HR and Career Services Senior Manager, Graduate School of Business




HR and Career Services Senior Manager


Unit requirements:

•           To build and maintain HR and Career Service office at School that provides lifelong career support to the NUGSB staff, students and alumni while developing strong relationships with corporations and employers.

•           To build and maintain the Almuni relationship function at the NUGSB


Job responsibilities and functions


•           Monitor, analyze, and evaluate School’s HR and Student’s Career service scope.

•           Serve as the primary liaison between the School, its students and alumni, and potential employers nationally and internationally.

•           Oversee and manage budget for HR, Career Services, Alumni Relations.

•           Educate current NUGSB students about the benefits and scope of services offered through alumni relations and career services at NUGSB.

•           Develop and submit for approval annual strategic and operating plans

•           Coordinate the HR division: HR, Career services, Dean’s PA work


Career Services

•           Engage and grow the current alumni and corporate relationships, and develop new contacts with external organizations for the purpose of expanding employment opportunities for students and alumni.

•           Provide career advising to students and alumni regarding the job-search process, interviewing, resume, and letter writing, and other areas of career planning.

•           Review and supervise the on-campus recruitment and interviewing processes as well as resume referral and job-listing services for current students as well as alumni.

•           Plan and implement Career Weeks and other career events.

•           Conduct workshops, seminars, and other presentations to student, faculty, employer, and alumni groups.


Alumni Relations

•           Serve as ex officio Director of the Alumni Association to support the President of the Association.

•           Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records.

•           Establish and build relationships with NUGSB alumni, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, newsletter, and the alumni web pages

•           Collaborate with School and University leadership to identify alumni prospects with consideration to both school and University requirements.

•           Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with business development colleagues.



Higher education preferably with the English as the main language of instruction.

A degree preferably in a discipline directly related to HR, staffing, employment, career development and planning, or other human resources concern, business administration, law, higher education or related areas.


Professional experience

•    for Master’s degree at least 5 years of experience according to the functions of the position.

For Bachelor’s degree at least 7 years of experience according to the functions of the position or working experience in national or international companies, or at least 3 years of work experience in Nazarbayev University. 


Professional competencies  and personal skills

– Effective organizational and management skills;

– Effective public relations and networking abilities;

– Demonstrated experience in a project management role;

– Knowledge of the Labor Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan ;

– Knowledge of job trends and career development skills;

– Strong written and verbal communications skills;

– Strong commitment to working with a diverse student population;

– Nationwide professional contacts in both the university and employment sectors.

–  Thorough knowledge of public administration philosophies and concepts;

–  Self-driven, able to demonstrate initiative and provide customer-focused support for students, alumni, employers, and other partners.


Language skills

Fluent spoken and written Kazakh, Russian and English.