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Associate Dean, Business
Higher Colleges of Technology

  • Aug. 2, 2017
  • Associate Dean, Business
  • Business Division
  • Higher Colleges of Technology
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Public Policy & Administration
    MBA & Executive MBA
    Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    International Business
    General Management
    Accounting and/or Taxes
    Business - General
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Broaden Your Horizons … Become an Educator at the Higher Colleges of Technology

The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) provides post-secondary education to Emirati men and women at colleges located in eight cities across the United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Ruwais, and Sharjah. The HCT’s 16 campuses range in size from 500 students, in smaller cities, to nearly 3,000 students, in the larger cities.

Founded in 1988, HCT has grown to be the UAE’s largest higher educational institution, with over 23,000 students attending the modern, technology-oriented men’s and women’s campuses. The HCT employs approximately 2,000 staff from over 60 different countries, who are able to share practices, ideas and cultures from around the world, thereby enriching our organizational culture.

The HCT is following the international academic standards in classifying faculty according to their qualification & experience in one of the three following ranks:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor

With a reputation for embedding innovative teaching and learning methods and technologies in its pedagogy, HCT is at the cutting edge of the UAE’s drive to modernize and diversify the economy towards one that is primarily knowledge-based. Teaching methods and technology are the most modern available and focus on student achievement.

Position Summary
The Associate Dean of Business provides leadership in the quality and development of system-wide Business instruction. The incumbent works with members of senior management and College staff to promote high academic standards in the design, delivery, and assessment of Business curricular programs across the HCT system. As the central point of liaison for the UAE community, the Associate Academic Dean develops mechanisms and processes to ensure that programs are current and responsive to the needs of the UAE community, and leads international and professional accreditation efforts. The incumbent promotes and facilitates collaboration with other higher education institutions in the design and development of articulation programs and to facilitate student and faculty exchanges.

A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required
A minimum of 10 years of related work experience, with at least 5 years spent in a supervisory/leadership role
At least 3 years of relevant teaching/training experience at a tertiary level
A minimum of 2 years of relevant industry experience
Experience in developing course curriculum and assessment tools as per accreditation and international standards
A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the learning environment and teaching methodology
Current knowledge of industry practices, trends, and issues
Experience in budget planning and implementation
Highly developed organizational, communication and presentation skills
Strong management or leadership skills as exhibited by experience in effectively leading a team and/or chairing committees
Superior interpersonal skills as demonstrated by the ability to form professional relationships at all levels the organization and with appropriate external stakeholders
Overseas work experience within a multi-cultural environment would be advantageous

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Business Division
    Higher Colleges of Technology
    Dubai, Dubai
    United Arab Emirates


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