Powers and Responsibilities of the Dean

The powers and responsibilities of the dean include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop, together with the faculty program manager and Academic Council, core process performance standards, procedures and guidelines;
  • Ensure customer and stakeholder satisfaction on the faculty’s core processes and programs;
  • Developing better work systems, environment and incentive system so as to improve motivation of staff, efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Establish and maintain bilateral and multilateral partnerships with international and local bodies;
  • Represent and advocate his faculty in internal and external affairs, in external intellectual and social affairs and events; attend and speak on behalf of his faculty on annual process and university meetings;
  • Ensure the provision of resources, facilities, training and education needed for the faculty’s staff;
  • Ensure that budget for scholarship related costs such as airfare are allocated in their annual plans.
  • Ensure the delivery of adequate, continuous and relevant staff development, training and education programs in collaboration with international partners, university leadership and others;
  • Authorize temporary degrees issued by the faculty;
  • Authorize permanent degrees together with the President;
  • Create, improve and maintain core processes in academic, research and outreach services;
  • Set target performance levels, for the core processes of the faculty, communicate the goal and process map for its attainment to the faculty’s core process teams;
  • Develop better designs, technologies and mechanisms to improve process performance;
  • Implement continuous quality management and process improvement initiatives;
  • Develop appropriate staff development programs in line with the target performance goals of the faculty’s core processes;
  • Conduct periodic and continuous impact assessment and evaluation on the performance of the faculty’s core processes;
  • Benchmark local and foreign best practices in areas related to the faculty’s services and deliverables and process;