Executive (Office of Global Programmes)

27 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of Global Programmes Role

As an Executive of the Office of Global Programmes, you will be part of the dynamic team at the College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning

College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning

Many of the wicked problems in society today require interconnected and interdependent perspectives and collective collaboration. We enable students to thrive in a VUCA world by equipping them with interdisciplinary & experiential learning tools and processes, enabling students to synthesise knowledge from multiple disciplines to address complex issues. Above all, we deepen students' socio-cultural competence and social responsibility to the local and global community through sustainable, reciprocal engagement with partners on real-world issues.

Office of Global Programmes

The Office of Global Programmes aims to nurture and equip students with competencies to thrive in a globalised world. Besides effective cross-cultural communication skills, we also prioritise imbuing students with empathy, problem-solving skills, innovation and a balanced understanding of pressing global concerns such as sustainable development. We do this through a range of Global Learning programmes for SUSS students and youths in the region.

Job Description

The successful candidate will: 

  • Support the organisation and implementation of various adminstrative duties (including finance), systems, processes and programmes helmed by the Office of Global Programmes such as credit-bearing courses (Overseas Experiential Learning courses, Summer & Winter School, Semester Exchange), and non-credit bearing programmes (e.g. inbound programmes)
  • Support the adminstration of credit-bearing overseas Global Learning courses, which includes supporting the management of students and logistics on overseas Global Learning trips.
  • Support the coordination and relationship management of internal and external partners.
  • Analyse, develop and update Global Programmes' policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Support the assessment of students' Global Learning graduation requirement.
  • Mentor, coach, or advise students' Global Learning journey, if required.
  • Support the hosting of visiting international students and partners.
  • Manage enquiries from students about Global Learning opportunities and programmes. 
  • Assist with other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor, as well as participate in university-wide activities 

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in any field; fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Some experience in project management - well-versed in efficiently and indepedently managing several projects at one time.
  • High attention to detail and meticulous; enjoys logistics and coordinating multiple programmes from start to finish.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365, especially word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Some experience in people management - comfortable with speaking with a wide range of people and nationalities, and working across departments.
  • Enjoys working with young people.
  • Strong team player.
  • Be able to travel especially to the ASEAN, China, and India region once every quarter, if required.

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