Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 11:30

Position Summary

The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) from persons with a dedicated academic career and vision, experience, integrity, energy, and determination.  AUIS is a private and not-for-profit institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal, professional, and scientific knowledge and preparing leaders for the community.  AUIS is a leading university in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  The Coordinator of IE reports directly to the President and will be responsible for all related institutional effectiveness activities of AUIS including but not limited to:

  • Leading the Institutional Effectiveness activities and the Faculty Department Chairs, Director of Preparatory Program, Professional Development Institute, and Institute of Regional and International Studies in their quality assurance operations and education

  • Planning, organizing, implementing and coordinating activities necessary for Academy wide assessment and effectiveness

  • Participating in developing activities designed to keep the academic community current with regard to assessment requirements (Faculty and Staff Development Center)

  • Disseminating assessment results to appropriate bodies in a comprehensive annual report

  • Facilitating on-going processes for institutional effectiveness, documenting the demonstration of program effectiveness

  • Implementing appropriate reward and recognition schemes and providing coaching to the Institutional Effectiveness Team

  • Driving and measuring quality performance through key performance indicators

  • Upholding, safeguarding and promoting AUIS’ values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity and corporate social responsibility


  • Master’s degree from an accredited university. Doctoral degree is preferred

  • Knowledge about American education system

  • Competent in research process, including data collection, analysis, statistical reporting, and use of statistical methods

  • Experienced and skilled in working with data dictionaries and in the use of computer applications to manage the data and produce statistical reports and analysis

  • Able to translate qualitative data into usable information for planning, assessment and other decision-making purposes

  • Support strategic planning through knowledge of issues in higher education and conducting appropriate literature search to obtain information

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English

Submitting an application 

 The Recruitment Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue to work until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, applications should be received as soon as possible and include:

  • A letter of interest

  • Summary of qualifications

  • Resume

  • Three professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.