academic colleagues in the Schools and involves working to a very tight, nonnegotiable timeline that is set by the accreditation bodies.
Rapidly build up knowledge of accreditation requirements, from information supplied by accreditation bodies and other sources acquired by Schools.
Advise School staff on expectations of accreditation bodies.
Confirm timeline for each reaccreditation exercise and keep senior colleagues on track to meet the deadlines.
Source appropriate colleagues to input to re-accreditation exercise, and confirm nature and timing of input.
Liaise with other divisions to be present for the accreditation visit.
Draft documents and gain agreement on key supporting documents that will provided during accreditation visit.
Seek comments within the Schools on final documents, report and present of progress, Submit documents for approval.
Ensure full documents submitted to accreditation body on time.
Circulate appropriate documentation to colleagues taking part in the accreditation visit at least a month before the visit.
Confirm with colleagues sources of information and evidence.
Manage collection and analysis of information and check answers the requirements of appropriate accreditation body.
Research information and evidence not currently available within the University, such as using the internet to provide comparison with competitors.
Ensure data collected is accurate.
Make judgement on what should be included in the submission documents distilling information from the range of sources into a coherent picture that fits with the strategic plan of the School.
Write, edit and prepare draft submission documents and key supporting evidence. Edit content to ensure it reads as series of compelling quality focused statements about the Schools and programs provisions.
Confirm appropriateness of submission through discussions with accreditation body contacts. Make adjustments as necessary.
Finalize documents following comments from different divisions, school and Academic Affairs councils, and prior to submission for University council for approval.
If necessary, make adjustments prior to submission to accreditation body.
Liaise with accreditation bodies to agree visit date and accommodation / entertainment requirements for panel.
Liaise with IRS division to ensure booking of rooms, accommodation, payments, and other requirements for the accreditation visits are met.
Agree timeline of visit with related divisions and colleagues, ensuring all aware of nature and timing of their input during the visit arrange and deliver briefings.
Liaise with colleagues to organize current student input to visit.
Ensure supporting documentation available for provision to panel.
Brief visit coordinator on requirements of accreditation panel on arrangements made and on work the coordinator needs to complete.
advises and supports compliance efforts for programs that have, or seek, professional accreditation.
Skills and Qualifications
What Makes HBMSU Unique?
HBMSU is an institution with many opportunities on the horizon. Being one of the first movers in e-learning in the Arab World, and having been the first accredited e-
learning academic institution by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research have given the university a competitive advantage.
The University’s commitment to transform education in the Arab World remains strong. The university has a particular focus on areas of particular relevance to today’s Arab World.
Its mission focuses on lifelong learning and the technological dimensions of education that are becoming increasingly important in an increasingly competitive educational market.
The early stages of development of the university have been associated with the following areas which we intend to preserve as the institution develops and grows :
We will work together to make HBMSU the University of Choice to the Arab World with international significance a reality, and we will provide the necessary evidence for our stakeholders in particular our major funding partner the government of Dubai to see us that way.
As we make each decision, we will keep in mind making HBMSU a better place, for learners, faculty, staff and the community we serve.