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RIT Dubai - Dubai - Summary The Student Affairs Coordinator will be responsible for achievement of all RIT Student Affairs goals and objectives with a focus on student satisfaction driven from positive customer service in the following areas: general office operations, student housing, transportation, student leadership in addition to on/off campus community building.This position should be able to manage a positive reputation for RIT Dubai through positive communication and interaction with students, staff, faculty and the local community General Duties and Responsibilities of this position: Student Affairs Operations: Serve as the first point of contact for the Student Affairs Office Keep official Student Affairs meeting minutes Manage student mail (letters, packages, etc.) Follow up on student concerns related to non-academic issues Assist in the budgeting and planning of all events Plan, organize, execute and chaperone events both on and off campus for undergrad and graduate students Promote events by sharing/updating events on RIT Dubai website and social media outlets Write brief news reports on Student Affairs campus events for the Marketing team Ensure that students participate in campus and external events by leading outreach and recruitment Assist in the planning of large university events such as One SpiRIT (Fall), Sports Day (Spring) and all campus life events and major holidays as required Assist in planning and executing all new student orientations for undergraduate and graduate students and graduation ceremonies Serve on the non-academic conduct committee General office duties as assigned Student Government, Student Clubs & Organizations: Assist the assistant director (student government advisor) with student government support Promote collaborations between the student government and student clubs and organizations Provide student leader event planning and execution support Support general community building among student leaders Housing: Liaise with the Dubai Silicon Oasis Student Accommodation (DSOA) staff in relation to all aspects of support for RIT student housing residents Coordinate fall, spring and summer semester housing requests, check in and check out dates with the DSOA staff Share housing information with prospective students. Follow up with students regarding DSOA complaints and issues Coordinate and communicate transportation for the DSOA housing/campus shuttle and the student commuter transportation in relation to the academic calendar.

Follow up on concerns from students about bus drivers, pick up locations, timings, etc. Organize transport for special events (as needed) Study Abroad Students: Assist with the coordinating documentation for incoming study abroad students, housing, visa, health insurance, etc. Coordinate airport pickup/departure for incoming study abroad students Arrange tours, activities and attend as chaperone Assist students with general needs and in the event of an emergency.

Competencies: Positive Attitude Customer Service Focus Team Member Ownership Spirit Self-Initiator Conflict Management Dealing with Ambiguity Interpersonal Skills Emotional Intelligence Confidentiality Skills Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written Fluent in Arabic, communication skills, both verbal and written (PREFERRED) Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.). Adobe Photoshop Strong organizational, customer service and people skills Strongly self-motivated, energetic with innate leadership abilities Experience working with students, managing students and working in an office environment Should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds Job Details Job Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates Company Industry Education, Training, and Library Company Type Non-Profit Organization Job Role Support Services Employment Type Full Time Employee Monthly Salary Range Unspecified Number of Vacancies Unspecified Job Ref. JB3801089 Preferred Candidate Career Level Mid Career Years of Experience Min: 2 Max: 3 Residence Location United Arab Emirates Degree Bachelor's degree / higher diploma This job is posted in the following Specialties: Do you need help in adding the right keywords to your CV? Let our CV writing experts help you.

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