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Assistant Senior Manager (Student Life)

Date: 04-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

•    The Manager reports directly to and supports the Vice Dean (Student Life) of the College of Design and Engineering (CDE).
•    To possess a strong working knowledge of the institute database, following the policies and processes related to student wellness, support and college life set out.
•    To provide advice and supportive environment to students by active interventions, prioritise risk and communicate issues relating to student life and wellbeing.
•    To enhance student wellbeing, help students develop pro-social behavior and emotional skills through targeted programs and strategies that build resilience, coping skills and positive relationships. These are done in partnership with the student wellness, student life team within office of student life, UHC at the university level, other government agencies etc. as required. 
•    To identify and facilitate student and their families’ needs and provide referrals to internal and external services/providers. 
•    To support individual department student wellbeing and collectively build positive community relationships. 
•    To run wellbeing initiatives and programs as well as render data collection to evaluate and feedback on college wellbeing programs and strategies. 
•    To deal and respond to emergency issues and student crises that may arise and prepare to take on roles and functions related to mobilizing the team, coordinating communication, psychological support, individual and group supportive counselling, media, aftermath interventions, debrief and so forth.
•    To assist and support College initiatives and events, which include attending the events, updating the social media sites regularly. 
•    Expected to take up additional scopes within OSL as directed by the Vice Dean. 


•    Degree (Good Honours) and above from a recognized university or Experienced education officer who is handling student development or life.
•    Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
•    Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
•    Accuracy, attention to detail and a methodical approach.
•    Relevant experience within the Education sector.
•    Excellent team worker with the ability to negotiate and compromise whilst taking into account the views of others.
•    Effective communicator with faculty members, students and external parties, agent.
•    Well-developed graphic skills for event publicity, computer skills, including a working knowledge of databases, record management systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
•    Demonstrated good interpersonal skills, with the capacity to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: College of Design and Engineering

Department : Dean's Office (College of Design & Eng)

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 16411