Quality Assurance Lab Specialist

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-724

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description:
The College of Education is looking for a reliable Quality Assurance Lab Specialist to ensure that all external and internal requirements are met in relation to the College quality assurance system.

Responsibilities of this position are as follows:
• Overseeing the Quality Assurance Lab (QAL) by reviewing the efficiency of quality assessment systems and directing data collection, management, processing, and analysis;
• Draft, consolidate, and edit team visit reports for subsequent review and evaluation by the CAEP committee chairs
• Review data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system
• Ensure the College key assessment data is disaggregated by programs
• Document internal audit
• Track Results over time and report on these results to the program coordinators/ Department Chairs.
• Report minutes for the Accreditation meetings and other meetings related to the College Quality Assurance System.
• Help in collecting, aggregating and disseminating key assessment data including completers' impact data, teaching effectiveness data, and program effectiveness data.
• Follow up on data collection with the College Assessment Committee on the CLOs and PLOs data.
• Follow up on data collection from other sources (e.g., advisory unit, institutional research office, etc.)
• Managing College assessment data by entering, storing, maintaining and verifying the College assessment data.
• Assist in the development of the College Quality Assurance Website.
• Prepare Quality Assurance System reports in collaboration with the College Assessment and Accreditation Committees.
• Serve as a liaison between College Assessment Committee, Accreditation Committee and the Office of Institution Effectiveness (OIE)

Requirements

Minimum Qualification:
• Bachelors degree preferred
• Preferred quality inspection, auditing and/or testing experience
• Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and other databases
• Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

Preferred Qualification:
• Bachelors degree preferred
• Preferred quality inspection, auditing and/or testing experience
• Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and other databases
• Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
• Attention to detail
• Communication skills - verbal and written (especially in English language)
• Data collection, management and analysis
• Problem analysis and problem solving
• Planning and organizing
• Sound judgment
• Decision-making skills
• Effective interaction with stakeholders
• Teamwork

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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