Assistant Director: Information Technology (ICT), (SL9- Permanent)

Central Office
Posted 1 year ago

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Job CategoryNon Academic Staff
Job Post: Assistant Director: Information Technology (ICT), (SL9- Permanent)
Ref NoGC2023/03
SALARYR393 711.00 per annum, plus benefits
REQUIREMENTSREQUIREMENTS: Recognized National Diploma (NQF 6) in Information Technology or related qualification and at least 3 to 5 years working experience in IT environment and a valid driver’s license. Recommendations: Knowledge of computer and hardware. Software and programmes. Knowledge of policies and governance environment of TVET Colleges including knowledge of the annual reporting requirements by the Higher Education Institutions. Knowledge and understanding of Corporate ICT principles. Knowledge and understanding of the monitoring of performance management system. Knowledge and understanding of the ICT policies and relevant legislation. The following skills will also be an added advantage administer computer hardware, software and network, administrative, planning and organizing, financial management, report writing, communication and interpersonal, problem solving, computer literacy, analytical, client orientated, project management, team leadership, planning and organizing and people management. DUTIES: Develop, review and monitor the implementation of Information Communication Technology (ICT) policies; Conduct research regarding national and provincial policy framework, legislation, collective agreements, internet, relevant readings etc. Ensure consultation process of draft policies with all relevant stakeholders. Ensure that all new ICT policies are work shopped to all staff. Ensure the development, establishment of appropriate E-governance and ICT policies, frameworks and standards. Implement, enforce, and ensure adherence of IT policies and procedures to all campuses. Ensure that appropriate policies and processes are put in place for risk management. Administer and monitor IT Security and Electronic access. Establish systems to safeguard hardware and data. Perform system backups. Research and develop specifications for (Local Area Network & Wide Area Network) LAN and WAN technologies according to the college’s requirements. Procure LAN and WAN technologies. Distribute LAN and WAN access to students and staff according to college policy and needs. Set-up, manage and maintain WAN, LAN, E-mail and internet connections to all the colleges. Troubleshooting, resolving and documenting all ICT related issues. ICT software and hardware, Maintenance. Research and develop plans for software and hardware products required for technologies and systems which will enable the college’s core business, support functions and programs. Advice on Procurement of college software and hardware according to the college’s needs. Distribute software and hardware for use by students and staff according to the college’s policy and needs. Maintain and monitor the software and hardware system, reports on redundant hardware and software and advises on updating. Keep up to date with the latest developments of hardware and software in education. Manage all licensing of software that the college is using and ensure that they are valid and appropriate. Assist with the procurement of intranet and internet products and services according to the college’s needs. Ensure access of intranet and internet in the colleges. Ensure that the college website is continuously updated with current information. Management of all Human, Financial and other resources of the unit. Enquiries about this post may be directed to Mr MP Pinkoane Deputy Director: Corporate Services at (057) 910 6000 during office hours
Closing Date10 March 2023 at 16:00
Applications must be forwardedApplications must be forwarded to: Attention: The Principal, Goldfields TVET College, Private Bag X95, Welkom, 9459 or be hand delivered at Goldfields TVET College (Central Office), 36 Buren Street, Flamingo Park, Welkom Enquiries may be directed to Mr BP Sibiya: Manager; Acting Human Resource Management at (057) 910 6000 or relevant managers.
Full details of the postswill be available on the college website at
PLEASE NOTEPLEASE NOTE: That the closing date of the posts on the City Press newspaper 03rd of March 2023 is extended to 10th of March 2023, you may refer to the DPSA circular and College website. A completed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV (inclusive of three contactable referees and contact details). According to DPSA Circular 19 no qualifications will be submitted (whether certified/not certified)., Communication from the HR regarding the required certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Please quote the relevant reference number of the post you are applying for. Candidates who apply for more than one post should complete a separate application form for each post. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks (where applicable, qualification and employment verification). Where applicable, shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge/competence test. The College/DHET reserves the right not to make appointments and correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not receive any response within three months after closing date of this advertisement, kindly accept that your application as unsuccessful. NOTE: All costs incurred due to your application and interviews will be at your own expense. Preference will be given to persons from designated groups, especially with regard to race, gender and disability. The successful candidate will undergo a vetting process and will sign a Performance Agreement with the College Principal. People with disability are encouraged to apply.

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