Staff Positions

Last date for application: Sunday, Oct 10, 2021

Chief Marketing and Outreach Officer is responsible for developing and executing strategies to promote Forman Christian College and University as Pakistan’s outstanding higher education institutions; also assume the lead role in stimulating and motivating students, encouraging alumni, guiding alumni association, and managing to fundraise for scholarships, academic programs, and capital development initiatives.

The incumbent is responsible for leading key college/university functions including Marketing, Communications and Publications, Advancement and Alumni Relations, and Admissions. This involves assuming a central role in promoting a positive image for Forman to a wider audience while also initiating, managing, and sustaining FCCU’s relationships with various private sector actors including the media, corporations, foundations, high-worth individuals, alumni, and others.

As Office Chief, the incumbent is a member of the senior FCCU Executive Team, coordinating and collaborating closely with the Rector and Vice Rectors for defining FCCU’s vision, mission, and strategic plans. As a member of the Executive Staff, this person is also the key liaison for all issues related to Marketing, Communications and Publications, Advancement and Alumni, and Admissions. Finally, responsibilities extend to strengthening internal communications while also working closely and effectively on external communications with local, national, and international media.

Responsibilities:

Marketing:

The incumbent will work with the Head of Communications and Publications in leading all aspects of both college and university marketing, communications and media activities as well as publications and social media products that involve outreach to external audiences, with a view toward elevating brand image; attracting positive interest; promoting name recognition; recruiting new students, faculty and staff; and strengthening Forman’s reputation as a leading college/university in Pakistan.

Advancement and Alumni:

The incumbent will work with the Head of Advancement and Alumni Office to identify, solicit and attract financial and other support for FCC from alumni, international donors, government entities, corporations, foundations, individuals, and others, with a view toward supporting scholarships, funding capital projects, promoting faculty research and expanding Forman’s endowment.  In effect, this person will lead and manage all aspects of alumni outreach as well as fundraising at Forman, whether involving alumni, foundations, international donors, corporate and government entities, annual fund contributors, major gifts and stewardship, and others. The incumbent will also directly support the Rector in liaison with the Friends of Forman in the US as part of FCC’s broader fund-raising and image-building efforts.

Admissions:

The incumbent will work with the Head of Admissions in providing leadership in developing and implementing innovative recruitment strategies and initiatives designed to attract new market segments and expand the student base for College and University admissions. Leading the Marketing, Advancement and Alumni and Admissions offices, the incumbent should be able to collaborate the work of all these offices to create synergies in implementing a nation-wide student recruitment plan, and develop strong partnerships/alliances with academic divisions, continuing education units, public schools and the college community through timely communication and clearly established goals.

Supervising responsibility:

  • Advancement and Alumni Office(https://www.fccollege.edu.pk/the-advancement-alumni-office/)
  • Marketing, Communications and Publications Office (https://www.fccollege.edu.pk/office-communications-publications/)
  • Admissions Office (https://www.fccollege.edu.pk/admissions-office/)

Position requirements:

  • 16 years education in a related discipline with 16 years relevant work experience
  • 18 years education in a related discipline with 14 years relevant work experience

Skills:

  • Successful track record in marketing, communications, admissions, and fundraising including at higher education institutions is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of website infrastructure management and optimization
  • Working knowledge of social media including its optimal use across platforms
  • Experience in marketing organizational offerings including advertising and print publications
  • Certification and/or membership in a fundraising organization such as CASE, AFP, or similar fundraising training organizations
  • Knowledge of principals of fundraising with a good understanding of the entire fundraising process: cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, fundraising techniques, and best practices
  • Strong leadership, consensus-building, and conflict management skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups of people, manage a broad range of working styles and personalities and inspire team members towards excellence in all working areas
  • Exceptional organizational and management ability along with well-developed leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Positive attitude and role model including the ability to mentor and develop younger staff
  • Self-starter and hard worker, willing to go the “extra mile”; high degree of creativity, combined with a demonstrated ability to “think outside the box”
  • Commitment and willingness to coordinate, collaborate and work closely with other departments, keeping department heads in the loop of events and fundraising efforts that impact their department while also working closely across the university to research, conceive, plan, organize and deliver effective marketing and communications campaigns.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference, copies of degrees, and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk latest by Sunday, Oct 10, 2021.

It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of the email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates from minority communities, special needs individuals, and/or transgender persons are encouraged to apply.

Last date for application: Friday, Sep 17, 2021

The Head of Admissions is a strong student advocate who will develop, train, and facilitate a high performance team in the Admissions Department.  The Head oversees the admissions department – including recruitment, admissions, a call center, and international student compliance – and provides leadership in developing and accessing innovative recruitment strategies and initiatives designed to attract new market segments and expand the student base. Working with the Recruitment Committee, the Enrollment Management Team, and the Marketing Department, the Head will update, implement and monitor a college-wide Student Recruitment Plan.  The Head will develop strong partnerships/alliances with academic divisions, continuing education units, public schools and the college community through timely communication and clearly established goals.

Position requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 16 years equivalent education with 10 years relevant work experience
  • 18 years equivalent education with 8 years relevant experience

Skills:

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills both in English and Urdu
  • Excellent writing, editing, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Statistical research and its analysis and interpretation
  • Networking and Influencing Skills

Responsibilities for the University Admissions:

  • Recruit new students through activities such as high school visits, college fairs, career nights, public outreach events and general information sessions.
  • Schedule and conduct individual in-person and telephone interviews with prospective students, their parents and/or spouses regarding the initial application.
  • Evaluate application credentials for admissions decision making.
  • Advise/counsel continuing students who are considering changing majors; assist qualified students with academic program selection.
  • Participate in student scheduling sessions and advising/counseling sessions. Participate in establishing enrollment goals for the Office of Admissions & Records and individual academic departments. With academic departments and Chief Marketing and Outreach Officer devise, develop and coordinate general recruitment and program-specific literature for new and continuing students.
  • Coordinate and conduct campus tours for high schools, community agencies and others as requested.
  • Establishes admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • Develops admissions financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements.
  • Promotes the university and attracts new students by maintaining working relationships with other university departments; working closely with the alumni office and the publications department.
  • Maintains continuing flow of quality applicants and transfers to the university by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue programs that are effective; modifying programs; presenting new sales strategies for the university’s recruitment and admission activities.

Responsibilities for the College Admissions:

  • Plan and execute an admission Campaign to admit students in the college
  • Establishes clear policies, procedures and protocols for the admissions and transfer cases for the college
  • Organizing visits to schools to introduce the intermediate program at Forman by having meetings, running sessions and sharing leaflet and brochure
  • Responsible for gleaning information regarding different academic categories of the intermediate program and getting brochures made
  • Working closely with the VR of the College and the Coordinator to train the faculty and staff to guide prospect students during the time of the admission
  • Maintains a record of and updates the policies of Board of Secondary and Intermediate Education
  • Updates his/her knowledge regarding the policies of equivalence of Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) for O-level students or those who have studied abroad
  • Develops a brief document or a guide for the prospect students to get the equivalence by IBCC for O-levels or when required
  • Analyze the advertisement strategies of other colleges and develops effective ones for the College in collaboration with the communications office and the admin of the college.
  • Researches and maintains a record of the fee structure of other Colleges to recommend a change in the fee structure of the College to the Accounts and the VR of the College
  • Coordinates with the financial aid department to facilitate the deserving students
  • Develops handouts in consultation with the concerned offices regarding fee student, financial aid, merit scholarships to facilitate the prospect students regarding the availability and procedures of procuring a service or scholarship
  • Establish clear policies and procedures to disseminate merit scholarships fairly
  • Works closely with the VR and Coordinator of the College to decide the merit, and the target of any given year
  • Devises a clear cut plan to distribute students evenly in all categories and sections
  • Develops a plan to admit students on sports basis or extra-curricular activities. This would be done in consultation with the concerned offices and procedures would be clearly delineated.
  • Analyze critically the admission campaign, literature, quality and quality of the students admitted to fortify the process for next year and prepares a comprehensive report for each year.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference, copies of degrees and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk latest by Friday, Sep 17, 2021.

It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates from minority communities, special needs individuals, and/or transgender persons are encouraged to apply.

Last date for application: Sunday, Sep 19, 2021

The Gatekeeper’s primary responsibility is the safety of the residents through ensuring that only those living and working in the hostel are allowed entry and that all residents are accounted for during curfew hours.

Position requirements:

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Preferably 10 years equivalent education with preferably 5 years relevant work experience

Skills:

  • Punctual
  • Has integrity and ability to work independently
  • Ability to be fair and consistent in dealing with students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Should be able to lift heavy things if and when needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain records of signing in and signing out of hostel residents.
  • Work closely and collegially with the other staff members
  • Observe timings of residents and notify guardian if any resident is not present in the hostel at curfew
  • Learn security policies and enforce them
  • Notify appropriate people in case of emergencies (guardian, security, 1122 etc.)
  • Other responsibilities assigned by the Hostel Guardian

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference, copies of degrees and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk latest by Sunday, Sep 19, 2021.

It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates from minority communities, special needs individuals, and/or transgender persons are encouraged to apply.

Last date for application: Monday, Sep 13, 2021

The proposed resource is expected to add value and improve operations of the university by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes through pre-audit activity. He/she will be a key resource to perform internal control checks on the development of SOPs and will ensure that such SOPs are not in conflict with existing policies/best practices.

Position requirements:

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • 16 years of education (CA (Finalist), ACCA) with 4 years of relevant experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates having experience in audit firms, internal audit department and SOPs controls

Skills:

Must have knowledge of:

  • Internal control environment
  • Transactional controls
  • Relevant legal laws and regulations
  • Procurement cycle and relevant controls

Responsibilities:

  1. Pre-Audit:
  2. Conduct pre-audit of assigned financial and operational transactions including payments/disbursements by the university.
  3. Analyze techniques, methods, and procedures before and during pre-audit, modifying techniques as necessary, ensuring records accurately reflect transactions, and verifying that operations are conducted efficiently and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Perform financial and/or operational pre-audits and compliance reviews with university SOPs, policies, and procedures.
  1. Develop pre-audit checklists for all areas under verification to ensure completeness of documentation.
  2. Prepare comprehensive flowcharts, process narratives and questionnaires to document existing control systems.
  3. Identify and evaluate operational and control weaknesses in the process through critically analyzing system documentation in the form of flowcharts, narrative etc.
  • Recommend corrective actions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the University processes and to improve internal controls to reduce audit risk.
  • Develop standard operating procedures for areas assigned under pre-audit to circulate among all stakeholders.
  1. Perform compliance check on periodic filing of documents by university to different statutory authorities to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  2. Prepare periodic reports based on findings of pre-audit activity to discuss with all stakeholders for corrective action.
  3. SOPs Control
  4. Engage in the efforts and process for the documentation/development/revision of standard operating procedures by various departments.
  5. Advise on preventive, detective and corrective controls which need to be embedded in standard operating procedures to avoid an untoward situation.
  • Perform checks on the development of new standard operating procedures to ensure that such SOPs are not in conflict with any existing SOPs, policies, and best practices.
  1. Perform regular reviews of existing SOPs to evaluate their strength in terms of internal controls and operational efficiencies.
  2. Encourage documentation of SOPs relating to various processes of university where such documentation is not available.
  3. Maintain control sheet of all SOPs and ensure that approved SOPs are shared with policy custodian (Registrar Office).

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference, copies of degrees and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk latest by Monday, Sep 13, 2021.

It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates from minority communities, special needs individuals, and/or transgender persons are encouraged to apply.

Last date for application: Monday, Sep 20, 2021

The Commercialization Manager would be working to implement the ORIC goals, achieving objectives and deliverables in line with the broader University strategy. The position is required to showcase the technologies and intellectual property developed at FCCU and to build linkages with the industry and all other stake-holders. This includes identifying research to be licensed and providing expert advice on commercialization to FCCU’s researchers. This will include a strong liaison with the Business Incubation Centre being established at FCCU. The role also includes soliciting external funding for the ongoing research activities at FCCU.

Position requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 16 years equivalent education with 8 years relevant work experience
  • 18 years equivalent education with 6 years relevant experience

Skills:

  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to develop a network, identify market needs.
  • Good knowledge of Commercialization, Technology Incubation would be preferred.
  • Experience of Stakeholder management with the proven ability of marketing and winning support for new ideas.
  • Proactive and ability to work according to a strategic direction.

Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to the following):

  • Promote the development of University- Industry partnerships in support of university Research. He/She would be developing networking databases for this purpose.
  • Clear Innovation and International strategies would be developed which are easily translated into implementation plans.
  • Link the university’s research community with the needs and priorities of the corporate sector.
  • Develop opportunities for the commercialization of university research.
  • Facilitate entrepreneurship activities.
  • Develop working environment that supports entrepreneurs.
  • Tap on research funding agencies, both national and international.
  • Develop a mechanism for marketing Research solutions to industry.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference, copies of degrees and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to recruitments@fccollege.edu.pk latest by Monday, Sep 20, 2021.

It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates from minority communities, special needs individuals, and/or transgender persons are encouraged to apply.