Senior Admissions & Selections Administrator

Listing reference: manco_000391
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 9 June 2023
Position summary
Industry: Education & Training
Job category: Education and Training
Location: Durban
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
EE position: Yes
MANCOSA, a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancy available: Senior Admissions & Selections Administrator - DBN
Job description

To ensure that the main objectives of the Admissions and Selections Department are met by reviewing applications based on regulation and the admission and selection criteria for the purposes of admission of prospective students, both nationally and internationally, and to advance the strategic objectives of MANCOSA.


  • Receiving, resolving, and providing responses to queries from all regions, including Honoris Education Network and SADC regions.
  • Scheduling, sending out agenda and writing minutes of meetings organising departmental files physically and electronically.
  • Reviewing and Assigning applications according to the Admissions and Selections Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Checklist and Policy adhering to the turnaround time.
  • Post-verify Management Information System (MANMIS) applications according to the Admissions and Selections SOP, Checklist and Policy.
  • Ensuring Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) statistics do not go above 10% per Programme per cohort as well as the capturing of the statistics.
  • Populating the RPL Portfolio of Evidence summary spreadsheet.
  • Reviewing the DBA applications and keep track of the statistics.
  • Conducting training on the rules and procedures related to Admissions and Selections.
  • Liaising with relevant subject matter expert with regards to credits and exemption applications.
  • Fulfilling any other reasonable request by Management.

Minimum requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in a deadline-driven and process-orientated role.

Skills and Competencies
  • Administrative knowledge
  • Consult and engages with appropriate stakeholders
  • Statistical Efficiency
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Planning, organising and negotiating skills.
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative and innovative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Database management.

Additional Requirements:
  • Will be required to work overtime and weekends