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DIPEM Structure

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF THE SENIOR DIRECTOR      Trish Gibbon

INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND PLANNING UNIT

Prof Neels Fourie

ACADEMIC PLANNING UNIT

Dr Kirti Menon

DATA GOVERNANCE UNIT 

Annamarie Meyer

Primary function

Oversight responsibility

Support for strat​e​gic institutional planning and decision-making

Maintenance of an appropriate academic profile in terms of student enrolment and programme offerings.

Provision of accurate and high quality data to the MEC, the Division and other stakeholders

External and internal liaison

Liaison with:

  • DHET
  • CHE
  • SAQA
  • HESA
  • CHET
  • SAAIR
  • Registrar
  • CAA
  • Faculties
  • HR
  • Finance
  • ADS
  • QPU
  • MEC
  • ELG
  • Liaison with national and international Institutional Research Associations (SAAIR; AIR; EAIR; AAIR)
  • Representation on URC
  • Liaison with regulatory bodies
  • Higher education associations
  • Faculties
  • Quality Promotion Unit
  • MEC EMC
  • CAA
  • HR
  • BI Steering Committee
  • ICS
  • Liaison with national institutional research associations
  • IDSC
  • DHET
  • HEMIS managers

 

Internal responsibilities

  • Chair of PWG
  • Report to STLC
  • Report to SENEX
  • Report to ELG
  • HEQSF: Implement action
  • Policy implementation
  • Internal and external data collection and analysis, including conducting of surveys
  • External scanning, data collection and analysis
  • Monitoring of all surveys/ external research conducted at UJ
  • Programme and curriculum development (PWG)
  • HEQSF alignment
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Development of differentiated performance indicators
  • Specific projects related to the University’s key strategic thrusts
  • Enrolment plans
  • Enrolment analyses
  • Monitoring of faculty and campus enrolments
  • Cohort analyses
  • Maintenance and enhancement of HEDA system
  • Development of a number of institutional and faculty dashboards
  • Preparation of data for rankings submissions
  • Maintenance and enhancement of enrolment planning and monitoring system
  • Provision of data for specific projects​