Officer, Tomorrow’s Leaders Program (TLU), Grant Position

Updated: about 2 months ago

Reports to: Associate Director, TLU Program

Purpose: The officer, TLU program will work to ensure that TLU students finish their academic requirements and graduate within grant period duration. She/he works closely with the academic advising unit and respective departments to ensure that students successfully meet their graduation requirements, including registering for transferable courses during their semester abroad. She/he assists the TLU leadership coordinator in designing and implementing work plans and is responsible for the organization of all training activities, workshops, and retreats. She/he works closely with the academic directors, TLU program to follow-up on students’ academic progress and requirements.

Principal Accountabilities:

● Work with the TLU team to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment that supports students’ learning and achieves the program’s mission, objectives, and values

● Manage the recruitment and selection processes of new TLU students in collaboration with AUC relevant departments, NEA/AC and AMIDEAST

● Develop and update TLU grant agreement terms and conditions in collaboration with AUC’s legal office and partner universities

● Develop and update TLU procedures and student handbook to reflect grant agreement benefits and responsibilities

● Manage information systems including keeping on file a copy of all books, records, documents, technical reports, and other evidence relating to the project for auditing purposes

● Manage the semester-abroad procedures, oversee the development of pre-departure and post-arrival orientations, and ensure that students register for transferable courses during their semester abroad

● Develop and implement a system for follow-up and check-up on students on semesters abroad including keeping close contact with USA partners like FHI 360

● Manage students’ residence and travel logistics, including coordinating with business support office, insurance enrollments, U.S. and other visa and travel logistics

● Ensure effective collaboration with the travel office, office of supply chain management, and other suppliers to secure delivery of cost-effective and quality goods and services in abiding by donor regulations

● Contribute to the development of four quarterly reports and one annual technical work plan

● Assist the leadership coordinator, TLU program in the design and implementation of work plans

● Assist the leadership coordinator, TLU program in developing learning outcomes, soliciting, and evaluating training proposals, and recruiting service providers

● Develop and maintain service providers’ database

● Assist the TLU leadership coordinator in managing the TLU annual symposium

● Develop, in collaboration with the leadership coordinator and academic directors, and maintain a system to follow-up on students’ progress in TLU academic and programmatic requirements

● Perform other related duties as assigned


Minimum Education Requirement:

● Bachelor’s degree. Communication background is preferable


● Eight years of relevant experience

● Experience in higher education is a plus

Skills :

● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

● Excellent command of the English and Arabic languages, both spoken and written

● Very good computer skills

● Excellent organizational skills

The position is open until June 13, 2021

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”

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