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Executive (Dept of Communications & New Media)

Date: 11-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading research-intensive university (http://www.nus.edu.sg/) that is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. Established in 2004, the Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) (http://www.fass.nus.edu.sg/cnm/) is a leader in communication and new media research and education. It offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme.


CNM also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme, and a new Master of Social Science in Communication programme. It has research concentrations in media and publics, critical theory, cultural studies, communication policy, computation and creativity, health communication. Successful candidates for these positions will join an engaging community of 46 full-time faculty, 13 part-time instructors, and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students.


This position is responsible for the administration, coordination and execution of activities within the Department of Communications and New Media.



At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is 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 significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS. [1]


[1]  MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures


    • Execute day-to-day operations of the programme(s), both online courses and face-to-face seminars, including on-site support, where required;
    • Oversees the planning for the programme(s), including admission, orientation, course enrolment, class timetable and examination;
    • Supports the team’s selection and admission processes during the applications cycle;
    • Ensure a smooth admissions and student experience by responding to admissions-related queries in a timely manner, sending acknowledgement emails and updating applications of their applications, etc.;
    • Coordinate final year projects, internship, mentorship, including communicating to students on guidelines, and requirements for submission, collation of submissions and grading;
    • Coordinate and support in events, orientation, etc.;
    • Secretariat to the CNM Industry Advisory Board;
    • Cultivate new donors, engage, enhance and build long-term relationship with donors;
    • Other ad-hoc duties assigned;


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications;
  • At least 1 year of working experience in administrative support roles. Previous administrative experience in a school environment will be highly regarded. 
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills;
  • Meticulous, able to work well under pressure and commitment to meeting tight deadlines;
  • Positive Attitude – Able to work independently and as a team;
  • Superior communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Arts & Social Sciences

Department : Communications And New Media

Employee Referral Eligible: No