Academic City College Recruitment for Director of Quality Assurance

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Academic City College Recruitment for Director of Quality Assurance.


Academic City College Ghana is a premium tertiary education institution designed to nurture and develop the intellectual capital on the African continent. We have a dedicated focus on innovation-driven learning through new contexts and paradigms, within a transformative learning environment. Our premium teaching talent is facilitated with a state-of-the-art campus in Haatso, Accra, including amphitheater-style lecture halls, student-engaging classroom designs, latest technology/equipment, a venture incubator, and a modern-design engineering workshop. Comparable to educational institutions abroad, Academic City aims to drive holistic student development with a strong emphasis on activity-based learning, supplemented with entrepreneurial thinking, ethical decision-making, and social-emotional learning.

Job Description

  • Company: Academic City College
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Location;


Academic City College campus, Haatso, Accra, Ghana. This is a Full-time position and the base location for the position is Accra, Ghana.


Director of Quality Assurance will report to Provost, Academic City College Ghana

Core Responsibilities


  • Play an active role in the institution’s academic development team to ensure the institution achieves continued success for students and meets the future needs of the local communities
  • Establish trust and credibility with staff across the College, and external stakeholders including the local business community
  • Attend corporation meetings and represent the College at external events, as required
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Service Delivery

  • Oversee and manage quality assurance and enhancement activities throughout the College and its various faculties and departments
  • Play an active role in ensuring that quality assurance and enhancement issues are appropriately considered throughout the College
  • Manage preparations for external assessments of the College’s academic provision
  • Lead and manage the production of relevant quality assurance literature, reports, and other documentation
  • Develop, implement and maintain formally published regulations, in hardcopy and electronic form
  • Advise upon and develop memoranda of agreements for all collaborative arrangements relating to credit-bearing courses and activities, both internal and external
  • Manage the establishment and operation of collaborative links with partner institutions
  • Responsible for the management and administration of quality assurance systems
  • Being the key contact with regards External examining and coordination with the mentoring Universities of the College
  • Development, management, and administration of internal and statutory student surveys, annual monitoring process, course modification process, course feasibility study and validation processes, College’s course periodic review processes
  • Produce and provide executive summaries of all relevant internal and external documentation and outputs, as required by senior management and other audiences
  • Produce and provide reports and other forms of assurance for the Academic Board and the Governing Council
  • Develop academic-related policy documents
  • Be a member of College committees and bodies and ensure that the highest of academic quality standards are met with
  • Act as the key holder of the assessment and curricular components of the student records system
  • Assist in the preparation of the Student Handbook and other policy documentation as required

Planning and Organizing

  • Contribute to initiatives relating to quality assurance and enhancement at the institution
  • Contribute to the design and development of academic policies at the College
  • Plan and organize external quality assurance related reviews and audits
  • Plan the College’s on-going schedule of periodic reviews and validations
  • Produce reports as requested by the ARDAS relating to quality assurance and academic records activities.
  • Ensure that the service provided is an appropriate fit for the needs of the College and its affiliating Universities
  • Set and maintain strategic KPIs relating to the remit of the role, for reporting to senior management and governance level.


  • A higher degree of education in the areas of Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Communications and at least ten (10) years’ work experience in the higher education sector
  • Extensive experience of having worked in academics, quality assurance and managing a quality department at a higher educational institution
  • Experience of liaising with a broad range of academic and administrative staff at all levels across an institution.
  • Experience of having worked at international Universities in North America, Europe will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with an ability to focus, coordinate and synthesize data and information, produce concise, well-written reports which are suitable for a variety of audiences and make sound decisions based on information, to deliver effective results
  • Experience of working with external partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of duties concerning confidentiality, integrity, ethical values, equality, diversity and social responsibility reflecting the College’s values
  • Demonstrable commitment to customer service with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to think quickly under pressure with an aptitude for spotting and developing solutions
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV and a one-page cover letter to [email protected]

The subject line of the email should be “Application for < Role, Your Name >”

Application Deadline: 30th September 2019.



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