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Admin Assistant – University of Pretoria Vacancies 


Admin Assistant – University of Pretoria Vacancies 

Job ID: 24997


Post Title: Administrative Assistance


Location: TuksSport, Pretoria 


Job Type: Full-Time

Peromnes Post Level – 12

CLOSING DATE: 7 April 2023




The University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the position of an Admin Assistant. Interested candidates living in the area should apply as soon as possible. 

Administrative assistant jobs are crucial for keeping organizations running smoothly. They provide support to different departments and help with tasks like scheduling, answering calls, and organizing files. Essentially, they’re the glue that keeps everything together. 


If you’re someone who enjoys keeping things organized and making people’s lives easier, then this job is for you.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Administrative assistant services within the TuksSport Client Service unit.
  • Mail and package deliveries, storeroom and inventory management.
  • Sort, deliver and pick up mail from various offices on the premises at regular intervals.
  • Pack material received for dispatch; as well as labeling, inserting material in envelopes for delivery to internal and/or external stakeholders.

Assist with Cashier duties and perform the following:

  • Front desk reception duties including providing clients with TuksSport information, petty cash management and cashier duties
  • Petty cash management
  • Cashier duties
  • Receiving of funds and forms.
  • Issuing receipts and balancing daily income. 


Candidates must meet the following requirements and any other added qualification relating to admin assistant will be an added advantage. 

  • Grade 12
  • At least two years’ experience as a messenger or office administrator.
  • Driver’s license (minimum Code 8) 


  • Certificate in Office Administration
  • One year of Cashier or Client Service experience

PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines.

How to Apply:

All forms of applications must be submitted online on the University of Pretoria official careers portal. Also, all candidates must provide truthful and authentic documents, failure to do so will unqualify you for this job. 

You must submit before the deadline date and must meet the minimum requirements for the job or your applications won’t be considered. 

Applicants are requested to apply online at and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact. 

CLOSING DATE: 7 April 2023

Questions about the job contact:  Kgomotso Lekagri , Tel: (012)  420 2640 for application-related enquiries, and Riekie Labuschagne, Tel: (012) 420 6114 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 August 2023, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

TIPS: When invited for this job, make sure to be there before the interviewer. Your dress code and first impression matters a lot. Good luck


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