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Executive (Student Leadership & Development), Office of Student Affairs

Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Job Purpose 

This position reports to Head, Student Leadership & Development (SLD), Office of Student Affairs (OSA) and interfaces with staff of the section. SLD looks after the governance of student organisations as well as the development of student leaders.
This role will advise 4 student clubs, manage 2 major projects and look after the administration and governance of Student Societies and Interest Groups.

Duties & Responsibilities   
1.    Strategise and create opportunities and services that support students and their development, creating a positive and enriching student life.
2.    Through mentoring and guiding of students and projects, think creatively about the professional development and educational experience for students. Pilot creative approaches that helps students in the running of their projects and organisation.
3.    Work in collaboration with NUSSU in the organisation of the annual Freshman Orientation Camp. Provide inputs into the annual review of the FOP framework through the use of surveys and debriefs.
4.    Review materials for student leaders’ training, in particular Finance and PDPA training. Work with relevant NUS departments and provide inputs on the relevance of policies and guidelines.
5.    Provide support to the student governance framework and the registration of new student interest groups.
6.    Review and support in the execution of the Residence Admission Scheme.
7.    Play the role of Community administrator for NUSync as well as provide insights into the use of NUSync.
8.    Ad hoc projects/tasks as assigned by Head, Student Leadership and Development


1.    A good degree.
2.    A proven track record of at least 2 years in the student/youth development/community sector; Fresh graduates with strong aptitude and rich experience in student life and community work are welcome to apply.
3.    A good team player and able to work independently.
4.    Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect, lead, motivate and inspire especially with youths in a University environment.
5.    Have a strong sense of purpose and passion for developing students and committing to continuous learning and personal development
6.    Energetic and adaptable, and innovative, with examples of being a catalyst for new collaboration areas with students and staff.
7.    A committed and passionate individual who encourages and develop ideas from the ground-up. An individual who is willing to connect with students, driven by a genuine interest in their well-being and development.