Layout Editor needed Asap: APPLY NOW


Layout Editor needed Asap: APPLY NOW

South Campus
Curriculum Design and Development
Officer: Layout Editor (post level 10/11)
Job ID: 2870

Duties and responsibilities:

Design and format printed study material in an aesthetically pleasing and easy to read arrangement.
Create user-friendly Microsoft Word templates.
Import text, tables and graphics into Microsoft Word.
Ensure drawings, table of contents, pictures and diagrams are correctly formatted on documents, checking layout for errors and making corrections.
Position pictures, diagrams and text on page layout.
Generate and create links.
Convert files for printing from websites or other sources.
Assist in overall appearance and user-friendliness of work published by the South Campus and ensure consistency in formatting and terminology.
Assist authors and CDD (Curriculum Design and Development) staff with MS Word, Excel, PDF or other applications, providing advice and training where needed.
Investigate and suggest software to enhance process of designing printed study material continuously.
Continuously report on project progress, including challenges.
Manage content and oversee the OER site of the department.

Inherent requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or a three (3) year Diploma on NQF level 7 with two (2) years’ experience within the field of layout editing, /or;
Grade 12 or National Vocational Certificate on NQF level 4 with five (5) years’ experience within the field of layout editing.

Required competencies:
Accuracy and detail orientated.
Excellent computer skills.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of MS Word.
Basic knowledge of MS Excel.
Understanding of Word processing, data entry and spreadsheets.

Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible.

Closing date:

28 June 2019.


The salary scale is available on request.

Fringe benefits:

(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.


The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.

Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

Please note: Compile/Convert all the documents as one document (PDF or Word), when uploading it on the online applications system.

a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID);
a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your driver’s licence.

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

External candidates can click HERE to apply online.
UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click on Self Service, then on Recruiting, and then on Careers to

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Source: Indeed

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