Director of Institutional Effectiveness

The American University in Dubai invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Director of Institutional Effectiveness. The chosen candidate will report directly to the President of the university. Principal Responsibilities: •Monitor operations of all departments of the university to ensure compliance with the Standards of the following accrediting bodies: ◦Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) ◦International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) ◦Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) ◦UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) •Collaborate with academic and administrative leadership and others to ensure that the appropriate corrections in areas of non-compliance are made in a timely manner; •Collaborate with senior administrators in establishing, maintaining and reporting institution-wide strategic goals for institutional effectiveness; •Collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement outcomes and assessment measures at all levels of the institution; •Assist the President in driving the annual strategic planning process; •Chair the IE Steering Committee. Competencies and Skills Utilized: •Deep knowledge and understanding of accreditation criteria and processes; •Excellent communication skills (oral and written); •Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; •Basic project management skills, including the ability to follow-up regularly with people at all organizational levels; •Basic statistical analysis skills; •High computer literacy. Minimum Qualifications: •Master’s degree; •Significant familiarity with accrediting expectations and practices, including those of USA-based agencies; •3-5 years in a similar position, preferably in close contact with several accrediting bodies. Preferred Qualifications: •Earned doctorate; •Additional experience in a similar position. Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled. Candidates must send an up-to-date CV, as well as the names and email addresses of two referees to the attention of: Ms. Angele El Khoury Director of Human Resources The American University in Dubai P. O. Box 28282, Dubai, UAE. Email: (Please state the title of the position as the subject of the email)