Academic Director – Job no: 5710

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Introduction

Looking for an experienced Academic Director.

Organization

Our Client is a group of companies comprising of five distinct companies covering ICT; ICT Tuition and learning; EFL and International Studies and EDI.

Function

  • Interview and recruit teachers for appropriate departments.
  • Work with Academic Coordinator to select student and teacher of the month awards.
  • Plan faculty meetings, orientations, trainings and workshops.
  • Support and participate in college and community related activities.
  • Plan budget, schedule and resources for college and community related activities.
  • Coordinate with other Academic Department Managers in sharing faculty and other educational and instructional ideas.
  • Develop educational process and policies to meet curriculum goals.
  • Provide training to faculty on latest instructional technology and technique.
  • Develop/unique and interactive educational programs and courses for students.
  • Manage faculty resources, administrative staffs and other college resources.
  • Develop and implement faculty development programs.
  • Develop and implement academic enhancement programs for students.
  • Schedule regular meetings with institution staff and faculty staffs.
  • Assist in preparing students’ report cards/transcripts and attendance
  • records.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Education or any other management
  • related discipline;
  • Three to five years of related experience, demonstrating achievement as an academic, covering teaching, research and professional practice in higher education;
  • Knowledge of best practices and research methodologies in curriculum, assessment, and teaching;
  • Ability to work with diverse curricular subject areas;
  • Knowledge of program evaluation;
  • Strong public speaking skills;
  • The candidate must be proficient in all standard computer applications, including Microsoft office products – extremely proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. General knowledge of office principles and procedures is required;
  • Experience of academic leadership within an education-based organisation of comparable size and complexity;
  • Effective leadership skills, including the ability to motivate diverse multidisciplinary teams in order to achieve a high level of performance;
  • Experience of securing continuous improvements to respond to staff and student requirements to deliver a high level of service.

Offer

Salary of 25K gross is being offered to the right candidate.

Your Consultant

Cheryl Vassallo
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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