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Position Title: Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs

Job Location: Kabul

Nationality: Afghan

Category: Education

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: As per the university pay scale

Vacancy Number: BU-702

No. Of Jobs:1

City: Kabul

Organization: Bakhtar University

Years of Experience:3-5 Years

Contract Duration: Permanent

Gender: Male

Education: Master’s Degree in Public Administration Leadership Business Administration or related field Ph.D. degree is preferred

Close date:2023-11-15

About Bakhtar University:

Bakhtar University (BU) is one of Afghanistan’s oldest and most prestigious privately held institutions. It was established in 2005 from a small beginning at Kabul Polytechnic University, through its current location at Kart-e-Char. Bakhtar University is now recognized as being an integral part of the economy in the academic of Afghanistan. BU offers a variety of specialists in postgraduate and undergraduate in the areas of Business, Finance and Information Technology, Law, Political Science, Engineering, and Journalism which are directly linked to the human resource needs of Afghanistan.

Job Description:


  1. As the chief academic officer of the BU, the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs oversees all academic and student affairs functions within the Bakhtar University, and is reportable to the Chancellor and through the Chancellor to the Board of Directors. The position entails the following responsibilities.

  2. Oversee the academic enterprise consistent with the BU vision and mission, values, and standards.  

  3. Review courses and make and update curriculum/program for all the faculties and departments.

  4. Oversee production of reports, including enrollment and programs offered/programs completed.

  5. Make recommendations on accreditation issues and follow-up.

  6. Develop and recommend an annual academic calendar.

  7. Develop and revise BU policies and procedures as needed to implement BU goals and expectations, and to ensure compliance. 

  8. Review and make recommendations on admission requirements.

  9. Review institutional tenure policies for quality and consistency.

  10. Provide oversight of retention management initiatives.

  11. Develop and support diversity policies and activities.

  12. Strategic planning for the improvement of BU.

  13. Provide direction, advice, and evaluation to academic and student affairs staff positions.

  14. Serve on various councils/committees, as assigned.

  15. Supervises the deans of all the faculties and the director of the Library, evaluating and approving their recommendations for faculty hiring, promotion, and tenure.

  16. Supervises budget preparation for the academic and academic-related programs, allocating and reallocating funds and resources to and from these programs.

  17. Provides leadership in creating and maintaining academic standards and policies.

Job Requirements:

Record of successful academic accomplishments. 

  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible senior-level experience at the dean or higher level at a research institution. 

  • Experience in academic planning, program and policy development, and leadership. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and collegially with the many constituencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success and to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Fluency in English and other native languages.

Submission Guideline:

  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs and supporting documents (verified and attested degrees or educational documents) via E-mail to

  • Please ensure to write the vacancy number and the position you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail.

  • Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Candidates who meet the above criteria will be short-listed;

  • Address: Kart-e-Char Opposite to Ministry of Higher Education

  • Kabul, Afghanistan

Submission Email:

Neat Desk
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