Director of the Continuing Education Center

Emirates College of Technology
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
Dec 20, 2018
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Emirates College of Technology, a leading higher education institution in Abu Dhabi, invites applications for the following position:

Director of the Continuing Education Center.


The Director of Continuing Education is responsible for the development and operation of the college’s Continuing Education Center. This includes all noncredit courses and programs, Technical and Vocational Education, and customized training for business and industry. The incumbent directs the operational, financial and planning activities for continuing education services. Promote learning opportunities for the whole college to ensure that the advancement continues.


  1. Develop a 5-year product portfolio plan
  2. Identifies areas that need review and updates, providing advice to ensure best practices to attract and retain the best talents.
  3. Align business processes with the College’s strategic goals
  4. Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement
  5. Supports the implementation of corporate succession plans in order to ensure optimum future resourcing across the college.
  6. Adopt strategic and tactical decisions for CEC’s business intelligence tools and applications.
  7. Administer the delivery of the new technical and vocational degree programs
  8. Conduct training reviews and identify and close all non-value added training programs, Identify and evaluate vendors / consultants and prepare contracts
  9. Run examination preparation courses for all the professional certificates under registered accreditation body
  10. Plan annual course's list and services
  11. Prepare risk report with action plan
  12. Ensure the quality of the delivery based on NQA framework quality assurance
  13. Obtain an Accredited Training Organizations (ATOs) license from international certification bodies
  14. Develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
  15. Advancement of professional learning and entrepreneurial programs
  16. Responsible for regional promotion of participation and enrollment in ECT programs throughout the educational and community markets
  17. Direct and initiate the preparation of Capital and Operating budget for the Continuing Education Center
  18. Responsible for developing relationships with external constituencies

 Academic Qualifications:   

           Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent from an accredited institution

           Post graduate education in Strategic Career Development Management preferably.  


         Minimum 10-12 years of broad Experience in managing education center/s. 

         Interested applicants can apply directly through (, or by email to     [email protected]

 Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae and contact information including e-mail  address of two references.