Quest International University Perak QIUP

As part of our expansion program with the launching of newer courses, opportunities are present for well qualified, experienced candidates who wish to take on challenging roles in a pioneering capacity to help develop and grow with the University. 

Position: Air Conditioner Technician
Technician must have relevant qualification and experience in maintaining and repairing split air conditioners. Working knowledge of electricity and building maintenance will be added advantage.
        Position: Handyman
        Handyman must be able multitask in general building maintenance and facilities related works. Able bodied and have a positive attitude about work and life.

        Position: Director, Information & Communication Technology Division
        Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer
        Job Purpose:
        Lead, direct and oversee for continuous operations of ICT Division and ensure cost-efficiency of University wide systems, network, database architecture and data security, in order to achieve consistency and reliability of hardware, software, non-system tools, data archiving and offsite disaster recovery management.  As Head of ICT Division, develop, direct and drive the strategic ICT vision for the University and ensure its effective implementation through appropriate communication and delegation. Play a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the whole University strategic ICT vision with overall responsibility for the management, availability and security of the University’s network, hardware and software, and management of the ICT team.
        Duties & Responsibilities:
        ICT Strategy
        • Prepare strategic and operational plans for the ICT Division to ensure that all necessary ICT tools, processes and systems are in place to meet the requirements of the business and contribute to the achievement of short and long term goals of the University
        • Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy and disaster recovery plan that minimizes the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of the University’s information
        • Take a lead role in developing, executing and implementing University-wide ICT strategic development plans, policies and procedures that support the overall academic (learning & teaching) and business strategy of the University
        • Actively monitor, undertake research and analysis and respond to advancements in hardware and software for education and inform/advise the University on emerging technologies and trends that can benefit the University and ensure the University operates at the most effective and efficient way in synch with the pace of growth of the University
        • Provide strategic leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of an innovative ICT strategy, within guidelines laid down by the ICT Strategy Committee
        • Work with the ICT Academic Committee and managers in the University to ensure that their ICT needs are catered to and develop the potential of ICT in all academic, support and pastoral areas
        • Enhance and implement policies, procedures and standards for the use of ICT, including e-safety, health & safety, asset disposal, receiving and testing ICT equipment, data protection, internet use, email, security and ICT resource management within the University and monitor adherence to the policies and standards
        • Ensure that the University delivers high quality and timely ICT services which are competitive with those offered by other leading independent Universities
        • In liaison with the Registrar produce and review policies concerning the use of ICT
        • Ensure development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management
        • Ensure that Health and Safety policies are updated with regard to ICT where necessary, liaising with the Registrar as a member of the Health and Safety Committee
        Leadership, Continuity & Security
        • Lead, motivate and develop the University’s ICT team, with commitment to the delivery of all agreed objectives
        • Actively support the personal development of each member of the ICT team through rigorous performance management, in line with University policy
        • Develop, communicate and implement a plan for recovery and programme of regular maintenance tasks to minimize the impact on the ICT service of a serious disaster, including the University’s backup and virus protection policies, and maintain and regularly review whole-university system contingency plans
        • Implement appropriate security systems to protect hardware, data and confidential information in a segmented and flexible manner appropriate to the needs of the different groups of users
        • Advise Core Management Team and the ICT Strategy Committee on areas of Professional Development required, based on support log analysis
        • Provide methods, tools and procedures for data integrity assurance and guarantee a daily operation
        • Ensure continuous improvement of the quality and cost efficiency of ICT Services, and maintain high levels of ICT usage and achievement in ICT across the University by staff and students
        • In liaison with the Bursar develop and manage the annual ICT Capital, Revenue and Expenditure budgetary requirements, ensure that resources are used to provide affordable best in class ICT services that are in line with organizational growth and best value for money for ICT spend
        • Recognised postgraduate qualifications in ICT majoring in Management or Business, with excellent written and spoken English, and the ability to communicate clearly
        • Extensive experience in directing, managing and administrating ICT sub-organisations, preferably in institutions of higher learning with project management experience
        • Excellent organisational skills, able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines, managing competing priorities with initiative and flexibility
        • Ability to think, plan strategically and manage change with keen eye for detail and advise Management on ICT solutions for most effective and efficient operations
        • Effective interpersonal style that is assertive, positive, patient and helpful with ability to inspire and motivate the team and manage the performance of the team
        • High degree of professionalism and integrity
        • Ability to multi-task including in cross-functional areas, and deliver services requested within the agreed time frame
        • Managerial skills that include:
          • ability to shift technical support from reactive to proactive management and promote a customer service ethos among technical support staff
          • ability to create an environment of common language and understanding of ICT across the University
          • ability to improve communications and relationships between technical support staff, academics staff and administrative staff
          • a balance between specialization and cross-functional expertise with skills to deal outside of the ICT domain and understand dependencies
          • being an arbiter of risk who understand risks and knows how to mitigate risks and communicate ideas and bridge the technology to business
          • ability to embrace analytics from operational metrics to data from systems, and create and understand data dashboards
          • ability to embrace enterprise architecture and fit disparate pieces of ICT together smoothly
          • tactical skills for project management to strategic skills of University-wide programme management
          • strong business skills especially in building business cases vital to obtaining funding and executive buy-in, for example, understanding net present value (NPV) and internal rates of return (IRR)
            Position: Web Designer / Developer
            The Web Designer / Developer of QIUP shall be an innovative, multi-tasking digital designer who can blend business goals and design challenges to create engaging and easy-to-use user experiences.  These experiences should exceed our user’s expectations and our business goals.  You will have a deep knowledge of user experience best practices, design tools and audience trends across devices and operating systems.
            • Manage, maintain and update website utilising web editing applications and also coding of website
            • Design and layout conceptualized ideas into strategic visuals aimed to attract target audience
            • Responsible for the design, development and production of all multimedia content for marketing, communication and support
            • Create advertising /promotions materials in accordance with University policy to meet business requirements of the University
            • Must be able to meet tight datelines and have strong desire to learn new skills
            • Diploma / Degree in Graphic design / Advertising / Creative Multimedia, Computer Studies, IT or equivalent
            • Minimum 1 to 3 years working experience in the related field
            • Knowledge of best practices for organic search engine optimization, including knowledge of search engine spiders and search engine ranking factors
            • Experience with user-centred design and understanding of good UI design
            • Strong visual design skills and conceptual maturity with fluency in all standard design and development applications
            • Able to interact in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Other languages will be an added advantage
            • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML design including CSS, Javascript, and HTML5
            • Experience with some or all of the following technologies, Wordpress, Yii, Code Igniter, jQuery, PHP, .NET, other MVC system or development frameworks
            • Possess skills in photography, photo editing and copywriting, software programming and graphics, creativity and imagination
            • Possess good programming skills and knowledge in marketing strategy utilising modern IT infrastructures to develop university marketing solutions to attract positive responses from target segments
            • Abreast with advances in computer technology, how this affects the business environment and be current on web design/development technology, trends and applications for multimedia and social media
            • Highly motivated, team player with good interpersonal, communication and follow-up skills, initiative to learn and progress, dedicated and responsible, be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
            Position: Manager (3 Positions)
            Position: Assistant Manager (3 Positions)
            Create and implement effective targeted strategies to maximise enrolment numbers and play a vital role in marketing support.  Must be able to communicate in Mandarin and other Chinese dialects and must possess good command of the English Language.
            Position: Native-speaking English Lecturers
            For the following fields:
            TESL; TEFL; TESOL; Literature (3 Vacancies)
            Duties & Responsibilities:
            • Teach English to Pre-University and Undergraduate students
            • Increase English proficiency, communication, and confidence of students in the University
            • Assist in the enhancement of existing English teaching programmes of the University
            • Organise and facilitate talks, seminars and student development programmes for students' personal and academic needs
            • Deliver high quality pedagogical and English language lessons effectively to students in an active learning environment
            • Share accountability for preparation, marking, communication on student performance, maintenance of student records, classroom discipline, and other teacher related activities in conjunction with the local lecturers
            • Implement best practices for differentiated instructions, ESOL technology, curriculum development, as well as be responsible for developing the pedagogy in areas including assessment for learning and curriculum implementation
            • Teaching load of approximately 20 hours per week
            • Preferably possess postgraduate qualifications or a Bachelor Degree in the respective discipline/subject with an TEFL or TESOL or ESL Teaching Certificate or Qualified Teacher Status
            • Must have 2 years post qualification teaching experience in English or ESOL to students to whom English is a second or foreign language
            • International undergraduate teaching experience, particularly in Malaysian universities will be preferred
            • Be native English speakers from UK, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
            • Be younger than 35 years of age and in good health
            • Cross Culture Awareness will be an added advantage
            • Lecturers of English who are native English speakers holding Malaysian PR or on MM2H programme are welcome to apply
            Contract Term: Two Years
            • An attractive monthly salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience
            • Paid round international travel ticket (economy class) for employee, direct to point of recruitment
            • Paid furnished staff-shared accommodation with television, washing machine, air conditioner, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom with water heater
            • Paid Basic Medical Insurance Cover
            Position: Student Counsellor
            Implement and conduct professional and multi-cultural counselling services and develop policy and procedures in relation to counselling services.
            Position: Professor, Senior Associate Professor, Associate Professor
            For the following fields:
            Internal Medicine; Surgery
                Position: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
                For the course of:
                  Position: Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer
                  For the following fields:
                  Obstetrics and Gynaecology
                  Position: Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer
                  For the following fields:
                  Anatomy; Biochemistry (with MBBS)
                  Candidates must have postgraduate qualifications in the respective disciplines, and have Malaysian Medical Council recognized undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications for Clinical fields. As for Biochemistry, applicants must have MBBS qualification also.

                  Position: Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer
                  School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
                  For the following fields:
                  General and Analytical Chemistry
                  Candidates should have preferably a PhD or at a minimum Master’s Degree in the respective discipline, with suitable undergraduate/postgraduate teaching experience.
                      Position: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer
                      School of Engineering and Computer Technology
                      For the following fields:
                      Embedded Systems; Distributed Systems; Security; Digital Signal Processing; Digital Communications; Electromagnetic Field and Waves; RF and Microwave Engineering; Database Management
                      Candidates for professorial positions preferably should be a Chartered / Certified Professional Engineer with “Ir” title
                      Position: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer
                      School of Biological Sciences
                      For the following fields:
                      Animal Physiology; Marine Biology and Biodiversity; Biochemistry; Plant Biotechnology; Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics; Plant and Animal Breeding; Plant Pathology & Biotechnology; Complementary & Alternative Medicine; Quantitative Genetics
                      Candidates should have preferably a PhD or at a minimum Master’s Degree in the respective discipline, with suitable undergraduate/postgraduate teaching experience.

                      Position: Vice-Dean
                      Leadership of the School’s Curriculum Committee in ensuring that all courses remain current and meet the learning outcomes, with efficient administration and cost effective management of the Schools and Faculty. Among courses taught and shall continue lecturing must include Research Methods for Finance, Principles of Management.
                        Position: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer
                        Mass Communication, Applied Finance (preferably Islamic Finance), Hotel Management, Tourism Management
                        To lecture the following courses of the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme commencing in September 2014:
                        Organization Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Business Informatics, International Business
                        Position: Lecturer
                        • Essential
                          • Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in the respective subjects/disciplines
                        • Desirable
                          • Candidates with pre-university teaching experience in Malaysian colleges or schools
                        General Responsibilities:
                        • Teach at undergraduate and graduate level in areas allocated by the Dean
                        • Carry out research and produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Staff review process
                        • Cross teach related courses at Foundation level and other undergraduate and graduate levels
                        • Engage with the broader scholarly and professional communities
                        • Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum
                        • Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance
                        • Participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
                        • Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments.
                        • Provide pastoral care and support to students
                        • Participate in the administration of the department’s programmes of study and other activities as requested
                        • Maintain own continuing professional development
                        All interested applicants must submit their complete and updated Curriculum Vitae listing personal  particulars, academic qualifications with copies of certificates attesting qualifications and teaching/ working experience, a list of research work and publications (where relevant).  Please indicate clearly which post, field and level to be considered for, current and expected salary, notice period and enclose a passport size photograph.  Applicants are also required to submit names of at least 2 referees to verify their qualifications, experience and ability.  Non-Malaysian applicants are requested to include scanned copy of their passport page showing identification details.
                        The University offers an attractive salary package which commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Offer of employment and position offered will depend on qualification, work experience, research experience, publications and performance in the interview.
                        Practising professionals who wish to contribute to academia can be considered for part-time positions.
                        Applicants are invited to apply, preferably via e-mail to, or write to:
                        Human Resource Division
                        Level 2, Plaza Teh Teng Seng
                        227 Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun
                        30250 Ipoh
                        Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia

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