BOARD OF TRUSTEES (BOT)
The Board of Trustees (BoT) primary duty is to ensure the positive image of the university is maintained in the society and globally. The BoT should have sufficient knowledge and experience with operating a large business or institution.
The President of the University is responsible to the BoT. Within the policies and regulations of the Board, the President of the University, as chief executive officer, has general authority and responsibility for the University and for keeping the Board of Trustees informed regarding the University in a timely and appropriate manner.
The main responsibility of the University Council is to formulate the budget of Al Falah University (AFU) and to confer on the financial position of the University.
The Council also makes the policies and procedures related to the University’s participation in community service.
Additionally, the Council makes the plans for relations between AFU and other academic institutions on an international level.
The university council is chaired by the President of AFU. This council is composed of the College Deans, Representatives from each College, Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Quality Assurance and Centre, Director of Finance, General Service Unit Manager, Director of Admission and Registration Unit, Director of Information Technology, and two AFU students.
A College Dean is appointed by the University President. The Dean holds a PhD degree and usually holds the rank of Associate or Professor. The Dean of the college serves as its chief academic and administrative officer.
DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
A Dean of student affairs is appointed by the University President. The Dean holds a PhD degree and usually holds the rank of Associate or Professor. The Dean of student affairs’ primary goal is to direct those services offered to the student at the university and is directly responsible to the President.
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION AND REGISTRATION
The Director of Admission and Registration Unit plans, organizes and manages all of the activities related to students’ registration. The Director of Admission and Registration will oversee plans and coordinates complex operational and student registration assignments and special projects within and/or across operating units; gathers, organizes, analyses information, develops and prepares recommendations.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE UNIT
The Director of Finance unit is responsible for directing the financial affairs, controlling the flow of cash through the university, and maintaining the integrity of the funds to insure financial stability.
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES UNIT
Provides innovative leadership to human resource in the university, and designs, implements and oversees the various human resource policies and procedures to support the university, mission, and vision. He/she provides innovative human resource leadership, performs entry- level professional duties in one or more major areas of the Human Resources function.
DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The Director of information technology (IT) oversees the design, development, and maintenance of networked computer systems and software applications serving the needs of the academic and administrative entities affiliated with the university.
DIRECTOR OF LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER (LRC/LIBRARY)
The Director of Learning Resources provides leadership for the acquisition of books and serial publications in all formats. The Director of Learning Resources works closely with faculty, students, and other university staff members within the community. The Director of Learning Resources ensures the development and evaluation of the collections, continuation of titles, regular, and the updating of the learning resources catalog and webpage regarding all holdings of the learning resources. The position serves on the Electronic Resources Committee. In addition, this position shares in providing reference assistance to students, faculty, staff, and other members of the University community.
DIRECTOR OF MEDIA OFFICE
Director of Media is responsible to plan and organize strategies for university media unit and supervise all the university articles, publications, posts of the university website and social media accounts.
DIRECTOR OF QUALITY ASSURANCE AND ACCREDITATION CENTER (QAAC)
The Director of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Centre (QAAC) is appointed by the University President. The Director holds a PhD degree and preferably to hold the rank of Associate or Professor. The Director of the QAAC is considered part of the senior management at the University where the QAAC is directly linked to the University President. Therefore, the Director of the QAAC should report directly to the President on any matter related to quality. The Director may also be invited to the Deans’ Council so that s/he can participate in the academic decision-making process. The Director of the QAAC should work with the President to support the University’s development of learning- and quality-related policies and strategies, liaise with Deans and managers of Units and Centres at AFU, and interface with external Quality Assurance agencies and organizations.
GENERAL SERVICES UNIT MANAGER
The GSU Manager oversees and administers the day-to-day supporting services at the university.
STUDENT RECRUITMENT MANAGER
Students recruitment Manager is responsible for the student recruitments for the university. The job role includes visits schools, colleges and meets with school administrators and counsellors to promote outreach activities within assigned territory and as required to assist other recruiters at his unit. His role also includes coordination and implementation of various recruitment programs and marketing strategies for programs and special events relating to targeted students, transfer, or under-represented groups in the fulfilment of recruitment efforts.
Organize and host school counsellors at AFU to have campus tours for marketing and student recruitments.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (EHS) OFFICER
An EHS Officer is appointed by the University President and is directly responsible to report to him. The Environmental Health and Safety Officer will develop, coordinate, evaluate, and execute university policies and procedures that will ensure the health and safety of faculty, staff, students, and visitors. In accordance with regulatory mandates, topics included will be complex technical areas such as hazard control and risk management, occupational safety and health, and fire prevention.
He may work with or have access to professionals with administrative, engineering, chemical, radiation, occupational, environmental, and fire safety credentials and will be prepared to assess, measure, and evaluate potential hazards which the University community may encounter for purposes of developing safety related programs to heighten safety awareness among staff, faculty, and students.
E-LEARNING COORDINATOR (AS APPLICABLE)
An eLearning coordinator is appointed by the University President and directly responsible to report to the Director of ITC. The coordinator will provide support for the implementation of e-learning policies, and work with teaching staff to develop sustainable high-quality online learning activities appropriate for the discipline, incorporating sound educational design principles, and consistent with the Colleges’ policies.