Senior Manager, Diversity, Inclusion and Integration, Office of Dean of Students

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 24-Nov-2019
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Manager
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Qualification:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

  • Initiate reviews of student, staff and faculty policies, processes and infrastructure and propose areas for improvement, to assist students with disabilities and promote inclusive education
  • Seek, understand, analyse and report attitudinal responses from beneficiaries, stakeholders and constituents (including compiling official reports for submission to SMU management and relevant Government Ministries regarding Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) matters, data and statistics)
  • Propose and organise activities across the various levels and units of the university to promote awareness of D&I matters
  • Advise internal clients and colleagues on a range of D&I-related matters regarding students with disabilities
  • Assess institution-wide learning needs and initiate training / activities that will drive awareness and support for D&I
  • Build and maintain an external network of D&I professionals, stakeholders and partners for the sharing of best practices, as well as collaborative events and campaigns
  • Grow a pool of internal D&I champions, mentors and support groups across the university
  • Support the university's internal and external communications related to D&I

Qualifications

  • Degree in social sciences, humanities, education, and/or communications
  • Working knowledge on intergroup processes and relations, social psychology, learning and development, stereotypes and marginalization is advantageous
  • At least 6 to 8 years of work experience, preferably in the education and/ or social work sectors, and experienced in working with students with disabilities. A good network of contacts with local and overseas disability support / volunteer welfare organisations is advantageous
  • Proficient in standard office software (e.g. MS Excel, Word, etc), database management and maintenance
  • Knowledge of web-editing tools, Adobe Photoshop, and SPSS will be advantageous
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • An independent, highly motivated and creative thinker with good people management and communication skills
  • A good, responsible, collegial team player, with a positive attitude, willingness to learn and a caring heart for service
  • Excellent administration skills and a good eye and attention for detail

Other Informations

Candidates who do not possess the stipulated educational requirements and/or work experience may be considered. If successful in their job application, they will be offered a job title and salary package commensurate with their educational qualifications and work experience

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