Job Opportunities

Technical Assistant - Zeenni Center (Koura Campus)

The Zeenni Center (ZC) for Engineering, Technology and Industrial Research at the University of Balamand aims to serve as the training ground for engineers and technologists from the University of Balamand and other academic institutions, in addition to technical personnel from industry.

The ZC is currently seeking to recruit a Technical Assistant to assist the Center’s Director.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • - Assist instructors and faculty members from the Faculty of Engineering (FOE) or the Issam Fares Faculty of Technology (IFFT) in their laboratory activities at the Center.
  • - Maintain the good functioning and conditions of Center’s equipment and components.
  • - Undertake tasks to maintain and repair equipment under supervision.
  • - Communicate inventory, supplies, and equipment needs to the Center’s Director.
  • - Monitor students’ use of supplies, tools, materials and equipment.
  • - Assist in the installations and repairs of machines in the FOE and IFFT facilities.

Qualifications:
  1. A university bachelor degree or its equivalent in a field related to electrical systems, electrical machines, maintenance and repair;
  2. At least three years of technical maintenance experience;
  3. Good interpersonal, communications and troubleshooting skills;
  4. Ability to read technical drawings and survey plans.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae along with a letter of interest and contact information for at least two reference letters to hr@balamand.edu.lb

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that unsuitable/late applications will not be considered, and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Procurement Officer – Koura Campus

Job Description:

  • - Receive and process Purchase Requisitions
  • - Verify the BOQ and the technical specifications with the end users
  • - Check and compare prices of previous purchases
  • - Prepare Requests for Quotations (RFQ)
  • - Prepare price comparison tables
  • - Request technical evaluation and recommendation from end users
  • - Prepare and issue Purchase Orders to suppliers, and secure signatures
  • - Track and monitor undelivered Purchase Orders
  • - Respond to queries from end users concerning purchase requisitions, budgetary price estimates and other related concerns
  • - Receive invoices and verify against Purchase Orders and secure end-user’s signature
  • - Maintain confidentiality related to prices, offers, and awarded suppliers
  • - Maintain transparency and fairness as per policy and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • - BS degree in Business Administration or related field
  • - A minimum of 3 year experience in procurement and in supply chain management systems
  • - Strong organization skills
  • - Excellent communication skills
  • - Computer proficiency
Interested applicants shall send their CV to hr@balamand.edu.lb

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Graphic Designer – Office of Media and Communication - Koura Campus

Overview

The University of Balamand is seeking a talented and creative Graphic Designer to join its Office of Media and Communication. The Graphic Designer will play a key role in developing and executing visually engaging designs across various mediums to support the university's branding and communication efforts. The ideal candidate should have a strong portfolio showcasing their skills in graphic design, typography, and visual storytelling.

Responsibilities

  • 1. Design and Creation:
    - Develop visually appealing designs for both print and digital media, including brochures, posters, flyers, banners, infographics, social media graphics, webpages, webgraphics, and other promotional materials.
  • - Collaborate with the Office of Media and Communication team to conceptualize and execute creative design solutions that align with the university's brand guidelines.
  • - Produce designs that effectively communicate complex information in a visually compelling and accessible manner.
  • - Edits videos and develops animations when needed.
  • - Supports in the management of the social media channels, and assists in live coverage when needed.
    2. Branding and Identity:
  • - Maintain a thorough understanding of the university's brand identity guidelines and ensure consistent application of the brand across all design projects.
  • - Assist in the development and evolution of the university's visual identity through the creation of new design elements and templates.
  • 3. Project Management:
  • - Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, from concept to completion, while adhering to set deadlines.
    4. Print and Production:
  • - Prepare print-ready files and work closely with external vendors to ensure high-quality production of printed materials.
  • - Stay updated with current trends and advancements in graphic design, printing techniques, and software tools, and make recommendations for improvement and innovation.

Qualifications:

  • - Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related field.
  • - Proven experience as a Graphic Designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing a range of design projects.
  • - Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other relevant tools.
  • - Strong understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and layout compositions.
  • - Knowledge of print production processes and requirements.
  • - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • - Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • - Detail-oriented with a keen eye for aesthetics and consistency.

Application:

Required application documents:
  • • Curriculum Vitae
  • • Motivation Letter including work experience
  • • Applications through LinkedIn are accepted

Please send your application and documents to hr@balamand.edu.lb

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Interviews: will be specified accordingly

Starting time: by agreement

Candidate will be appointed on merit in an equitable and transparent process.

Part-Time Instructor - Beino Campus - Akkar

The Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Balamand invites applications for a part-time position in Beino Campus, Akkar.

The candidate should be a holder of a Ph.D. or M.A. in the fields of History and Philosophy. English and Arabic Literature degree holders may apply. A minimum of two-years of experience is required, especially in the field of Cultural Studies. The candidate should also be able to teach in French and/or English and Arabic.

Please forward a resumé/curriculum vitae along with an introductory letter summarizing your suitability for the position. The names and contact information of 2 referees should be included.

Kindly send the above to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, fas@balamand.edu.lb and the Director of Human Resources, hr@balamand.edu.lb

Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management - Assistant to VP for Data Mining and Analysis

Responsibilities:
• Has experience with pivot tables and data base manipulation
• Has the ability to analyze, organize and integrate large amounts of complex data into clean and concise status reports
• Develop and implement new analytical tools and functionalities
• Manages delivery of statistics and reports in support of operations and decision making from the student information system
• Ensure a high level of data integrity

Skills:
• Writing /communication skills
• Proficiency and experience with software packages including Logos, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, statistical software, etc.
• Strong leadership and teamwork
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with faculty and staff in a variety of disciplines
• Fluent in English and Arabic.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have an earned degree in Business Computer (MS is preferred) or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.

Closing date: ongoing until position is filled.

Interested candidates shall send their CV to: vpenroll@balamand.edu.lb & hr@balamand.edu.lb

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Full-Time Digital Marketing Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time faculty position in Digital Marketing at el Koura campus.

The preferred candidates would possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Digital Marketing from a reputable institution of higher learning. A track-record of teaching Digital Marketing courses in a recognized institution is also preferred.
The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. They may also be in

charge of the Faculty of Business and Management Digital Marketing as social media ads and website update.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office,  mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Faculty of Business and Management (Koura Campus) - Full-Time or Part-Time Accounting Instructor

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand (UOB), Lebanon, invites applications for full-time or part-time faculty position in Accounting at el Koura campus.
The candidates should possess a Ph.D., CPA, or equivalent degree in Accounting from a reputable institution of higher learning. The candidates are expected to engage in quality research, teaching activities and service endeavors. A track-record of teaching accounting courses in a recognized institution is preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter and curriculum vitae to hr@balamand.edu.lb and Mrs. Mira Jabbour, Executive Secretary at the Dean’s Office, mira.jabbour@balamand.edu.lb clearly stating their discipline of interest and their preferred campus location.

Secretary - Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences (Dekwaneh Campus)


The Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences (Dekwaneh Campus) is seeking to recruit a Secretary. The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Dean’s Office to ensure that administrative tasks are correctly and timely implemented and there is an efficient workflow.

MAIN TASK AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • - Helps the Executive Secretary in daily tasks and assignments.
  • - Provides administrative support to the Dean’s Office and Faculty members.
  • - Assists the chairpersons in different tasks and assignments.
  • - Interacts with students and external bodies on a wide scale.
  • - Handles calls and other communication and greets visitors.
  • - Assists in proctoring exams.
  • - Assists in organizing and facilitating special events: scheduling and coordinating dates and time, venues, attendance, agendas and facilities.
  • - Manages and keeps up to date the calendar of events.
  • - Assists in orientations and open-doors events.
  • - Assists in keeping the Faculty Webpage and Social media accounts up-to-date.
  • - Types lettres, memoranda, reports, etc.
  • - Schedules appointments and maintains calendar for faculty members.
  • - Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • - Bachelor Degree in related fields.
  • - Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • - Fluent in English and Arabic with good communication skills, French is a plus.
  • - Presentable, friendly and able to provide immediate help when required.
Interested applicants must send an email to  hr@balamand.edu.lb  and  pme@balamand.edu.lb  by the November 30, 2022 the latest.

 



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