Position Description

Student Affairs Officer
Location Dubai
Job Code 1319
Department Student Affairs
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The purpose of this role is to lead, organize and oversee all Student Affairs programs, activities and resources for students within Dubai Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Creates a plan to manage, implement and monitor a series of Student Affairs events to encourage student satisfaction, engagement, and retention
• Manages and advises the student clubs on all programmatic initiatives—brainstorming, program development and execution, event logistics, and financial management
• Directs the Student Council and student clubs through the facilitation of an effective educational awareness program to help them maintain and establishes a close connection with the student body and the University leadership
• Collaborates with faculty and staff to identify leadership and experiential learning opportunities for students, and creates program to foster student learning and development
• Organizes, manages, and executes high profile campus events for the entire ADU community (i.e. Martyrs Day, National Day, Flag Day, Mother’s Day, and Global Day)
• Represents the University in external community events that require student participation
• Oversees student recreational facilities inclusive of off-site sports and recreational spaces
• Supports and actively participates in various events organized by other colleges/departments including but not limited to: student recruitment campaigns, competitions, and media exhibitions
• Coordinates the investigation of student violations of ADU policies and the Student Code of Conduct
• Manages student complaints through emails, personal meetings, or the Call Center, and directs complaints to the concerned departments, then provides students with feedback regarding the actions, if any taken to address their complaints
• Compiles reports and data in response to institutional effectiveness and performance, external auditors, and accrediting bodies, as needed

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in any relevant field.
• Master’s Degree is preferred
• 3-5 years of experience in a higher education setting; student affairs experience preferred
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Demonstrates evidence of ability to manage multiple and varied tasks
• Event Management
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in handling highly sensitive matters
• English is required; Arabic is preferred

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