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Administrator: Financial Aid posts at Sol Plaatjie University



Administrator: Financial Aid (P13) (SPU231019-2) - SPU Crest

Closing Date 2023/11/03

Reference Number SPU231019-2

Job Title Administrator: Financial Aid (P13)

Department Finance

Compensation Amount 275713 (CTC Per Annum)

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location - Town / City Kimberley

Location - Province Northern Cape

Location - Country South Africa

Job Description

Sol Plaatje University is one of Africa’s youngest and most exciting institutions of Higher Education a University that is committed to providing high-quality learning, teaching, research, and community engagement opportunities to its students and staff. Based in Kimberley in the Northern Cape, our University is ambitious about its intellectual contributions to and engagements with people in the region and beyond. We seek to fill the position of Admistrator: Financial Aid in the Office of the CFO.

Enquiries can be made via email at

Assumption of duties: As mutually agreed to upon acceptance of the appointment

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note: Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is dedicated to meeting its Employment Equity targets. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment

Minimum Requirements

National Senior Certificate (NQF Level 4)

2 years related experience

Computer literate

Duties & Responsibilities

Facilitate Financial Aid Processes

For manual funding applications, assist students to apply for funding

Assist with the dissemination of information about funding available through posters on bulletin boards, leaflets and electronic communication as and when requested and received from funders.

Assist with the appeals process

Assist with the funder meetings organisation

Assist with preparation of claims to small funders

Assist with the administration of various categories of bursaries

Liaise with internal stakeholders regarding queries

Follow up on cases until resolution

Provide front desk assistance to students

Investigate and resolve queries (including reconciliation of payments to students and follow up payments to be made)

Checking of student information on ITS where required

Administrative support to students

Provide support to registration officials and users

Submission of results to funders

Registration and open day planning

Do requisition for stationery and travel agreement

Capturing of banking details

Filing and record keeping maintenance

Maintain accurate record keeping system to ensure compliance with regulations and audit requirements

Monitoring, evaluation and reporting

Relevant operational reports as and when required

Communicate and consult with relevant stakeholders

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