Manager - Academic Services

United Arab Emirates (AE)
Basic and Housing Allowance with other benefits
01 Feb 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

IAT is looking for a qualified and experienced Academic Services Manager for its Institute running Diploma Programs based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The candidate should have:

  • Master Degree in Engineering or other Vocational Program area required
  • PhD in the relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Professional Leadership or Management Qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Vocational Education Teaching, Further Education or Higher Education is required.
  • 3 years’ experience in Academic Management or Supervisory Position.
  • Experience with Vocational or Further Education Institutions.
  • Fluent in English (IELTS Academic 7.0 or above)
  • Familiar with Middle East Culture and experience from the region is an advantage.

The Academic Manager is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Academic policies and curriculum strategies are implemented across all program areas.
  • Monitor all academic and vocational skills instructor teaching to ensure faculty fulfil their roles in a professional, dynamic and energetic manner and ensure all teaching/instruction and support activity is conducted to the highest standards.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Academic Foundation and Vocational course programming and timetabling in conjunction with Heads of Departments.
  • Oversee departmental quality Control and interval validation for all academic/vocational training documentation at the Institute
  • Oversee, manage, educate and mentor staff in all aspects of personal development, where relevant and appropriate.
  • Monitor academic/vocational training resources/facilities and advise on the refurbishment of existing facilities and procurement of new resources, facilities and equipment.
  • Evaluates performance and evaluation of Department Chairs and teaching faculty.
  • Keep the Institute Director informed by making regular, timely and relevant reports.
  • Support the marketing function, public relations campaigns and recruitment activity to enable the establishment and maintenance of the Institute as a preferred education choice for students.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.