Monday, 19 May 2014

Admin Jobs at New York University Abu Dhabi; Student Life Coordinator

Job Title:    Student Life Coordinator (2 of 2)
Job Number:    AD0000100235
Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer:    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

Job Overview:
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Student Life Coordinator, this position will work closely with the Assistant Director of Community Outreach and the Assistant Dean for Campus Life, and assist in the development of Student Life initiatives for NYUAD students.

The Student Life Coordinator will be a self-starter who will be expected to work collaboratively in a team in an evolving environment; s/he will provide support in the areas of community outreach and volunteer opportunities, student funding, Student Interest Groups, and overall Campus Life support. This position will provide logistical support and coverage for programming and initiatives, manage the Advancement Opportunity application process and funding, look after social media and website management, and work on special Student Life projects and initiatives.

Job Duties:
  • Provide administrative support and oversight for all event and programmatic activities of Community Outreach, including booking space, catering orders, event promotion, managing volunteer rosters and scheduling
  • Provide administrative support to the Advancement Opportunities program
  • Attend Community Outreach and other Student Life events and initiatives, this includes visits to organizations hosting NYUAD volunteers to assess progress of the program and areas needing additional support
  • Prepare reports detailing projects, initiatives, administrative and operational matters
  • Perform special assignments and projects assigned by the Assistant Dean of Campus Life and his/her designated team members
  • Deliver presentations, orientations and trainings for outreach programs
  • Update department communication tools, utilize various publishing softwares to design and produce materials for the department

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Higher Education or a relevant discipline
Experience Requirements

  • Minimum two years of experience working within higher education and student affairs
  • Experience and proficiency in the planning, coordination and implementation of projects and programs
  • Experience with student development and/or student programming at the university level
  • Proficiency in advising students and student groups
  • Ability and willingness to work evening/weekend hours.
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong technology skills, especially spreadsheets and databases
  • Experience with social media and design programs (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign etc.)

Deadline Date: 31/05/2014

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