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Examination Administrator wanted Asap: APPLY NOW

Examination Administrator wanted Asap: APPLY NOW

Potchefstroom, North West


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The role of this position is to oversee, manage, administer and invigilate the examination process of the Pearson Institute of Higher Education Higher Certificate in Information Systems (IS) department, which includes daily examinations. The role also includes general academic administration duties when required.

Due to the nature and size of the organisation, it is not possible to provide a complete and comprehensive list of responsibilities. Responsibilities may change from time to time.

Examination Administration


Safekeeping and securing of the examination room, including relevant examination question papers, answer booklets/sheets, examination memoranda and lecture guides.

Keeping of register for signing out and in of examination papers, answer sheets and lecturer’s guides.

Formal examination bookings.

Confirmation of eligibility of students to write examinations.

Publishing daily schedule of student examination bookings.

Filing of academic records.

Liaise with Head Office on examination material updates.

Keeping all examinations material up to date.

Liaising with Head Office on marking, remarking, moderation and queries.

Keeping of daily examination register and capturing of marks electronically and on file.

Invigilation of every Information Systems examination and other examinations as required.

Managing hardware and software practical examinations in accordance with relevant procedures.

Logging queries into examination query log, dealing with queries in accordance with the examination procedure and policies and filing feedback on queries.

Creation and sending of failure notices to Programme Convener, student and sponsor.

Accurate and correct capturing of student mark and student details.

Familiarise, adhere and enforce company/examination policies and procedures.

Daily, weekly and monthly reporting to Programme Convener: Information Systems.

Any other responsibilities as reasonably delegated by the Programme Convener or Principal.


Administrative skills



Problem solving

Attention to detail

Deadline orientation

Analytical ability (accuracy and detail orientation)

Time management

Functional/Technical job skills

Quality Assurance

Customer service

Team orientation

Manage discipline

### Computer Literacy

Fully computer literate with a working knowledge and skills in:

Learner Management Systems

Office 365: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Teams

Windows applications

Google suite: Gmail, Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides

Video conferencing applications

Personal Competencies

Planning, organizing and project management skills

Interpersonal skills with exceptional negotiation and communication skills

Conflict management skills


Creative and innovative

Analytical ability (accuracy and detail orientation)

Motivation, patience and tolerance

Integrity and trust

Problem-solving skills

Customer focus




Drive to get things done


+ Previous experience in an administrative role

+ Previous examination invigilation experience would be beneficial

Pearson is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.



Minimum of National Senior Certificate.

Administrative related qualification would be beneficial.

**Primary Location: ** ZA-ZA-Potchefstroom

**Work Locations: ** ZA-Potchefstroom-Esselen Cnr Esselen Street & Steve Biko Avenue Die Bult, 1 to 12 Potchefstroom 2531

**Job: ** Learning Delivery

**Organization: ** Growth

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Jul 21, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Jul 28, 2019

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1909534

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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