Bursary Administrator Vacancy At Thekwini TVET College

The Department of Higher Education and Training is now hiring for the Bursary Administrator position. The qualified incumbent will be stationed at the Thekwini TVET College (Central Office). If you think you have the right qualifications for the job, then this Bursary Administration vacancy at Thekwini TVET College is for you!


This is actually a re-advertised post. All candidates who have previously applied are encouraged to re-apply if they still have any interest for the open position. Qualified candidate will be offered a permanent position and will receive a level 7 salary which amounts to R 242 475 per annum. To be eligible for this job, applicants must be in possession of at least a matric certificate or equivalent. Should you have a recognised tertiary qualification in Accounting or Financial Management (REQV 13) then it would add value to your application for the Bursary Administration vacancy at Thekwini TVET College. Having a valid driver’s license is mandatory along with a minimum three years of relevant working experience in administrative environment (one year of supervisory or financial aid experience).

Required skills and knowledge

  • Sound financial knowledge
  • Excellent computer skills, MS Power Point, MS Word and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Sound Coltech knowledge as well as experience (modules related to this post)
  • Well-developed communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel, work irregular hours and capacity to work under pressure
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in both English and IsiZulu language (not compulsory but recommended)

Job Duties:

  • Supervise financial aid department in line with DHET and college policies
  • Make sure all submitted financial aid applications and documentation are all accurately recorded
  • Make sure all receipts have been allocated to student accounts, i.e. unallocated deposits
  • Be responsible for preparing regular management reports on status of bursary applications
  • Prepare documentation for the approval of funds
  • Communicate guidelines to campus student liaison officers in terms of bursary applications
  • Maintain constant updated records of all applications as well as the relevant documentation and status

How to Apply

Your application must be submitted via post to: Thekwini TVET College, Human Resources Management & Development Department, Central Office, 262 D’Aintree Avenue, Asherville

Alternatively, you can use this address: P//Bag X06, Dormerton, Durban

Please attach the following mandatory materials within your application:

  • A Z83 application form which is available online here or at any Public Service Departments. Please include the reference number within this form, SSS 01/01/2019.
  • A CV
  • Certified copy of driver’s license, ID document, academic records and all qualifications
  • A cover letter
  • A certified copy of SAQA Evaluation of Qualification Certificate, passport and work permit must be attached for foreign applicants

Apply for the Bursary Administration vacancy at Thekwini TVET College no later than January 25, 2019 or else, late submission will be disregarded.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted either. The hiring College is an equal opportunity employer. Additionally, the Thekwini TVET College holds the right not to make any appointment if it’s necessary.

If you haven’t yet received any feedback in eight weeks after the deadline, please take it to mean your application as unsuccessful.

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For enquiries, please contact: Ms Catri Sibiya Tel No: 031 250 8418