Manager (Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs) [NIE]

Manager (Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs) [NIE]

Nanyang Technological University
3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Manager in the Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs (AFA). This office oversees the appointment, development, appraisal, promotion, tenure, contract renewal and performance management of faculty.

  • Managing and developing the staff members of the AFA admin office

  • Ensuring effective and efficient execution of all AFA administrative functions, including periodic review and improvement of processes

  • Vetting draft documents submitted by staff members

  • Assisting the Dean and Associate Dean of AFA in developing the AFA annual workplan and calendar of events

  • Drafting progress reports and proposals for the Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs

  • Planning and implementing events organized by the Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs

  • Overseeing the financial matters of AFA (budgeting, approval of purchases, checking of financial reports)

  • Liaising with other units in NIE and NTU on matters pertaining to the functions of AFA

  • Working on special projects assigned by the Dean and Associate Dean


  • A University Degree preferably in English Language, Human Resource Management, or the humanities. Applicants who have a background in Statistics or Knowledge Management will be an advantage.

  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Proven track record in people management and leadership of administrative units.

  • Excellent writing skills, with a strong capability to draft evaluative reports.

  • Excellent integrative, problem-solving and decision making skills; able to think critically and work through various options.

  • Good analytical ability and knowledge to manage data systems and work with the relevant stakeholders to improve processes and procedures.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, especially Microsoft Excel.

For more information about the role of the Office of Academic & Faculty Affairs, please access the web-link:
Closing Date
3 March 2021
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Other Information
NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to NIE campus. This is subject to the availability of seats.Hiring Institution: NIE

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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). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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