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Dean of Law School

KIMEP University
Almaty (KZ)
Date posted
Jan 28, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

KIMEP University

School of Law

Post Title:                      Dean

Academic Unit:              School of Law

Main Purpose of Post:

To provide strategic leadership and strategic management in the academic and operational development of the College

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Administers Department heads, faculty, staff and students of college.
  2. Approves: work curriculum and syllabuses for disciplines; the catalog of electives; individual academic schedules of students.
  3. Organizes and conducts professional orientation and hiring procedures for college.
  4. Supervises scheduling of classes, examinations, tests, and supervises their execution.
  5. Monitors and regulates organization of academic process, academic workshops and professional internships.
  6. Makes a notion for student transfer from one year of study to the next. Admits students to examinations.
  7. Gives permission to take or re-take term examinations early.
  8. Ensures implementation of University-wide policies and regulations within the College
  9. Ensures the proper use and allocation of all resources - physical, information, human and financial, including delivering the plan within budget.
  10. Contributes fully to the University's corporate planning and communications processes and lead the development of College Plans, including the setting of income generation targets.
  11. Is responsible for the management of all staff in the College including, the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment.
  12. Chairs the College Council and to uphold and promote the University's mission, vision and values.
  13. Assures the academic quality of academic processes and outputs (research, consultancy and teaching and learning), the maintenance of academic standards, and ensure a fair and appropriate service to students.
  14. Acts as an ambassador for the College and the University to appropriate employers and other bodies, policy makers and other stakeholders.
  15. Operates as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
  16. Undertakes such duties as may be commensurate with the post as required from time to time by the VPAA or his/her proxy.
  17. Organizes and implements innovative learning technologies, as well as the use of teaching aids.
  18. Works to strengthen and develop material and technical facilities of college.
  19. Brings to the College Advisory Board issues related to improving educational process as well as student training.

Key tasks

  1. Develops a strategy for the development of the college.
  2. Strengthens and develops external communications with employers and educational authorities.
  3. Examines educational and labor markets for majors provided at college.
  4. Supervises academic, educational and scientific work of college. Heads development and implementation of educational and vocational programs, curricula, academic course programs as well as all accreditation efforts.
  5. Organizes development of scientific-methodological and academic-methodological support of academic process.
  6. Develops intercollege quality system of professional education.
  7. Holds College Councils at least 4 – 6 times a year.
  8. Holds regularly scheduled meetings with Associate Deans and Chairs
  9. Monitors staffing at departmental and college levels
  10. Ensures course planning and teaching allocations are made before teaching commences
  11. Assesses and  prioritises resource needs
  12. Monitors all project work within college reporting to as appropriate
  13. Monitors and advise upon expenditure
  14. Oversees the supervision of lecturers and memoire/ dissertation supervisors

Teaching requirements

1 course per year

Minimum qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (i.e., PhD or JD) from a recognized, accredited university Minimum five years of experience at the college level administration preferably: at relevant position of Associate Dean or Dean. Minimum five years teaching experience;        Prior management ability of faculty & administrative teams; Fluent in English; Ability to work with complicated agenda and demanding deadlines successfully Proficient with all forms of communication technology The candidate will be ready to address a wide array of issues and will be comfortable representing the College in a public forum

Ideally, the candidate will be ready to address a wide array of issues and can represent the college and university in a public forum

Preferred requirements:

• Rank of Associate Professor

• International experience including Central Asia and Kazakhstan

• Ability to speak Kazakh and/or Russian


Please submit the following documents to KIMEP University HR portal portal (via “Apply button”):

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