Student Learning and Development Internship


The University of the Free State invites applications to apply for x6 Student Learning and Development Internship opportunities.

These are 1 year contract positions based within the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance with venue administration, including ad-hoc problem solving where venues are concerned. li> Assist with portfolio assessments on Blackboard. li> Assist with the logistics of all tutor training sessions. li> Compile a database with full details of tutors and assist the Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) to complete ad-hoc claim forms for tutor payments. li> Capture attendance data on Oracle. li> Assist the TLC in providing thorough constructive feedback to fellow tutors during observations. li> Liaise with tutors and create an evaluation schedule for each semester. li> Distribute, collect and scan evaluation forms for reporting purposes. li> Provide guidance to tutors with regards to uploading session plans on Blackboard. li> Assist tutors with planning and implementation of specific modules.

Inherent requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Required competencies:

  • Intermediate computer skills, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organised and the ability to manage events/processes effectively and independently.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Administrative and basic research skills.


Registered or planning to register for postgraduate studies in 2016.

A strong academic profile.

The following criteria apply to the selection of candidates:

Not currently participating in an existing learnership/internship programme.

Willing to sign a learnership/internship agreement with the UFS.

Candidate must be available for a period of 1 year to participate in the project.

Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.

Assumption of duties: 1 November 2015.

Closing date:28 September 2015.

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