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External Affairs and Study Abroad-Exchange Coordinator

Posted: 07 December, 2019

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External Affairs and Study Abroad-Exchange Coordinator

The American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of External Affairs and Study

Abroad-Exchange Coordinator.

The fundamental responsibility of this position is to increase the number of mutually beneficial international academic exchange programs,

and visiting student programs with select international partnerships; support visiting faculty, scholar program with academic departments

an schools; and work with academic departments to establish academic pathway programs.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the implementation of the Student Exchange policies and procedures.
  • Plan, organize and direct Student Exchange activities to ensure that services are provided efficiently and effectively while maximizing
user satisfaction and learning.
  • Ensure effective evaluation and quality assurance and implement necessary developmental and corrective actions.
  • Develop and implement student exchange and visiting program in line with the vision and mission of AUD and feedback from
  • Facilitate and work with the President’s Office to act as primary point-of-contact for approved visiting international groups and oversee
activities in preparation for welcoming visiting groups.
  • Help lead collaborative international program planning, development, and oversight of budgets.
  • Coordinate and facilitate student/faculty agreements with selected foreign colleges and universities.
  • Serve as point of contact in international institutions for study abroad student and alumni.
  • Establish and maintain professional networks with related local, national and international organizations and agencies to support
AUD in its student exchange programs.
  • Help identify and implement best practices in international education and conduct program review and evaluation from this
  • Oversee the development of AUD’s study abroad and student exchange-visiting program materials and maintain related repositories
with current and accurate information in collaboration with Marketing and the academic schools.
  • Create awareness and promote the student exchange program within AUD; educate students and applicants about program benefits
and help prepare them for successful participation.
  • In support of the strategic enrollment and globalization efforts, collaborate with AUD faculty and staff and ensure student exchange
goals are incorporated within different activities as appropriate.
  • Plan, organize, and monitor the operations of student exchange programs to ensure efficiency and world-class performance.
  • Help evaluate the impact of study abroad and student exchange programs and adjust as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks and duties that may be from time to time required in order to meet the requirements of the role and the aims of
the University.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience working with, preferably advising university/college students;
  • Solid understanding of student needs and exchange programs;
  • Computer proficiency/skills;
  • Fluent in English; Arabic is preferred.

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 [email protected]

(Please state the title of the position as the subject of the email)

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • 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.

American University in Dubai - 17 days ago

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