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Manager, Work Integrated Education (Work-study Degree Programme)
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The Manager is a leadership position overseeing the activities of a specified Work-study Degree Programme (WSDeg Prog) where the incumbent contributes both as an individual contributor and to oversee a small team.

The team is responsible to ensure that internship opportunities are aligned to NTU's learning outcome; and students can benefit from the learning experience to become more job ready.


Programme and Facilitation Management (OJT)
  • Design, develop and provide WSDeg Prog within respective responsible school programme area in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders; and in accordance to NTU curriculum development guidelines.
  • Facilitate between industry partners and NTU faculties to constantly review the WSDeg Prog curriculum (incl related academic curriculum).
  • Responsible for all aspects of WSDeg Prog according to assigned college and/or schools.
  • Manage end-to-end WSDeg Prog processes up to completion of the essential assessment process.
  • Collaborate with OJT employers to develop required On-the-Job Training (OJT) Training Plan in respect to the OJT designated job roles; and to facilitate its application to respective student.
  • Provide consultation and coaching support to students who need help in overcome OJT challenges and to facilitate remedial actions with relevant stakeholders with concurrence.

Business Development & Stakeholders Management
  • Develop and make plans to look for new OJT opportunities from current and new employers to recruit NTU students.
  • Engage current and potential employers (and any relevant stakeholders) to garner relevant OJT opportunities.
  • Collaborate with Team Lead to plan and develop suitable WSDeg Prog initiatives with respective schools to reinforce workplace experiential learning; and help in organizing the team to realize the agreed plan.

Career Advisory and Placement Management
  • Provide career advisory support and consultation with candidates seeking enrolment to the programme to facilitate a "best-fit" outcome of the applicants and NTU.
  • Provide similar career advisory support throughout the student's study life to ensure that students are aware and prepared for the eventual expected OJT developmental stage and final placement with a company that would help to perform exemplarily.

OJT Curriculum Development and Management
  • Develop and manage OJT training plan for the student; and to manage student learning progress.

Team Management
  • Manage intra-teams working relationship and cohesiveness to ensure optimal operational performance and delivery for the whole of WIE and CAO.
  • Provide leadership to develop and nurture the team members' capabilities.

Strategy Management
  • Support the Assistant Director and participate in whole of WIE planning in developing forward looking plans to take advantages of technology and data/information to enhance WIE capabilities so that more can be done with lesser efforts.
  • Explore and contribute towards developing plans to improve chances of NTU students' conversion from internship to full-time employment.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in any field from a recognized University.
  • At least 4 to 6 years working experiences with exposure in team management role, internship/training management and service delivery experience preferably in tertiary education, adult education sectors and/or government agencies environment.
  • Successful track record in the management of internships/ cooperative education/ work-study degree programme/ workplace learning/ performance enhancement or adult education.
  • Familiar with adult learning pedagogy and practices of OJT.
  • Able to provide career coaching support and consultation to students on their career goals, career aspiration, career development, career preparation and job search etc.
  • Have some knowledge of industrial sectoral employment landscape and SkillsFuture Skills Framework.
  • Candidate with qualifications in Career Facilitation Programme (CFP) and/or WSQ Advanced Certificate in Learning & Facilitation (ACLP) will have added advantages.
  • A proficient written and oral communicator.
  • Have an eye for detail.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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