The Office of the Vice President, Female Affairs was established by the Ministry of Education Decree No. 333 issued on 9/4/1439 Hijri, (27/12/2017). One of the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 is to empower the women in the labor market and continue to develop and invest in their talents for the benefit of the economy of the kingdom.
The Office of the Vice President, Female affairs in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences was established by Management Notification Appointment (MN) on 19th of March, 2018 to provide high-quality academic and administrative management and support to all female campuses to fulfil the university mission. The Office of the Vice President, Female Affairs will cover all the female colleges/female branches in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Ahsa.
Responsibilities of Vice President Female Affairs:
1- To achieve the mission and strategic goals of the university that are aligned with the Ministry of Education strategies in view of the Saudi Vision 2030.
2- To ensure functional reporting of Deans, Associate Deans in different colleges, and Deanships for female branches to the Vice President Female Affairs (VPFA) for non-direct academic (to confirm the smooth of running the academic programs) and all administrative issues related to females.
3- To be responsible for the administrative management in the female colleges/female branches (such as buildings, manpower, purchasing, financial issues …etc.).
4- To approve disbursement from the university’s budget and custody according to the rules and regulations applied in the university.
5- To form temporary committees/taskforces and standing committees to finalize tasks related to female colleges or affiliated units, with a clear agenda and identification of tasks and responsibilities in coordination with the concerned parties.
6- To ensure the execution of unified university internal policies and procedures and internal quality assurance system.
7- To oversee the scientific/non-scientific and cultural events held at the university female campus (conferences, seminars, general lectures,… etc.).
8- To continue upgrading the female campus infrastructure/environment to improve the quality of education.
9- To utilize the resources efficiently to meet the campus needs.
10- To work in collaboration with university Vice Presidents to serve the university’s strategies for female colleges.
11- To build positive relations and communication with all sectors within and outside the university through an exchange of administrative and scientific experiences.
12- To encourage women to have excellence in their achievement.