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The President of Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Universiti Teknikal MARA Sdn. Bhd., the management company of UniKL. The position exists to provide management and control over the activities, affairs, operations, business and properties of the institution. As Chief Executive Officer, it is the responsibility of the President to administer campus affairs and formulates and issue rules and regulations consistent with the by-laws, policies and procedures of the Board of Directors. It is the further responsibility of the President to interface and interact with local, state, regional, national, and international governmental and non-governmental agencies, institutions and industries to enhance and extend the UniKL’s programmes and services to the public at large.


  • Financial Management
    The President is responsible for the general direction of the business and financial affairs of the university including current budgetary operations and long term budget planning comprising the formulation and justification of budget requests to the shareholders.
  • Institutional Advancement
    It is the responsibility of the President to coordinate and manage institutional development programmes, both current and long term to UniKL, including fund raising, public relations, governmental relations and related activities.
  • Legal Affairs
    The responsibility and accountability for the legal affairs and actions in all areas of the university having to do with the institution itself or its employees acting as agents for the institution also falls under the Presidential jurisdiction.
  • Student Affairs
    The development and administration of a student programme that includes all areas of student life, both academic and non-academic, is a further responsibility of the President. Such responsibility includes direction for all academic planning and analysis, and library activities. The President is also responsible for student activities, admission, registration and records, academic progress, counseling, housing, placement, financial aids and other academic and non-academic related functions.
  • General Administration
    The President is also responsible for the general administrative direction of all support areas of the university. This area of responsibility includes facilities operations, auxiliary services and personnel administration. The operation and maintenance of the physical plant purchased of supplies and equipment, and the maintenance of appropriate inventories and records or real and personal property under the jurisdiction of the campus also fall within the realm of Presidential responsibility.
  • Human Capital Affairs
    The President is responsible in identifying and recruiting academic and administrative officers responsible for the management and control of the various functions of the university.
  • Academic Affairs
    The President also serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the university and is responsible to the Board of Directors and the general public for the development and quality of the academic programmes at UniKL.


  • Applicants from Education Industry:
     A PhD degree as the minimum qualification.
     10-15 years of leading academic and research excellence in an established institution.
     Currently holding office as a Professor.
     No more than 60 years of age.
  • Applicants from Other Industries:
     A PhD degree as the minimum qualification.
     15 years of work experience, 5 of which as a C-Suite or equivalent.
     Priority will be given to candidates with experience in GLCs and/or MNCs.
     No more than 60 years of age.


This is a contract-based position. Salary, allowance and other terms and conditions are subject to the consideration and approval of the Board of Directors and MARA.


If you meet the requirements, please email your complete resume / Curricular Vitae (CV) to ceoconnect2020@unikl.edu.my before 20th December 2020.


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All application (i:e Curriculum vitae & related certificate) can be submitted to : ceoconnect2020@unikl.edu.my



ONLY shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.


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