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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Saudi Arabia (SA)
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Jan 2, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Position Description:
  • The Dean of the College of Business Administration provides leadership and vision to the College's administration, academic programs, research and publication activities, AACSB accreditation, curriculum development, and faculty and staff development. By so doing, he contributes to the University's overall planning and development. Working with the faculty, the Dean provides, leadership and advocacy for strategic and budgetary planning; faculty and staff recruitment, development, and evaluation; excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship; university and community relations; curricular and fiscal management; enrollment and marketing planning; student recruitment and retention; program review; and AACSB and NCAAA accreditation. The Dean is responsible for keeping the appropriate records for program assessment and for ensuring that the college follows relevant accreditation standards.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Takes responsibility for leading the College with vision, creativity and excellence.
  • Continues to pursue AACSB accreditation beyond the progress achieved at time of hiring (iSER submitted).
  • Ensures that all COBA faculty actively contribute to the overall PMU objective to become recognized as a strong research institution, and to the university’s goal to become ranked by reputable ranking agencies such as Times Higher Education (THE), Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), and others.
  • Provides collaborative and collegial leadership for the College.
  • Designs and implements the academic plan as it relates to the College of Business Administration.
  • Develops implements, promotes, and evaluates curriculum.
  • Oversees and manages development and delivery of the MBA and Executive MBA programs, coordinating with the Deanship of Graduate Studies and Research. The Dean is responsible for the academic aspects of the program and has participating control over the program.
  • Supervises the management, development, and evaluation of curricula for the College.
  • With the help of the department chairs, recruits, supervises, and evaluates full-time and adjunct department faculty and support staff.
  • Promotes and fosters professional development activities related to academic leadership, accreditation, research, classroom instruction, instructional technology, and support staff development.
  • Develops and implements department budget and planning documents.
  • Works with department chairs to coordinate student program activities.
  • Ensures the vitality, currency, and academic excellence of the College’s programs.
  • Collaborates with the Vice Rector, other Deans and PMU administrative officers to achieve the objectives of the University.
  • Oversees the overall assessment program and ensures that relevant accreditation standards are followed and maintained.
  • Reporting Line:
    The Dean of the College of Business Administration reports directly to the Vice Rector.

    Span of Control: 
  • The Dean of the College of Business administration oversees all aspects of the College's operation and has direct supervisory responsibility for the Chairs and Associate Chairs in the relevant departments.

Experience Requirements

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Education Requirements

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Skills Requirements

  • PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.


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For more inquiries about this position, please contact the following: (please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement)

Human Resources:
Ms. Shazia Sammer

Ms. Tedda Jane Castro
Ms. Rania Sinno

About the Company

Company Name: Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Address: P.O. Box 1664 Al Khobar 31952 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , Abha, SAUDI ARABIA

Company Profile: As a fast growing institution of higher learning, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) has created history since it was launched. This university, with its highly innovative student-centered approach to impart education, offers chance to students to explore genuine paths to learn and innovate when being groomed for their future roles as hardcore professionals. PMU concentrates on the needs, interests and abilities of students for sustainable nourishing. The feedback as well as inputs of students are valued by PMU Faculty members who evaluate the knowledge level of each and every student thoroughly. Such steps are to train them by genuine learning system. This university welcomed latest technology since its inception. It implemented them in the teaching methodology and curriculum development. Some technological advancements are all-time internet connectivity which makes e-library access easier, online courseware (Blackboard), Dyned – labs, online registration.

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