Job Category/Tittle: Coordinator
STUDENT ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR
The American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Student Activities Coordinator.
The fundamental responsibility of this position is to develop and implement policies and procedures for student activities while advising, coordinating, and managing the Student Government Association, student clubs, and events. This individual is responsible for engaging students in various activities, programs and events to enhance and develop their leadership skills. The Student Activities Coordinator is tasked with developing a culture of engagement, which encourages students to be committed, active and enthusiastic about student life at AUD.
Coordinate and liaise with student clubs and organizations
Coordinate aspects of the New Student and Visiting Student Orientation Programs, International Night, Gala, SGA Forum, SGA Elections, etc.
Advise the Student Government Association, Study Abroad Mentors and student clubs
Select, hire, and train orientation leaders, club officers, Study Abroad Mentors and SGA officers
Organize and develop on and off campus extracurricular events for all students
Evaluate the needs of students in relation to student activities on a yearly basis
Devise and maintain a yearly student events calendar
Register and maintain rosters of students participating in clubs and organizations
Track individual and club participation in campus events and off campus events
Manage and maintain the student activities budget
Oversee the SGA Bookstore operations
Update and monitor the student activities section of the AUD website
Complete all reports required by the Office of Student Services
Organize and chaperon student trips
Develop and seek sponsorship for university events
Maintain membership(s) in professional association(s)
Other duties as assigned
Competencies and Skills Used:
Comprehensive understanding of AUD
Excellent written and oral communication (including presentation skills)
Broad knowledge of the student activities environment in the UAE
Strong time management, and organizational skills
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
Intercultural competence and sensitivity to the needs/concerns of diverse students
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and work well under pressure
Ability to work collaboratively with various campus constituencies
Willingness to work flexible, irregular hours including nights and weekends
Philosophy of student centeredness and creativity
Strong public relations, event management and marketing skills
Willingness to develop a vibrant culture of student life at AUD
Understanding of students in transition to university life
Event management and planning experience
Bachelor’s degree or above
Desired Additional Qualifications:
Prior higher education, student affairs and/or student activities experience
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.
This position is suitable for those candidates already resident and under sponsorship in Dubai.
Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please state the title of the position as the subject of the email)
Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references
Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:
Angele El Khoury
Director of Human Resources
The American University in Dubai
P. O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.
No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.