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Recruitment overview

Recruitment overview

The Staff Recruitment Office is responsible for:

  • Advertising of all University posts, at all levels

  • Co-ordinating the recruitment and selection processes for permanent and T2 contract posts in the following categories:

    1. Academic posts from Lecturer to Professor level (including Research Officers of equivalent ranks)
    2. Professional and administrative support services posts in payclasses 9 to 13 (including executive appointments)
  • Ensuring that the University's Employment Equity policy and Recruitment and Selection policies are adhered to by selection committees

When a vacancy arises, contact your HR Practitioner with regard to the procedures to be followed.

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Advertising procedures
Fixed-term contract appointments

Academic and other posts
(including research posts on academic conditions of service)

Levels Appointment procedures Duration Co-ordinated by
Lecturer,
Senior Lecturer,
Associate Professor,
Professor
Academic recruitment policy T1 contract posts HRP/Department
Permanent posts and T2 contract posts Staff Recruitment
Dean Appointment of new Deans Usually 5 years, renewable. Staff Recruitment
Honorary Professors/Honorary
Associate Professors
Honorary appointments Usually 3 or 5 years Staff Recruitment
Academic posts without advertisement Appointment without advertisement T1 contract posts HRP/Department
Permanent posts and T2 contract posts Staff Recruitment

Executive and PASS posts

Payclass Appointment procedures Duration Co-ordinated by
1 to 8 PASS Recruitment policy (payclasses 1 - 8) T1 contract posts HRP/Department
Permanent posts and T2 contract posts HRP/Department
9 to 13
(Other than EDs)
PASS Recruitment policy (payclasses 9 - 13) T1 contract posts HRP/Department
Permanent posts and T2 contract posts Staff Recruitment
Executive Directors and the Registrar Appointment of new Executive Directors and the Registrar Permanent Staff Recruitment
VC, DVCs

Appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor and

Appointment of new Deputy Vice-Chancellors

Usually 5 years, renewable. Staff Recruitment
Wardens/Assistant Wardens Appointment of Wardens and Assistant Wardens Contract HRP
Permanent Staff Recruitment
PASS posts without advertisement Appointment without advertisement T1 contract posts HRP/Department
Permanent posts and T2 contract posts Staff Recruitment

Page last updated: 29 April 2015