Position Title: Dean of Computer Science Department

Activation Date: 2021-06-08, Announced Date: 2021-06-08, Expire Date: 2021-06-20

Job Location: Kabul


Category: Information Technolo

Employment Type: Permanent

Salary:As per the University Salary Scale Policy

Vacancy Number: BU - 1358

No. Of Jobs: 1


Years of Experience:3 to 5 Years Relevant Experience

Contract Duration:Two years with three month probationary period

Gender: Male/Female

Education:MS/MPhil in computer science, PhD will be preferred

Close date:2021-06-20

About Bakhtar University

Bakhtar University (BU) is one of the Afghanistan’s oldest and most prestigious privately held institutes. Established in 2005 from a small beginning at Kabul Polytechnic University, through its current location at Kart-e-Char, Bakhtar University is now recognized as being an integral part of Kabul. As an independent Afghanistan institution of higher education, BU as the first established privately held institution has been recognized with excellent and high quality programs comparable to its international affiliates such as Indira Gandhi National Open University, India, American International College USA, Georgetown University USA, Attaturk University, Turkey, University of Putra Malaysia (UPM). BU is pioneer in providing quality education in finance, accounting management and introducing master degree programs (MBA & MCS) for the first time in Afghanistan and is pioneer to provide permanent mechanism for obtaining higher academic & professional qualifications in Afghanistan. During its short existence, the university has made a significant impact in the field of higher education by reaching out to large section of the population with a range of diverse and relevant programs that are of high quality and affordable. Since its inception, the University has attracted approximately over 5000 students in various disciplines and enjoy a quality academic experience. (BU) offers a variety of specialist Undergraduate and Postgraduate in the areas of Business, Finance, Information Technology, Law, Journalism and Engineering which are directly linked to the human resource needs of the Afghanistan. All (BU) degree programs are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education Afghanistan and are also audited by The British Accredit System UK. The internationally recognized qualifications enable Bakhtar graduates to pursue rewarding careers in Afghanistan’s burgeoning employment market. Because of high quality teaching program, BU students are currently placed in prominent positions in both the public and private sectors across the region. BU’s Center for Language & Culture offers language courses in English. They range from English language study for University preparation. BU faculty is a mix of locally and internationally recruited academics with extensive teaching, business and industry experience. They bring years of knowledge gained from research in their respective fields into the class room providing students with a stimulating academic environment. Classes are small in number, allowing the lecturers to cater to the students’ individual needs. BU maintains a long and proud tradition of excellence in education combined with liberal values of enquiry strives to provide a fertile environment for bright young minds to flourish, where critical thinking is both encouraged and nurtured - qualities which characterize great institutes of learning. We have very close links to the community. The staff and the administration work very closely to promote high quality education. You will find that the years you spend at Bakhtar University will be amongst the most productive, challenging and interesting years of your life.

Job Description

The Dean will be the representative of the MCS/BCS faculty in the university.

  • The Dean will be responsible for all the meetings and for the growth of the faculty;
  • The dean will be responsible to implement the policies, rules and regulations assign by VCA in the faculty;
  • Supervision of administration and financial issues of the faculty;
  • Preparing the progress reports of the faculty and reporting all of them to VCA;
  • Calling meetings of the CR’s of all classes of the faculty, collecting the complaints and suggestions and solving the problems within the faculty;
  • Cooperating with the finance faculty for collecting student fees;
  • Motivating teachers to perform well;
  • Cooperating with other faculties and bringing innovation in all faculties with the approval of VCA and VC;
  • Supervise recruiting, staffing, training, and performance appraisals for faculty and staff members of the MCS/ BCS faculty;
  • Ensures compliance with concerning faculty and credentials in all MCS/BCS faculty programs;  
  • Helps recruit faculty students with Admissions office;
  • Prepare and supervise budget related to the on and off-campus of MCS/BCS faculty programs;
  • Completes Annual Reports for the faculty;
  • Completes and monitor Academic Assessment and Strategic Planning documents;
  • Exercise general supervision over the work and conduct, of faculty and staff in advising students of the MCS/BCS faculty;
  • Recommend the appointment, promotion, tenure and dismissal of faculty members after consultation with VCA;
  • The Dean shall direct the work of the faculty and administrative staff in the faculty;
  • Dean is responsible for all functions and matters of the respected Faculty;
  • In fulfilling the responsibilities of this office, the Dean shall preside call meetings of the faculty;
  • Supervise the curriculum, courses outline, and methods of instruction and work with faculty for improvement, implement the purposes of the faculty consistent with those of the University and the policies of the management;
  • Recruits new full-time and adjunct faculty members for the faculty with the approval of VCA;
  • Preparing course outline for the students;
  • Arranging meeting with VCA regarding the updated curriculum based on the market demand;
  • Collecting attendance report from all the faculty members and keeping record;
  • He/she has to take 8- 10 classes per week.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to identify priorities and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent language proficiency in Dari, Pashto, and English
  • 3 -5 years of relevant experience in this position.
  • Familiar with updated technology.

Submission Guideline

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs and supporting documents (verified and attested degrees or educational documents) via E-mail to hr@bakhtar.edu.af
Please ensure to write the number of vacancy and position you are applying for, in the subject line of your E-mail.
Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be given consideration. Candidates who meet the above criteria will be short listed;

Qualified Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply 

Address: Bakhtar University, Kart-e-Char Opposite to Ministry of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan - Contact Number 0093 (0)786353535

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