Nanyang Technological University

Assistant Director, Academic Programme Office


Job Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Execute key initiatives to achieve the strategic objectives and branding of the APO.
• Coordinate the curriculum review across all MSc programmes, related to academic governance including curriculum changes and academic collaborations with other institutions.
• Identify and leverage on other operational and administrative opportunities to achieve collaboration and synergy across all postgraduate programmes.
• Provide counselling on student's academic and wellness related matters.
• Resolve students’ queries and appeals in a responsive and equitable manner.
• Develop, implement, and manage alumni engagement strategies and programmes focused on increasing the depth and diversity of the alumni relationship.
• Other duties as assigned by Chair/Associate Chair/Assistant Chair


• Postgraduate degree with at least 6 years of relevant working experience in operations, administration, student recruitment or admissions in higher education.
• Significant demonstrable skills and experience in strategic, operational and financial planning, and to analyze data, quantify results and manage budgets.
• Detail-oriented with strong project management, good administration and organizational skills.
• A people’s person, self-starter, mature and able to work independently while being an effective team-player at the same time.
• Deliver a superior level of customer service and programme satisfaction to internal and external stakeholders.
• In-depth knowledge of higher education landscape and autonomous university organizational structure would be an advantage.

About the Organization

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London.
NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

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