Head of Business Administration Department (Abu Dhabi / Al Ain)

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Position: Head of Business Administration Department.

Khawrizmi International College (KIC) is currently seeking a Head of Business Administration for its University College in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, UAE.

Reporting to: Dean of Academic Affairs.


Position Summary:

A qualified candidate will have a PhD in Business Administration in any stream from an accredited university, minimum of 5 years academic management experience and 10 years teaching experience. He / She enjoys charismatic personality, have an aptitude for problem-solving, along with excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills. An ideal candidate will inspire academic fellows through genuine leadership capabilities and with which to take on a variety of managerial; moreover, has the ability to demonstrate English language fluency in order to connect and reach out to mass audience (Capacity to interact in Arabic is a plus).


Main duties:

To effectively manage the Business Administration undergraduate department and make sure that the program(s) aims and objectives are being met, the students are motivated to learn in a friendly and conducive environment and utilize the College resources to the optimum.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years teaching experience.
  • A portfolio of research/scholarship including articles in refereed journals of international repute, books, conference papers, book chapters, citation and impact analysis, research grants, awards, honors and other recognition.
  • Evidence of graduate/undergraduate thesis supervision
  • Experience of leadership and management in academic policy, planning and development, International accreditations (AASCB, etc.), and academic administration.
  • An internationally recognized professional credential (such as certification in CPA, CFA, CIMA, CMA, ACCA, CIM, CMI, ILM etc.) with proven industrial experience in the same field is preferred;


Skills required:

  • Problem solving.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Ability to lead.
  • Academic research.
  • Report writing.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Arabic is a bonus.


Job Type:  Full Time Contract.

Expected Joining Date:  Fall Semester (4th September 2016).