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Executive, Experiential Learning (1 year contract)

Experiential Learning

The Executive will support the Manager, Experiential Learning, to administer the department’s academic courses, events and activities; publicity, outreach and liaison; staff well-being; and professional development to ensure the effective operations of the department.

Job Description

College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning

 

To support the mission of the University, the SUSS Core provides a transformative experience for all SUSS undergraduates by focusing on educating the whole person – cognitively, socially, and creatively. SUSS will be launching a new suite of core courses to equip students with a set of values, skills and knowledge to develop them into adaptive and resilient global citizens who are able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. These courses aim to enable our students to appreciate complex issues in local and global contexts, enhance their understanding of individuals, communities and relationships, and empower them to contribute meaningfully to society through interdisciplinary approaches and experiential learning.

 

Many of the wicked problems in society today require interconnected and interdependent perspectives and collective collaboration. The SUSS Core enables students to thrive in a VUCA world by equipping them with interdisciplinary & experiential learning tools and processes, enabling students to synthesise knowledge from multiple disciplines to address complex issues. Above all, we deepen students’ socio-cultural competence and social responsibility to the local and global community through sustainable, reciprocal engagement with partners on real-world issues.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the management and administration of academic courses, including course set up and registration.
  • Support examination, assessment and evaluation related matters including liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the administration of the appointment/deployment of course instructors and extending academic and administrative services to students.
  • General administrative duties such as collation of data, preparation of reports and information updates for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support department events and activities, as well as university-wide projects and activities.
  • Assist with other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of professional experience, preferably in Education.
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills. Good teamwork and interpersonal skills; and a high level of integrity.
  • Strong coordination, administrative and organisational skills, with the ability to manage and work independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and graphic design software will be advantageous.

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