Based at Sunway University, Malaysia, the post holder will support the Academic Dean of Lancaster University-Sunwayby playing a primary role in the coordination and delivery of a wide range of academic service functions in support of the partnership with Sunway University. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for developing and maintaining a broad range of effective working relationships, with colleagues at Lancaster Universitys main campus, partner organizations and external stakeholders.Major DutiesSupport the Academic Dean in the effective delivery of dual-degree programmes at LU-Sunway and be responsible for developing and delivering a range of support services.Coordinate academic and professional services at Sunway including delivery of service on site and coordination of services between units in Lancaster and Sunway, as well as external stakeholders.Assist the Academic Dean in hosting visitors and delegations from LU and elsewhere.Act as an Ambassador and representative for LU-Sunway and Lancaster University nationally and internationally, including external events.Consult with the full range of stakeholders (e.g. academic departments, faculties, schools/colleges, funding bodies etc.) to ensure that service delivery approaches and associated policies continue to meet the needs of those stakeholders. Support LUs Human Resources, Finance and other divisions to ensure relevant information is secured in support of the regulatory requirements for LU and its Staff to operate in Malaysia.Acting as a point of contact and liaison for LU and Sunway staff members and students, in regard to policies, procedures and regulations to both LU and Sunway staff and students.Liaising with Sunway and LU to ensure requirements and deadlines are met by both partners.Ensuring relevant Sunway staff have access to relevant systems, especially the LU International Partner Site for moderation (SharePoint), and that any system-related issues are dealt with in a timely fashion.Assist LU in ensuring that required staff, student, course, programme and other information is properly captured and maintained in a manner compliant with appropriate procedures. This will include data processing in LU IT systems. With an understanding of Sunway quality assurance and academic regulations, ensure that LU quality assurance processes and relevant academic regulations are understood and applied appropriately.Supporting LU and Sunway IT departments in providing effective systems to support teaching, learning and assessment. Person SpecificationAppropriate combination of professional qualifications, experience and education.Effective personal, written and oral communication skills including the ability to present information in an accurate and appropriate format.Experience of coordinating a wide range of administrative and/or customer support services, for both internal and external stakeholders.Demonstrable ability to work with culturally diverse multinational teams including those located in different countries.High level of digital skills including the ability to process, interpret and present quantitative information using Microsoft Office and other software.Demonstrable ability to manage competing demands and conflicting deadlines.Ability and willingness to travel internationally.Experience of planning and organising visits, including hosting visitors and delegations.Demonstrable understanding of issues relating to collaborative teaching provision, including regulatory and compliance issues.Experience in supporting committees e.g., preparing agendas, drafting reports, writing minutes and following-up on outstanding actions. We thank all applicants forexpressing theirinterest in this vacancy. Please note that onlyshortlisted applicants willbe notified.
Type : Company job
Role : N/A
Industry : Education
Salary : Not Disclosed
Sunway University is one of Malaysia’s leading private universities. It has received the top 5-star ratings for its teaching, facilities and graduate employability by the international university rating organization “QS”. It has also received the 5-star (“excellent”) rating three times in a row in the national university quality assessment exercise SETARA. Sunway University is owned by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and is a not-for-profit institution. The University occupies a state-of-the-art campus opened in 2015 at the heart of Sunway Resort City, linked by canopy level walkways to all of the amenities of the Sunway locality including the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall. The University has experienced strong annual growth in recent years and is rapidly developing its academic programmes and research. The University has strong collaborations with leading institutions Worldwide and offers dual degrees with Lancaster University, UK, a global top 1% institution. [University licence no.: DU025(B)].