Head of Department. vacancy for Symbiosis International University   

5 years ago



Location : Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Designation: Head of Department
Experience : 10 - 15 Years
Job Type : Full Time
Qualification : Graduation: [Any Graduate] Masters: [Any Post Graduate]
Mandatory Qualification : P.hd
Domain : University
Organization Type : Deemed University
Openings : 1
Skills : Head of Department


Role and responsibilities

  • Candidate should have excellent Culinary knowledge and skills, good theoretical and practical knowledge of food and food preparation, with relevant industry and teaching experience
  1. Leadership and Management
    • Be responsible and accountable for setting and advancing the academic strategy of the Department in line with Faculty and University strategic plans and direction
    • Be an active member of the Faculty Executive Board and contribute to the overall leadership and management of the Faculty: it is expected that Heads of Department will carry functional responsibility for specific agreed cross-cutting Faculty areas
    • Develop and sustain appropriate structures for management, consultation, decision-making and communication with staff and students
    • Promote and represent the University both internally and externally
  2. Responsibility for Teaching and Students
    • Ensure the best possible student experience through the fulfilment of the University´s responsibilities concerning students in respect of their admission, instruction, progress and examination
    • refresh and develop new programmes in order to attract new students and markets
  3. Knowledge Transfer
    • Create and exploit new opportunities for knowledge transfer activity in order to secure additional income streams and new areas of teaching and/or research

    • Contribute to University-wide initiatives in order to improve understanding and communication of this area

  4. Development of Academic/Research Standing

    • Continue to develop one´s position as a leading academic researcher; including publication, securing of external funding and the pursuit of other relevant indicators of standing in the field

    • Give due consideration to ways of retaining connections with teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

    • Give due consideration to the status of Head as a role model for other members of staff in the pursuit of academic excellence


  1. Have the ability to engage constructively with people
  2. Have excellent communication skills
  3. Have very good ambassadorial and diplomatic skills
  4. Have the ability to manage a number of competing demands
  5. Have excellent delegation skills
  6. Be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances
  7. Be able to develop their skills and seek advice from a variety of sources
  8. Be willing and able to exercise judgement and take risks

About Us

Symbiosis is a family of 48 academic institutions, imparting quality education for over 45 years. It is host to over 34,000 Indian and International students on campus. These campuses epitomize the Symbiosis vision, 'Promoting International Understanding through Quality Education' and are a beehive of international students from all across the globe, being privy to Indian culture and hospitality. Many of these campuses are fully residential and have recreational facilities which include swimming pools, amphitheaters & Health Care centres. Keeping its excellent track record in mind, in 2002, the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India conferred the 'Deemed to be University' status on Symbiosis, and further in 2006 the University Grants Commission, Government of India withdrew the word Deemed and renamed the University as Symbiosis International University.


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