Job Overview

The purpose of the post is to provide Administrative, Clerical and PA support to the Senior Vice President (Teaching and Learning), in relation to all activities connected with the delivery and enhancement of academic programmes.

Your main role will include liaison with a range of internal and external stakeholders both British and Egyptian, complex diary management, arranging and servicing meetings, dealing with incoming communications via a variety of media, producing a range of University documents as well as progressing a number of different University projects.
 
Job Overview

The IT Support is responsible for providing assistance to academic and administrative staff. The assistant also maintains computers and equipment, installs computer software and hardware, and instructs new users on how to use certain software packages. A working knowledge of computer hardware and software is essential to this position.
 
JOB PURPOSE:
To contribute to the broad strategic development of BUE as a key member of the University’s Senior Executive Team, with specific overall responsibility for the design of a learning and teaching strategy to deliver a quality student learning experience and assure and maintain Egyptian and UK academic standards throughout BUE’s undergraduate provision.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

.      To lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the University’s strategic aims and objectives, and related policies, for teaching and learning within the context of the University’s Vision and Mission
.      To ensure the maintenance of a student learning experience equivalent to that in British Universities.
.      To oversee and monitor implementation of the University’s e-learning and related strategies, and the innovative use of pedagogy in delivering British style higher education in the undergraduate curriculum, to ensure that the University maintains the highest standards of teaching quality and innovation in teaching and learning
.       To chair the University Teaching and Learning Committee To be ultimately responsible for the University's sustained UK Validation and implementation of quality assurance standards, to ensure unambiguous equivalence with British university qualifications
.       To lead the University’s submission for NAQAAE Accreditation.
.       To lead in the continuous enhancement of BUE’s standing in the MENA region as a University offering British style of higher education.
.       To work closely with VPs and other senior managers and to contribute to the wider leadership and management of the University.
.       To undertake other duties as reasonably may be required by the President.
 
JOB PURPOSE:

To be responsible for the leadership and management of the physical, human and financial resources of the University, and the development and implementation of strategies to ensure the delivery of a quality learning experience in a research-led environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      To lead the development and monitoring of the University's strategic aims and objectives, and related policies, within the context of the University’s vision and mission.
·        To be responsible for the financial management of the University and the allocation and monitoring of resources ·        To carry out special responsibilities for the advancement of the University through fundraising activities and the development of relationships with local and international partners and sponsors.
·        To represent the University in dialogue with the Egyptian Government, as appropriate, to advise the University on Egyptian Government policy and to act as the principal point of contact between the Egyptian Government and the University
·        To undertake such formal duties and responsibilities as set out in the Presidential Decree No. 411/2004 and relevant Egyptian legislation and regulations.
·        To lead the strategic development of research, learning and teaching within the University.
·        To receive regular reports from the University Vice-Presidents on the work of the University.
·        To oversee the appointment of the University Vice-Presidents, Deans and Registrar in consultation with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees
·        To oversee, and where appropriate delegate responsibility for, the appointment of all academic and related staff
·        To line-manage and monitor the performance of the Vice-Presidents, University Registrar, General Secretary, and Deans, the latter in consultation with the Vice-Presidents
·        To advise the Chairman of the Board of Trustees in relation to his duties
·        To promote the University, both nationally and internationally
·        To confer degrees and awards at the University Congregation Ceremonies
·        To represent the University at official, ceremonial and government functions
·        To work with the Vice-Presidents to develop and oversee implementation of the University’s strategies for staff recruitment and retention
·        To chair the University Board, University Senate and Executive Group and ensure their effective operation and implementation of decisions, particularly in relation to institutional strategies, resources and planning, financial and academic probity and policy formulation
·       To undertake other duties as reasonably may be required by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Aspect Essential Desirable Qualifications ·        An Egyptian national ·        Full Professorship (min. for five years)   Experience ·        A full Professorship ·        At least ten years’ senior management experience in higher education ·        Experience of developing and successfully implementing strategy in higher education ·        A national/international profile of leadership in research and /or learning and teaching ·        Experience of interacting on a regular basis with senior Egyptian Government officials, including at Ministerial level ·        Membership of relevant national bodies Skills and Attributes ·        Vision and ambition to achieve the highest standards in the quality of research, teaching and learning ·        A collegial approach, with excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills in a multi-cultural environment where the operating language is English ·        Strong organisational and time management skills ·        The ability to deal with large volumes of paperwork ·        The ability to manage a number of complex initiatives and relationships simultaneously, often with competing demands ·        The ability to delegate ·        The ability to work effectively as an ambassador for the University at a national and international level   Other ·        A commitment to developing the BUE along British educational style  



 
JOB PURPOSE:

To contribute to the broad strategic development of BUE as a key member of the University’s Senior Executive Team, with specific overall responsibility for the design of the research strategy and to deliver a quality student learning experience in the Postgraduate Studies Programmes and maintain relevant Egyptian and UK academic standards throughout BUE.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

.      To lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the University’s strategic aims and objectives, and related policies, for Research and Postgraduate Studies within the context of the University’s Vision and Mission. 
.      To lead University Research and Postgraduate Studies Committee; preparing strategies and plans in this area and facilitate their implementation.
.      To promote and have oversight over scientific research activities and publications in the university and faculties, and work on developing relevant skills for the academic staff.
.      To have oversight of the university library and faculty libraries, if any including services, supplies, books, periodicals, references, staffing, etc.
.      To promote external scientific relations, including the planning and organization of conferences and general lectures.
.      To have oversight on the development and operation of postgraduate programmes including promotion and resources.
.      To work closely with VPs and other senior managers and to contribute to the wider leadership and management of the University.
.      To undertake other duties as reasonably may be required by the President.