SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

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

Location
Singapore
Posted
Friday, 6 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 20 December 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Middle Management
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore

Closing On 04 Jan 2020

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

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 Information

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