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 A university excelling in pedagogy, research, and innovation and advancing in global standing
 
Vision
  
 Providing students with fulfilling learning experiences, conducting knowledge-producing research, and building firm societal ties, within an environment conducive to creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; making efficient use of resources and forging fruitful partnerships.
Mission
  

Integrity

Transparency

Fairness

Tolerance & Openness

Loyalty

Civic Engagement

Good Governance

Values
  
1.World-class academic staff and students1.Strategic Objectives
Academic staff:
1.    To invest in academic staff's capacity-building and to increase their efficiency and effectiveness
2.    To support academic staff and enable them to achieve global recognition
3.    To establish mechanisms for enhancement of interaction between academic staff and the local community
4.    To enhance the interaction between academic staff and students beyond the classroom
5.    To provide academic staff with opportunities for continuous professional development and enhance their creativity and pioneering spirit
6.    To promote and attract excelling academics in the various academic fields
 
Students:
1.    To support students’ creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship spirit
2.    To offer students excellent counseling, guidance, and career services
3.    To promote students’ pursuit of distinction at local, regional and global levels
4.    To diversify student intake and enhance the proportion of non-Jordanian students
5.    To develop mechanisms that facilitate students’ interaction with the local community
Strategic Priorities
  
1.World-class academic staff and students3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Program for faculty member contribution /smart objectives model
·       A system of incentives based on performance/competitiveness in research, teaching, and community service
·       Attracting distinguished professors
·       Performance enhancement projects
·       Academic programs targeting civic engagement
·       Programs for excellence, creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation
·       Program for university dialogues
·       A promotion plan to attract international students
·       Scheme for academic advising, counselling, and professional services
·       Expansion of scientific and professional student clubs
·       Annual Scientific Program
·       Campus life and ethics course
·       Courses on cross-cultural interaction
 
Strategic Priorities
  
2.Advanced learning & teaching1.Strategic Objectives
1.    To promote cognitive, professional and life-long learning skills
2.    To improve the quality of learning outcomes
3.    To develop interactive and innovative blended learning based on clear learning outcomes and specific assessment criteria
4.    To employ modern teaching and learning methods that are supported by scientific research
5.    To review study plans periodically in accordance with the best global practices
6.    To expand the role and contribution of online learning and teaching
7.    To strengthen the link between academic disciplines and market needs
 
Strategic Priorities
  
2.Advanced learning & teaching3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Blended learning and teaching Initiative
·       Open Educational Resources Initiative
·       Comprehensive review of UJ’s compulsory and elective university requirements
·       Ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the educational and learning processes
·       A policy of learning and assessment
·       Establishment of a measurement, assessment, and examinations center
·       An initiative on employing social media for the purpose of learning and teaching
·       Program on periodic review of study plans
·       Establishment of an advisory board for each program
·       Assessment Map
·       Initiative of Pioneers of Learning
·       Initiative on networking with “Idrak”
 
Strategic Priorities
  
3.Robust knowledge-generating research1.Strategic Objectives
1.    To generate knowledge and scientific research of world-class quality
2.    To focus research efforts on current problems, issues, and challenges that concern the local, regional, and global community
3.    To give attention to theoretical and applied research that leads to patents
4.    To allocate sufficient resources for the development of research infrastructure
5.    To make available sufficient information resources for the purpose of research
6.    To encourage publication in world-class journals and to promote research citations
 
Strategic Priorities
  
3.Robust knowledge-generating research3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Scientific Research Strategy
·       Intellectual Property Program
·       Program for marketing scientific and academic production
·       Research Teams Program
·       Project for support of Excelling Scientific Research
·       Joint research programs in partnership with international universities and research centers
·       Annual Research Agenda
·       Effective scientific research to accelerate transition to a world-class university
·       Unified database for scientific research
·       E-Library Services
·       Stimulation Program for publishing research in international journals and periodicals
·       Program for classification of researchers
 
Strategic Priorities
  
4.Sustainable campus environment & high institutional efficiency1.Strategic Objectives
1.    To ensure sustainability of resources
2.    To expand investment and to develop investment venues
3.    To provide a safe, healthy and environment-friendly campus
4.    To transition into a Smart University
5.    To raise the university's international standing and ranking
6.    To adopt national and international quality and accreditation standards in all academic programs
7.    To meet quality assurance requirements in all administrative and academic university facilities
8.    To spread the culture of quality among all university employees
9.    To promote institutional competitiveness in accordance with best management and governance practices
10.                       To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the university's academic units and administrative departments
 
Strategic Priorities
  
4.Sustainable campus environment & high institutional efficiency3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Smart University Initiative
·       Initiative for Enhancement of Institutional Culture
·       Constructing new buildings and modernizing facilities
·       Integrated Information Management System
·       University Performance Management System
·       A new university governance system
·       Strategic Risk Management Plan
·       A University of Jordan Communication Network
·       Best Performance Award for Department / School / Researcher / Employee
·       Mechanism for the selection of senior leaders
·       Business / technology incubators
·       Maintenance and Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program
·       Quality Assurance Certificate / International Accreditation / Global Classification for each academic program
·       Review of university legislations
·       Performance Management Dash Board
·       Review of failed projects
·       Establishing a Student Union Complex
·       Development of parking lots and internal transportation
 
Strategic Priorities
  
5.Effective social development1.Strategic Objectives
1.    To provide value-added community services
2.    To assist the local community in matters pertaining to development
3.    To enhance awareness spreading and communication with the community
4.    To invest in the relationship with the alumni
5.    To support participation of academics in national / international committees in all fields
6.    To increase the efficiency of the university’s community service apparatus
 
Strategic Priorities
  
5.Effective social development3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Support for "Professor for Every Factory" program
·       System for managing alumni relations
·       Initiative to link research and master's and doctoral dissertations with community issues
·       Community-service student associations and clubs
·       Initiative for effective social work
·       Electronic community-oriented programs
·       New radio programs for dissemination of knowledge
·       Open days for community service
·       New Community Service Initiative
·       Initiative for effective, efficient, and creative community service centers
·       National project for community issues
·       Effective communication with the UJ Alumni Club
·       University Endowment Initiative
·       Alumni Conference
 
Strategic Priorities
  
6.National, regional, and international strategic partnerships1.Strategic Objectives
1.    To develop effective local, Arab and international strategic partnerships
2.    To forge relations with external bodies that support scientific research
3.    To offer joint graduate programs in partnership with international universities and international institutions
4.    To exchange experiences and knowledge globally
5.    To establish a global information system for the documentation and classification of Arabic publications
6.    To maximize benefit from international grant programs
 
Strategic Priorities
  
6.National, regional, and international strategic partnerships3.Strategic Initiatives
·       Initiative to establish an advanced Arab research center or institution
·       Participation in Arab / regional / international research networks
·       Program for exchange of academics and students with international universities
·       Joint programs in postgraduate studies
·       An international partnership project for each department
·       Project for partnership with Arab universities
 
Strategic Priorities
  
1.World-class academic staff and students2.Details
Academic staff
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To invest in academic staff's capacity-building and to increase their efficiency and effectiveness
 
1.    Number of activities held for faculty members
1.    Number of faculty members attending those activities
2.    To support academic staff and enable them to achieve global recognition
 
2.    Number of distinguished UJ academics recognized globally and regionally
2.    Number of awards received by the academic staff and prominent positions held
3.    To establish mechanisms for enhancement of interaction between academic staff and the local community
 
3.    Higher ratios of participation of academics in community service programs
 
3.    Level of community satisfaction over interaction with academic staff
4.    To enhance the interaction between academic staff and students beyond the classroom
4.    Number of academic staff meetings with students
4.    Level of student satisfaction over their meetings with academic staff
5.    To provide academic staff with opportunities for continuous professional development and enhance their creativity and pioneering spirit
 
5.1           Number of academics participating in professional development programs
5.2           Number of academics joining professional associations
5.3           Number of creative proposals submitted by academics
5.    Number of patents, intellectual property, certificates of attendance, and noticeable accomplishments
6.    To promote and attract excelling academics in the various academic fields
6.    Establishing a mechanism for selecting distinguished faculty members
6.    Number of distinguished faculty members annually appointed
  
Students
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To support students’ creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship spirit
 
1.    Number of programs that develop student creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship spirit
1.    Number of creative proposals and projects submitted by students
2.    To offer students excellent creativity, guidance, and career services
2.    Number of activities and services pertaining to student academic advising and counselling  
2.    Degree of student satisfaction with these services
3.    To promote students’ pursuit of distinction at the local, regional and global levels
3.    Number of programs / activities aimed at preparing students for international competitions
3.    Number of students awarded local / regional / international awards and recognition
4.    To diversify student intake and enhance the proportion of non-Jordanian students
4.1           Ratio of non-Jordanian to overall students
4.2           Efficiency of programs that attract foreign students
4.    Satisfaction level of non-Jordanian students
5.    To develop mechanisms that would facilitate students’ interaction with the local community
5.    Number of student activities in community service programs
5.    Level of community satisfaction with students’ interaction
 
 
Strategic Priorities
  
2.Advanced learning & teaching2.Details
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To promote cognitive, professional and life-long learning skills
1.    Percentage of learning outcomes that enhance students' cognitive, professional and problem- solving skills
1.    Students’ passing rates in university requirements and basic-skills  courses
2.    To improve the quality of learning outcomes
2.    Percentage of programs whose learning outcomes are subject to periodic review and development
2.    Degree of satisfaction with the learning outcomes by students and faculty members
3.    To develop interactive and innovative blended learning based on clear learning outcomes and specific  assessment criteria
3.    Percentage of courses that utilize blended learning methods
3.    Degree of satisfaction with blended learning methods by students and faculty members
4.    To employ modern teaching and learning methods that are supported by scientific research
4.    Percentage of courses employing best global practices and research-based teaching methods
4.    Degree of satisfaction with the quality of learning and teaching that students and teachers exhibit
5.    To review study plans periodically in accordance with the best global practices
5.    Average of study-plan-revision cycle for each program
5.    Degree of student satisfaction with the quality of academic programs
6.    To expand the role and contribution of online learning and teaching
6.    Percentage of online courses
6.    Degree of student satisfaction  with online learning methods
7.    To strengthen the link between academic disciplines and market needs
7.    Number of academic programs that have been developed or frozen in response to labor market needs
7.    Employers degree of satisfaction with the performance and quality of  university graduates
Strategic Priorities
  
3.Robust knowledge-generating research2.Details
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To generate knowledge and scientific research of world-class quality
1.    Number of interdisciplinary research teams
1.    Percentage of publication per faculty member each year
2.    To focus research efforts on current problems, issues, and challenges that concern the local, regional, and global community
 
2.    Number of scientific research agreements with local, regional and international community institutions
2.    Degree of satisfaction by local, regional, and international community institutions with the university’s research programs/studies and with the solutions to  problems pertaining to Arab and international community
3.    To give attention to theoretical and applied research that leads to patents
 
3.    Number of research projects leading to patents
3.    Percentage of patents and intellectual property rights recorded
4.    To allocate sufficient resources for the development of research infrastructure
 
4.    Proportion of expenditure on scientific research and infrastructure development to university budget
4.    Degree of academic staff's satisfaction with allocation of resources for research and development of research infrastructure
5.    To make available sufficient information resources for the purpose of research
 
5.    Number of subscriptions to global databases
5.    Degree of satisfaction by students and academic staff with amount and quality of information resources
6.    To encourage publication in world-class journals and to promote research citations
 
6.    Number of scientific papers accepted for publication in international journals, conferences, and publishing houses
6.    Number of annual citations and the global classification of researchers
Strategic Priorities
  
4.Sustainable campus environment & high institutional efficiency2.Details
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To ensure sustainability of resources
1.    Ratio of actual revenues to estimated revenues
1.    Ratio of actual revenue to actual expenditure
2.    To expand investment and to develop investment venues
2.    Number of investment programs / projects in collaboration with external partners
2.    Return on investment per investment unit/project
3.    To provide a safe, healthy and environment-friendly campus
 
3.    Number of environmental conservation programs
3.    University standing in international environment-based rankings
4.    To transition into a Smart University
4.    Automation of procedures
4.    Completion percentage of the Smart University Project
5.    To raise the university's international standing and ranking
5.    Percentage of resources allocated for obtaining higher ranking
5.    Level of university standing in various rankings
6.    To adopt national and international quality and accreditation standards in all academic programs
6.    Amount of resources  allocated for obtaining international accreditation
6.    Number of programs internationally accredited
7.    To meet quality assurance requirements in all administrative and academic university facilities
7.    Number of procedures developed in accordance with quality assurance requirements
7.    Degree of employee satisfaction with the quality of performance and procedures at various university units
8.    To spread the culture of quality among all university employees
8.    Number of activities for the dissemination and enhancement of quality culture
8.    The degree of improvement in institutional performance
9.    To promote institutional competitiveness in accordance with best management and governance practices
9.    Number of internal, administrative, academic, and financial audit programs
9.    Level of administrative productivity
10.           To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the university's academic units and administrative departments
10.           Number of programs aimed at developing efficiency / effectiveness
10.           Efficiency / effectiveness ratio of administrative units
Strategic Priorities
  
5.Effective social development2.Details
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To provide value-added community services
1.    Number of contributions by faculty members to community services
1.    Community’s degree of satisfaction with the university's contribution to societal services
2.    To assist the local community in matters pertaining to development
2.    Number of projects, studies and dissertations contributing to community development
2.    Number of implemented projects
3.    To enhance awareness spreading and communication with the community
3.    Number of media programs targeting the community
3.    The community’s degree of  satisfaction with the university's awareness and communication campaigns
4.    To invest in the relationship with the alumni
4.    Alumni’s contributions to the university
4.    Number of programs supported by the alumni and endowments given
5.    To support participation of academics in national / international committees in all fields
5.    Amount of participation in national / international committees
5.    Level of university academic reputation
6.    To increase the efficiency of the university’s community service apparatus
6.    Number of services / activities provided by the community service center
6.    Degree of satisfaction by those receiving center's services
Strategic Priorities
  
6.National, regional, and international strategic partnerships2.Details
Objective
Performance KPI
Result KPI
1.    To develop effective local, Arab and international strategic partnerships
1.    Number of signed cooperation agreements
1.    Financial and non-financial return from partnerships
2.    To forge relations with external bodies that support scientific research
2.1           Degree of diversity in partnerships
2.2           Number of partnerships per department / school
2.    Number of published research resulting from such partnerships
3.    To offer joint graduate programs in partnership with international universities and international institutions
3.    Number of academics / administrators benefiting from partnerships
3.    Number of joint graduate programs with international universities and international institutions
4.    To exchange experiences and knowledge globally
4.    Number of joint activities with partners (e.g., meetings, seminars, conferences, etc.)
4.    Number of students benefiting from such partnerships (as in job opportunities, training opportunities, etc.)
5.    To establish a global information system for the documentation and classification of Arabic publications
5.    Number of partnerships in the system
5.    System completion rate
6.    To maximize benefit from international grant programs
6.    Number of activities for awareness of international grant programs
6.    Return on each external program / grant
Strategic Priorities