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Research Assistant (Node for Impact of Continuing Education)

Centre for Applied Research

Who We Are

As Singapore's first institute for lifelong learning, the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) champions inclusivity to bring education to all and ensure that they are given equal opportunities to develop to their fullest potential in our diverse learning environment. We advocate for the same for our people. We believe everyone should have equal opportunities and develop to their fullest potential in their careers. Embark on an exciting lifelong journey with us in making a positive difference in your career and serving our society. 


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Job Description

The successful candidate will provide secretariat support for the Node for Impact of Continuing Education (NICE) and managing research administration tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the progress of various workgroups.
  • Collaborate in some of the workgroup’s research projects.
  • Coordinate meetings and act as a liaison with SUSS and collaborators.
  • Track research expenditures to ensure compliance with budget allocations.
  • Monitor KPIs and assist in preparing reports for management.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop policies and procedures for NICE.
  • Assist in other secretariat duties as required.
  • Manage ad hoc tasks and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Labour Economics, Sociology of Work or Behavioural Psychology.
  • 1-2 years of experience in research administrations within an academic research office, institute or company preferred.
  • Self-starter and problem solver.
  • Ability to work independently and display initiative.
  • Ability of multi-tasking and responding to changing priorities.
  • Good time management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and spreadsheet computations.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good work ethic and judgment
  • Good team player

What Do We Offer

At SUSS, we advocate the Spirit of Learning and pride ourselves as lifelong learners. You will gain access to various learning platforms and plenty of development opportunities to support your growth in a meaningful career!  


Besides that, you will also get: 

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Hybrid Work Arrangements (Subject to Job Role)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Flex Benefits
  • Family Care Leaves
  • Volunteer Service Leaves
  • Wellness & Recreation Activities
  • Lifelong Learning Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities through Internal Job Postings and Transfers

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