UOWD6161 – Institutional Research Officer
Business Unit:AdministrationJob Family:.Department:Office of Institutional ResearchContract Type:Limited Contract Full TimeLocation:Dubai
University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is seeking applications from candidates with strong analytical, critical thinking and report writing skills for the position of Institutional Research Officer.
The Office of Institutional Research (OIR) leads UOWD’s activities in relation to institutional research, assessment and accreditation protocols for the University. The functions of the office is related to the collection, analysis and dissemination of a variety of data and reports for use in monitoring and improving educational programs and administrative units to meet student requirements and institutional goals.
This role provides support for accreditation and quality assurance projects and activities. The position will support the development and maintenance of processes and systems, ensuring consistency, completeness and accuracy. In addition, the position will contribute towards the improvement of quality assurance processes and will provide specialist support for compliance activities.
The position holder will:
Assist in writing, editing and preparing submissions and key supporting documents for all accreditation activities including coordination of accreditation visits
Provide support in meeting CAA, KHDA and TEQSA requirements
Ensure that the QA processes are conducted according to the relevant UOW and UOWD agreements.
Maintain relevant documentation
Provide support in the administration and reporting of survey results and lecturer and subject evaluations
Provide support to the Office of Institutional Research as directed by Manager, OIR
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As part of your application you will need to address the following selection criteria:
Minimum qualification required is bachelor’s degree in relevant area
Minimum 3 years administrative experience with familiarity with higher education practices
Strong critical thinking, analytical and communication skills (written and oral)
Demonstrated skills in writing and reporting with accuracy, clarity and coherence
Excellent planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks and produce reports under strict guidelines.
Ability to liaise with a range of ‘stakeholder’ groups
Ability to work flexible hours when required
Demonstrated ability to rapidly assimilate information to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.
Remuneration & Benefits:
The successful candidate will receive a remuneration that ranges between AED 90,000 to 102,000 per annum. The package includes five weeks of paid leave per year, annual air ticket, private medical insurance for staff and eligible dependents, Education Allowance for eligible dependents, life & disability policy, professional development assistance, etc
All interested applicants are requested to apply through our online application system at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. Only online applications will be accepted and reviewed against the set criteria given. The review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the selection of the right candidate.
Closing Date: 10 March 2018
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV