Administrative Officer, Institute for Community Engagement

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time


The Institute for Community Engagement seeks an incumbent for the position of Administrative Officer to provide administrative support to ICE management and project managers by coordinating the logistics of ICE operation and training programs. Manage communication with all stakeholders.  


  • Performs administrative duties for the Director of ICE
  • Receives incoming visitors and phone calls and responds to requests.
  • Prepares bilingual Arabic and English correspondence, presentations, reports, agendas, background materials and minutes. Maintains files and stock of informational material for visitors.
  • Organizes and schedules meetings and appointments, notifying attendees of location and time. Coordinates room bookings, equipment and catering for project managers. 
  • Collects, screens, distributes mail and prepares outgoing mail and liaises with courier companies for collection, when needed.
  • Collects, distributes and sends faxes, performs photocopying, maintains working order of the office machinery.
  • Coordinates all logistical requirements on campus or at clients’ sites.
  • Support the Project Managers by coordinates all administration requirements and aspects of ICE training programs.
  • Maintains ICE inventory in terms of office supplies, training materials, equipment and files
  • Maintains accurate records/files of classes, instructors, and students.
  • Coordinates participants’ assignments and keep records of them and follow up with participants regarding their assignments.
  • Advises participants regarding training programs; explains education, training, enrollment availability, requirements etc…
  • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director.  


  • Must possess a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a secretarial/ administrative role, preferably with senior management or in an educational institution.
  • Demonstrated success in planning, organization and execution of programs, events, service and deliverables.
  • High degree of computer competency using email, Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), web-based tools.
  • Sound working knowledge of Zayed University is preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Arabic) is an asset.
  • Experience working in the academic environment.  


The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.


In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.

While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.

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