Registrar's Posts

04 August 2008

Staff Assessors

The Registrar's office invites applications from current UCT staff members who wish to volunteer to serve as assessors. Your function will be assist and consult with the proctor in reaching a verdict, passing sentence and performing other duties in the University Student Discipline Tribunal. Closing date: August 18, 2008. Email Rene Francke or call 021 650 4319


The Registrar's Office invites applications from suitably qualified persons to act as Proctors in the University Student Discipline Tribunal.

Major Duties: Proctors preside over matters involving student discipline either alone (in less serious student misconduct cases) or assisted by two assessors. They are expected to conduct hearings where all interested parties are given advance notice of the hearing; an opportunity to submit facts, arguments and an opportunity to be accompanied, represented, and advised by counsel or other qualified representatives. Proctors rule on preliminary motions, control hearings (which may include written and/or oral testimony and cross-examination), review heads of argument, and prepare and issue decisions, along with written findings of fact and conclusions of law therein. Proctors make final decisions on the penalty to be imposed upon due consultation with the assessors and are expected to present a case report at the conclusion of the case.

Qualifications: General experience in conducting administrative hearings or hearings involving employee or student discipline matters. Preference shall be given to persons with legal qualifications or experience representing clients in administrative proceedings, or prior experience in handling constitutional rights matters, and cases of sexual assault, harassment and discrimination matters.

Compensation and terms of Service:

The post is sessional and remunerated per hour as follows: For the first hour R375 per hour, and R275 for each additional hour worked.

Email your CV to Rene Francke or call 021 650 4319.

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