CAREER OPPORTUNITY


Grab a unique opportunity to work at the top ranked private university in Bangladesh (according to QS Asian University Rankings). We are inviting applications for the following position:

Position: Vice President, International

Job Role
The selected candidate will spearhead the creation and fostering of international activities that support teaching, learning, research, and engagement throughout the university. Furthermore, the position entails designing international student and scholar services, domestic and international student services, program and research initiative development, faculty collaboration and coordination, international partnerships, campus events and activities, marketing and communication, data collection, as well as working with international universities, institutes and research centers.

Major Responsibilities

  • Design strategies to develop a fully functional International Unit aimed to engage faculty and students from both home and abroad
  • Represent the university nationally and internationally on the scope decided by the Vice Chancellor & President
  • Explore opportunities in hiring of International faculty members and staff, plan and manage their engagement, onboarding and facilities at BRAC University (BRACU)
  • Be responsible to guide and enroll foreign students at BRACU
  • Identify, evaluate and prioritize opportunities, networks and points of collaboration between campus academic units and international partners
  • Identify, cultivate, evaluate and sustain strategic partnerships with institutions of higher education to advance international engagement
  • Provide transition support, expert advising, and visa services for international students and scholars
  • Support international teaching and learning and increase intercultural understanding through events and programs

Requirements

  • This is an inaugural role at BRACU and requires strategic thinking, leadership ability with determination to succeed alongside proven experience of developing successful international partnerships and business opportunities, ideally in the higher education sector
  • A Ph.D. degree is preferable
  • In-depth knowledge of issues relating to comprehensive internationalization within the context of higher education including international students and scholars, education abroad, international initiatives and partnerships, teaching and learning applied to international education, and international research funding and collaborations
  • Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse individuals, groups and cultures
  • Ability to work independently

Application Procedure
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online through www.bracu.ac.bd/about/career-at-bracu or hrd@bracu.ac.bd by 7 April 2019. Any attempt to unethically influence the selection process will disqualify the candidate’s application.

Foreign nationals are encouraged to apply.

BRAC University
66 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh