• Associate (International Relations) - Contract Jobs in Singapore - 1222565

    SUTD (Singapore University of Technology & Design)
  • 3 - 5 Years
  • Singapore - East - Changi
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Job Description


Reporting to the Deputy Manager, the Associate’s role is to provide necessary administrative support to the Office of International Relations for activities relating to the collaboration with partner universities and student exchange activities which include (but are not limited to) the following

1) Global Partnerships
Work with Deputy Manager to jointly strategise and implement IR’s strategy in the assigned regionCultivate and nurture relationships with overseas universities and institutions in the assigned region, with the objectives of exploring potential collaborations with them in areas such as student exchanges, research collaborations and faculty exchangesCoordinate the formalization of such relationships through the signing of Memoranda of Understanding and Implementation AgreementsPlan, coordinate and implement various outbound collaborative activities between SUTD and our partner universities in the assigned region including but not limited to student exchanges and research attachmentsPlan and coordinate visits of partner universities or overseas universities from the assigned region to SUTDAssist with the implementation of SUTD’s IR strategy for the assigned regionAssist with the reporting on SUTD’s deliverables and milestones as well as updating of IR’s records and databasePlan and coordinate SUTD’s participation in international education conference(s) in the assigned region
2) Global Programmes
Assist the Deputy Manager to implement and operationalize special programmes such as the SUTD Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT) and non-freshmore courses related tripsAdminister relevant the grants associated with SUTD FACT or special programmes and the follow-up with students on the award’s deliverables and report submissionAdminister student application and selection processFollow up on student appeals and feedback, with the intent to continuously improve on the processes and selection
Other International Relations and Collaborative Activities
Assist with visit programme from overseas partner universitiesAssist in website update, research, report compilation, and database update when requiredProvide administration and logistics support for events when required

Degree holder with 2 to 5 years’ of relevant working experience would be an added advantageEffectively bilingual in English and Chinese, both spoken and written would be an added advantage (In order to liaise with the English and Chinese speaking associates)Previous experience in managing and coordinating programmes or eventsGood proficiency in MS Office applications, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint Knowledge in graphics and web development softwares such as Photoshop, Front Page etc will be an added advantageKnowledge in web design, and in computer software such as Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver would be an added advantageGood communication and interpersonal skillsIndependent and excellent team playerSelf-driven, meticulous and organized with a strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environmentHas a strong interest to interact with a wide variety of people


Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Junior Executive


Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:29th Mar 2020

Company Profile

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is Singapore’s fourth public university, and one of the first universities in the world to incorporate the art and science of design and technology into a multi-disciplinary curriculum. SUTD was established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and seeks to advance knowledge and nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs.
Also in collaboration with Zhejiang University and Singapore Management University, SUTD, a research-intensive university, is distinguished by its unique East and West academic programmes which incorporate elements of entrepreneurship, management and design thinking. Graduate opportunities include the SUTD Technology Entrepreneurship programme, the Master of Science in Security by Design, and various SUTD PhD programmes. www.sutd.edu.sg.

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