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Educational Engagement Officer for Integrative Learning and Staff Development


Job Description

The officer is expected to work closely with the lead for educational engagement, in order to set up and run a mini model for teaching enhancement, quality assurance, internal staff training and one on one facilitation of topic specific needs. The selected candidate will also be engaged as a researcher in monitoring and evaluating the progress of the teaching enhancement unit and supporting in laying a pathway for next steps.

The on- job activities include (and are not limited to)

  • Setting up a space for staff engagement and community of practice exchange
  • Assistance with staff professional development training
  • Laying forth a model for teaching enhancement
  • Devising projects for innovation and exchange in view of 21st century skills
  • Monitoring and evaluating the progress of the teaching enhancement unit
  • Support with local quality assurance and international accreditation


Job Requirements

  • An MA in educational leadership or 5-8 years in an educational leadership context
  • Experience in qualitative research methods (Knowledge of Nvivo is a plus)
  • High interpersonal skills and ability to work with and across teams
  • Ability to manage interdisciplinary projects and work across cross functional teams
  • Experience as an adult instructor (particularly in the field of Training of Trainers)
  • Excellent record of written and spoken English
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Eagerness to implement new ideas and technologies
  • Motivated self learner and willing to learn and apply new skills


Additionally Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in the field of quality assurance and accreditation
  • Experience in writing funding grants and proposals
  • Good graphic design and marketing experience.
  • Ability to produce and edit educational training videos for virtual educational platforms.


Interested candidates should send the following set:

  • A motivation letter (500 words) explaining why you want to apply for this position and how you see yourself as matching with the requirements
  • A copy of your CV
  • Two referees to your application (preferably one of which being from the field of education)



Please submit your application on the below mail:  


Required Grants Officer for NGU

Required Grants Officer for NGU;


  • Advises faculty members on appropriate research funding opportunities through a variety of mechanisms as appropriate (e.g. funding calls, website, information sessions).
  • Provides the administrative review of external grant applications to ensure compliance with granting agency and University requirements.
  • Interprets and implements University and sponsor policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Liaises with external agencies during and after application submission and with other units in Research Services and Research Accounting as necessary.


Leadership and Communication:

  • Keeps up to date on funding opportunities in what continues to be a rapidly expanding and complex array of programs.
  • Ensures our research community is kept informed, in a timely manner, of emerging opportunities, program changes, and deadline information.
  • Maintains and develops content for the Grants and Awards section of the website, and other communication materials, as appropriate.
  • Evaluates current procedures and as required, identifies and recommends changes or improvements to internal policies and procedures in order to better facilitate the grant administration process.
  • Expected to provide input into future planning related to the external grants portfolio and to the strategic planning exercises of the unit as a whole, as required.


Qualifications / Requirements:

  • University degree in biomedical field (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine etc.) is required.
  • Solid knowledge of University policies relating to research is required, along with understanding of federal and provincial policies governing the administration of grants at educational institutions.
  • High level of flexibility and ability to adapt to changing workloads and priorities required.
  • Ability to provide accurate information professionally, courteously and in a timely manner, respecting appropriate confidentialities, is required.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong time management, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.

Application Deadline:  November 30, 2021


To apply, please send your CV to careers@ngu.edu.eg mentioning the vacancy’s name in the subject line.