Job ID: 172831

Dean, College of Engineering and Information Technology

Ajman University

  • Nov. 18, 2021
  • Dean, College of Engineering and Information Technology
  • College of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Ajman University
    Ajman, Ajman
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 21, 2022
  • Dean
  • Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Science
    Civil Engineering
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

Job Title: Dean

College: Engineering and Information Technology

Job purpose:

The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Engineering and Information Technology who ensures the academic welfare of the students and faculty members.


The Dean reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the following:

The effective discharge of assigned duties.
The effective management of the academic, financial, and administrative affairs of the college. 
Fostering constructive and successful relationships with external constituencies.
Providing an environment for the promotion of excellence in teaching, research, and professional service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Dean is in charge of the following:

Lead the development and enhancement of programs, Curricula, and study plans in the college.
Work with faculty members, staff, and students to develop and oversee the College’s academic programs. 
Lead the pursuit of various required national and international accreditation and related activities. 
Articulate clearly the college’s strategic vision and distinctive characteristics, accomplishments, and aspirations to all constituencies, ensuring that the public perception of the College aligns with its ambitious goals to continue to attract the best and brightest students, faculty and staff and to produce graduates of the highest caliber. 
Ensure the continuous assessment through the development of learning objectives, appropriate strategies, and feedback to ensure academic excellence and integrity of programs. 
Provide recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs on hiring, promotion, and termination of faculty members and staff. 
Actively participate in the meetings, initiatives, and activities of the Council of Academic Affairs (CfAA). 
Enhance and extend relationships with industry, government, business, and other education and research institutions locally and abroad. 
Help in facilitating and attracting funding and sponsorship opportunities for research, consulting, and executive education.
Manage the Budget and Resources available to the college.


Doctorate or terminal degree from an accredited institution in an area related to one of the fields represented in the College of Engineering and Information Technology at Ajman University.
A proven record of administrative leadership and managerial experience in ABET-accredited college.
An outstanding record of scholarly accomplishments.
Budget, personnel; and resource management experience.
Experience with accreditation processes, including ABET accreditation.
Experience in industry outreach and research fundi

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Contact Information

  • Manar Sadeq
    Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
    Ajman University
    P.O. Box 346
    Ajman, Ajman
    United Arab Emirates

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