AFU maintains a compensation program reflective of its mission and values. The total compensation program offered includes travel, medical insurance, bonuses, funeral expenses, etc... AFU considers the competitive marketplace, the relative value of each position to the University, individual performance, qualifications, and experience when compensating employees. The compensation program is designed to enable the University to successfully attract, develop, retain, and reward employees for their performance and contributions. AFU compensates all employees on an equal basis without regard to race, color, religion, sex, origin or people with special needs. In addition, AFU provides an amount equivalent to one month’s salary for each year of complete service. Understandably, this benefit (often called “gratuity” pay), is in lieu of retirement benefits. The following descriptions are intended to provide some basic information about the compensation program and benefits plans. All benefits plans are subject to change. AFU policies are amendable as per sole discretion of the university.
Employees are granted a housing allowance as per AFU Policy.
AFU provides furniture allowance for academic staff member for four consecutive years paid only once during the period of service at AFU as follows:
Upon the termination of the contract by any of the two parties, the Second Party shall pledge to pay the First Party the value of furniture according to the following scale:
Terms of Entitlement:
The Total amount will be paid to the faculty member after filling the education allowance form along with letter from school mentioning total amount for fees or payment receipts in case the faculty member has already made payment to the school.
As per Dubai Health Authority AFU is responsible for employee health insurance, as a best human resources practice Al Falah University (AFU) provides all its staff and eligible family members as per employee rank and grade with health insurance services through an approved service provider. The staff and eligible dependents are enrolled upon obtaining the UAE residence visa.
Staff and family members eligible for health insurance are Self, Spouse and 3 Children under 18 years old, subject to the UAE resident, and are unemployed and unmarried.
Overseas recruited expatriate staff will be eligible for the following:
AFU is committed to the payment of issuing and renewal of UAE Residency for Staff Member. Meanwhile, Staff are responsible for ensuring that their passports and all other official documents are in good order and valid at all times
Administrative salaries are based on grades, the annual increment & promotion to next grade would be based on performance appraisal’s evaluation score, increment amount is the sole discretion of the university.
The end of Service Benefit will be calculated based on MOHRE laws and regulations of the UAE.
AFU shall pay the expenses related to transferring the remains of a deceased AFU staff member to the staff member’s country of origin. The university shall honor all the deceased AFU member’s rights stated in their contract including the end of service benefits. Moreover, a deceased AFU staff member’s family is entitled to the entire monthly salary during which month the death occurred.