Date posted
April 1, 2024

Accreditation Officer


  • Responsibilities
  • 1. Ensure compliance to relevant local and international accreditation standards.
  • 2. Assist the academic units in data collection and preparation of the reports required by the accreditation agencies.
  • 3. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to collect and file all necessary accreditation information.
  • 4. Coordinate between all units to secure successful accreditation.
  • 5. Familiarize faculty, staff, and students with the accrediting policies standards, and communicate any changes or revisions.
  • 6. Ensure the implementation of GUST’s Academic Assessment and Accreditation Plans and coordinate across all departments/program of GUST.
  • 7. Recommend actions that improve assessment and accreditation.
  • 8. Coordinate the preparation of the annual reports and self-studies or any other reports requested by local and international accreditation agencies.


  • Experience
  • • 1-3 years’ experience.
  • • Record of successful accreditation processes with other educational institutions.
  • • Knowledge of laws, standards, and compliance regulations that affect Higher Education.

Job Specific Competencies

  • N/A

Behavioral Skills

  • Job Specific Competencies
  • • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • • Writing formal documents in English professionally. (Fluency in spoken and written English).
  • • Writing formal documents in Arabic professionally (Fluency in spoken and written Arabic) - preferred not required.
  • • Critical thinking.
  • • Dependable.
  • • Good analytical, and communication skills.
  • • Attention to detail.
  • • Strong sense of initiative with an ability to work independently.
  • • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • • Team-player.
  • • Time management and project organizational skills; the ability to prioritize projects.
  • • Comfortable working in an evolving role and able to adapt to changes.
  • • The ability to work in a discreet and collaborative manner, maintaining confidentiality.

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