University of Zululand: Assistant Bursary Officer (P10)


The purpose of this position is to assist the Bursary Officer with administrative functions and students with Financial Aid queries to provide an efficient administrative service to students in respect of bursaries. The role is also responsible for administering specific bursaries from start to finish, including reporting.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assistance with Bursary Administration
  • Administration of specific bursaries
  • Consultation with Students

Desired Experience & Qualification


  • National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or relevant field
  • Three (3) years’ relevant experience.
  • Postgraduate qualification and experience in relevant field would be a recommendation.




  • Basic financial and accounting principles
  • Knowledge of an ERP system (ITS system – Bursaries and Loans module, not for recruitment purposes)
  • Understanding of audit processes



  • Communication verbal and written
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Numeracy
  • Problem Solving
  • Clerical Accuracy: Checking
  • Following Instructions
  • Learning Agility


Behavior / Attributes

  • Managing Complexity
  • Team work
  • Quality Orientated
  • Personal Execution and Delivery
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Focus and Follow Through
  • Analytical Thinking


Package & Remuneration

Pension Fund, Medical Aid, Group Life, Study Benefits and Housing Allowance.