International Business College Mitrovica (IBCM)
Position Title: Director
Location: Mitrovica, Kosovo
Term of Appointment: Two year full-time appointment with possibility of renewal
Vacancy deadline: December 1st, 2016. Open until filled.
The International Business College Mitrovica (IBCM) invites applications for the position of Director. IBCM is an internationally accredited professional higher education institution offering 2-year vocational diplomas and 3.5-year Bachelor Degrees in the fields of Business, Public Administration and Environmental and Agricultural Management. IBCM issues its own diplomas as well as double degrees from the Lillebaelt Academy of Professional Higher Education in Denmark and the University College Lillebaelt. IBCM is accredited at the institutional and programme level by EVALAG, a German accreditation agency and member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), since 2012.
IBCM is based in two modern campuses in Mitrovica, serving the different communities present in the city. It is characterised by its application-oriented approach, which ensures that its graduates hold a qualification that is relevant to the rapidly developing regional job market. The IBCM motto “From Theory to Practice” is a commitment to a permanent orientation to the world of work. All courses are conducted in English.
IBCM was founded by and operates under Spark since 2010. Spark is an international NGO based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, which develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their conflict affected societies into prosperity.
The position of Director is a full-time, two-year appointment with possibility of extension. The Director works across two campuses in north and south Mitrovica, Kosovo, with 250 students and 40 staff members including faculty. The college is funded through a mix of international and local government funding as well as self-generated income through tuition fees, professional services and grants. The Director will be tasked with growing the student body, expanding access to programmes relevant to working professionals, and implementing an applied research strategy.
Main tasks & responsibilities
The Director is responsible to the IBCM Supervisory Board. The Director shall:
Requirements & skills:
If you are interested, please send us your letter of motivation outlining how you meet the above criteria, along with a CV and three references, no later than December 1st, 2016. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted during the month of December and interviews will be held in December and/or January, which may include a site visit to Mitrovica. Only complete applications will be reviewed. The vacancy will remain open until filled.
Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Application: Director of IBCM’ in the subject line.
For more information and enquiries, contact email@example.com or visit the IBCM website, www.ibcmitrovica.eu.
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