Online Student Relations

Online Student Relations Co-Ordinator (RN) – National Office – OSRC(N01
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School – National Office

Direct Reporting Line:

Operations Manager

Job Purpose:

Provides ongoing academic operations, administrative and wellness support for online students across the programmes. Provides a supportive presence for online students and motivates engagement and ultimately retention toward a full qualification.


Preferably a postgraduate qualification but at least an initial qualification at degree level. (A qualification or a commitment to complete a qualification specifically in distance education is an added advantage

Functional Competencies:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English including the ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders at all levels
Computer literacy at a confident level, including but not limited to, working on enterprise-level systems and with document management and tracking processes and systems.
Management and administration skills:
–  Conflict resolution, mediation and cooperative communication skills;
–   Student relationship skills characterised by tact and diplomacy with the ability to conduct €œtough€ conversations and manage students firmly;
–   Interpersonal skills characterised by tact and diplomacy and an ongoing ability to participate effectively in a team that is spread across the country;
–   Planning and organisational skills including the ability to manage own and others€™ time and work.

Work Experience:

Administration experience (preferably in an academic environment).

Strong administrative and organisational skills and a love for education.

Key Performance Area:

Academic support.

Liaison and counselling support to students.

Administration and recordkeeping.

Social and academic integration.

Alumni and internship management.

Quality Assurance.

Working Conditions:

The position is based in Pretoria with one day at the Vega National offices in Sandton required. Online students primarily study after hours. The position requires availability to coincide with the online class schedule. Preferable working hours are 10h00 to 19h00 with flexibility required during peak periods. Own transport is required.

Equity Statement:

  • Preferably equity candidate.


Please note that ONLY candidates who meet the requirements will be considered for this role, only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying consider your application unsuccessful.