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Wits University: Administrative Assistant Opportunity
November 1, 2015 Graduate Programme

The University of the Witwatersrand’s Department of Physiotherapy in the School of Therapeutic Sciences invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to be appointed in a part time (30%/ 12.75 hours per week) permanent position as Administrative Assistant to be taken up on 1 January 2016.

The University offers an attractive remuneration package depending on the level of skills, as well as excellent working conditions and benefits.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Financial responsibilities include bookkeeping, managing Wits and Wits Health Consortium grants, including procurement, receipting, compile reports for grantors etc.
  • Administrative responsibilities include managing an effective and efficient support service for the Department, handle general queries
  • Demonstrate ability to work unsupervised, and to display initiative.


  • Grade 12
  • Bookkeeping diploma / certificate / experience
  • Excellent people and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • The ability to work independently


  • Experience in a tertiary education environment, preferably Wits
  • Knowledge of Oracle and / or SIMS operating system would be an advantage

How to apply

Closing date is 05 November 2015.

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