Faculty Committees

 

Accreditation, Quality Assurance and Strategic Planning Committee

Tasks

  1. Consolidating the concept of quality and spreading its culture at the department/faculty level.
  2. Follow up on quality issues, and supervise the application of quality standards in the department/faculty.
  3. Ensuring that the educational outcomes achieve the faculty's mission and strategic objectives.
  4. Develop the annual plan, follow up its implementation and implement the strategic plan, and manage opportunities and risks.
  5. Setting an annual quality goal for the faculty and evaluating its achievement at the end of the academic year.
  6. Preparing an annual report on the achievements of the annual plan and the strategic plan.
  7. Follow up the implementation of improvement plans and their performance indicators, and ensure that they are implemented according to the rules.
  8. Review the faculty's vision, mission, values and objectives periodically and update them based on developments.
  9. Ensure that the department/faculty is ready for special accreditation standards before visiting the internal and external audit committees.
  10. Collecting performance data, and making statistics related to evaluating the operations and activities that take place in the department/faculty and documenting them in the correct manner (such as evaluating course descriptions, faculty members, courses and exams, and others).
  11. Preparing the required reports, proposing performance development plans, and following up on the implementation of proposals and recommendations.
  12. Evaluate the files of the committees and the files necessary to document the progress of work and ensure that they meet the requirements of quality assurance.
  13. Participate in the meetings of the quality and internal audit committees at the university level, and participate in the work, events and procedures for accreditation, quality assurance and ISO.
  14. Preparation for participation in competitions of excellence at the local and international levels.
  15. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Committee for Scientific Research, Creativity and Scientific Activities
Tasks
  1. Drawing up the scientific and research policy, and finding ways to improve the research performance of the department/faculty.
  2. Preparing the annual scientific research plan for the department/faculty in line with the national research priorities and following up and evaluating its implementation.
  3. Providing scientific and research advice to faculty members in various scientific fields.
  4. Checking applications for scientific research awards and evaluating scientific research submitted to obtain financial support before submitting them to the Deanship of Scientific Research at the university.
  5. Recommending approval of training courses, workshops and scientific conferences for faculty members according to the approved mechanism for that.
  6. Preparing, supervising and following up on holding conferences and scientific meetings on a regular basis and forming sub-committees and following them up to serve this goal.
  7. Contributing to the development of the scholarship plan, checking scholarship and delegation applications, and sabbatical leave, and ensuring that applicants meet the required conditions and criteria.
  8. Granting ethical approvals for postgraduate students' research, reviewing requests for ethical approvals for faculty members and placing them before submitting them to the committee
  9. specialized in the university according to the approved mechanism.
  10. Checking the promotion requests for faculty members and ensuring that they meet the conditions in accordance with the regulations and instructions.
  11. Encouraging scientific research and the participation of faculty members in scientific conferences and specialized workshops and contributing to scientific publishing through refereed journals.
  12. Evaluation of scientific books submitted by faculty members for teaching and arbitration of the methodological book and the author, or suggesting the names of the arbitration committee according to the specialization of the subject of the book.
  13. Follow up on the needs of major research projects, and the mechanism for implementing projects supported by the university.
  14. Developing a culture of scientific research among students through research activities and scientific competitions.
  15. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.




Study Plan, Equivalency and Guidance Committee

Tasks

  1. Checking and preparing study plans and preparing indicative plans for new and bridging students.
  2. Preparing counseling lists and distributing students to faculty members.
  3. Follow up on the students expected to graduate in each semester and identifying their desires and the courses needed for their graduation.
  4. Follow up on updating the study plans and linking them to the requirements of the labor market.
  5. Submit the study schedule for each semester according to the indicative plan.
  6. Follow up on the wishes of the faculty members regarding the subjects they wish to teach.
  7. Course equivalency for admitted and transfered students.
  8. Make the necessary modification to the study plan in accordance with the requirements of the Accreditation Commission and the Ministry of Higher Education.
  9. Checking the description of the courses in both Arabic and English, and its conformity with the content of the article.
  10. Updating the books, references and sources that are used in teaching the subjects.
  11. Poll the opinion of students, employers and academic specialists about current study plans and opportunities for their development.
  12. Study the previous and simultaneous requirements for each subject and modify them to suit the progress of the study across the levels of the study plan.
  13. Addressing the variables and developing remedial plans and appropriate solutions.
  14. Recommending the holding of training courses and specialized workshops related to the development of the study plan and teaching methods.
  15. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.
Examination and University Proficiency Exam Committee

Tasks

  1. Drafting and periodically reviewing the instructions for holding exams in accordance with what is issued by the Deans Council.
  2. Preparing the monthly or midterm exam schedules in preparation for their approval and announcement before the exams start at an appropriate time.
  3. Ensure that the examination halls are ready and suitable for the number of students.
  4. General supervision of the conduct of examinations and follow-up and ensure that the invigilators do their work to the fullest.
  5. Preparing a report on the conduct of exams in the department/faculty.
  6. Ensure the accuracy of monitoring the signs and follow the necessary mechanisms for this.
  7. Holding periodic meetings with students who will sit for the university proficiency exam, conducting qualifying programs for them and encouraging them to perform well in the exam.
  8. Coordination with the E-Learning Center and the Deanship of Admission and Registration to prepare the halls necessary for holding the exams.
  9. Studying and analyzing the results of each exam separately, determining the strengths and weaknesses regarding the axes of the educational process, and proposing solutions to improve performance and develop the results of the educational process in cooperation with the teacher of each subject.
  10. Studying and analyzing the results of the university proficiency exam and the results of the profession practice exam, determining the strengths and weaknesses of students, and proposing appropriate improvement and development plans.
  11. Preparing and executing an opinion poll for those concerned with examinations, observers, examination halls, the beginning and end of each examination, and fairness and transparency in the distribution of observers and shifts.
  12. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Student and Alumni Committee

Tasks

  1. Coordination to receive new students at the beginning of the academic year to prepare students to engage in the university environment.
  2. Conducting an evaluation of the opinions of the students expected to graduate at the end of each semester and documenting this in the committee's file.
  3. Collecting information about graduates, following up on their employment status, and updating their data (phone numbers and email), in coordination with the Graduates Follow-up Office at the Deanship of Student Affairs.
  4. Involving students and graduates in various committees and activities.
  5. Receiving the students' various issues, proposing appropriate solutions, and submitting them to the department head/deanship of the college.
  6. Consider cases of cheating or plagiarism.
  7. Investigate violations committed by students inside the university's buildings and facilities, or with one of the faculty's employees, or acts of vandalism within the university.
  8. Looking into the violations of students and recommending that the necessary violations be transferred to the competent investigation and disciplinary committee in the Deanship of Student Affairs.
  9. Coordination with the Career Guidance Office at the Deanship of Student Affairs in order to provide appropriate services to students.
  10. Coordination with the King Abdullah Fund at the Deanship of Student Affairs in order to provide the qualifying courses that students need while studying.
  11. Preparing reports on outstanding students and graduates with outstanding achievements.
  12. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Community Service and Activities Committee

Tasks

  1. Organizing community service programs and activities and supporting the development of local community institutions.
  2. Organizing extracurricular programs and activities inside and outside the university campus.
  3. Enhancing the faculty and administrative staff and the students in the university community activities.
  4. Identifying problems in the local community and work to develop plans and confront them.
  5. Encouraging initiatives related to community service programs and spreading the culture of volunteer work to serve the community among academic staff and students.
  6. Communicate with the institutions and charitable aids in order to support the local community activities.
  7. Periodically evaluate the work of activities and practices.
  8. Follow up on the other scientific journal, in the department and the faculty.
  9. Local coordination to set up training courses for community members.
  10. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Faculty and Computing Directory Committee and Website

Tasks

  1. Reviewing and designing the faculty website information in Arabic and English.
  2. Follow up of faculty members to update their information and CV on the faculty portal.
  3. Follow up on e-learning, and communicate with the e-learning center to solve e-learning problems after.
  4. Preparing the directory of the faculty and scientific departments on a regular basis annually and producing it in an appropriate manner and in coordination with the Department of Cultural and Public Relations.
  5. Updating data and information about the faculty and its departments, its faculty members, and the study plans.
  6. Activating the announcement of the activities of the faculty and its departments and updating future activities.
  7. Follow up the e-marketing of the academic programs offered by the department/faculty.
  8. Follow up academic rankings that indicates the competitive status of the academic programs offered by the department / faculty.
  9. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty .

Library and Educational Resources Committee

Tasks

  1. Counting the available books and references that serve the specialization in coordination with the public library at the university.
  2. Ensure the availability of all the required references for the subjects presented within the study plan.
  3. Coordination with faculty members in the department/faculty in order to prepare a list of books to be updated and purchased.
  4. Prepare a list of references and books approved for teaching at the beginning of each semester, in order to be approved.
  5. Reviewing the electronic databases that serve the department/faculty, and following up on the reports of benefiting from them.
  6. Follow up on borrowing statistics and benefiting from library services.
  7. Follow up on the readiness of the research laboratory, and work on updating it whenever necessary.
  8. Follow up and update the list of books placed on the reservation shelf.
  9. Training students on electronic research and making use of the library, in coordination with the library unit at the university.
  10. Recommending participation in electronic programs, resources and databases necessary to develop the capabilities of faculty members in the fields of teaching and scientific research.
  11. Determining the needs and resources needed to implement distance learning and blended learning plans.
  12. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Social Committee

Tasks

  1. Strengthening the social relations between faculty members and employees of the department/faculty.
  2. Organizing, coordinating and implementing social activities inside and outside the university campus.
  3. Preparing and implementing questionnaires to those concerned with the benefits and activities offered and supervised by the committee.
  4. Managing the financial affairs of the committee.
  5. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Field Training, Graduation Projects and Laboratories Committee

Tasks

  1. Setting general policies, practical training instructions and making recommendations regarding improving skills, improving training, and selecting suitable training places.
  2. Coordination with places of field training outside the university to provide the appropriate environment and facilitate the task of faculty members and training supervisors.
  3. Communicating with the concerned decision-makers and the relevant authorities to develop the students' competency during training.
  4. Developing the infrastructure of laboratories, evaluating the laboratories' needs for scientific equipment, chemicals and glassware, and preparing a list of them before the start of the academic year.
  5. To promote the use of modern technologies in training, to include electronic simulation devices in the training plan for students, and to provide laboratories with modern software.
  6. Follow up on maintenance, calibration, and replacement of damaged equipment in laboratories and training places within the university.
  7. Receiving new devices from suppliers according to the rules, checking their readiness and transferring them to their own laboratory.
  8. Follow up on public safety matters in laboratories and training places within the university.
  9. Follow up on the availability of accreditation requirements for laboratories and training places within the university, and coordinate with the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Committee and strategic planning to achieve them.
  10. Determining the faculty members supervising student projects, reviewing the mechanism of project implementation and practical training, and setting dates and places for discussing graduation projects.
  11. Encouraging distinguished graduation projects and linking them with the business incubator at the university.
  12. Opening work channels for joint projects between students from different disciplines and faculties.
  13. Preparing practical training follow-up reports (such as students' names, their numbers, training locations, supervisors, and others).
  14. Conducting a survey of the opinion of the concerned students, partners (employers) and the institutions in which the students are trained, and the extent of satisfaction with the performance and benefits achieved by the students.
  15. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.

Postgraduate Studies Committee

Tasks

  1. Preparing plans for graduate studies programs in the department/faculty, and updating any amendments thereto.
  2. Conducting internal evaluation of graduate studies programs for the purpose of improving and developing programs.
  3. Discussing and approving the plans of master's theses projects.
  4. Organizing and following up the issues of postgraduate students.
  5. Follow up on submitting the students' postgraduate studies forms to the Postgraduate Studies Council as per the rules.
  6. Organizing the affairs of supervising master's theses according to the controls set by the regulations and instructions.
  7. Coordination with the supervisors of the master's theses to select and identify the members of the discussion committee.
  8. Follow up on the application of quality control mechanisms and standards for graduate studies programmes.
  9. Encouraging graduate students to participate in extra-curricular activities, research activities and contribute to the dissemination of scientific research
  10. Setting the general framework for the research plan and the rules governing how to write the thesis, in accordance with the guide for writing university theses approved in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  11. Continue sending the initial copy of the thesis to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in accordance with the instructions in force.
  12. Follow up on sending a copy of the thesis after proofreading to the external examiner in accordance with the instructions in force.
  13. Ensure accurate monitoring of students' scores and follow the necessary mechanism for that.
  14. Adoption of the final results of the study subjects.
  15. Any other tasks assigned by the department head/dean of the faculty.