About Bakhtar University:
Bakhtar University (BU) is one of the Afghanistan’s oldest and most prestigious privately held institutions. It was established in 2005 and its currently located at Kart-e-Char. Bakhtar University is now recognized as a credible educational institute. The university has made a significant impact in the field of higher education by reaching out to large section of the population with a range of diverse and relevant programs that are of high quality and affordable. Internationally recognized qualifications enable Bakhtar graduates to pursue rewarding careers Afghanistan’s burgeoning employment market. Because of its high quality teaching program, BU students are currently placed in prominent positions in both the public and private sectors across the country and the region.
As the chief academic officer of the BU, the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs oversees all academic and student affairs functions within the Bakhtar University, and report to Chancellor and through Chancellor to board of directors. The position entails the following responsibilities.
Oversee the academic enterprise consistent with the BU vision and mission, values and standards.
Review courses and make and update curriculum/program for all the faculties and departments.
Oversee production of reports, including enrollment and programs offered/programs completed.
Make recommendations on accreditation issues and follow-up.
Develop and recommend an annual academic calendar.
Develop and revise BU policies and procedures as needed to implement BU goals and expectations, and to ensure compliance.
Review and make recommendations on admission requirements.
Review institutional tenure policies for quality and consistency.
Provide oversight of retention management initiatives.
Develop and support diversity policies and activities.
Provide direction, advice, and evaluation to academic and student affairs staff positions.
Serve on various councils/committees, as assigned.
Supervises the deans of the all the faculties and the director of Library, evaluating and approving their recommendations for faculty hiring, promotion, and tenure.
Supervises budget preparation for the academic and academic-related programs, allocating and reallocating funds and resources to and from these programs.
Provides leadership in creating and maintaining academic standards and policies.
Record of successful academic accomplishments.
Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible senior level experience at the dean level at a research institution.
Experience in academic planning, program and policy development, and leadership. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and collegially with the many constituencies.
Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success and to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.
Fluency in English and other native languages.
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs and supporting documents (verified and attested) via E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure to write the number of vacancy and position you are applying for, in the subject line of your E-mail.
Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be given consideration. Candidates who meet the above criteria will be short listed;
Address: Kart-e-Char Opposite to Ministry of Higher Education
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