University of Wollongong in Dubai

A leading private University serving the interests of the UAE

A centre of teaching and learning excellence

Significant leadership opportunity

Established in 1993 the University of Wollongong in Dubai is one of the UAE's oldest and most prestigious private universities.

With national accreditation, the University offers quality teaching across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs to 3,500 students.

The President has high level engagement with UAE business, government and education bodies and also the University of Wollongong in Australia, the University's closest academic partner. The President reports to the Group CEO.

The successful person who understands the business of education will need to have:

A doctoral qualification or PhD.

At least 5 years as a Senior Executive of a large corporation or as Dean or Head of Department of the university or similar institution.

An understanding of international education - ideally both in the UAE and Australia.

The ability to run an educational business in excess of $132 million revenue.

An attractive tax free package is offered.

For a confidential discussion and to receive the Information Pack, contact the consultant from Odgers Berndston Executive Search advising the University on the details below.

Name: Kerryn Wilson

Phone: +61 2 9460 1481 or Mobile +61 428 806 805


Closing date for applications is the 18th August 2014

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