Vice President, Student Life

  • Brac University (bracu)
  • Bangladesh
  • Mar 29, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Brac University

Search for Vice President, Student Life

Competitive Salary and Benefits

An exciting opportunity to make a substantial difference.

Under new leadership, Brac University is seeking to move well beyond being one of the leading universities in Bangladesh and position itself as one of Asia's leading international universities. To support this aim, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual with the ability to substantially increase the range and quality of student experiences at the University. If you haven't previously considered Bangladesh, then we urge you to think again. With one of the fastest growing and most vibrant economies in the world, the nation is a modern-day success story. Its rapidly diversifying economy is being powered by a talented and youthful population. Brac University is playing an integral role in the development of skilled graduates for a powerful knowledge-based economy. If you have experience of providing a comprehensive range of high-quality student services and a commitment to ensuring Brac University provides a truly world-class student experience we would like to hear from you.

Although Brac University has rapidly established itself as Bangladesh's leading private university. We now seek to be recognized as a high performing international university by delivering teaching excellence producing impactful research, and being recognized as a leader in student experience. We are proud to be associated with BRAC, the world's largest NGO and share its commitment to upholding human values and supporting sustainable development.

You will provide strategic leadership to the various Student Life units thereby enabling Brac University to provide a holistic range of student services across the University. You will be a strong advocate for the extra-curricular and co-curricular needs of the students. Functional activities will include student development, governance and student leadership, careers service, clubs and societies, health and wellbeing and residential and on-campus support services.

You will ideally have a well-developed understanding of higher education in the national and international context. Demonstrated success of building developmental activities for young adults would be highly beneficial as would experience of managing the activities of diverse membership groups. Furthermore, evidence of understanding and successfully responding to the needs of a broad stakeholder groups will be required.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with young adults is essential. Experience of undertaking similar previous assignments would be beneficial. 

Application Procedure

Interested parties are invited to download a copy of the candidate prospectus from https://www.bracu.ac.bd/about/career-at-bracu. To apply please send your application to: sl-hrd@bracu.ac.bd

Application deadline: 1 May 2021