     Business Acumen:
    •    Proficient in using MS Office. 
    •    The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
  •     Leading:
    •    The ability to lead, take charge of situations, and offer opinions and direction to others.
    •    The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude and encourage people to work together.
  •     Building coalitions:
    •    The ability to be sensitive and understanding of the needs and feelings of others. 
    •    The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.
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