Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Abu Dhabi University Job Vacancies; Director of Student Affairs

Job Title:    Director of Student Affairs
Job Location:     Abu Dhabi
Job Ref:     787
No. of Posts:     1
Employer:    Abu Dhabi University

About ADU:
Abu Dhabi University is the great university of Abu Dhabi. Our mission is to produce global leaders who understand the challenges of our time & make positive contributions to national & global prosperity. Our mission is not limited to educating students but also to transforming UAE to a vibrant, prosperous & strong nation.

Job Description
Reporting to the Provost of the University, the purpose of the role is to provide Strategic leadership and manage Career Department, SEDO and Student Support & Services department. She/he must be results focused with the ability to achieve results through different initiatives. This ability requires the Director of Student Affairs to create a student focused environment with the Student Affairs team and influence all departments on Campus to support and foster this environment thought out the student experience. This position works with the Senior Management in conceptualizing and implementing strategic and tactical initiatives that are of critical importance in meeting the student Satisfaction goals of ADU.

Job Responsibilities:
• You will ensure high satisfaction level with undergraduate students on campus life
• You will be responsible to set higher standards in terms of student Careers, counseling and engagement.
• You will ensure that Students are engaged with different activities related and their on campus/student life needs are met as expected
• You will ensure that student are motivated and prepared well about the different scope and job opportunities outside. Based on their interest, share and prepare students for different job opportunities and interviewing skills as required
• Regular meeting with students to understand the gap between their expectation and the services delivered including the transportation and its quality that includes issues related to location, timings etc.
• You will also ensure that Student’s legal documentation are always in its place and with no delay like visa and other services. Regular meeting with the Provost to update on the progress of SEDO (Student Engagement & Development Office), Careers & student Support.
• The student engagement curve should be uplifted to ensure that all the students feel engaged and motivated to take initiatives as required.
• Maintain the Sponsor relations in order to enhance the Student Engagement Programs
• Planning for the execution of all Marketing, Public Relations, and Student Engagement & Development activities.
• Active participation in the planning, goal setting and Budget planning. Establish accurate positioning of the University
• Participate in ADU’s events in addition to events related to student engagement and Careers
• Analyze comprehensive statistical reports on university wide marketing and its effectiveness
• Analyze Student participation report in various student engagement activities

Job Requirements:
You must have a master degree with minimum 5 years of experience into managing Student Affairs that includes Careers, Student Engagement & Development and Student Support & Services department.

Deadline Date: 30/05/2014

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