Director of Programmes, Faculty of Business and Management

Oman (OM)
Apr 15, 2019
End of advertisement period
May 15, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Muscat University, Sultanate of Oman, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic within the Business and Management field.  The Faculty of Business and Management (Soon to be relaunched as Muscat Business School – the first Business School in the Sultanate) and Muscat University is seeking an exceptional leader to undertake this role. The appointee will be responsible for working closely with different departments to oversee the launch of Muscat Business School whilst also be responsible for leading and developing a growing set of degree programmes within a relatively new university, which has strong support from private and Government sources in this fascinating and fast-growing country. The Faculty of Business & Management (soon to become Muscat Business School), currently comprises the BSc Accounting for Management in partnership with Aston University in the UK, and the MSc Management & Entrepreneurship as well as the MSc Finance and Management; both in partnership with Cranfield University in the UK.  The Faculty is also in the process of gaining approval for the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from the Ministry of Higher Education, which would be the first professional Doctorate award in the Sultanate. Graduates from the programmes will receive degrees from both Muscat and Aston/Cranfield, and international accreditation will be sought.  

As Director of the Faculty, you will have full responsibility for development of the programmes, for recruiting and leading a staff team, and for ensuring successful delivery of programmes in partnership with our UK partners.  You will be experienced in a wide range of learning and teaching approaches, and will be able to demonstrate excellence and innovation in learning, teaching and assessment.  You will also work in effective collaboration with academic colleagues in Muscat, Aston and Cranfield to enhance curricula, foster interdisciplinary links, and contribute to the wider strategic, academic and operational leadership of the University.  Further, you will be able to foster strong working relationships with external stakeholders including the Ministry of Higher Education and especially industry partners who will provide placements for our students.

Muscat University of offering a generous package which includes; competitive international monthly salary, medical insurance, education allowance, relocation flights, end of year gratuity and 30 days holiday in addition to public holidays.

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