Director Dean's Office

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-587

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
- Coordinate the activities of the Dean's Office and, under the Dean's guidance, oversee college administration
- Develop, execute and manage the CHSS strategic plan, liaising with the Dean, Vice Dean, Assistant Deans and Department Chairs to ensure successful implementation of the plan
- Create and manage diverse student initiatives including internships/externships
- Establish alumni connectivity and strengthen industry relationship
- Ensure effective communication across CHSS administrative units and between such units and academic departments
- Review, finalize and monitor CHSS budget
- Research and provide substantive and analytic information, and advise on CHSS policy as required
- Attend College Academic Council meetings, prepare the agenda and other documentation as necessary and produce minutes for all CAC meetings
- Represent the Dean in meetings and on committees as required
- Filter correspondence and compose responses on behalf of the Dean


Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor's degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience
- Extensive related experience

Preferred Qualification
- Bachelor's degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience
- Extensive related experience

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- Experience with strategic planning, monitoring, stakeholder management, communications, and fiscal operations (planning and management)
- Ability to plan, organize and work collaboratively
- Experience in career development, student activities or equivalent
- Demonstrated excellence in leadership and managerial skills and the capacity to influence, guide, lead, and coordinate across a highly diverse team
- Demonstrated record of effective communication, including experience with memo writing, speeches, messaging, and presentations
- Excellent listening, analyzing and advising skills
- Good judgment, discretion, independence and initiative

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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