Vice President, Academic

Qatar (QA)
08 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
06 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Vice President, Academic

College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

Job Title:                                 Vice President, Academic

Location:                                Doha-Qatar

Deadline:                                Position Open Until Filled

Full/Part Time:                       Full-Time

The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNAQ).  Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNAQ is committed to high quality, student-centered education.  This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.

With more than 600 staff and 3,000 students, CNAQ is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 26 diploma programs through student-centered learning.  By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.


Reporting to the President, CNAQ, the Vice President, Academic will provide strategic leadership in the development and administration of academic programs, policies and personnel, and lead the implementation of CNAQ’s teaching and learning strategy. The Vice President, Academic will champion excellence and quality in teaching, learning, resources and applied research; and lead the development of programming to meets the needs of students, stakeholders, and the State of Qatar. The Vice President will work closely with other members of the senior leadership team to contribute to the success of the College’s mission, vision and mandate for the future.


The Vice President, Academic is a visionary who capitalizes on individual and team strengths in order to make CNAQ the premier place to learn, work and grow. The ideal candidate should have a solid background in academic administration with at least five years of experience in a similar leadership position, and should hold a Ph.D. from an accredited University, and a distinguished record of teaching and research.  The candidate should possess the leadership skills to manage change in a dynamic environment, and advocate for academic excellence and quality, and should outcome that benefit to all students. Strong interpersonal capabilities should foster professionalism and collegiality in working relationships and ability to communicate with respect and sensitivity should be hallmarks of your leadership style. The candidate should be a strategic thinker who is results-oriented and able to solve complex problems with creative solutions. The candidate should have a proven track record of working successfully within a diverse and multicultural environment. In addition, it is preferable for the candidate to have experience in academic administration at University or College campus, undergoing rapid growth and development.

Compensation and Leave:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave

State Provided Benefits:

  • Furnished Accommodation/ Housing Allowance:
  • Transportation Allowance:
  • Annual Travel Allowance: For employee, spouse, and up to 3 dependent children, after 12 months of service.
  • Education Entitlement: tuition for up to 3 dependent children
  • Comprehensive Expatriate Medical Insurance and other Medical, Life and Disability Insurance (no cost to employee): effective the date of departure directly for Doha.

If you are ready for a professional and personal adventure in the Middle East, we would like to hear from you.

In order to apply, please send your application to  at the Office of the Vice President, Academic.

The application should include the recent resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For more information on working and living in Qatar, please visit our website at

For questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Ms. Gesha George, Office of the Vice President, Academic at or by phone at +974 4495-2505.

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