Temesgen Enku Nigussie (PhD)

Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering

e-mail:    <temesgenku@gmail.com>

Duties and Responsibilities of a Dean

  • Developing & articulating the mission, vision, and objectives of the Faculty in consultation with chairs and in agreement with BiT strategic plan
  • Formulating the faculty’s strategic and annual plans and submitting the plan for Scientific Director of BiT;
  • Communicating and inculcating the faculty’s strategy, vision, mission and objective to faculty members, and internal and external stakeholders;
  • Develop, together with the faculty Chairs, Academic program officer and Academic Council, core process performance standards, procedures and guidelines;
  • Developing better work systems, environment and incentive system so as to improve the motivation, efficiency and effectiveness of staff;
  • Establish and maintain bilateral and multilateral partnerships with international and local bodies;
  • Represent and advocate his faculty in internal and external affairs, in external intellectual and social affairs and events; attend and speak on behalf of his/her faculty on annual process and BiT meetings;
  • Ensure the provision of resources, facilities, training and education needed for the faculty’s staff;
  • Ensure that budget for scholarship related costs such as airfare are allocated in their annual plans.
  • Ensure the delivery of adequate, continuous and relevant staff development, training and education programs in collaboration with international partners, university leadership and others;
  • Implement continuous quality management and process improvement initiatives;
  • Develop appropriate staff development programs in line with the target performance goals of the faculty’s core processes;
  • Conduct periodic and continuous impact assessment and evaluation on the performance of the faculty’s core processes;
  • Benchmark local and foreign best practices in areas related to the faculty’s services and deliverables and process;
  • Undertake any other related tasks given by the scientific director/deputy scientific director

Term of Office: The term of Faculty Dean shall be two years with possible extension for one more term. The Scientific Director will decide if he/she would like to extend the appointment for a second term.