Director – UOWD College

About UOWD:
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE's oldest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia - currently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world – UOWD represents a pioneering Australian initiative in the Gulf region.

Position Profile and Requirements:
The University of Wollongong in Dubai is pleased to offer an excellent opportunity to join the Executive leadership team to drive the newly established UOWD College to achieve superior financial and quality outcomes.

The role of Director - UOWD College oversees, leads and manages the strategic and operational business activities of UOWD College. The Director is responsible for providing organisational and academic leadership with a focus on quality delivery, superior growth in student numbers and continuous improvement of UOWD College programs and operations. The key programs and operations are the English Language Centre, Foundation Studies program and English language testing.

Reporting to the President UOWD as a member of the UOWD executive leadership team, the Director will also work in close liaison with external partners and key internal stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated ability to effectively lead a commercial operation in the education sector to achieve superior financial and quality outcomes. You will have proven professional leadership qualities combined with demonstrated experience in financial and budgetary management of a multi-million dollar operation. Experience in industry networking and effective relationship management at all levels and extensive experience and evidence of innovation in curriculum development, course design and course management are critical.

Compensation & Benefits:
The University offers an expatriate package which is an attractive tax free salary. The expatriate package includes six weeks of paid leave per year, private medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance and education allowance for dependents. The University is located in Knowledge Park, Dubai and has excellent teaching, learning and research facilities as well as a Library that meets international standards.

To Apply:
Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at A review of applications will begin after the closing date.

Closing Date: 30 September 2017