Job Description




Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) is a professional institution that offers professional health sciences training and education in a range of fields through excellence in teaching, learning, innovative research and community engagement. SMU is situated in Ga-Rankuwa (North of Pretoria) and the following position(s) is/are currently available:

Mindful of the prevailing socio-economic conditions in South Africa, and in support of the national transformation agenda, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) would like to provide internships to deserving young unemployed citizens. In this way, SMU hopes to provide experience to young South Africans, and give them the opportunity to be employable and to compete in the job market. The incumbents will be exposed to gaining experiential learning in the field of Human Resources and they must meet the requirements and competencies, and be responsible for the key performance areas listed below:


 A three-year post-matric Graphic Design qualification (BA Graphic Design Degree, Bachelor of Arts or equivalent) – transcript to be attached
 New entrant into the Graphic Design environment (in other words you must not have held a Graphic design internship before)
 The incumbent should have no prior Graphic Design working experience
 Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw X6)
 Must be a South African citizen


 Planning & organising
 Computer literate (MS Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw X6)
 Good communication and Interpersonal skills
 Ability to pay attention to detail
 Time management
 Written and verbal communication
 Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people (Client focus)
 Result focused
 Stress tolerant


(12 months contract)

Ref:  51/2021/BGM/Intern

 Generate Academic/Scientific posters for conferences as well as university promotional material (e.g. Invitations, programmes, notices etc.)
 Assist with record keeping
 Coordinate and collaborate with other units within the department on material needed for projects
 Assist academic staff with designing lecture material like illustrations, diagrams and scientific drawings
 Perform general day to day administration such as Laminating, printing, colour copying etc.)
 Attend to the needs of the users/departments to resolve queries
 Liaise with Manager on addressing any problems or related administration problems
 Contribute to the overall development of SMU and actively improve institutional culture
 Any other related duties assigned by the office ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Closing date:

22 September 2021

Applications from Employment Agencies will not be considered.

Typed applications which indicates a reference number, should contain a comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms BG Mbanjwa, to the Human Resources Department, P.O Box 68, Medunsa, 0204 or e-mail applications in MS Word format, to
The applications may also be posted OR hand delivered to (place in an application box):

Human Resources Department, 5th Floor, Clinical Pathology building, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Molotlegi Street, Garankuwa, OR Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 68, MEDUNSA, 0204

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.

A database of applications received through this advert will be kept for 24 months. Further placements pertaining to this post within the 24 months period will be made from that database.
Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (012) 521-3071.

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment