Academic Position
 

1) Senior Lecturers and Lecturers (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

The appointees will be responsible for teaching, developing and coordinating the delivery of courses in one of the following areas and undertake research and publications in relevant areas.

> School of Business and Administration

   1) Finance

> School of Science and Technology

   1) Construction Management

> School of Education, Languages and Communications

  1) Early Childhood in Education
 

The Job:

  • Oversight, delivery, coordination and development of learning materials for undergraduate and postgraduate courses (ODL, OL and classroom lecture) in the prescribed fields within the School.
  • Setting of assignments and examination papers and marking schemes.
  • Recruitment, training, management and evaluation of part-time tutors.
  • Liaising and working with external examiners, writers and assessors of learning course materials.
  • Working with other support units of the University including the Registry, Library, Educational Technology and Publishing Unit in the delivery of learning and teaching.
  • Assisting the School in developing new academic programmes, enhancing delivery and learning, facilitate seminars and other projects relevant to WOU.

Requirements:

  • A minimum Master degree and preferably a PhD from an accredited University in the relevant discipline.
  • Excellent command of English and competency in Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Experience in Teacher Education and teaching, specialisation in early childhood education {*for School of Education, Languages & Communications}.
  • Experience in Open Distance Learning programmes and/or a record of research and publications would be an added advantage.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Academic Support Position

1) Manager - Quality Assurance and External Relations (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for the coordination and management of all Quality Assurance (QA) functions of both the Online Distance Learning (ODL) and Face to Face full-time (F2F) delivery provisions of the University. 
  • Be actively involved in promoting specific programmes and serving as a training facility (in partnership with similar organisations) on QA.
  • Directing and coordinating the services for the secretariat of the Senate Committee on QA, Teaching and Learning (QATL). 
  • Provide leadership and facilitate in the development of quality assurance protocols and systems in line with internationally accepted norms.
  • Monitor and ensure the implementation of QA practices in all areas of activities in the University.
  •  Ensure compliance with conditions as laid down by regulatory bodies where appropriate.
  • Oversee the conduct and compilation of the evaluation of student performance data and development of ways to improve student performance in association with Educational Technology and the Schools.
  • Conduct on a periodical basis quality audit with a view towards strengthening the existing quality systems and practice.
  • Promote and establish collaborations with institutions locally and abroad.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualifications from a recognised reputable institution.
  • Minimum 8 to 10 years related experience in a managerial position (preferably from the Higher Education Institution).
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work closely with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to carry out internal audits and other verification activities as well as ensure compliance to all aspects of Quality Assurance standards and benchmarks.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Computer literate.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

2) Officer - Quality Assurance (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate the development, improvement and revision of Standard Operating Procedures of various departments;
  • To facilitate any continuous improvement process and assist in the preparation for external audit [eg. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) etc];
  • To ensure the development, delivery and monitoring of programmes conform to MQA / MOHE requirements;
  • To undertake other related duties as may be assigned by the Director, and/or Management from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent with 2-3 years of working experience.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Words and Excel.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

3) Executive / Sr. Executive - Registry (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities (primarily in the Exam Division of Registry):

  • To be responsible for the management of the entire examination processes (full time and part time studies) of the University.
  • To maintain and administer the assessment records of students in the Student Information System.
  • To administer the graduation office of Registry.
  • To assist the Secretariat of the Senate
  • To support other functions of Registry.

Requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor/Master degree in Business Administration or equivalent qualifications.
  • Preferably with relevant working experience in the exams division/department of an educational institution.
  • People oriented with experience in management and administrative work.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office.
  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens. 
     

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Non-Academic Position

1) Executive / Sr. Executive - Finance (Based in Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of budget and forecast.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of accounting transactions in accordance with company and statutory requirements, regulatory guidelines and established accounting standards.
  • Design, improve, implement and maintain computerised accounting systems.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of standard and ad-hoc management reports.
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end closing of accounts.
  • Review existing systems and procedures and implement internal controls.
  • Lead projects that impact on general accounting and internal controls.
  • To be involved in the definition requirement for acquiring, developing and enhancing application solutions.
  • Development of process documentation and conduct necessary training to end users.
  • Ensure effective internal controls.
  • Lead projects and provide consultation to management and other business partners on cross functional impact.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent Professional Accounting qualifications with 2 to 3 years related working experience.
  • Excellent and proven project management skills.
  • Knowledge of ERP system.
  • Excellent in troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Strong team player with the ability to lead development and implementation of relevant accounting systems and processes.
  • Meticulous in procedure compliance and statutory requirements.
  • Good knowledge on Malaysian taxation and GST.  
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office and other Accounting System.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

2) Officer / Executive - Finance
     Work Location - (The successful candidate will be based in one of the subsidiaries of Wawasan Open University)

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all fees collection.
  • Prepare the details weekly daily collection reports.
  • Maintain the listing for tuition fee collection and rebates.
  • Maintain the excess fee schedule.
  • Perform the supplier invoice entry.
  • Monitor the staff advance payments.
  • Maintain fixed asset register.
  • Perform bank reconciliations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent Professional Accounting qualifications with 2 to 3 years related working experience.
  • Excellent and proven project management skill.
  • Ability to work well with all levels.
  • Knowledge of ERP system.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office and other Accounting System.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

3) Finance Temporary/Contract Staff (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • Performing monthly financial close activities.
  • Monitoring of Regional Centre collection, bank collection and student refunds.
  • Preparing payment vouchers and issuing of cheques.
  • Updating transactions into Accounting System.
  • Prepare Management reports and ad-hoc reports.
  • Prepare variance analysis.
  • Prepare annual audit and tax schedules.

Requirements:

  • Certificate / Diploma in Accounting with minimum 2-3 years relevant working experience.
  • Self-starter, flexible, ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
  • Sound knowledge of costing and inventory control process.
  • Computer literate - Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of ERP.
  • Conversant in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

4) Executive / Senior Executive - Facilities and Maintenance (Based in Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • To manage the Facilities & Maintenance of Building and M&E.
  • To handle Projects & Tenders & Authorities (incl. BQ preparations).
  • To oversee on Audit including Assets & Security (HQ, Regional Centres & Regional Support Centres) including OSHA.
  • To provide support in administrative duties including liaising with vendors for sourcing of quotations, raising purchase requisitions and preparing reports and etc.

Requirements:

  • Minimum a Bachelor Degree in Building / Construction / Engineering / equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience at executive level.
  • Good oral & written communication skills, computer literate preferably in AUTOCAD.
  • Experience and knowledgeable in Facilities & Maintenance.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

5) Executive / Officer, Marketing & Admission - Johor / George Town (Penang), Cheras (Selangor) / Petaling Jaya   (Selangor)

Responsibilities:

  • Support and maintain admission, examination and student records.
  • Responsible for all aspects relating to the marketing of the University and its programmes.
  • Develop marketing plans and potential student database.
  • Handle all enquiries and convert all leads from CRM.
  • Assist in counseling and provide guidance on enquiries on advance standing.

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Business Studies, Mass Communication, Finance or Accounting with minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Applicants with telemarketing skill and experience will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work on weekends.
  • Working hours: 10 A.M. - 7 P.M. (Tuesday to Sunday where Monday is a rest day and there will be an off day between Tuesday to Friday depending on the duty roster arranged).
  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.