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    Abu Dhabi University - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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    Job Description

    Job Description:

    •To provide strategic leadership for the academic affairs of the University
    •One to one interaction with students only for matters escalated beyond the levels of Deans of respective colleges
    •Dean of the Academic Court that reports to Supreme Council
    •Academic Stakeholders
    •All support departments to co-ordinate and ensure that Academic needs of the university are met and satisfied by the respective departments
    •Chairs the Academic Council meetings
    •Lead the University in coordinating with all applicable Accreditation agencies
    •Consolidation and review of the financial plans and budgets for all the academic streams / colleges, including registrations department and Library
    •Planning and development of academic policies and procedures in line with the overall strategy and vision of the University
    •Provide effective strategic leadership for quality assurance systems within the academic departments
    •Accelerate curriculum development and achieve international accreditations, as relevant
    •Develop the quality of the University’s academic programs
    •Develop the productivity of the University’s academic programs
    •Articulate delivery arrangements to improve the average program return on revenue
    •Coordinate day-to-day management of the academic units of the University, including resource management
    •Ensure that quality measures and processes improve, in compliance with university policies and procedures
    •Ensure Academic programs achieve their objectives.
    •Ensure satisfaction of internal and external clients regarding the quality of teaching, courses and programs
    •Balance Scorecard reporting


    Doctorate in any relevant subject
    •10 yrs at a senior position in academic services in an university set up
    •Good interpersonal skills
    •Analytical skill
    •Languages: English

    This job is posted in the following Specialties:

    Academic Stakeholders Balanced Scorecard Curriculum Development Strategic Leadership provost

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Education, Training, and Library
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
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    Career Level:
    Senior Executive (President, CEO)
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    About This Company

    Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is well established and reputed university located in the United Arab Emirates with a new campus in Abu Dhabi (UAE Capital City) and another in Al Ain (Home City of UAE president). ADU is recognized as one of the premier higher education institutions locally, regionally and internationally. ADU is committed to delivering superior quality programs. Upholding the enduring values of quality education, ADU has chosen to dedicate the resources necessary for securing local and international accreditation. The University offers diverse programs both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; all committed to close integration with leading-edge research and teaching. ADU’s Academic Programs are within the following Colleges: Business Administration Computer Sciences and Information Technology Arts and Sciences English Language Institute The ADU approach is one of risks successfully taken; innovations embraced; and challenges overcome in the commitment to discovery, diversity and dialogue. ADU is a strong advocate of flexibility, accessibility and concern for the individual. The University values inter-disciplinary approaches to learning, and is dedicated to offering the best possible research and training for the real world. Much more than a distant provider of education, ADU works closely with students to develop personalized learning plans and provide them access to the courses they need, how and when they need them. ADU’s graduates are equipped with the state-of-the-art education that allows them to succeed both in the public and private sectors; eventually serving the community and contributing to the growth & development of society.