XIAN JIAOTONG LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY (XJTLU)

Director, Centre for Academic Affairs

Location
Jiangsu (CN)
Posted
22 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director, Centre for Academic Affairs
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

LOCATION: SUZHOU CAMPUS

SALARY: Competitive and by Negotiation

POSITION OPEN DATE: 1 July 2019

ADVERTISEMENT CLOSING DATE: 5 April 2019

JOB ID: 995753

CONTRACT TYPE: Full-time

Applications are invited for the position of Director of the Centre for Academic Affairs, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University [XJTLU]. The University has four administrative centres of which the Centre for Academic Affairs is the largest. The Director works closely with the Vice President Academic Affairs to ensure administrative support is provided to all academic departments and activities, and to the office of the Centre for Academic Affairs.

The successful applicant will have a record of leadership and management in university administration. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience of work in China. Candidates must have native-speaker competence in English and appropriate professional experience for their stage of career development, including particularly demonstrated team-building and inter-personnel skills.

Applicants are expected to be able to operate in English, the language of instruction at the university. The successful appointee will be expected to work closely with the Vice President Academic Affairs. Appointment is initially for three years, with one further appointment for three years possible.

UNIVERSITY BACKGROUND

XJTLU is a unique collaborative institution, the first Joint Venture University in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for all programmes. Formed in 2006, the first cohort of students graduated in August 2010. The University now has 13,000 students studying on its campus in the Suzhou Industrial Park [SIP]. A new campus is currently under development at Taicang, in the northeastern part of Suzhou City. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led, and has recently committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of PhD student numbers on campus.

The Centre for Academic Affairs has six constituent offices: The Registry, Programme Management and Quality Assurance (Education Office); Research Office; Graduate School; Academic Services Office (academic planning, staff management office, academic governance, committee support); Academic Management Office (provision of administrative services to academic departments, schools, and clusters).

CITIZENSHIP AND VISA REGULATIONS:

Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas. Please be advised candidates over 55 may be not eligible for PRC work visa.

TO APPLY: Please send your application to AcademicPositions@xjtlu.edu.cn. In the subject line write the Positon you are applying for and quote the job ID number for reference.

Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of:

  • A cover letter
  • A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level
  • Contact Details for Three References

Applications should be received by the closing date stated above.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Staff Management Team at AcademicPositions@xjtlu.edu.cn. Please quote the position and job ID in your enquiry.