• Welcome to the School of Public Health

    Welcome to SOPH, part of the Faculty of Community Health Science (CHS) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). This website will introduce you to our vision, our staff and our teaching and research programmes.

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  • SOPH Academic Programme

    Popular in South Africa and other African countries for its flexible, modular, part-time design and growing array of distance learning materials.

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  • Annual Summer and Winter Schools

    Probably the largest continuing education programmes in Public Health in Africa, which has trained over 12000 participants since 1992.

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  • SARCHI Chairs

    We host two South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChi) Chairs

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  • Open Education Resources in Public Health

    We have lodged as OER several of our distance learning modules and case studies to share our resources and expertise and to build the network for public health education in Africa and the global South.

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  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

    Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

    The PGD in Public Health aims to provide graduates with an overview of Public Health, with an emphasis on health sector transformation, district health services, and Primary Health Care: Prioritise health needs at population level; Design, implement and evaluate Public Health programmes.

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  • Masters in Public Health (coursework, mini-thesis)

    Masters in Public Health (coursework, mini-thesis)

    The Programme is designed for a range of health and welfare professionals and managers from middle to senior level, at district, provincial or national levels, staff of NGO’s and academic research contexts.

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  • Masters in Public Health (full thesis)

    Masters in Public Health (full thesis)

    The Programme is designed for a range of health and welfare professionals and managers from middle to senior level, at district, provincial or national levels, staff of NGO’s and academic research contexts.

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  • PhD in Public Health

    PhD in Public Health

    Currently offered by thesis only, which implies a very large research project, either written up in a full thesis, or in a format of manuscripts with a beginning and ending sections forming part of the whole thesis. This work should contribute new and original knowledge to your chosen field.

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  • Winter School / Summer School

    Winter School / Summer School

    Exposes health and health-related workers to the latest thinking in Public Health and enables them to exchange ideas on improved planning and implementation of Primary Health Care in the changing environment of the developing world.

Faculty/Department: University of the Western Cape -> Community & Health Sciences -> Public Health
Type of Position: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Main Campus - Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
Closing Date: 31/1/2019

Key Performance Areas

The School of Public Health in the Faculty of Community & Health Sciences has an international reputation as a leading provider of post-graduate learning, teaching and collaborative research. Administrator/s play a key role in supporting the Project, Academic and Administrative staff in the School of Public Health.

The successful candidate will be expected to: Assume the role and responsibilities of a coordinator of all administrative functions within the School, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Managing the HR Function of the SOPH including drafting of contracts, attending to salary or any other HR related queries w.r.t. appointments, resignations, leave, benefits etc for all SOPH staff
  • Overseeing the organisation and coordination of conferences, meetings, functions, summer and winter schools, SOPH venue management;
  • Implementing and coordinating all office systems and procedures and equipment purchases as well as oversight of the use and maintenance of SOPH vehicles
  • Supervising the functions of Receptionist, Admin Officers (2), Financial officers (2), departmental Secretary and Office assistant;
  • Working closely with Project Manager w.r.t. coordination of project activities;
  • Overseeing financial management of departmental funds
  • Regular liaison with senior staff in HR and Finance regarding SOPH finance and HR problem solving queries;
  • Overseeing all building management and liaison with relevant sections of the Universit

`To learn more about the requirement and to apply, please follow the link https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/671

 

 

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