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Executive Director of the Office of the President


Department
Office of the President
Job Type
Executive
Applicant Type
All citizens
Type of Position
Full-Time
Closing Date
Dec 10, 2022

Office of the President is looking for candidates to the following vacant position:

 

Job Title: Executive Director  

Department: Office of the President 

Position reports to:  President of the University

 

Job Purpose Summary:

The President’s office is the highest executive office at KIMEP University. In view of this, Executive Director of Office of the President bears enormous responsibilities in keeping the President informed and familiar of all activities, and in assisting the President to make prudent decisions by providing information that is needed by the President. Executive Director is the head of the President’s Office and accordingly will supervise the activities of the staff in both the President’s Office and the DPRK Office. Once an executive decision is made by the President, the incumbent will ensure the rapid dissemination of the information to the appropriate people.     

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

 

Teaching requirement:

Teaching one course per year is optional.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. PhD in a relevant area from a Western university
  2. Successful experience as a manager in a higher education institution (7 years), including having a proven record of leadership and management, commensurate with this level of post.
  3. Significant experience in the management of change.
  4. A thorough understanding of Western higher education quality and standards and experience.
  5. Experience of managing professional and administrative support staff
  6. Interpersonal communication and committee skills appropriate for a senior member of the University.

 

Skills, Qualifications and Personal Requirements:

 

KIMEP University

KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty. KIMEP was established in 1992 and has built a solid regional reputation as a leading higher education provider. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by FIBBA. In addition, academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.

 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of the majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is Kazakhstan's financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital. In addition, Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia, with critical commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. Moreover, with a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research. 

 

Application Process:

Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University (via "Apply" button): 

- Full CV.

- A Cover letter that indicates the position applied for, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, and salary expectations.

- Please indicate your 2-3 referees' contact details in the application form. 

 

Closing date for submission of applications is December 10, 2022 (11:59 pm based on Almaty time).

 

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only. 

Only short­listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews by the Search Committee.

 

Address any related questions to our HR Manager recruitment@kimep.kz