Assistant Senior Manager (Academic & Student Support)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description


Curriculum and Policies Implementation
-    Work closely with the Deputy Head (Academic matters), Programme Directors and Dean’s Office in preparing proposals for curriculum changes.
-    Lead the implementation of revamped curricula, and new initiatives, which include but are not limited to coordinating the timetable, allocation of modules to students to ensure optimal learning and updating the relevant materials (e.g. webpage, NUS bulletin).

Academic Programme Management (Coursework and Research Programmes)
-    Collaborate with the Programme Directors and Deputy Head (Academic matters) the admission exercise (verifying applicants’ qualifications, coordinating admission interviews and admission outcome and collection of acceptance fees from successful applicants)
-    Take charge of the overall administration of the academic programmes throughout the student lifecycle (preparing and coordinating the logistics of design examinations, exhibitions, overseas fieldtrips / workshops, archival of student works, course notes, module registration and timetabling scheduling, outreach, student exchange programme, scholarship, financial aid and other grant administration)  
-    Liaise with external and internal stakeholders for project management, i.e. ensure timely and effective communication with stakeholders (e.g. faculty staff, students and external parties – e.g. design posters final review/ exhibition layout, preparation of design handbooks and communications (sending out emails and responding to enquiries to stakeholders)
-    Manage pre-exam preparation and post-exam processing which include qualifying exams, Research Thesis examination, exam scheduling, printing of exam papers, post exam processing (marks checking and processing, checking of reports, exam result appeals, special consideration, academic awards and graduation matters)
-    Lead the outreach efforts in promoting the academic programmes in Singapore and the region, including organizing programme briefings, managing the programmes’ marketing collaterals and other social media content.

Event Management and Liaison
-    Work closely with the Deputy Head (Academic matters) on the preparation work for accreditation visits by accrediting bodies (Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects) and Visiting Committee visitations
-    Organise major events, including external examinations, workshops, industry networking sessions, etc
-    Manage external relations related events/ activities such as conferences, workshops, executive programmes
-     Other duties as assigned by the Programme Director/ Deputy Heads.

Leadership and Team Management
-     Lead and manage a team of 2 Assistant Managers and 2 Management Assistant Officers in the administration of the academic programmes throughout the student lifecycle.



Job Requirements


•    A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
•    More than 5 years of academic programme management experience; preferably as programme manager and partnership development in the higher education sector
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills  
•    IT savvy and proficient in MS Office applications, Photoshop / In-design
•    Strong team player, able to work collaboratively with various stakeholders


More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: College of Design and Engineering

Department : Architecture

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 22703

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