Executive/Senior Executive (Student Life/Experiential Learning), MSc Programmes Office

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Kent Ridge,


About Us

Founded in the same year that Singapore gained independence, NUS Business School stands today among the world’s leading business schools. It is distinctive for offering the best of global business knowledge with deep Asian insights, preparing students to lead Asian businesses to international success and to help global businesses succeed in Asia.

 

For more than 50 years, NUS Business School has offered a rigorous, relevant and rewarding business education to outstanding students from across the world. That would not have been possible without a group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about building a positive environment to grow and groom future business leaders. And we are looking to add to our BIZ family!

 

To learn more about the NUS Business School, please visit https://bschool.nus.edu.sg/


Job Description

To support core functions for the MSc degree programmes’ on student life, experiential learning and administration in the NUS Business School.

 

The roles and responsibilities include:


Administration of Experiential Learning/Management Practicum

• Collate a list of business projects, disseminate to our respective MSc students for enrolment, & where needed, conduct interviews for the allocation of projects
• Conduct briefings to students who are undertaking the business projects
• Coordinate coaching workshops/classes to prepare students in their undertaking of business projects
• Work with Heads of Departments in appointing project supervisors, including briefing of faculty advisors on role, responsibilities & scope of projects
• Facilitate first meeting for companies to meet with student groups, where timelines, milestone achievements & deliverables are set and arrange initial face-to-face/Skype sessions with companies
• Obtain the necessary approvals from the academic departments & the MSc Programmes Office
• Monitor & ensure that students make good progress in completing their business projects & where needed, to help guide & mentor students on their projects, providing feedback as part of evaluation as a consistent moderating party across projects
• Work with corporate partners constantly to ensure that the students get information and meetings at the right time so they could complete the projects in time
• Collate the grading reports for the Experiential Learning module, get company approval for case-release, if appropriate
• Work with relevant parties to ensure timely & accurate grade entries for the students on their Experiential Learning module
• Systematically collect feedback & evaluation from corporate partners, students & supervisors & develop actions for improvements


Development of System & Process

• Develop, implement & update systematic procedures & processes for MSc Programmes’ Student Life activities and Experiential Learning projects
• Develop & administer guidelines for students, supervisors & corporates
• Procure & conceptualize promotional materials to aid in pitching our various initiatives to the corporates such as brochures & e-blasts
• Liaise with Office of Legal Affairs on the necessary documentation (Company case release form, Non-Disclosure Form etc.)


Student Life and Student Club Activities

• Work with students, student leaders and student clubs to organize activities and programmes to promote interaction, build and strengthen the sense of community between student cohorts as well as with alumni
• Oversee and provide support to students for programme-related matters (e.g. accommodation, well-being, etc.)
• Manage Welcome Sessions, Orientations and other programme events organized by the MSc Programmes Office
• Conduct programme-related administrative briefings for students
• Provide general counselling and support services to students
• Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Career Services, Strategic Relations, EE and other Program Offices) on engagement opportunities for students


Event Management and Liaison

• Support in contributing to social media outreach to current and prospective students and alumni
• Deliver a super level of customer service and programme satisfaction to internal and external stakeholders
• Support SOP documentation, establish and streamline processes and systems


Other Responsibilities

• Collaborate & synergize between key stakeholders, not limited to students, faculty advisors, corporates, other key departments in NUS Business School and provide support & foster rapport where possible
• Benchmark how business projects are sourced & facilitated in leading business schools to ensure best practices
• Work with BIZCareers on internships/career opportunities arising from Corporate, business projects/Experiential Learning engagements
• Identify further experiential opportunities for MSc programmes
• Other duties as assigned by Director and MSc Programmes Office


Qualifications

• Bachelor degree from a reputable institution
• At least 2-3 years of relevant working experience, ideally in academic programmes within tertiary institutions
• Experience in facilitating industry partnerships and dealing with senior management would be an advantage
• High level of written and oral communication skills
• Experienced, confident and effective in working within cross-cultural settings
• Meticulous with an eye for detail and keen appreciation of good documentation
• Able to manage multiple and competing tasks and deadlines well, and with a high degree of accuracy.
• Team player with good combination of high intelligence, emotional and cultural quotient
• IT savvy, with good knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications

 

(Appointment job grade will commensurate with the selected candidate's experience)


More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: School of Business

Department : Dean's Office (BIZ)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 9432



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