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Assistant Manager, Student & Academic Services
  • Provide leadership and efficient coordination of activities in the SCELSE Graduate Studies (GS) department.
  • Ensure the compliance of the Universities' (NTU & NUS) and SCELSE's policies in student admission and candidature matters.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the overall operations and effectiveness of SCELSE administration in the Graduate Studies Office by:
    • Aligning SCELSE's graduate program policy with the Universities' guidelines and regularly reviewing it with proposals to ensure relevance.
    • Working closely with NTU, NUS and other academic units on graduate students and other student matters.
    • Reviewing and monitoring standard operating procedures constantly to suit operational needs.
    • Supervising GS officer(s) in operations concerning SCELSE Graduate Program and all student matters, including PhD students, undergraduate interns, polytechnic interns, and visiting students (local and international).
    • Supporting and coordinating the development of joint graduate programmes and student activities with other universities
    • Recommend or propose to Governance & Corporate Services Director of the projected budget of yearly expenditure to be incurred in the Graduate Studies Office, which includes thorough comprehension of the financial matters, e.g., stipend rates of students, concerning the SCELSE PhD program.

  • Overseeing the student outreach matters for SCELSE Graduate Programme at NTU and NUS and being the central coordinator for such matters.
  • Secretariat for SCELSE's Admissions and Postgraduate Education Committee meetings
    • Ensure that key recommendations and discussion points are well recorded to take into account the Committees' recommendations and applied with the intent to improve processes/quality of graduate education.

  • Other duties as may be required from time to time

  • Degree in Administrative Management / Administration or any related studies
  • At least 5 years of experience in student administration/administration in a higher learning institute.
  • Dynamic individual with proven leadership qualities
  • Ability to interact professionally with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong leadership qualities, with demonstrated ability to lead teams with a successful outcome
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be prepared to adapt to the diverse situations that arise flexibly
  • Able to work independently and resourceful

Hiring Institution: NTU
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