FACULTY OF EDUCATION
VACANCY NO: IRC 846
The successful candidate will be required to: (i) assist in educational and occupation programmes in special education; (ii) repair and maintain assistive devices used in special education; (iii) provide specialized technical and instructional support related to assistive hardware, software and peripherals; (iv) work with Special Education Lecturers in preparing, organizing and conducting educational or pedagogical support activities; maintaining inventory and record of equipment loans issued from assigned laboratory; (v) carry out other educational activities such as organization of practicum as well as teaching practice activities; (vi) supervise the daily activities of the computer labs, (vii) Periodically train students and staff on the use of access technology equipment; (viii) participate in academic and professional activities of the Department of Educational Foundations that require her/his expertise, as well as carry out other responsibilities assigned from time to time by the Head of Department.
Ideally, the successful candidate should have: (i) a Diploma in Special Education or its equivalent, (ii) competency in the use of assistive technology and or adaptive equipment and maintenance of assistive devices; (iii) experience in using hardware and software that is used in special education will be an added advantage; (iv) effective communication skills with staff and students in both oral and written form, as well as ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3 years post qualification work experience in the advertised area;
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw
Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, fax and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, and send complete documentation to:
The HR Manager, Faculty of Education, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 00702, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2840; Fax (267) 318 5096; E-mail: Educaio@mopipi.ub.bw.Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy number and position applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date.
Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged. Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No 111 at Block 231 (231/111).
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
CLOSING DATE: 26 SEPTEMBER 2019