Academic Accreditation Consultant - STCA

Riyadh | Other

Key accountabilities

  • Providing academic accreditation requirements, input and advice to the Project Director in the delivery of the contract
  • Having communication skills, strategic thinking and leadership of change.
  • and procedures.
  • Leading efforts to achieve academic accreditation for the university.
  • Supervising, developing and implementing plans for academic accreditation and quality requirements in coordination with the university components.
  • Ensuring integration to achieve the requirements for academic accreditation in accordance with the requirements and standards of KSA authorities and external stakeholders
  • Filling out, preparing and reviewing products related to academic accreditation and ensuring their alignment with the requirements of academic accreditation.
  • Spreading the culture of quality assurance within the university through a specific time plan.
  • Acting as a liaison with external stakeholders and other authorities related to academic accreditation.
  • Following up the implementation of academic accreditation plans and submitting recommendations in order to evaluate and develop such plans
  • Conducting research and analysing data to identify potential problems or areas for improvement, before creating and executing a plan to ensure the institution meets curriculum and accreditation standards
  •  Evaluate current academic programs and student achievement.
  • Analyse data to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collect feedback from institutional stakeholders and develop plans for improvement.
  • Liaise with external reviewers and other accreditation organizations.
  • Develop and execute an accreditation plan in accordance with industry standards and external stakeholders in KSA
  • Ensure implementation of the accreditation plan is in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Monitor progress of the implementation of the accreditation plan and suggest improvements.
  • Create reports and arrangements regarding recommended changes and initiatives to implement

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • In-depth understanding of accreditation processes, requirements, standards and methods.
  • Knowledge of the academic higher education system and related operations.
  • Familiarity with accreditation agencies, protocols and regulations.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze large volumes of data in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Exceptional problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Expertise in conducting research and gathering evidence.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with stakeholders.

  Specific Requirements:

  • Doctorate Degree in a related field
  • Ability to positively influence key stakeholders within the Contract and business areas.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to liaise in a professional manner with staff at all levels in the organisation and with external parties.
  • Ability to develop self and contribute to the development of others across the Team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous experience in academic accreditation and quality through working for one of the educational institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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14/06/2023 03:06:00
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