The Belief of university administration in the importance of the education process quality and its outcome entrenched in its vision, mission and plans, and its commitment to national and global standards of quality requirements, Applied Science University management promptly and the first moment looked for all the ways to ensure distinguished processes and graduates with high quality features. Thus, University administration entrusted to a specialized body through the establishment of Quality Assurance Unit to oversee all operations, administrative, educational and a good selection of academic and administrative staff and training them and evaluating their performance in accordance to the standards set by quality assurance criteria specified by the commission of higher education in Jordan, and to play as a link between all administrative sections and departments and to and those related to the nature of its work internally and externally.
About the Quality Assurance Unit
Quality assurance unit was established during 2010 as an extension to total quality management office which was established in 2003 declaring its commitment Declared its that lies on it that is derived from the vision and mission of the university, which focuses on the University of Applied Sciences as a source and a special habitat for science and knowledge on the national, Arabian and international level, that Contribute to the supplement and the development of Jordanian society and Arab alike with the highest quality and best output of science and knowledge, Out of this faith the Quality Assurance Unit have been undertaken to be considered as part of this great academic edifice to take the initiative from the first day to search for all styles, methods and tools for excellence in the education, administrative and functional system associated to it, starting from the inputs then processes and ending with the outputs, by adopting the philosophy and policy of continuous improvement in all areas of educational and administrative in order to conform with national standards and global quality of education, and the slogan of "collective responsibility to ensure excellence in everything we do." Quality assurance unit is associated to the Office of Quality Assurance and Accreditation at the university level, which is overseen by the Steering Committee for Higher Quality in the University under the surveillance of the University`s President.
Vision, Mission & Goals
Creating a culture its basis to excel in all functions and services performed whether its Educational, Regulatory or Administrative
Emphasis on high quality and perfection in all Scientific, Knowledge and Administrative processes and outputs, to guarantee compatibility with the standards that will contribute to achieve the university mission which is based on continuous excellence and universality.
1- Participating in achieving the university vision, mission and its strategic goals.
2- Emphasizing on quality assurance culture and continuous improvement in all university departments and colleges.
3- Making sure that all processes within colleges and different administrative units in the university are always in complete compatibility with university goals and purposes.
4- Unification of administrative procedures in the university to reduce time, cost and effort.
5- Obtaining national and international accreditation.
Duties and Responsibilities
The responsibilities of quality assurance unit are derived from the concept of quality assurance in education that is based on all policies, directions and processes of the administrative procedures that is directed toward a lasting and improved quality system in the educational system as whole and in a continuous form.
It’s the same that is referred to as an activity of planned process to evaluate the educational institutions and their programs, to determine whether or not the educational standards and the infrastructure are compatible with the national and international standards of educational institutions and that its preserved and supported, and to make sure that the students are receiving a high educational quality of opportunities. Quality assurance unit also focuses on encouraging the continuous improvement through the process of evaluation and the periodical revision of the academic and administrative programs in order to Excel.
In general the responsibilities of quality assurance unit are concentrated in the following fields:
1- Make sure that all colleges, departments (academic and administrative) are working in rhyme with the university mission, vision and goals.
2- Spreading the culture of quality among all academicians and management.
3- Revision of quality assurance standards of higher education institutions on the national, regional and international level.
4- Revising the quality of the academic programs and performing the required improvement to coup up with the changes.
5- Reporting to the university management to resolve weakness points and improve strength points.
6- Conducting training programs to academic and administrative staff during the academic year for the purpose of skills and capabilities improvements.
7- Drafting plans related to the process of improvement and development.
Quality Council Organizational Structure
Quality Assurance Unit Organizational Structure