Manager (Student Affairs), School of Science and Technology

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Position

Manager (Student Affairs), School of Science and Technology

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Key and functional tasks of the School

§   Planning, organization and realization of academic activities

§   Participating in negotiations and drafting of agreements (Memorandums and contracts) with international partners within the limits of the School’s responsibility

§   Assisting in development of the University technological base

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Key and functional tasks of the position

The Manager is responsible for a range of functions contributing to the effective administration of students within the School of Science and Technology:

§   Provide consultation to faculty, administrative staff, current and prospective students regarding the School’s academic processes, programs, degree plans, objectives, policies and procedures;

§   Provide consultation in student enrollment options, timetables, articulation and credit transfer arrangements, course selection and progression requirements, online registration;

§   Coordinate and management of data on admission to the School;

§   Maintenance of data on initial registration of students, further admission to the School, changes in the number of students due to transfers between schools / universities and repeated application for participation in the selection procedure for admission of students to the School;

§   Developing and overseeing contracts between a student and the School;

§   Distributing online surveys to all students and processing the evaluation results;

§   Communicate and coordinate student activities and school based initiatives;

§   Organization and participation in school events;

§   Assisting the dean and executive director of the School in organization of the School’s work: interaction and correspondence with faculty and students;

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Business trips

Possible

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Education

Higher education, Master’s degree is preferred in a relevant field (Multilingual Education, Educational Leadership, Psychology, Education Policy and Management, International Education Policy).

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Desired professional experience

–              with Master’s degree, professional experience should be not less than 3 year in the areas corresponding to functional areas of a specific position;

–              with Bachelor’s or Specialist degree, work experience should be at least 5 years in the areas corresponding to the functional areas of a given position in the public service, international and/or national companies;

–              or at least 2 years of work experience at AOE “Nazarbayev University”.

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Professional knowledge and personal qualities

§   Analytical skills

§   Ability to work effectively individually as well as a team player

§   Ability to work under stress

§   Work experience with people from diverse cultural background

§   Developed oral and written communication skills

§   Ability to find quick resolutions to emerging difficulties

§   Ability to take responsibility for actions and decisions

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Proficiency in languages, including state language

Fluent oral and written command of English and Russian is required; good oral and written command of Kazakh is required

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Computer skills

Computer literacy, proficiency in Microsoft Office package

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Deadline

Until position is filled