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 asa training facility (in partnership with similar organizations) 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 working experience in a managerial position (preferablyfrom 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.


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) 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.

 

3) 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.

 

4) 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.

 

5) 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.