Thursday, 5 June 2014

Secretary Job Vacancy at The American University in the Emirates, Dubai

Job Title:     Secretary- College
Department / College / Institute: College
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    05

About AUE:
Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
  •     Communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information in professional manner
  •     Maintain confidentiality and integrity of documents and information received
  •     Draft letters and other documents
  •     Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements
  •     Attends all meetings, distribute agenda prior meeting, takes effective and accurate minutes and actions, shares the meeting minutes to all participants through emails
  •     Maintain office diaries and archive official documents
  •     Effectively use office equipment and office supplies and maintains an organized, functional workspace
  •     Greets visitors in person in a courteous, professional and efficient manner
  •     Execute other related work as assigned

Competencies and Skills Needed:
  •     Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with both faculty and students
  •     Ability to multitask
  •     Excellent organizational skills
  •     Sense of service, and attention to detail
  •     Ability to work with diverse populations, with discretion at the highest level
  •     Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team
  •     Excellent oral and written English skills
  •     Experience with word and excel is required
  •     Knowledge of standard office procedures and equiptment
  •     Excellent organizational skills

  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket

  • Previous administrative experience at a university in the UAE

Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree is essential

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

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