Diploma Manager for Female College - (Relocation to Saudi Arabia)

Location: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 06-22-2018
Desert Recruiting Services is searching for experienced Diploma Manager for a female college in Saudi Arabia.  Our client is a top tier global organization with excellent benefits, one year contract and a very competitive salary.   Due to religious and cultural aspects, this position is only open to female applicants.  

  • Competitive tax free salary
  • Accommodation and Transportation
  • 30 days annual vacation in addition to public holidays (return economy class tickets included)
  • Medical Insurance
  • Economy class ticket at the beginning and at the end of employment contract
  • Subsidized educational development opportunities within the University's network towards a part-time Master's or Ph.D. Degree on selected on-line degree programs.

Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in a field of study related to at least one Diploma program, or an equivalent degree with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Depth of knowledge in at least one area of the Diploma curriculum, pedagogy and assessment
  • At least 5 years of prior teaching or training experience,
Preferred Qualifications
  • Vocational or industry setting experience is preferred
Required Skills
  • Relevant faculty or staff management while serving in a similar role
  • Sound educational philosophy and instructional competence
  • Ability to communicate well and to apply leadership skills within a shared decision-making model
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, faculty, employees and the general public
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, employees and the community
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and oral form in English (Arabic is a plus)
  • Proven ability to work in a culturally diverse context, especially supervising faculty of different nationalities
Preferred Skills
  • Prior work experience in Saudi Arabia or the GCC is preferred.
  • Prior City & Guilds training is preferred

Essential Job Functions
  • Supervision and Coordination of activities related to the Diploma Program, which includes different disciplines such as Business, Management, Events or other core subject areas
  • Plan courses of study with the Director of Academic Affairs, curriculum specialists, local business representatives, and relevant stakeholders to develop, improve and implement the new courses
  • Curriculum and program development and evaluation
  • Evaluation and support of the instructional process
  • Supervision of the Diploma Program’s facilities and equipment
  • Responsibility for the safety, conduct, and general welfare of students
  • Monitoring and support of the students’ progress
  • Selection, assignment, supervision and evaluation of the certificated and classified faculty and employees
  • Development and implementation of shared decision-making
  • Development and management of sound fiscal practices
  • Research and maintenance of applicable current local laws, policies, and procedures relative to the Diploma Program
  • Performance of the function of an Internal Verifier for the Diploma Program’s assessors, according to City & Guilds procedures and standards
  • Ensure all graded assignments are course relevant, and completed and filed in a timely manner and according to policy
  • Ensure all unit grades and exam documents are posted in a timely manner and according to policy
  • Establishment and maintenance of relations with local industry to coordinate guest speakers and field trip locations, provide On the Job Training work sites, and secure graduate placement opportunities
  • Coordination of all Capstone and CBT exams, including ensuring the registration of students and preparation of the facilities and exam resources
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