Title Director of Programs
Categories Teaching
Location Saudi Arabia
Job Information

Job Title:                           Director of Programs
Area of Work:                   Academic Department
Department:                     General Administration
Location:                           Saudi Arabia
Salary Range:                   SAR 240,000 (£46k) P/A (Pro-Rata)
Working Pattern:             Full Time
Job Type:                           Contractual
Employment Duration:  Fixed Term (Renewable)

Director of Program required for a private college situated in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.  The college is committed to offering high quality educational opportunities to enable students to reach their individual academic goals.  To educate students to be leaders in the various fields of Business, Accounting, Management, Information Technology, Health & Social Care, and Communication in a global economy, by combining the strong analytical and communications skills with thorough understanding of business principles and spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship.  The site boasts prospects for promising growth infused with intellectual, social and cultural diversity, and a sense of civic responsibility.

Job Description
Are you able to offer exceptional leadership through a clearly articulated strategy?  Are you able to demonstrate best practice in teaching and learning?  Are you driven by a passion for the development of all students to their true potential and the delivery of excellence in everything you do?  Are you able to motivate, include and inspire students and staff at all levels?  Are you positive, confident in your ability to drive change, resilient, open and approachable?  Are you willing to be measured by your outcomes?

The director of programs is responsible for the execution, management, supervision and evaluation of all the organization’s programs in accordance with the national standards set out by the organization. As a member of the senior management team, the director of programs participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned  If this sounds like you then please forward an up to date CV to the email address provided.

Job Specification

It is accepted that candidates will have varying depths of expertise in the areas listed as “essential” and are unlikely to have all the experience listed as “desirable”


Essential: Master Degree
Desirable: Teaching qualification

Background, skills and experience


  • Responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all activities of the program in accordance with National Standards
  • Remain up-to-date on all modifications to the National Standards implementing the same in a timely and organized manner
  • Responsible for the supervision and management of the data management software
  • Compile, maintain and report on the monthly, quarterly and annual program statistics.
  • Analyze trends in the program, identifying issues and developing and recommending solutions to the executive director
  • Implement, manage, supervise and evaluate all activities related to the leader programs


  • Direct, plan and coordinate the work of the program staff including supervision and evaluation, training and team building
  • Organize and attend weekly departmental meetings to maintain effective communication
  • Ensure adequate and qualified staff to carry out the program activities
  • In consultation with the executive director, responsible for the selection, hiring, coaching, and discipline of the program employees

Personal qualities


  • Innovative thinker who seeks innovative solutions to problem solving
  • Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound computer skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills


  • Creative, visionary leader who should inspire staff and students
  • The experienced professional fosters cohesion and sense of working for the well-being of the college

Evidence of background, qualifications, skills and experience will be assessed against your application and references provided. Personal qualities will be assessed against references and your performance at interview.

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