Director (Admission & Examinations) - 01 post
Grade IB – (US$ 27,000 to US$ 40,000)
Preferred Maximum Age: 54 years (Initially five years and extendable as per Rules)
[The position is open for candidates from SAARC countries. Preference, however, would be given to candidates from countries other than India]
This is a very senior position as the incumbent would head the Admission & Examinations department of the university. Applications are invited for this position from highly experienced and efficient candidates from any of the SAARC countries. The University will exercise great care in ensuring adequate representation of the Member States in the Grade I positions. Age of the candidate should preferably be under 54 years. The position would have initially for five years and extendable for a maximum of another five years as per rules. Candidates, who prefer to come on deputation for shorter periods, may also apply.
The Director of Admissions & Examinations will be responsible for the whole range of activities associated with admissions and examinations in the University. These include the recruitment and admission of students, the coordination of University-wide examinations and the graduation of students. The Director and his/her team will provide efficient, effective and expedient responses to queries from students, staff and external organizations; follow up with relevant parties in relation to prospective student enquiries, examinations and graduation as required; maintain accurate records; administer the printing, preparation, record-keeping and delivery of examination papers; and organize public events such as open days, promotional expos and convocation ceremonies. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
Minimum Educational Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks or equivalent grades, plus at least 15 years related professional experience, of which 8 years as Deputy Registrar or in progressively responsible positions in a University/large academic institution. Successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of admissions, transfer credit requirements, degree verification, pre-conduct and post-conduct examinations and graduation procedures and processes, transcripts, academic record-keeping, and the ability to use initiative, establish priorities and meet multiple deadlines. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively; exceptional writing and speaking skills; experience of using necessary computational tools, databases, web applications and technology based student information systems including good knowledge of examination software and result automation, strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff, Ph.D. would be desirable.
Familiarity with establishment matters, particularly those relating to faculty, staff and student affairs. Qualifications and experience in modern management methods. Ph.D. and/or adequate experience in the pre-conduct and post-conduct of University examinations or other comparable examinations and also in semester system, and ability to take organizational charge of meetings of the University.