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Galala University hires highly skilled and potential calibers who are able to contribute to the University's mission, vision and core values.

The Office of Human Resources is responsible for developing programs and policies that are supportive to the needs of the University's diverse personnel.

Overview

We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Building efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of data storage solutions — relational databases and NoSQL databases (e.g., Maria database management system).

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ of Experience
  • Ability to work in a start-up organization
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks {{such as Laravel, Yii, etc depending on your technology stack}}
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on the specific project}}
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Time & Task Management skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Learning/adaptability skills
  • Self-management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Result Driven
  • Coaching Skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, but also comfortable operating in a dynamic, startup-like environment where teams may need to rapidly evolve or pivot plans as needs and priorities change.

Overview

The Faculty of Architecture at GU seeks applicants for a full-time position of Lab Specialist. They will work in the educational environmental and fabrication Laboratories of the architecture field. The faculty invites candidates to become engaged in an interactive and collaborative research/teaching environment. Candidates are expected to discuss various ideas, applications, and problems, and explain the concepts discussed in lab/lectures, through challenging and motivating students. They will have to work with different equipment and reagents to assist a team of dedicated faculty members and peers. They are expected to supervise and grade the various projects and assignments that students work on in labs and tutorials.

Job Description

  • Under the supervision and guidance of a senior academic member of staff, facilitate and provide academic support for groups of students in Faculty of Architecture and other GU faculties if needed.
  • Support continuous upgrade of experiments by using latest scientific methods and techniques.
  • Assist and support peers in different lab sections.
  • Conducting tutorials and labs as required by instructor.
  • Consult with peers, and professors on new technologies to keep up-to-date with the latest technologies and techniques used in lab experiments.
  • Assist in developing lab equipment’s data base (supplier, initial cost, catalogues, maintenance procedure & cost, calibration, operation logger, etc.).
  • Assist in the planning, maintenance, and repair of functional equipment in laboratories. Assess equipment to troubleshoot any problems that may arise.
  • Assist in performing financial & asset management of lab equipment.
  • Assist in developing the Lab equipment maintenance program of the lab and its facilities via in house or via service-contracts.
  • Participating in academic and exam support duties including proctoring.
  • Helping in developing and customizing software systems used in the University.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the upper administration.
  • Submitting a yearly progress report with his/her achievements for evaluation.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and abide by university health and safety policies and practices and to always observe the University’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity and Respect policy.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from a reputable Architecture School (Excellent with honors/ or very good).
  • At least 3 years of experience in an academic facility with professional experience
  • English, Excellent
  • Arabic, Excellent
  • Other languages are preferred

Skills

  • Enthusiastic and interested in pursuing research and graduate studies.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer and programming skills including but not limited to (Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe suite, Sketchup +Vray, Lumion, Enscape, Autodesk Sketchbook, Fusion + slicer for fusion, Rhino, Grasshopper, ArcGIS, Designbuilder)
  • Ability to handle different laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety regulations and precautions.
  • Organizational Skills
  • Details Oriented
  • Organized and detail-oriented, but also comfortable operating in a dynamic, startup-like environment where teams may need to rapidly evolve or pivot plans as needs and priorities change.

Overview

Provides intermediate to advanced level on premise and remote IT assistance for problem resolution and escalate complex problems to higher tier personnel.

With minimal supervision, take ownership of an issue and follow through on a resolution with end users and other pertinent information technology staff.

Tracks support requests and adhere to established standards and procedures in resolving problems.

Job Description

  • Provide support for all information systems (SIS, ERP, …)
  • Installing, Managing, and troubleshooting different Microsoft Windows versions.
  • Managing Microsoft and 3rd parity end users products: MS Office, Outlook, Zoom, .. etc.
  • Manage PC setup and deployment for new employees using standard hardware, images and software
  • Perform timely workstation hardware and software upgrades as required
  • Diagnosing and solving PC’s, Laptop’s hardware/software faults
  • Managing and troubleshooting any end-user equipment printers, scanners, . etc.
  • Handle, coordinate and schedule online meetings and active calendars.
  • Documenting processes and performing diagnostic tests.
  • Keeping track of technological advancements and trends in IT support.
  • Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary
  • Possibly training junior staff

Qualifications

      University Degree, prefer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field 

      2+ years' experience in information system management, monitoring.

      CompTIA A+ / N+ Certifications (prefer).

      Microsoft Certifications (prefer). 

      CISCO Certifications (Prefer).

      Advanced written and spoken English

Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ of Experience
  • Ability to work in a start-up organization
  • Provide support for all information systems (SIS, ERP, …)
  • Installing, Managing, and troubleshooting different Microsoft Windows versions.
  • Managing Microsoft and 3rd parity end users products: MS Office, Outlook, Zoom, .. etc.
  • Manage PC setup and deployment for new employees using standard hardware, images and software
  • Perform timely workstation hardware and software upgrades as required
  • Diagnosing and solving PC’s, Laptop’s hardware/software faults
  • Managing and troubleshooting any end-user equipment printers, scanners, . etc.
  • Handle, coordinate and schedule online meetings and active calendars.
  • Documenting processes and performing diagnostic tests.
  • Keeping track of technological advancements and trends in IT support.
  • Repairing and replacing equipment as necessary.
  • Possibly training junior staff.
  • Organized and detail-oriented, but also comfortable operating in a dynamic, startup-like environment where teams may need to rapidly evolve or pivot plans as needs and priorities change.

Overview

Employers seek confident individuals with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. A self-motivated, innovative Specialist librarian to support the GU academic library.

Further, the following competencies are required:

Responsibilties

1.    Circulation

2.    Cataloging (Original and Copy)

3.    ILS admin

4.    Teaching (library sessions)

5.    Liaison librarian

6.    and any other responsibility required by his/her Line Manager

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science is a must.

· 5+ years of proven relevant experience (Academic Libraries only)

· Very Good English Language writing & speaking.

· Strong Knowledge & liability working with University students and teaching the information literacy sessions.

· Strong Communication skills and previous experience with the University students activities, exhibitions, and cultural hub

· Strong Knowledge & liability working with academic Library services such as borrowing, orientation, inquiries …etc.

· Strong Knowledge & liability working with Koha and D-Space

· Strong Knowledge and work experience with RDA and original cataloging

Skills

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.

· Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

· Problem-solving skills. This requires being able to identify a problem, figure out where to find information, and draw conclusions based on the information found.

· Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

· Working under pressure

Overview

We are looking for confident individuals with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. A self-motivated, librarian to support the GU academic library.

Responsibilties

  1. Library services such as circulation, orientation, inquiries…etc
  2. Cataloging (Original and Copy)
  3. ILS admin
  4. systems librarian assistant
  5. and any other responsibility required by his/her Line Manager

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science is a must.

· 3+ years of proven relevant experience (Academic Libraries only)

· Good English Language writing & speaking.

· Good Knowledge & liability working with academic Library services such as borrowing, orientation, inquiries …etc.

· Good Knowledge & liability working with Koha and D-Space

· Good Knowledge and work experience with RDA and original cataloging

· Good Knowledge and work experience with Linux, HTML, Java

Skills

· Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.

· Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

· Problem-solving skills.

· Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

· Working under pressure

Job Description

The objective of the Position of Dorms Manager is to plan, manage and supervise all the related facilities and operations of the Dorms to ensure the best student housing experience for students and university guests; within the budget and available resources.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing annual/semi-annual reports of expenditures and revenues with the work of the new budget plan for each year to achieve the highest return on investment. 
  • Supervising the renovation and expansion of university housing facilities and searching for opportunities for external catering service providers and vendors for housing residents.
  • Serving as liaison with other university departments, to ensure stable and reliable supporting services including but not limited to: internet connection, transportation services, catering, and round-the-clock medical supervision for residents.
  • Promoting a healthy university environment and friendly interaction between students residing in the dormitory through activities, events, and social gatherings.
  • Responding to the residents' needs and concerns, and working to resolve conflicts and emerging concerns, around the clock, seven days a week, to ensure maximum safety and comfort for dorms residents.
  • Following all integrity guidelines and procedures and ensures no manipulation of student data.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean dorm environment and provides quality supervision to students in the dormitory.
  • Ensuring the smooth running of accommodation facilities, including the safety and wellbeing of students and staff.
  • Ensuring that hygiene, health, and safety regulations are met, carrying out risk assessments as necessary.
  • Supervising the work of the reception and housekeeping staff and ensuring standards are maintained.

Job Requirements

  • A degree in a related discipline
  • Related experience in managerial  position , minimum of 10 years of experience.
  • English fluency is preferred .
  • Handling complaints
  • Motivate and develop team performance
  • Advanced communication skills

Job Description

Responsible for working with dorms team to provide students on respective dormitory with a safe, clean and structured living environment that fosters student retention, satisfaction, achievement and success. Oversee respective dorm area and uses proper judgment and discretion to resolve student and staff issues and concerns.

Supervises dorms staff as directed and serves as acting dormitory Supervisor and/or shift manager in case of their absence.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with the dorms reception staff to ensure that standards are maintained
  • In case of the absence of the dorm’s supervisor/ manager, the dorms coordinator will be responsible to coordinate staff coverage to ensure that all students’ areas are supervised
  • Provides efficient supervision and management for the students and positively influences students’ behavior. Shows respect and courtesy to students and holds them accountable for their actions and behavior
  • Maintains adequate levels of inventory and proactively orders supplies to meet the department requirements.
  • Understands and applies job knowledge to effectively complete all required job responsibilities. Proactively maintains the skills required to perform job duties.
  • Works collaboratively with all staff members from all departments to ensure effective supervision and that appropriate services are provided to the students.
  • Effectively articulates thoughts and ideas. Identifies problems, analyzes causes and evaluates proper solutions prior to taking or recommending actions. Follows up to ensure that prompt/ appropriate action is taken and that problems are resolved.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in hospitality or business administration or related discipline, postgraduate degrees are not necessary but are preferred.
  • Related experience in hotels, minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Good command of English.
  • Handling complaints
  • Advanced communication skills

Job Description

Receive, welcome, and carry out all the check-in and check-out procedures for the students and staff members, as well as the management of university accommodation, reservations, and verifying guests’ data and the method of payment used. Also, ensuring that good service is provided at the dorms, in addition to performing some administrative tasks.

Responsibilities

-Receiving and welcoming students, faculty members, and visitors upon their arrival and directing them to the rooms.

-Organizing and equipping the reception area of the dorms

-Following-up and implementing all check-in and check-out procedures.

-Issuing electronic room keys.

-Managing and following up reservations via e-mail and phone, and providing information about university housing, prices and facilities.

-Informing guests about payment methods and verifying their data.

-Reviewing the reports received from the Internal Supervision Department of the rooms’ status to ensure their validity.

– Recording the necessary data and information of the students staying in the dorms.

-Responding to students’ complaints in a timely and professional manner.

-Communicating with various departments within the university to report any housing problems.

– Periodically updating and maintaining records of reservations, accommodations and payments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management or an appropriate higher qualification. 
  • At least two years' experience in the position of reservations and reception officer in first-class hotels. 

Skills

  • Proficiency in communication skills with different personalities. 
  •  The ability to deal with electronic programs for housing management. 
  • The ability to listen to customers and provide excellent services. 
  • Proficiency in time management and task arrangement skills. 
  • Ability to work with a team. 

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