Dean - College of Security & Global Studies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Academic Officers | Full-time

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The American University in the Emirates invites applicants (Full Professor or Associate Professor) to serve in the following full-time vacant position:

  • Dean – College of Security & Global Studies 

Academic Year: 2021-2022 - Spring Semester

The Deans shall report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs on general administrative and coordination functions, related to the various instructional programs and related services offered by AUE.

  • As the principal administrative officer for Colleges, the Deans shall maintain administrative supervision of the Faculties, study programs, and institutional analysis pertaining to the content and the delivery of the programs.
  • The Deans shall initiate, plan, organize, and direct such actions necessary and appropriate to assure that the needs and standards of academic programs are established and implemented by appropriate departments and administrators.
  • The Deans shall consult and advise the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Academic Council with respect to the recommendations of various academic units with respect to all strategic and operational matters.
  • The Deans shall serve in the development, implementation, and administrating of the approved academic policies and procedures.
  • Providing educational leadership for academic faculties and services;
  • Working directly with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and other concerned departments, and Officers on assessing, developing and maintaining quality teaching, learning, and support service programs, and on the academic and financial feasibility of the continuation of academic programs, including compliance with the criteria of accreditation;
  • Advising and recommending to the Vice President for Academic Affairs the appointment of personnel to teaching and research positions.
  • Acting as liaison with Academic Council, College faculty Members, Committees for academic affairs; and serving on AUE Committees as appropriate.
  • Overseeing, reviewing, orienting, and supervising performance evaluations of the academic programs. Along with, the services provided and the required evaluations on the semester basis.
  • Implementing the related approved policies, regulations, roles and procedures, including criteria for admission to the programs, program operations, field experiences, and program development.
  • Reviewing, evaluating, and administrating the delivery of students’ advisory services, field operations, internship along with the selective admission and retention of students.
  • Provide a program effectiveness report to the Institutional Effectiveness Office each semester.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Provost/ Vice President for Academic Affairs including, but not limited to, institutional advancement/effectiveness/budgeting, Student Affairs and activities, fundraising, special project, and public relations.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Earned PhD Degree from an Internationally Accredited University in the concern applied college
  • Qualifications for appointment as minimum a tenured Associate Professor Rank in an academic department at the college from an Internationally Accredited University
  • Strong academic Track record in research and teaching at the concern college level
  • 3+ years key position experience in Dean and Office
  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated increasing responsibility in strategic planning, fiscal management, resource allocation and personnel supervision
  • Inclusive and collegial management style able to establish relationships across a wide spectrum of stakeholders including colleagues, students and external bodies