University of the Witwatersrand Jobs & Vacancies

Wits University is taking the lead in reimagining trendy Braamfontein to further our contribution in delivering high-level scarce skills for the global knowledge economy, we have an exciting position for a secretary to join their academic stuff. Please refer to the minimum requirements, duties, and responsibilities below for further information.


  • Grade 12 and a secretarial certificate or diploma
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Professional typing skills with a reasonable typing speed
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a team
  • Previous experience in a University environment is an advantage


  • Efficient and effective administration of the office including diary management, setting up meetings, and storage of data such as overtime forms, leave forms, claims and statistic forms
  • Minute-taking at departmental meetings and distribution of minutes
  • Arrange departmental functions
  • Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems records, correspondence and other material
  • Interact with class representatives regarding notices, lecture notes, and queries
  • Appropriate distribution of lecture notes, quota forms, and timetables
  • Update departmental web page as necessary
  • Order and dispense office suppliers
  • Ensure that the office equipment is routinely serviced and report faults timeously
  • Execute receptionist and general administrative duties


University of the Witwatersrand

Salary Range

R 15 000 – R30 000

Apply Online

View Vacancies


Was this helpful?

0 / 0