Career Opportunities

Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the businesses and communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable human and economic development in Asia and throughout the world.

To achieve our mission of developing the next generation of leaders, we aim to recruit global changemakers and professionals who share our values for empowering women through higher education. We seek talented dynamic professionals and passionate people to join our team. Working at AUW means being part of a diverse community who are united by a shared commitment to positive social change.

Current Job Openings at Asian University for Women

Faculty, Instructors and Fellows

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Applied Microeconomics

The Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Economics, and will be expected to teach Microeconomics and its applied courses, with a focus on, and relevance for, developing Asian countries. Further, she/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Economics, with a specialization in Microeconomics or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Economics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major, as well as Social Analysis courses for the General Education Requirement.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Microeconomics related courses such as, Industrial organization, Game theory, Behavioural Economics, Welfare Economics and public policy, Environmental Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education, Urban Economics and Public Economics, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Anthropology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology to the Undergraduate Core Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Anthropology, and will be expected to teach Anthropology-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching. The successful candidate will also be expected to take the lead in developing the work of the Assam Studies Center at AUW.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Anthropology or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Track record of research relevant to Assam
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Anthropology or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability and willingness to teach students whose native language is not English
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees
  • Provide leadership to the Assam Studies Center

Teaching requirements: Seven 4-credit courses per academic year on topics to be decided in consultation with Program Head.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint two Assistant/Associate Professors of Bioinformatics to the Undergraduate Science and Math Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Bioinformatics, and will be expected to teach related courses under the science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Bioinformatics/computer science or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Bioinformatics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Teaching requirement: six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach:

Faculty 1: General Biology (part I and part II), Biotechnology, Molecular Evolution, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Faculty 2: Introduction to Bioinformatics (with lab), Advanced Bioinformatics with programming (with lab), Computational Biology, Genomics/Proteomics, Seminar/Thesis, and other courses in support of the Bioinformatics curriculum.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chattogram, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd  by April 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology to the Undergraduate Core Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Evolution, and will be expected to teach related courses under the core science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Evolutionary Biology or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Evolution and related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Teaching requirement:  4-credit Evolution course -six sections per academic year; expected to teach:

Evolution course (six sections) in the Core Program.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chattogram, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd  by April 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Finance

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Finance, and will be expected to teach Finance-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Finance or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Finance or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major as well as Finance minor.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Finance related courses such as, Introduction to Finance, Accounting, Investment and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, International Finance, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Macroeconomics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Economics, and will be expected to teach Macroeconomics and its applied courses, with a focus on, and relevance for, developing Asian countries. Further, she/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Economics, with a specialization in Macroeconomics or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Economics or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English.

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students with Economics major, as well as Social Analysis courses for the General Education Requirement.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees.

Teaching requirements: At least six 4-credit courses per academic year; expected to teach Macroeconomics related courses such as, International Trade; Money and Banking; Macroeconomics for Business Management; Globalization and Stability; Economic Growth; Policies, Institutions and Macroeconomic Performance; Managerial Economics, among others.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Philosophy

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Philosophy, and will be expected to teach philosophy-related courses under the PPE course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Philosophy or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Philosophy or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd . Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Politics

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Politics to the Undergraduate Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Political Science, and will be expected to teach related courses under the PPE course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Political Science or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Political Science or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach the liberal arts to students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Psychology

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology to the Undergraduate Program. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Psychology, and will be expected to teach Psychology-related courses as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Psychology or related field, from a recognized university.
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Psychology or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability and willingness to teach students whose native language is not English
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

Duties:

  • Plan, develop, and teach courses and seminars for undergraduate students.
  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students.
  • Supervise students in developing and implementing senior thesis projects including guiding them in data analysis, thesis writing and presentation.
  • Attract funding and engage in research.
  • Provide leadership and service on academic committees
  • Provide leadership to the Assam Studies Center

Teaching requirements: Seven 4-credit courses per academic year on topics to be decided in consultation with Program Head.

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world. The university is dedicated to teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting, with a strong commitment to research and scholarly engagement. Further information about AUW is available at https://asian-university.org

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Public Health

The Asian University for Women seeks to appoint an Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health to the Undergraduate Science and Math Program. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years, renewable for a further period, subject to satisfactory performance.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in Public Health, and will be expected to teach related courses under the science course categories as appropriate. She/he will be expected to make a significant contribution to research, identify new opportunities and sources of funding for research and also play an active role in University operations, for example, by taking on a significant administrative role in relation to research and/or teaching.

AUW values diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision.

Requirements:

Essential

  • A doctorate in Public Health or related field
  • Track record of research of international excellence
  • Demonstration of effective teaching in Public Health or related courses
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Ability or willingness to teach students whose native language is not English

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience or interest working in Asia
  • Experience or interest working at women’s colleges

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East. Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities (Andrew W. Mellon Fellows)

Vacancies: 9 (in areas of History, Literature, Philosophy and Comparative Religious Studies)

Employment Status: Full-time contractual

Job Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh

Job Context: Developing AUW’s capacity to teach the humanities from an Asian perspective and to generate fresh and exciting ideas

Core Responsibilities:

  • Research and publication in the applicant’s area of specialization
  • Teaching two courses per term (six per year)
  • Program development
  • Other duties as assigned by Dean of Humanities

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Doctorate from recognized university in relevant field
  • Experience of working in a liberal arts environment in a well-established university or college
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Appropriate IT skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in both Mathematics and Computer Science

Asian University for Women is a non-profit organization based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, that aims to educate and empower a growing network of female leaders via the transformative power of an American-style liberal arts and sciences education. AUW is open to women from all areas of life and especially promotes women who are the first in their families to pursue a university education.

The mission of the major in Mathematics & Computational Science is to educate and empower students to acquire computational knowledge while maintaining a strong mathematical foundation and to apply that knowledge to solve problems in science, engineering, industry, economics, and other social sciences where computation plays a significant role.

The Department of Mathematics and Computational Science invites applications for multiple faculty positions commencing in the Fall of 2022 in the following disciplines at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). One of the successful senior candidates would be nominated to be the Chair of the department.

  • Mathematics (2 Faculty): Calculus, Multivariate Calculus, Introduction to Industrial Math and Computation, Scientific Computing, Computational Thinking for Problem Solving, Numerical Analysis & Computing, Mathematical Modeling, and Abstract Algebra.
  • Computer Science (2 Faculty): Computer programming languages (Python, C, C++, JAVA), Database & SQL, Data Analysis and Visualization, Logic and Computation, Theory of Computation

Candidates applying for Assistant Professor positions should demonstrate a strong aptitude for conducting high-impact research. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor positions should have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and a strong dedication to service, mentoring, graduate teaching, and making an impact in multidisciplinary research. Candidates working at the interface of AUW initiatives are encouraged to apply, including Industrial Mathematics and Computation, Scientific Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Machine Learning, Internet and Mobile Applications, Internet of Things, Computer Networks, and Security and Privacy.

Candidates must possess a PhD degree in mathematics or computer science and have published in prestigious journals as well as subject-matter journals/conferences. Additionally, expertise in conducting interdisciplinary research and a strong publication record corresponding with the level of the position for which he or she applies are expected. The evidence of a track record in successfully attracting external funding and independent research for senior positions is required. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd by May 31, 2022. Applicants should clearly mention the position for which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

English Language Instructor, General Studies Program

Asian University for Women is seeking motivated English instructors to teach second language learners entering a pre-college General Studies Program. The position is located in Chittagong, Bangladesh and the appointment term is one year, with opportunity for further renewal. The program is centered around education for students in diaspora following AUW’s recent efforts supporting students evacuated from Afghanistan and Rohingya refugee communities.

Successful candidates will have an undergraduate degree with a strong background in English and preferred experience teaching or tutoring students at the high school or college level. S/he will be expected to use active engagement and will foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that accounts for the diverse national, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds of students.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Teach students English as a second language 18-20 hours per week, with emphasis on listening, speaking, and writing, and using communicative classroom learning techniques.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and versatility in teaching assignments, based on program need.
  • Follow an established curriculum for English language teaching with the flexibility to suit student needs.
  • Coordinate with the Program Department to ensure a consistent pedagogical approach
  • Align course objectives for assigned courses with established student learning objectives (SLO).
  • Create syllabi for assigned courses, including standard university policy messages.
  • Create lesson plans using established program materials (textbooks, supplemental materials, etc.) for assigned courses.
  • Deliver courses per established course schedule in the assigned location.
  • Grade homework, in-class work, and assessments and return all materials to students in a timely manner with constructive feedback.
  • Create and proctor quizzes, mid-term and final assessments for all assigned courses to assess language learning progress, following program-specific assessment standardization requirements.
  • Hold three office hours per week to connect with students individually about questions, concerns, and interests.
  • Meet deadlines for turning in all required information (grades, attendance, comments, etc.).
  • Participate in curriculum, assessment, and materials, as related to classes being taught.
  • Participate in program and team meetings as scheduled.
  • Share supplementary materials created for assigned courses with colleagues and store in designated collaborative online workspaces using standardized naming conventions for consistency.
  • Support students with IETLS test preparation
  • Ensure University rules and regulations, including academic honesty and non-discrimination policies, are upheld and respected.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • English fluency and extensive experience with English writing and speaking
  • Excellent understanding of English grammar
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work in a highly dynamic environment
  • Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds of an international community
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as a member of an instructional team
  • Ability to work with teenagers and young adults
  • Experience working with vulnerable communities
  • Ability to teach beginner and Elementary levels

Preferred Qualifications and Experience (but NOT REQUIRED):

  • Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics/TESOL or closely related field or CELTA/DELTA certificate
  • Experience teaching or tutoring, particularly in English or in multicultural environments
  • Experience in using a variety of approaches to teach English: communicative language methodology, content-based instruction, task-based instruction, and skills-based instruction
  • Interest in international education, women’s empowerment, or working in Asia preferred
  • Proficiency with a second language such as Farsi, Bangla, or Burmese is an advantage, but not required

About the Organization:

Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Asian University for Women (AUW) is the first of its kind: an institution dedicated to the education and leadership development of women across Asia and the Middle East. With a student body of more than 1200 hailing from 19 countries, AUW promotes an ethos of cross-cultural understanding, academic curiosity, and ethical leadership. AUW provides a fast-paced work environment with new projects frequently on the horizon and strong opportunities for growth.

General Studies Program:

The General Studies Program is an intensive, two-year long pre-undergraduate program at Asian University for Women, and will be exclusively geared towards matriculating students recruited from Afghanistan and diaspora Rohingya refugee communities into the University’s undergraduate program. AUW’s undergraduate program is an English-medium, American-style liberal arts and sciences program, with a focus on achieving outstanding academic scholarship, devotion to public service, and exemplary leadership. AUW recruits students who demonstrate courage, outrage at injustice, and deep compassion for those who may be powerless.

The focus of the General Studies Program is to develop students’ training in English (and other basic fields) so they can engage with material and participate in English-medium classes in a variety of academic subjects including mathematics and computer sciences. After completing one-year of intensive English and achieving a minimum score of 7.0 in the IELTS, students will continue for an additional year in the General Studies Program. With the successful achievement of a grade of B or higher in International General Certificate Exams for selected subjects such as English Language, Maths B and Computer Sciences, students will enter into AUW’s undergraduate program to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences.

Compensation:

Instructors will receive a stipend of $1,000 per month, free room and board in a shared semi-furnished apartment, and free local transportation to and from the university. Health insurance will be provided with a modest staff contribution. One round trip economy class ticket from the selected candidate’s home to Chittagong will also be covered. There will be many opportunities for group travel within the country and in the region.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a cover letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the required qualifications and/or preferred qualifications of the role, as outlined in the position description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) to zoha.seddighi@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Instructor, Access Academy

Access Academy, the flagship program of Asian University for Women (AUW), is an intensive, yearlong, pre-undergraduate program. Access students embark on a journey that prepares them for admission to a rigorous, American-style liberal arts undergraduate curriculum, with a focus on scholarship, service, and leadership.

The main focus of the academic curriculum is to foster English communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and develop strategies for life-long learning. Access Academy courses build students’ skills in core competencies such as academic English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), mathematics, and computer science.

Ideal candidates possess Master’s degrees in a field related to the course for which they are applying, some international work or travel experience, and a desire for a career in international education. We especially encourage candidates who are familiar with American-style liberal arts education and multicultural learning environments. More information about AUW and Access Academy can be found online at: Access Academy – Asian University for Women (asian-university.org)

Start Date: as soon as possible

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Instructor, Pathways for Promise

The Asian University for Women (AUW) Pre-Access Pathways program is seeking Instructor, Pathways for Promise, to join an expanded team. The Pathways program prepares students, many of whom come from disadvantaged backgrounds, for the AUW Access Academy and Under Graduate Courses.

The main focus of the academic curriculum is to foster English communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and develop strategies for life-long learning. Pathways for Promise courses build students’ skills in core competencies such as academic English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), and mathematics.

Ideal candidates possess Master’s degrees in a field related to the course for which they are applying, some international work or travel experience, and a desire for a career in international education. We especially encourage candidates who are familiar with American-style liberal arts education and multicultural learning environments. More information about AUW and Pre-Access Academy can be found online at: Pathways for Promise – Asian University for Women (asian-university.org)

Start Date: as soon as possible

About the Asian University for Women:

AUW is a multicultural liberal arts university located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, with students from nineteen countries across Asia and the Middle East.  Its mission is to graduate women who will be skilled and innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders in the communities in which they will work and live, and promoters of intercultural understanding and sustainable development in Asia and throughout the world.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references, along with a teaching statement and research statement to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Applicants should write clearly in bold the position to which they are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Instructor, Summer School, Office for Advancing Learning

Position: Summer School Instructor, Office for Advancing Learning

Unit: Office for Advancing Learning

Reports to: Director, Office for Advancing Learning

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Office for Advancing Learning Overview:

The Office for Advancing Learning provides opportunities to advance learning through its Summer School programs and GRE Test Prep services. The Summer School involves outreach programs for high school and university girls. This year, the Summer School includes five-week and eight-week camps in math & science, humanities, computer coding, and journalism. The programs will draw on international faculty to provide instruction on campus. Students also have the opportunity to balance academic learning with extracurricular learning every day.

We seek an experienced team member to support these programs.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To develop curriculum for courses in the Math & Science program/Humanities program/Computer Coding program/Journalism program.
  • Teach a course in one of the four Summer School programs.
  • Use participatory approaches to teaching.
  • Engage students in practical work and field visits to complement theoretical concepts.
  • Assist in the selection of Summer School students for awards.
  • Support the evaluation of the programs and assist the Director to fulfill reporting requirement.
  • Maintain effective communications and relationships with admitted students, fellow instructors, AUW faculty, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Work within university regulatory requirements.
  • Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing master’s degree or above in mass communication, journalism, math, basic science, computer science or the humanities.
  • At least two years of research, teaching or industry experience.
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English.
  • Strong administrative  and  organizational  skills,  including  the  effective  use  of  IT packages and office equipment
  • Experience using database management system
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to engage in effective teamwork.
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner.
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential matter

Desired Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Experience working with a North American organization.
  • Experience or familiarity with American education.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting.

To Apply:

To apply, email your complete application package as a single PDF document to hrd@auw.edu.bd. A complete application package includes: 1) cover letter detailing how your qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role outlined in this job description and 2) resume. Please mention the title of this position in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Administration

Administrative Officer, Health & Wellness Center

Position: Administrative Officer, Health & Wellness Center

Unit: Health & Wellness Center

Reports to: Consultant Physician and Director, Health & Wellness Center

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

To provide administrative and management support to the members of the Health & Wellness Center:

  • Resolve administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions
  • Work collaboratively with Director of HWC and maintain high confidentiality
  • Assist in the screening of pre-admission health forms
  • Assist in maintaining the student personnel files & database
  • Follow-up test reports or medicines from Diagnostic Center and Pharmacy respectively
  • Notify students regarding their medicine availability, consultations with doctor, etc.
  • Keeping record of the Health Center expenses and submission of proofs of expenditures to the Finance department
  • Prepare working schedule for the Student Health Assistants (SHAs) and assign them tasks
  • Update and oversee delegated tasks to ensure progress to deadlines
  • Receive and screen visitors and telephone calls
  • Act as a liaison between departments and staff members, and private medical organizations and companies
  • Providing assistance to the nurses on duty with student management, whenever necessary

To maintain and monitor the inventory of office, medicine and other clinical supplies:

  • Conducting medicine inventory on a weekly basis.
  • Keeping track of medicines dispensed, by recording the use of every medicine in respective registers.
  • Keeping track of the expiry dates of stock medicines.
  • Maintaining record of office & clinical supplies.
  • Placement of order for medicines, office and other clinical supplies, as necessary.
  • Check for any maintenance needs and address the problem to the appropriate people.
  • Organizing first-aid kits for students, staff and faculty.

To schedule appointments for students & staffs with Physicians and Clinicians:

  • Securing appointments for students for consultations.
  • Arranging for sample collection for laboratory tests.
  • Notifying the respective individuals about their appointments through mail and phone.

To maintain files and other documents:

  • Thoroughly organize student’s records.
  • Clearly label and organize other files.
  • All files must be up-to-date.
  • Electronic files are to be systematically arranged and kept in respective folders.

To provide arrangements for scheduled meetings:

  • Notify all the members of the Health & Wellness Center about the upcoming meetings.
  • Take notes during meetings and mail minutes to the attendees.
  • Maintain hard copies of the meeting minutes.

To coordinate annual physical examination, vaccination programs, etc:

  • Prepare schedules for physical examination & vaccination program.
  • Notify students about the programs through mail and posters.
  • Assist the nurses in conducting the programs.
  • Participate in the organization of health awareness programs.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputed university
  • At least 1 to 2 year(s) of experience in a similar position
  • Strong communication skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Admissions Officer/Senior Admissions Officer

Position: Admissions Officer/Senior Admissions Officer

Unit: Office of Admissions

Reports to: Director of Admissions

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Position Particulars:

  • Meeting enrollment targets
  • Assisting in student outreach efforts in assigned geographies
  • Making physical and virtual presentation to targeted schools /colleges/community leaders/NGOs/ anthropologist etc
  • Establishing contacts and connections in target countries and maintaining regular contacts he contact database.
  • Developing recruitment materials, promotional poster and posts for social media
  • Setting expectations of, communicating with, and monitoring the progress of CCs.
  • Counseling prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors about admissions.
  • Screening applications, shortlisting and informing shortlisted applications
  • Researching the educational landscape and country profile of each country.
  • Conducting the AUW Entrance exam and personal interview and evaluates the results. Rolling out offers to select candidates and ensuring their enrollment.
  • Maintaining and sharing regular reports and MIS
  • Regularly updating of each process on the Admission database and CRM
  • Evaluating the recruitment process and recommending changes for the next recruitment cycle.
  • Arranging logistical support for incoming international and domestic students

Competency Required:

  • Graduate in any stream or MBA with prior experience in admissions.
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to collect, manages, analyze and professionally prepare data
  • Should have knowledge of Social Media Marketing, Email marketing
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design/Canva and Video editing preferred
  • Ability to understand, articulates, and promotes the vision and mission of AUW.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, PowerPoint and other IT skills
  • Willingness to travel during the recruiting season in Bangladesh or internationally.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, collegiality, commitment to diversity, and passion for excellence.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Assistant Manager, Procurement

Position: Assistant Manager, Procurement

Unit: Procurement

Reports to: Head of Procurement

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist whole procurement process to ensure documentation, stock register, vendor dealings, Order Delivery, Receiving the Goods, Support to implement the Purchase Request (PR) or Purchase related issues and additional program supervision when as required
  • Assist in the direction of the Procurement processes as it pertains to the Department’s mission
  • Contribute and support to the Department’s Strategic Plan by developing and implementing new initiatives appropriate to the current institutional environment
  • Support to Head of Procurement in logistics and systems planning in order to maintain operational excellence.
  • Oversee supply and expenses budgets and assigned department/staff
  • Manage inter-and intra-departmental Procurement Process
  • Ensure replenishment of supplies to official asset and expense locations throughout the Institution.
  • Must be responsible for operational performance of all activity streams
  • Communicate with vendors, place ongoing order, market visit as required
  • Ensure the documentation maintained to provide accurate ordering
  • Support to full fill the food & kitchen requirement regularly
  • Maintain petty cash fund as emergency for cash purchase when as required
  • Support to analyze the Monthly Purchase Request and keep necessary record
  • Deal with vendor order received and order place as need
  • Receive, analyze, process bills and record keeping etc.
  • Perform departmental staff development function, and collaborates with and orients managers
  • Perform process reengineering and total quality management functions to improve Procurement & Supply Chain efficiencies
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure problems are resolved.
  • Develop departmental policies and procedures as required by the authority for Procurement in reviewing policies and procedures
  • Perform special projects/duties by management or Authorities assignment as required
  • Any other reasonable duties required by the line manager
  • Assist line manager in day to day office work

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree in accounting/business management or a similar field
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent understanding of procurement regulations, law and good practice
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Must have attention to detail and handle confidential information with discretion
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Communications Officer

Position: Communications Officer

Reports to: University Registrar

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Communications Officer is responsible for developing and implementing an internal and external communications plan and for producing content to market AUW to identified audience. The post holder will work closely with students and alumnae to showcase University accomplishments (e.g. events, academic partnerships, faculty research etc.). The post holder will create engaging multi-media content which will bring AUW’s name, recognition and reputation to a higher level as an academic institution.

This position is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, including some travel when necessary for accessing content or receiving training. Based on the eventual hire’s qualifications and interests, as well as the University’s evolving communications needs, the position may develop other areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will be a creative, responsible individual who is passionate about using storytelling to draw attention to the imperative of women’s education in Asia and the Middle East. Job particulars include:

  • Create and implement an external and internal communications plan
  • Spearhead communications initiatives to capture and convey on-the-ground University events, student and faculty accomplishments, and alumnae activities
  • Assisting senior management team with communication needs (e.g. drafting speech, develop campus-wide e-mail announcements, create brochures for academic programs or events, produce admissions prospectus, etc.)
  • Create content in various formats (case studies, articles, press releases, etc.)
  • Support marketing activities to achieve Admissions targets
  • Monitor media coverage and measure impact
  • Support various campus-wide projects that require communications assistance (e.g. writing)

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable communications and marketing skills
  • Ability to recognize the wide range of university stakeholders both internally and externally and to work creatively, sensitivity and reliably with them
  • Proven administrative experience with excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Attention to details and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office & knowledge of design tools such as Canva/Adobe Suite software (e.g. In Design, Light Room) is desirable.
  • Capable to work in a diverse team and simultaneously perform independently
  • Quick to learn new things and adaptable to perform ad-hoc tasks.
  • Values integrity and professionalism.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 2+ year of experience in a similar position
  • A proven track record in media relations, knowledge of relevant media channels, and ability to optimize social media are required
  • Impeccable English-language writing ability is crucial.
  • Previous experience as a journalist, media consultant, or in fundraising preferred.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Cook/Assistant Cook

Position: Cook/Assistant Cook

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Follow the budget line established by the authority
  • Manage wastage and excess ingredients using to food
  • Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen
  • Manage kitchen staff and delegate tasks related to meal prep, cooking and delivering food to dining in a timely fashion
  • Maintain the schedule for kitchen staff
  • Monitor food and labor costs
  • Keep up with university trends and create new recipes
  • Monitor entry and exit timing of all staff
  • Receive product from the Store of Purchase in regular basis (must be in allocated time)
  • Keep record of using ingredients and submit to line manager every day
  • Time to time communicate to dining during Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness
  • Bachelors/Diploma in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating on complex dishes
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people, including other staff, students etc.
  • Calm demeanor to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Accountability for the dishes they prepare measuring up to the expectations as set out
  • Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the standards
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to handle tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Coordinator of Student Activities

Position: Coordinator of Student Activities

Unit: Office of Student Activities

Reports to: Director, Student Activities

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate smooth implementation of the Work Study Program
  • Maintain a record of Work Study requirements form, students’ requirement form, Application form, Work study agreement, Student evaluation form, Work Study evaluation form
  • Ensure that all work study applications sent to the Dean of Faculty for approval follows the eligibility criteria mentioned in the Work Study Manual
  • Ensure that students receive their payments on time
  • Coordinate events and activities that recognize and celebrate the diverse cultures and traditions AUW students bring to the campus. These are events as listed in the AUW calendar or as requested by student groups, faculty members, Houses, or clubs.
  • Notify the university community about upcoming events by having posters placed on relevant bulletin boards as well as through AUW announcement from time to time
  • Get approval of the budget for events from Director – Student Services, using the appropriate AUW event Budget Form
  • Plan events for the entire year in collaboration with student groups and faculty members in accordance with AUW events planning policy
  • Coordinate organization and implementation of major events like orientation program of faculty & students, graduation/ commencement ceremony etc.
  • Regularly update the Facebook page of OSA with photographs, write ups etc.
  • Any other task assigned by the line manager

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors/Masters from any recognized university
  • Keen knowledge in MS Office
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skill
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office application
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, able to work independently and also to contribute as a team member
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional manner
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Director, IT

Position: Director, IT

Unit: IT

Reports to: University Registrar

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Position Outline

The Director, IT, is responsible for the management and administration of the IT department. S/he should be a highly organized, motivated and results oriented self-starter, with strong operations and management skills, who works effectively as a team player, and who gets actively involved in day-to-day IT operations.

Core Responsibilities

  1. Building up a strong IT team of the highest integrity
    • Developing an effective IT team to solve critical IT problems with outstanding performance and interpersonal skill
    • Guiding IT staff to organize and accomplish their daily assignments
    • Supervising the IT staff to manage and overcome the work load systematically
    • Ensuring an effective IT teamwork
    • Working closely with the IT staff so that they understand and value each other’s job importance

2.    Technical support and maintaining database

  • Overseeing the University website, domain control panel and hosting panel server including administration
  • Understanding LAN/WAN equipment’s like Router, Switch and Server for proper Installation, Maintenance &
  • Implementing and maintaining database security
  • Establishing and maintaining sound backup and data recovery policies and
  • Providing all technical support and troubleshooting activities related to Software Desktop, Laptop, Mac, Network printers, Scanners, CCTV cameras, Access Control Devices, Multimedia Projectors and UPS/IPS
  • Organizing advanced schedule of IT related tasks on priority basis

3.    Communication with management and other departments on IT issues

  • Communicating with local and expat staff members for all types of IT related matters
  • Updating the management with new information technologies implemented in the organization
  • Advising the management of new projects which is beneficial for the University and cost effective as well
  • Discussing and implementing day to day IT requirements of different departments
  • Discussing and solving critical problems of management regarding IT issues
  • Solving IT related problems of local and expat faculty who are at the station or working outside the campus
  • Communicating with local and foreign suppliers for different devices implementation, troubleshooting and purchases

4.    Information Technology and its implementation

  • Identifying cost effective IT solutions
  • Developing thyself to implement new and latest technology for the interest of AUW
  • Upgrading software and hardware equipment
  • Developing overall technology of the University for the betterment and smooth operations

5.    IT servers and central networking devices

  • Handling existing    network    configuration,   networking    equipment,   servers    and workstations
  • Designing, negotiating, purchasing and implementing a complete network system for AUW as required
  • Implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting of servers and equipment related to networking
  • Designing the network to be connected to the central servers and feature upgrading
  • Monitoring and customizing the servers for better performance and smooth operations without any downtime
  • Monitoring daily, weekly and monthly backups done in different location for disaster recovery
  • Monitoring all buildings in AUW facilities and ensuring all are connected to the central network system
  • Updating servers, routers and networking equipment related to software and hardware
  • Monitoring the load tolerance of servers and devices

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Substantial experience in Information Technology, preferably in a multicultural and multinational environment; experience of working in an University would be an advantage
  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, or in a related field preferred
  • Must have sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, databases, storage systems and ERP
  • Experience in supervising and managing a team of professional IT staff
  • Must have strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Effective skills in IT support service and IT system management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be team oriented, and have demonstrated ability to increase productivity of the team members and to continuously improve methods, approaches, and developmental contribution in a cost-effective way
  • Official IT certification is preferred.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role as outlined in the job description; and two references (Name & Contact Information) via email at hrd@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Director, Writing Center

Position: Director, Writing Center

Reports to: Dean of Students

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

The Writing Center at AUW supports students in all phases of academic, creative, and business communication writing projects. It offers one-on-one sessions, workshops, and in-class presentations based on specific topics and academic disciplines. Writing Center staff members are trained to guide students through the entire process of writing, from generating ideas through multiple revisions with a goal of strengthening overall English language writing skills.

The Director of the Writing Center will:

  • Shape the development of the AUW Writing Center to be an effective learning environment, supportive of the students, faculty, and the AUW Curriculum objectives.
  • Hire, train, and evaluate Writing Center staff (Fellows, students) in disciplinary best practices.
  • Work with students directly to strengthen writing and study skills.
  • Work with faculty to incorporate writing assignments into their classes and to conduct research related to writing and the writing process. Support faculty in designing syllabi for Writing Intensive courses.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of a preparatory course for the verbal section of the GRE.
  • Partner with campus faculty, staff, and students as a facilitator, workshop trainer, designer, and a developer of writing materials.
  • Evaluate and recommend writing curricula and technologies for campus and library needs.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to report on Writing Center services in order to promote student success and retention.
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the Writing Center.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Teach 3 English courses, including introductory composition and technical writing.
  • Participate in program planning and University committees
  • Contribute to a collegial and positive work environment within the Writing Center.
  • Participate in professional organizations and develop a research agenda. Attend professional meetings and workshops appropriate for the discipline.
  • Participate in campus and community activities.
  • Maintain regular office hours.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s qualification in Rhetoric & Composition
  • Professional/Technical Writing, or another rhetoric-based discipline is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in a writing center in a university setting, who have managed operations, supervised students and staff, and developed writing center programs.
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Driver

Position: Driver

Unit: Travel & Logistics

Reports to: Manager, Travel & Logistics

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Driving in a safe and efficient manner
  • Mapping out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip
  • Scheduling regular vehicle service appointments and reporting if there is any issues
  • Managing the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure road worthiness of the vehicles; including daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt etc.
  • Keeping a record of all the incidents while driving, for example, any accidents
  • Ensuring the safety of the staff/guests while traveling
  • Maintaining interior and exterior cleanliness of the vehicles
  • Practicing accident prevention measures
  • Maintaining good personal safety and grooming standards
  • Maintaining a neat and professional appearance

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Higher Secondary School certification/Diploma in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be physically fit
  • Excellent navigation skills to find locations
  • Strong time management skill to stay on schedule
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Electrician

Position: Electrician

Unit: Maintenance

Reports to: Head of Maintenance

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

• Install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and lighting systems.
• Read technical diagrams and blueprint.
• Perform general electrical maintenance.
• Inspect X-former and circuit breakers and other electrical components.
• Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices.
• Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring or fixtures.
• Follow National Electrical Code state and local building regulation.
• Ensure Circuit breaker corrective maintenance.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

• Experience working as an electrician
• Minimum Grade eight certification
• Good knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems
• Good knowledge of various test equipment
• Deep electrical system, power generator, blueprint and maintenance and repair knowledge
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
• Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to engage in effective teamwork
• Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Food Server

Position: Food Server

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare room for dining by setting tables, condiments/salads, napkins, serving dish, burner, service plates and utensils
  • Stay updated on current menu
  • Prepare salads and fruits everyday
  • Keep kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal quantity
  • Serving food to students in dining hall and guests as per requirement
  • Checking regular basis delivery of water, tea ingredients to all offices before starting office
  • Keep record of dining utensils in weekly basis
  • Monitor finger punching during meal time and send reports to supervisor
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Convey menu information over the phone to Guests
  • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by supervisor
  • Fill in for absent staff as needed
  • Assist with special events as needed
  • Adhere to grooming and appearance standards consistently
  • Promptly address service issues or complaints and refer supervisor when necessary

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Secondary/Higher Secondary School certification
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Proficient in maintaining a good customer care
  • Excellent verbal communication skill
  • Well-groomed and should have professional appearance
  • Should have good time management skill
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

HR Director

Position: HR Director

Unit: HR

Reports to: Vice Chancellor

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Asian University for Women is seeking applications for the HR Director. The HR Director is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and policies, and managing the entire recruitment process for AUW faculty and staff. S/he must have senior HR experience and working experience with search firms.  In-depth knowledge of Bangladesh labor law is required.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with AUW’s overall strategy
  • Review and develop HR policies to ensure good employee-institution relations and to facilitate the speedy and equitable resolution of grievances and disciplinary cases
  • Manage the recruitment, selection and induction processes for faculty and staff
  • Support the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital within AUW
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Regularly review remuneration policies to ensure they serve the needs of AUW and of its employees
  • Oversee and manage the issue and review of staff contracts
  • Report to the Vice-Chancellor and Board of Trustees on all HR issues
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Proven working experience as senior HR Executive
  • Experience of working with search consultants
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Ability to design strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of Bangladesh labor law and HR best practices
  • Understanding of local and international contexts for AUW’s work
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Experience of working in an international environment

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined above; and three references (Name & Contact Information) via email at hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

IT Technician

Position: IT Technician

Unit: IT

Reports to: Head of IT

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • To support all users by installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • To set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices
  • To check computer hardware (HDD, mouse’s, keyboards etc.) and ensure functionality
  • To ensure troubleshooting of Computer, Printers, Antivirus, UPS, etc.
  • To organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work
  • To perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
  • To perform other functions as necessary or assigned by the Head of IT

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Higher Secondary or Diploma in any reputed organization
  • Good communication skills (both spoken and written) in Bangla and English
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skill
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional manner

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kitchen Helper

Position: Kitchen Helper

Unit: Food & Services

Reports to: Manager, Food & Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparing meal ingredients for cooking, which includes washing, peeling, cutting, chopping and slicing ingredients
  • Properly washing and drying all dishes, utensils, cooking instruments and cutting boards
  • Packing take-out orders as required
  • Removing garbage, replacing garbage bags, and washing garbage cans
  • Keeping dish area organized and free of clutter
  • Setting up dish stations, including dish machine and sinks
  • Assisting in timely storing of food deliveries
  • Performing daily dish cleaning duties
  • Organizing and correctly sorting food supplies
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Secondary/Higher Secondary School certification
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Must be physically fit to lift and carry heavy items properly
  • Demonstrated interest in food preparation and kitchen operations
  • Basic food preparation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Basic cleaning and maintenance skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Maintenance Supervisor (Female)

Position: Maintenance Supervisor (Female)

Unit: Maintenance

Reports to: Head of Maintenance

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Inspect facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work
  • Supervise and train maintenance technicians
  • Supervise maintenance staff during installations, repairs or maintenance (electricians, plumbers etc.)
  • Inspect and maintain building systems (heating, ventilation etc.)
  • Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Participate in coordination of projects (e.g. renovations)
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations

 

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Diploma engineer in relevant field
  • 1+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Proven experience as maintenance supervisor or similar role
  • Strong technical knowledge of all building systems (electrical, heating etc.)
  • Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations
  • Understanding of budgeting and performance management
  • Excellent planning and leadership abilities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Only female candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Manager/Assistant Manager, Finance

Position: Manager/Assistant Manager, Finance

Unit: Finance and Accounts

Reports to: Director, Finance

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Bills verification & Vat/Tax deduction
  • Record expenditure & create payable in ERP
  • Employee reimbursement check & review
  • Check cash scroll
  • Prepare monthly report for Advances to employees & students, for Loans to employees & students, and other report as needed
  • Work on Bank Reconciliation
  • Work on projects and Grants Report
  • Track and monitor student allowances and other payments
  • FDR and Investment management
  • Prepare Financial Statements
  • Perform miscellaneous work duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • CA partly qualified along with bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficiency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Officer, Security & Protocol (Female)

Position: Officer, Security & Protocol (Female)

Unit: Officer, Security & Protocol

Reports to: Head of Security & Protocol

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Administering the safety & security system of the University
  • Developing/updating the security system to maintain a safe work environment in the office
  • Preventing and defecting offense on site
  • Responding on all emergencies promptly when arises
  • Ensuring continuous patrolling to the security spots and around the office premises
  • Checking all the register which are being maintained in the security posts
  • Following up with the third party’s security service deployed in different locations
  • Producing necessary reports, records and documents to the line manager from time to time
  • Maintaining liaison with the different government entities in respect of security & safety
  • Receiving and dealing with any information that has a security dimension and deal with this in a confidential manner
  • Analyzing, coordinating and assisting in recovery/mitigating activities in response to security-related emergency situations – coordinating activities with line manager
  • Report to line manager on all noted incidents, hazards and accidents
  • Scheduling and tracking security personnel’s time and attendance.
  • Assisting line manager in day to day office work

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree from a reputed university
  • 1 to 2 year(s) of experience in a similar position
  • Experience of managing a large in-house or contracted security workforce and a detailed knowledge of employment legislation and working practices is essential
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong fluency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Only female candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Program Officer, Office for Advancing Learning

Position: Program Officer, Office for Advancing Learning

Unit: Office for Advanced Learning

Reports to: Director, Office for Advanced Learning

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Office for Advanced Learning Overview:

The Office for Advancing Learning provides opportunities for advanced learning through its Summer School programs and GRE Test Prep services. The Summer School involves outreach programs for high school and university girls. This year, the Summer School includes a five-week camp in math & science, humanities, computer coding, and journalism. The programs will draw on international faculty to provide instruction on campus. Students also have the opportunity to balance academic learning with extracurricular learning every day. The GRE Test Prep services prepare AUW’s undergraduate students for higher education in the top universities of the world.

We seek an experienced team member to support these programs. This position reports to the Director, Office for Advancing Learning.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support the Summer School with instructor and student recruitment, admissions, travel logistics, program orientation, and course logistics when in session.
  • Support the GRE Test Prep services with student recruitment and computer lab logistics.
  • Support the GRE students with the application process for graduate programs internationally.
  • Support the maintenance of the database for potential instructors and student records.
  • Provide logistical support for courses taught by the Director for the Master of Arts in Education program.
  • Assist the Director with web searches.
  • Support the evaluation of the programs and assist the Director to fulfill reporting requirement
  • Maintain effective communications and relationships with student applicants; students; instructors; AUW faculty, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Work within university regulatory requirements.
  • Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned by the Director

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in communications, English, or business administration.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong administrative  and  organizational  skills,  including  the  effective  use  of  IT packages and office equipment
  • Experience using database management system
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Bangla.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to engage in effective teamwork.
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner.
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential matter

Desired Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Experience working with a North American organization.
  • Experience designing advertising material.
  • Experience or familiarity with American education.
  • Experience with public speaking.
  • Pleasant demeanor with an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting.

To Apply:

To apply, email your complete application package as a single PDF document to hrd@auw.edu.bd. A complete application package includes: 1) cover letter detailing how your qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role outlined in this job description; 2) resume; 3) name & contact information for three professional references. Please mention the position applied in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Psychologist

Position: Psychologist

Unit: Health and Wellness Center

Reports to: Dean of Students

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: on a rolling basis

The Asian University for Women (AUW) located in Chittagong, Bangladesh is an independent international institution of higher learning for women from across Asia, currently looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Psychologist.

The aim of the AUW Campus Psychologist is to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the campus community.  This is accomplished through programming, group counseling, and one on one counseling. The Campus Psychologist works closely with Student Affairs staff and the Health and Wellness Center staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and advise on all matters related to mental health of students, staff, and faculty
  • Work collaboratively with the Health and Wellness Center team
  • Teach one course a semester in psychology in the undergraduate curriculum. Total teaching commitment will be 2 courses per academic year
  • Consult and advise nurses on cases related to psychological case management, medication, and patient care issues relevant to clients
  • Present information at regular meetings for Student Affairs and/or Health and Wellness Center
  • Advise the Health and Wellness Center nurses for psychosocial management of admitted patients
  • Provide client care – assessment, diagnosis, treatment/interventions, treatment plans
  • Supervise the management and follow-up of all cases
  • Make referrals, and investigations when appropriate
  • Discuss preventative and preparative measures for likely illness, conditions and situations of risk in the community
  • Contribute to institutional development, and health education initiatives such as workshops and seminars, in collaboration with the health care  team and AUW administration
  • Where necessary, develop psychological service protocol, policies, and practices for on-going services as well as for emergency response
  • Advise departments on issues related to psychological health and emotional well-being
  • Contribute to health education initiatives and the mentoring of student health assistants and volunteers
  • Develop and maintain professional system of confidential record keeping and reporting
  • Attend to emergencies when required for psychological intervention
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Willingness to work odd and possibly long hours

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology or another area in psychology with counseling training and experience. Any other relevant therapeutic Master’s program may also be considered.
  • Experience providing Psychotherapy to young adults and other psychotherapeutic approaches such as psychodrama, playback theater, etc.
  • Experience working within a multicultural environment
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to professional practices to best fit the need of a multicultural campus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional manner
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Manager, Software Applications

Position: Senior Manager, Software Applications

Reports to: Head of IT

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Must have clear understanding on Object Oriented Programming and Design Principles
  • Software Development Architecture, Software Development Life Cycle
  • Work with developers to design algorithms and flowcharts
  • Ability to work on multiple project by taking full responsibility and leadership role of ERP and other Software in AUW
  • Review and refactor code as required
  • Deploy fully functional applications
  • Integrate software components and third-party programs
  • Document development and operational procedures
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs, systems flow, data usage, and work processes
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Work with other departments within the organization to support projects/program management
  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Gather and evaluate user feedback
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Perform other functions as necessary or assigned by the Head of IT

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Sc./M.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) from any reputed public or private university
  • Total 7 Years of Experiences in IT and at least 3 years of experience in Software Engineer or Developer related job in Private or Public University or any organizations
  • Must have experience in ORACLE DB 12c or Latest versions
  • Must be familiar with ORACLE Apex 5.1 or Latest versions
  • Must have experience in system/Server related task
  • Must be familiar with any other relational database like Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL etc.
  • Good experience and sound knowledge in .NET framework, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Core, Web API, Crystal Report
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Good communication skills (both spoken and written) in Bangla and English
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skill
  • In-depth knowledge of IT and several generic desktop software tools
  • Good IT troubleshooting skill
  • Experience of working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Manager, Network Infrastructure

Position: Senior Manager, Network Infrastructure

Reports to: Head of IT

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

The Senior Manager (Network Infrastructure) will be responsible for the company’s operational requirements related to information technology. Her or his main task is to manage the company’s data and implement up-to-date solutions across the IT infrastructure. The senior manager will work closely with the Head of IT to propose improvements to the business infrastructure and report progress on various IT projects. S/he will be responsible for making sure that the company’s network infrastructure and associated systems run smoothly, perform within agreed targets, and provide a secure platform for the company’s business operations.  S/he will also act as an IT specialist when the company needs to find solutions to complex technical issues.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that standards and procedures are followed during design and implementation of information systems. Responsible for monitoring the systems to ensure the highest level of infrastructure performance
  • Will assist in network interface planning, hardware resource availability and the development and or introduction of new applications
  • Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Develop, implement, maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network resource administration and appropriate use
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory, life cycle management and related documentation
  • Establish service level agreements with end users
  • Provides “ownership” of problem through final resolution
  • Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network and physical locations
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to recommend network products and services
  • Assess, approve, and administer all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades
  • Manage and ensure effectiveness of servers, including e-mail, print, application, system, file, and backup servers, and their associated operating systems and software. Responsible for on-site and off-site data centers
  • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, UPSs, and so on
  • Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems
  • Test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining network infrastructure
  • Test server performance and provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining server infrastructure
  • Oversee the administration of user accounts, permissions, and access rights in access directory
  • Conduct performance reviews and corrective action in conjunction with Head of IT

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of relevant work/management experience including successful supervisory leadership of an infrastructure team
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc. in CSE) is required in the field of computer science or another related technical field.  Advanced IT training would be an added advantages such as computer engineering, programming, networking, or database management
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to generate and manage an IT budget
  • Experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, etc.
  • Exceptional knowledge of service and application delivery, as well as successful service level agreement accomplishments
  • Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core Switching/Routing, SSL/ IPSec, SAN, Virtualization , Disaster Recovery, Microsoft operating systems and Office applications, and Cisco systems
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, bridges, switches, hubs, modems, network interface cards, and so on
  • Knowledge and understanding of system flow charts, data processing concepts, and telecommunications principles
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations for creating needs assessments, budgets, and forecasting
  • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Officer/Assistant Manager, Store

Position: Senior Officer/Assistant Manager, Store

Reports to: Store and Inventory

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: On a rolling basis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and maintains current inventory levels; processes purchasing orders as required; tracks orders and investigates problems.
  • Records purchases, maintains database, performs physical count of inventory, and reconciles actual stock count to computer-generated reports and reports to supervisor accordingly.
  • Receives, unpacks, and delivers goods; re-stocks items as necessary; labels shelves along with the team members.
  • Ensuring that the goods received have been checked by the security and properly entered through main gate.
  • Counting and primarily checking of quality goods as per PO/WO and verify with end user if required.
  • Proper placing of goods in the store and entry in the Bin Card.
  • Issuing of materials from store as per approved SRF and as per policy.
  • Processes and documents returns as required following established procedures.
  • May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, as appropriate to the area of operation.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree
  • 2+ year of experience in a similar position
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively provide the staff with necessary support from the AUW Store
  • Good time management skills, patience, and active listening
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficiency in English and Bangla (both spoken and written)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to build constructive partnerships and to engage in effective teamwork
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner and to communicate effectively and persuasively.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bdPlease mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Staff Nurse

Position: Staff Nurse

Unit: Health and Wellness Center (HWC)

Reports to: Superintendent of Nurse

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: on a rolling basis

Asian University for Women (AUW), an independent international university with students drawn from 19 countries across Asia and Middle East with age range between 17-35 years, is looking for a female candidate with degree in nursing and at least two years of experience in nursing for the position of Staff Nurse. Staff Nurse plays an important role in the wellbeing of the students, staff and faculty of AUW. They are vital to the functions of the Health and Wellness Center (HWC) of AUW. They are responsible for managing the assessment, evaluation, maintenance, and improvement of the health care services for the students and AUW community. They will also help in promoting the prevention of illness and disability as well as early detection and correction of health problems. The incumbent works cooperatively with the other nursing staff, counseling staff and the consultant doctors in fulfilling the responsibilities.

Clinic Duty Schedule:
Staff nurses work in rotation in different shifts as mentioned below:
Weekdays
• Shift 1: 9:00am – 4:00pm
• Shift 2: 3:00pm – 10:00pm
• Shift 3: 9:30pm – 9:00am
Weekends: 9:00 am – 9:00pm clinic duty, 24 hours on-call

Holidays: 9:00am – 9:00pm clinic duty, 24 hours on-call

Main Responsibilities of the Job:
Responsibilities of the staff nurse include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing confidential health advice to individual student
    Assessing student’s health condition who visits HWC and arranging doctor’s appointment if necessary, or if appropriate, administer them non-prescription drugs (OTC)
  • Visiting students in their room if they are too sick to come into HWC and making their assessments
  • Accompanying students for out of campus medical appointments/diagnostics and staying overnight at hospital, if required
  • Helping in preparing health care plans for students with disabilities and/or chronic/long-term health conditions
  • Responding to medical emergencies
  • Reporting and isolating students with contagious diseases as per guidelines
  • Preparing plans for managing and controlling any outbreak/onset of infectious diseases
  • Preparing and maintaining students’ health records
  • Documenting the nursing consultation, assessment, and provided medical care
  • Maintaining medicine inventory to support quarterly auditing
  • Conducting workshops/education sessions regarding sexual and reproductive health and providing contraception counselling
  •  Coordinating and participating in meetings/events/activities to promote better health care and health care education
  • Participating in trainings for the Student Health Assistant (SHA) employees
  • Mentoring SHAs in conducting clinical and health care education/promotion activities
  • Participating in monthly education sessions for nursing staff
  • Conducting annual vaccination program and keeping vaccination record through CoVerified App
  • Screening new-entry students’ medical forms
  • Coordinating and participating in Annual Student Physical Examination
  • Participating in HWC team meetings as required
  • Assisting superintendent of nurse in overseeing logistics and preparing curriculum of trainings
  • Monitoring the safe storage of all medicines as per requirement
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the medical equipment and instruments as per requirement
  • Researching new or unfamiliar nursing/health topics of relevance and sharing the findings with HWC team to support and promote evidence-based nursing practice

COVID Specific Duties:

  • Maintaining record of COVID vaccination through CoVerified App
  • Maintaining database of the students and identifying contacts of symptomatic/positive students through CoVerified App
  • Reporting any onset of COVID symptoms
  • Isolating the students with symptoms and positive test results as per guidelines
  • Assisting in monthly COVID tests program of all the students
  • Supplying medical oxygen and operating oxygen concentrators, if required

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.)/Diploma in Nursing (Advanced Certificate Course in Infection Control Nursing will be added as an advantage)
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in nursing
  • Specific and Scientific knowledge regarding Isolation and quarantine
  • Practical demonstration of the use of oxygen concentrators
  • Proper knowledge and experience of careful and safe patient transportation
  • Experience in ICU/CCU/Cardiac OT/Cath Lab will be preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, and work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Interpersonal/human skills
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written)
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills; must be able to interact and communicate effectively not only with culturally diverse patients, but also with individuals at all levels of the institution, and with a high level of cultural sensitivity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service attitude and skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Must exhibit sound and accurate judgment
  • Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Only females are allowed to apply

Employment Type: Contractual

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary including free housing, health insurance, and an annual paid home leave.

As a part of the AUW community, the incumbent is also expected to follow the standards of ethics in and out of the campus. They must treat the students from different background, ethnicity, and nationality equally and with dignity. They would also maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality. Overall, they are expected to create a healthy working environment and build relationship based on mutual respect. AUW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing to hrd@auw.edu.bd. Please mention the position applied on the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.