Mohamed Siddiq

Interest

Photography, Computing, Reading, Brisk Walking, Running, Badminton, DIY, Networking

Objective

To secure a challenging career where my skills, experience and education can be fully utilised to the benefit of the organisation

Summary

Summary of Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Systems
  • Over 10 years experience in Administration and Management
  • Over 15 years post secondarylecturing experience in Australia and Singapore
  • Experienced working with stakeholders in an enthusiastic, professional and confident manner
  • Experienced public speaker, small to large groups
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; Refined Communication and Presentation skills
  • Proficient in making the complex appear simple
  • Mentored and counselled students and lecturers
  • Member, Australian Computer Society and Singapore Computer Society

RELEVENT SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Management

  • Participated in Personal and Professional development
  • Conducted and participated in Peer assessment
  • Interviewed, recommended and approved faculty recruitment
  • Developed, maintained and managed programs and courses
  • Collaborated in the standardization of Operations Procedures (SOP) for staff and faculty
  • Self motivated and genuine desire to succeed
  • Strong leadership and team work skills
  • Lead and supervised faculty and non-faculty staff of more than 50
  • Significantly reduced administrative turnaround time by 53% with the introduction of productivity controls
  • Introduced innovative ways of enrolling both local and foreign students which resulted in increased enrolment by 217% within 2 years
  • Identified low performing courses and spiced up the courses to achieve peak performance
  • Identified low performing lecturers and conducted counselling
  • Introduced tailor-made courses to capture new markets
  • Developed and maintained relationships with key stakeholders
  • Planed, prepared, conducted and delivered business analysis – analyze business needs and propose solutions
  • Provided network administration service – maintaining hardware and software; maintenance and monitoring of servers, switches, routers; directory services
  • Provided systems administration service – adding and configuring new workstations; setting up user accounts; installation of system-wide software; allocating mass-storage space; control and prevention of computer virus
  • Reduced the processing time by 33% for “Recognition of Prior Learning” applications through streamlining and check controls before accepting applications for programs
  • Experienced in departmental budget control and performance
  • Experienced in Project and Time Management skills
  • Experienced in multitasking
  • Good in People skills

Instructional

  • Facilitated E-Learning programs as instructor and supervisor
  • Experienced in BlackBoard Learning Management System
  • Experienced in Instructor-led training
  • Experienced in Adult learning environment
  • Facilitated information sessions to prospective students on programs
  • Experienced in curriculum development, implementation and maintenance
  • Experienced in Course Material creation and Evaluation activities for students
  • Subjects handled: MS Office Suite, MS Project, MS Visio, Systems Analysis (Agile and Traditional), System Database and Design (MySQL, MicroSQL, MS SQL Server 2005), System Administration, Network Administration, Information Security, Computer Security, Information Technology Security Management, Information System Management, Management Information System, Computing Projects, Ethics and Professionalism,Organizational Behaviour, Operations Management, Project Management and Resource Planning to undergraduate and graduate students

Work History

Work History
2007 - 2009

Manager Lecturer

MDIS

Subjects handled:

Principles of Information Technology, Information Systems Management, System Analysis, System Database and Design, Information Technology Security Management, Information Security, Management Information System, Computing Projects, Ethics and Professionalism.

Responsibilities:

  • Effective delivery of lectures and tutorials
  • Setting and Marking of assessments
  • Provide consultation and counselling to students
  • Review and update of current curriculum
  • Develop and deliver new curriculum
  • Responsible for university articulations
  • Adjunct head for IT programs
  • Develop and maintain relationship with university partners
  • Develop, maintain and manage new programs
  • Responsible for student matriculation for University of Bradford (UK), University of the West of England (UK) and Edith Cowan University (Australia), IT programs
  • Interview, recommend and approvefaculty staff
  • Ultimate responsibility for the success of the programs handled.

Achievement:

  • More than 90% of my students pass their examinations
  • Acted as Program Leader for University of Bradford, UK, BSc in Business Computing, Edith Cowan University, Australia, Bachelor in Information Technology and University of the West of England, UK,BSc in Digital Media, at MDIS
  • Seconded to MDIS Tashkent in Uzbekistan to enhance academic and administrative support
  • Enhanced the students satisfaction level at MDIS Tashkent in giving value add to their curriculum and consultation to students
2005 - 2006

Lecturer

Martin College

Achievement: • 76% of my students scored credits and above(13 out of 17) • Received special mention by Campus Director for outstanding performance during campus graduation ceremony Subjects taught: Systems Analysis and Design; Database Design and Implementation; Network Administration; Systems Administration; Project Management; Resource Planning; Operating Systems and Hardware; Systems Support/Helpdesk; Systems Security; Systems Maintenance

2000 - 2006

Business/Systems Consultant

Multi Innovative Enterprise

· Conduct feasibility studies on current and future systems · Plan, prepare, conduct and deliver systems analysis ­ using systems life development cycle with traditional or object-oriented methods to suit clients needs · Plan, prepare, conduct and deliver business analysis ­ analyse business needs and propose solutions · Provide network administration service ­ maintaining hardware and software; maintenance and monitoring of servers, switches, routers; directory services · Provide systems administration service ­ adding and configuring new workstations; setting up user accounts; installation of system-wide software; allocating mass-storage space; control and prevention of computer virus · Prepare, plan and conduct software application training to individual and small groups

2006 - 2006

Adjunct Lecturer

Charles Sturt University

Achievement: • 67% of my students scored credits and above (8 out of 12) Subjects taught: Systems Analysis, Organisational Behaviour, Operations Management, Project Management

2000 - 2004

Lecturer

Gold Coast Institute of TAFE, Ashmore, Gold Coast

Subject taught: Systems Analysis and Design; Database Design and Implementation; Network Administration; Systems Administration; Project Management; Resource Planning; Operating Systems and Hardware; Systems Support/Helpdesk; Systems Security; Systems Maintenance; Achievement: · 61% of my students scored credits and above(14 out of 21) · Received appreciations from students · Reduced the processing time by 33% for "Recognition of Prior Learning" applications Subject taught: Systems Analysis and Design; Database Design and Implementation; Network Administration; Systems Administration; Project Management; Resource Planning; Operating Systems and Hardware; Systems Support/Helpdesk; Systems Security; Systems Maintenance

1993 - 1999

Course Administrator/Lecturer/IT Administrator

National St John Council, Singapore

Achievements: · Ultimate responsibility for program management · Leadership and supervision of 5 full-time staff and 103 casual lecturers and examiners · Significantly improved departmental productivity and administrative turn around time by up to 153% · Increased student enrolment by 217% within 2 years · Introduced innovative ways of enrolling both local and foreign students · Identified low performing courses and spiced up the courses to achieve peak performance · Identified low performing lecturers and conducted counselling · Introduced tailor-made courses to capture new markets · Relationship building with key stakeholders

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Multi tasking

Analytical

Team player

Leadership

Communication

Presentation

Problem Solving

Program Management

Project Management