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Careers

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Executive - Travel, Guest Relations and Hospitality, Facilities and Services

Level: Executive/Senior Executive

Reporting to: Head, Facilities and Services

Function: Facilities and Services

Role Summary

Managing the travel and transport requirements of the University along with managing University visitors and faculty.

Responsibilities
  • Managing Air Ticket Bookings - Domestic & International in coordination with the travel agent.
  • Arranging Local Conveyance & Car Rentals.
  • Arranging guest house bookings and accommodation in local hotel.
  • Be the Contact point for newly joined employees supporting them for organising various facilities and services regarding their relocation and settling down.
  • End-to-end Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for guests travelling to the University.
  • Regular upkeep of office pantry.
  • Meeting & Conference Room management.
Key Skills
  • Attitude of Customer Service and Customer Delight.
  • Must be a good communicator.
  • Good command over English (written and oral).
  • Fair command over Hindi and Gujarati language (oral).
  • Ability to collate and prepare MIS data in dashboard format.
  • Ability to manage & control drivers & support staff.
  • Ability to deal with demands from diverse users with high expectations.
  • Ability to manage and support expatriate Faculty and foreign returned Faculty need special hand holding.
Qualification
  • Graduate.
  • Diploma in Travel & Ticketing/ Tourism/ Hospitality.
  • Must have worked in a similar capacity for 3 to 6 years in either Travel or Hospitality Industry.

Technical Writer, Information Technology

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Reporting to: Manager – Information Technology (IT)

School: Information Technology (IT)

Role Summary

We are looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall progression of Information Technology. Work closely with University internal teams and stakeholders to develop documentation for University, Schools & Centres. Being an integral part of University Information Technology team, will require active participation in new technological initiatives along with active contribution to content-related needs of the team.

Responsibilities
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.
  • Work closely with technical & support teams to create, update and edit documentations, write easy to understand internal/ external designs, technical diagrams, IT infrastructure and network diagrams, flow charts, IT reports, analysis, MIS, presentations, installation guides, troubleshooting, training manuals, user guides, user manuals, help documents, etc.
  • Observe and help prepare standard work/ operating procedures, processes, policies and operational documents.
  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the documentation requirements.
  • Visualize, communicate, and create diagrams for IT infrastructure, concepts and processes.
  • Create and maintain online help, quick reference guides, installation & upgrade guides, system administration guides, reference guides, release notes, or any such documentation deliverables.
  • Should be capable of rendering technical details into readable/ usable documentation, with excellent editing and proofreading skills, and written communication skills. Research, develop and edit content quickly and independently.
  • Write technically accurate, grammatically correct information and change the documents whenever required. Maintain document versions.
  • Organize and maintain group knowledge base and documentation. Responsible to create & maintain Document Repository.
  • Standardize content across platforms and media. Assist in the creation of documentation templates and standards.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, stay focused and accomplish assigned tasks using own discretion and judgment as to the specific approach or technique.
Key Skills
  • Applicant needs to be a vivid technical writer and put ideas, concepts in a simple frame of phrases.
  • Demonstrated strong written, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office - Word, Power Point, Excel, and Visio or other documentation software’s/ tools.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and diagrams. Should be able to carry out technical writing functions independently.
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to be proactive in the completion of tasks and duties.
  • Should have impeccable grammar, punctuation and command over English language.
Qualification
  • Diploma/ Graduate / Postgraduate degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Computers, Electronics.
  • Work experience of minimum 3 years in technical writing profile.
  • The position is purely temporary on contract. Initial appointment will be for One year, may be extended after one year based on university requirement and performance of the candidate.
How to Apply
  • You should send your latest resume to tapan.pota@ahduni.edu.in with a brief covering letter narrating your interest in this profile along with few sample technical write-up’s and diagrams prepared by you.

Executive - Information Technology Asset, Information Technology

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Reporting to: Manager – Information Technology (IT)

Function: Information Technology (IT)

About the University

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University located in one of India’s most vibrant cities, offers liberal & multi-disciplinary education to undergraduate and postgraduate students with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning.

Role Summary

The IT Asset executive/ administrator will be a member of the IT team and will be responsible for administrative inventory management, licenses, warranties, and service agreements for the hardware and software, product standardization and tracking, concepts, practices, and procedures. The role has a responsibility to manage the lifecycle of both software and hardware assets. The individual will act as the primary point of accountability for the life-cycle management of information technology assets throughout the university.

Responsibilities
  • Manage & monitor IT hardware & software asset portfolio with respect to risk, cost control, governance, compliance, and performance objectives.
  • End to End Asset Management Life Cycle both in hardware and software. Plan and implement IT hardware & software asset life cycle strategy.
  • Manage acquisition, deployment, utilization, tracking, security, and final disposition of IT assets.
  • Assist procurement and IT team in purchase of IT hardware & software.
  • Track and manage orders, deliverables, document inventory, spares, and consumables.
  • Responsible for asset issuance, transfer, return & disposal. Responsible to secure IT assets. Manage leased or rented assets.
  • Manage the operations of the IT inventory management function.
  • Tracks asset usefulness & quality throughout the product lifetime.
  • Work in multi-vendor environment and handle technical details of IT assets.
  • Experience of working with asset/ inventory management software’s/ tools.
  • Manage records with information regarding licenses, warranties, support - service agreements and its renewals for hardware and software.
  • Analyse gaps and justify every modification of inventories.
  • Documentation and follow the process for the asset registration. Responsible for documenting IT assets and inventory.
  • Will act as single SPOC for all hardware, software procurement, software asset and licensing & compliance management.
  • Perform inventories and usage monitoring of all IT assets and record all findings, changes, physical location.
  • Identify opportunities for volume purchasing and optimization to obtain price breaks.
  • Explore opportunities for minimizing or exploiting unused IT assets. Optimize usage and cost of IT assets & its deployments.
  • Improve tracking accuracy of the physical, contractual and financial obligations and total cost of ownership (TCO) for the entire IT asset portfolio.
  • Sound understanding of Software Licensing & understanding of SAM Best Practice.
  • Strategic management of software and hardware including planning, monitoring, recording software licenses and hardware to ensure compliance and optimization with vendor contracts.
  • Software License Management, Datacentre licensing, software license, procurement, IT software maintenance & renewal, IT Hardware Asset Management, contract management, vendor management.
  • Effectively communicate with internal & external parties when necessary. Act as a liaison with procurement & IT vendors to ensure timely order delivery & support services.
  • Performs reconciliation of IT asset records in the IT asset management repository to Fixed Assets repository.
  • Coordinate with Finance/ Accounts team on asset identification & booking as per regulations.
  • Responsible to create IT asset labels, asset identification & tagging of the IT assets.
  • Assist with collecting and organizing asset data along with all stakeholders.
  • Maintain & provide required MIS/Status /Inventory/Audit reporting of assets as required.
Key Skills
  • Experience in implementing an IT Asset Management life cycle.
  • Good Knowledge on procurement process and IT Asset Management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT licensing and maintenance agreements.
  • Understanding various license types (per CPU, PVU, CAL, concurrent user, names user, installation, subscription, etc.).
  • Strong ability to analyse data in excel, databases or other data tools, to be able to correlate data effectively.
  • Ability to think in a logical manner and document data in a clear and concise manner for compliance work papers.
  • Demonstrated strong written, communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Power Point, Excel, and Visio or other asset management software’s/ tools.
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a team. Ability to be proactive in the completion of tasks and duties.
Qualification
  • Diploma/ Graduate / Postgraduate degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Computers, Electronics.
  • Work experience of minimum 3 years in IT asset management.
  • The position is purely temporary on contract. Initial appointment will be for One year, may be extended after one year based on university requirement and performance of the candidate.
How to Apply
  • You should send your latest resume to tapan.pota@ahduni.edu.in with a brief covering letter narrating your interest in this profile.

Manager - Learning and Development, Career Development Centre

Function: Career Development Centre

Reporting to: Director, Career Development and Industry Engagement

Level: Assistant Manager/Manager

Role Summary

The incumbent’s role is to support the overall career development initiative of the University across different Schools and help the students develop. Conduct deliver and organise training programmes for soft skills and for interview facing skills for the students using institutional and external expertise.

Responsibilities
  • Identify career & skill development needs of students within different schools, and regular consultation with faculty and human resources departments.
  • Instrumental in developing and delivering soft skills and other training programs.
  • Devise individual learning plans.
  • Produce training materials for in-house courses in consultation with concerned authorities.
  • Content development for workshops and programmes.
  • Conduct delivery of training and development programmes.
  • Monitor and review the progress of students through questionnaires and discussions with faculty & placement cell.
  • Evaluate and enhance career development programmes.
  • Amend and revise programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to need of the stakeholders.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues and other internal departments.
Key Skills
  • Strong understanding of learning needs analysis, Creation and delivery of training programs.
  • Interpersonal skills, good written and spoken communication, problem-solving, initiative and the ability to offer new ideas, organisational and planning skills, time management to meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Ability to work as an individual and to be a team player.
  • Confident, articulate and have clear communication skills with all level of employees & students.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude at all times.
Qualification
  • Masters in HR/ Psychology with minimum 5-6 years of experience in similar position.
  • Certified trainer with a minimum experience of 2-3 years in the field.
Other Factors
  • Travel Factors: Approximately 25% primarily within different University Schools.

Head, Operations

Function: Administration

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor

About the University

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Role Summary

The Head of Operations plans, directs, executes and oversees various administrative responsibilities that include the two functions; Facilities & Services and Projects of Ahmedabad University. The role encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology. Promote the financial and operational stability of the University, including the efficiency and effectiveness of its operations. This basically involves strategic planning, operations including budget planning, fiscal and resource planning/administration, manpower utilization & optimization, policy administration, coordination and co-operation for activities with other University functions.

Responsibilities
  • Facilities and Services include building maintenance, cleanliness and housekeeping, day-to-day running of the building, event management, student facility management, cafeteria, hostel, transportation, travel desk, Business continuity planning, space allocation and changes, building security and a safe working environment in compliance with building and safety codes.
  • Projects include construction of new facilities and renovation of existing physical structures across the University, Project Management of the construction projects, liaison with Architects, Engineers, Govt. bodies.
  • Identify, develop, execute operational business plans, monitor key metrics, and assist in the decision making of the function/areas, working in partnership with other enabling functions to deliver on objectives.
  • Plan, direct and supervise administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes discovering new ways to manage more efficiently in line with the University requirements.
  • Ensure aesthetically as well as functionally the University campus meets global standards.
  • Lead a team of professionals and third party service providers to complete a range of administrative responsibilities in the two functions ensuring operations adhere to policies and regulations.
  • Establish global benchmarks and appropriate responsibility areas as the basis for demonstrating the highest quality of administrative services .
  • Promotes a culture of ‘Service Excellence’ throughout the function and the University.
  • Develops, tracks and manages all aspects of departmental budget (capital and operating budgets), cost reduction, costs and expenses including preparation, submission, maintenance, reporting, compliance and audits..
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the University to facilitate other operations.
  • Manage schedules and deadlines of various administrative functions.
  • Oversee all services, maintenance activities and vendors for the two functions .
  • Organize and supervise other activities (recycling, renovations, zero waste, event planning etc.).
  • Keep abreast with all organizational changes and developments and regularly communicate the same.
Key Skills
  • Sets a tone of leadership that is people-oriented, collaborative in nature and focused in data based decision-making and at the same time maintaining high level of execution.
  • Builds a management culture based on teamwork, open communication, prudent risk taking, innovation, mentoring and accountability and ability to develop others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism and competence in dealing with a variety of individuals.
  • Excellent Project Management skills integrating technology.
  • Ability to develop, organize, and accomplish goals well within timelines and budgets.
  • Solution oriented and possessing effective problem solving skills.
  • Experience in operations management with knowledge of relevant legal laws and regulations.
Qualification
  • Proven track record as an administrator at a senior level for 15-17 years with a reputed organization.
  • MBA from a premiere institution.

Executive Assistant, Vice Chancellor

Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University

Location: Ahmedabad

Role Summary

Executive Assistant is an administrative position managing the office of the Vice Chancellor and serving as the liaison between his office and the various constituents of the University. The primary responsibility is to ensure that administrative and strategic priorities of the Vice Chancellor’s office are professionally project managed through effective coordination, communication and execution in a timely & efficient way.

Responsibilities
  • Works an integral team member of the Vice Chancellor’s office, managing the day-to-day operation and projects.
  • Ensures that there is adequate coverage of the office on various aspects at all times. Relieves the Vice Chancellor of operational details by planning and coordinating the implementation of academic or administrative policies and decisions.
  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in the daily activities of the office, and manages the staff in the office of the Vice Chancellor.
  • Liaison with external stakeholders and coordinating university-wide strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Provides confidential administrative support to the Vice Chancellor, including but not limited to preparation of correspondence, reports, presentations, emails, calls, visitors, and oversees and monitors confidential projects assigned to the administration of the Vice Chancellor.
  • Safeguards the confidentiality of University administration by exercising tact and discretion in communicating information to faculty, students, staff, and the various publics served by the University and in handling administrative records, files, and similar confidential items.
  • Providing ongoing analyses of institutional planning efforts and conducting or overseeing special initiatives as needed to ensure that the Vice Chancellor’s objectives and the University’s priorities are administered at the highest level with timely and accurate completion.
Key Skills
  • Excellent Project Management skills.
  • Discreet and able to manage a contemporary technology-driven office.
  • Highly organised and proactive, able to think independently and act efficiently.
  • Extremely polished and professional written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to take charge of activities in collaboration with various stakeholders and execute tasks effectively.
  • Facility with software and building databases and scalable administration systems.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and human skills.
  • Ability to learn within a new and dynamic organisation.
Qualification
  • MBA’s will be preferred.
  • Relevant and considerable experience, seasoned and mature individual, strong background and experience to support positions at the top management/senior level with grace and sophistication.
  • Please revert with your updated CV and a brief covering letter narrating your interest in this profile, and why you consider your good-self to be a good fit.

Content Writer, Communications

Function: Communications

Reporting to: Head, Communications

Level: Executive/Senior Executive

About the University/School/Centre

Ahmedabad University, located in one of India’s most vibrant cities, offers liberal & multi-disciplinary education to undergraduate and postgraduate students with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. Ahmedabad University has fostered a unique learning environment by providing students with a platform for collaborative research with global partners, project-based learning, and industry linkages. Its broad-based contextual and flexible curriculum stands apart from other leading institutes in the country.

Role Summary

Work closely with University Leadership team, internal teams and stakeholders to develop content for University, Schools & Centres. Being an integral part of University Communications team, will require active participation in new communication initiatives along with active contribution to content-related needs of the team.

Responsibilities
  • Create, edit & proofread content for Internal Newsletter (Communications team). Coordinate with internal teams for collating content. Interact with key stakeholders for approvals and coordinate dissemination.
  • Assist internal teams in editing & proofreading of content for their respective newsletters e.g. newsletter for Library, Accounts etc.
  • New initiatives in creating content for internal teams i.e. CDC, Admissions & Outreach, VentureStudio.
  • Write, edit & proofread content updates for Website (University, School & Centers).
  • Assist in content writing for social media posts on University Social Channels i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter.
  • Write content for outreach marketing collaterals for University. Edit, proofread & advise content for Schools & Centers.
  • Write content for collaterals related to university-specific events.
  • Draft, edit & proofread content for Press Releases, Press Announcements, Press Events, PowerPoint presentations.
Key Skills
  • The applicant needs to be a vivid writer and put ideas, concepts in a simple frame of phrases.
  • Should have impeccable grammar, punctuation and command over English language.
  • Should have flair to understand the contents or process of an organization, and present a lucid content.
  • Should be able to understand, conceptualize and present in an acceptable international style.
  • Keeps up-to-date with best practices in writing for the web, social media trends, web usability and industry trends.
Qualification
  • Graduate / Postgraduate degree in English Literature or Journalism or Communications.
  • Work experience of minimum 3 years in content writing profile (in service sector) OR total 6 years in Communications or branding profile.
  • Candidate having work experience in academic institutions are preferred.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Executive - Industry Engagement and Placements, Career Development Centre

Function: Career Development Centre

Reporting to: Director, Career Development & Industry Engagement

Level: Executive

Role Summary

Industry Engagement & Placements Executive is responsible to look after the placement activities and respective trainings of students. He/she should have closely liaised with various industries and streams (Management, IT) for placement of students. The incumbent is responsible for organizing campus recruitment process, lectures from industry professionals, have hands-on experience in providing excellent service to both students and partner organisations, balancing the needs of these various stakeholders in the identification, confirmation and administration of placements.

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Responsibilities
  • Experience in campus placement and corporate relations required.
  • Prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling as appropriate, or other means of generating interest from potential companies. Have persuasive approach and pitch to convince potential companies to build relationship with the university.
  • Grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new collaborative opportunities with companies.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
Key Skills
  • Excellent Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing and Influencing Skills.
  • Motivated for Sales, can identify Customer Needs and Challenges.
  • Must have a flair for rapport building, sustaining and building relationships both externally and internally.
  • Confident, articulate and have excellent communication skills.
  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people.
Qualification
  • Masters in Management with minimum 3 years of experience in similar position.
  • Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups preferred.
Other Factors
  • Travel Factors: Approximately 50% within India.
  • Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups preferred.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Head, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Function: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University

Level: Head of Department

Role Summary

The role holder will plan, execute and manage the admissions process from point of inquiry through enrolment of students in the University. The position offers the opportunity to work with a highly collaborative team with a wide array of responsibilities in a busy, academic environment. This includes plan, guide & implement admissions outreach strategies to increase awareness, build the University’s brand and strong relationships to enrol academically bright students pan India and select locations abroad.

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Responsibilities
  • Develops admissions organizational strategies by contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; provide leadership in establishing functional objectives in line with University’s objectives.
  • Plan and execute the Admissions & Outreach program, by organizing, participating and doing follow-up with selective high schools, partaking in different Education Fairs, Seminars & Conferences.
  • Direct Campus Visits, Open Houses, Webinars, Workshops and other outreach events for prospective students and families.
  • Interpret the University and its offerings to prospective students and their families, primarily through one-on-one discussions and tours of various Institutions while having thorough understanding of admission policies, university policies, regulations, and degree requirements.
  • Drive Special Outreach/Pipeline programs for under-represented students.
  • Work with members of the administration, student ambassadors and faculty to organize specific efforts during the admissions process.
  • Responsible for executing strictly merit based selection process with absolute integrity and rigor and to recruit the students as planned without compromising on pre-set standards.
  • Assist the communications function in the development of promotional materials (newsletter, presentations, brochures, poster, website, social media announcements, application instructions, videos etc.) that interpret the school to prospective and admitted students, high school educators, parents and the campus community.
  • Conduct regular evaluation of the Admissions process to measure success and for continuous improvement of services. Prepare and maintain statistics regarding enrolment, geographical distribution of students, financial aid, outreach efforts and attrition. Interpret these statistics, when appropriate to the administration.
  • Driving continuing flow of quality applicants to the university by analyzing trends in enrolment and admissions related marketing activities and presenting new strategies for the university's admissions and outreach.
  • Enhances admissions functions and university reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests.
Key Skills
  • Must have exceptional presentation / public speaking skills, make a strong, positive representation of the University and attract quality students.
  • Requires strong interpersonal, motivation and influencing skills.
  • Strong English communication and writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work with a high degree of interaction involving the public and university faculty/administration.
  • Self-Motivated and be able to work independently and as a team member, fostering teamwork.
  • Possess professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality with organizational astuteness.
  • Open to travel extensively and effectively work with people from diverse backgrounds.
Qualification
  • Post Graduate in communications, public relations, commerce/business/marketing or related field
  • At least 10-18 years of relevant experience

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Senior Executive - Admissions Outreach, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Function: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Reporting to: Head, Admissions and Financial Aid

Level: Senior Executive / Assistant Manager

Role Summary

The role holder will plan, participate and execute all aspects of a conducting a highly professional Campus Visit and Outreach Program. The position incumbent should develop strong relationships with select high schools to engaging with students, counsellors, parents making them aware of the University offerings.

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Responsibilities
  • Create and update the high school’s data across the country, and select locations abroad and coordinate with them for visits for Open Houses, Webinars, Education Fairs, Workshops and other outreach events for prospective students, families and counsellors.
  • Requires extensively travel to reach out to various select schools and spread awareness about the University and its programs.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the On-Campus Visit Program including managing logistics, group information sessions and campus tours.
  • Recruit, train, supervise and guide Student Ambassadors in their day-to-day work and leading campus tours.
  • Assist in providing inputs on a variety of communication/content for admission and financial aid related marketing materials, projects and events (Newsletter, presentations, brochures, poster, website, social media announcements, application instructions, videos, pictures etc.) for prospective and admitted students, high school educators, parents and the campus community.
  • Conduct regular evaluation of the outreach efforts to measure success and for continuous improvement of services.
Key Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills including Public Speaking.
  • High proficiency to operate MS Office.
  • Strong English Writing Skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality.
  • Open to extensively travel and work with people from diverse backgrounds.
Qualification
  • Graduate in a social science, communications, public relations, commerce/business/marketing or related field with relevant experience working with high school students and coordinating events.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

University Librarian

Function: Library

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University

Role Summary

The incumbent will be the head of the University Library system and responsible for providing leadership and guiding the collection, acquisition and development, budgeting, maintenance and formation of state of the art library services, physical space, adoption information technology and development, website development, and strategic planning. The ideal candidate will be a collegial, visionary, experienced leader, with the proven ability to manage, develop, and forward the strategic vision of an academic research library, while successfully implementing operational details and managing staff.

Responsibilities
  • The University Librarian will develop a vision, reorganize and set up the University library to ensure it embodies a model of modern librarianship with contemporary relevant professional development and digitalization in the library sector.
  • Develop and manage collections of books and journals (both paper and electronic), as well as websites; advance the research and teaching mission of the University by supporting the quest for new knowledge through dissemination of relevant information and creative experimentation of ideas and concepts.
  • Foster a culture of service in support of University students, faculty, and staff by academically contributing to them and liaising with them regularly delivering relevant information.
  • Will serve as an ambassador and participate representing the University in professional groups or networks, develop network with other academic research libraries, regional and national library associations.
  • Deal with budgets in relation to the allocated subject areas/departments and, in some cases, purchase resources
  • Maintain relationships with external bodies, such as suppliers etc.
  • Work closely with the university leadership and with deans and department chairs to prioritize and focus future library developments.
  • Will recruit, develop, motivate, and evaluate a Library workforce in alignment with job expectations, professional roles, and the University mission. A central element of this responsibility will be to foster future leaders and professionalism.
Key Skills
  • Must have 10 to 15 yrs. of experience as a librarian in an educational institution of repute.
  • Experience of working on a Library management software which are contemporary.
  • Experience in Library, Security access surveillance systems.
  • Good exposure to Digital Library / Library automation systems.
  • Excellent Communication skills, Verbal & Written.
  • Age between 30 to 40 years.
Qualification
  • Master’s degree in Library & Information Science.
  • Ph.D. will be an added advantage.

Senior Executive, Facilities and Services

Function: Facilities and Services

Reporting to: Head, Facilities and Services

Level: Senior Executive / Assistant Manager

Role Summary

Designing, planning, managing and maintaining, effective and responsive Facilities & Services for a School in the University, as the single point of contact that ensures all customer requests are actioned to a high level of service.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure Housekeeping of Building is as per the outsourced vendors Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
  • Check and ensure all Maintenance activities are carried out as per standards.
  • Ensure all Facilities (E&M) are in working order.
  • Ensure all classrooms are equipped and ready for use through the day.
  • Ensure Cafeteria is clean and that the kitchen is in hygienic condition at all times. Cafeteria operations Including interfacing with the caterer, quality food and timeliness of services to be ensured.
  • Ensure Security is alert, vigilant and in allotted posts.
  • Ensure all Fire Fighting equipment is in working order.
  • Sign off on all AMC vendor visits.
  • Liaise with University Office and ensure all Guest schedules are managed as per programme.
  • Ensure all events are conducted as per programme and event venues are in order.
  • Maintain the logbooks, checklists and PPM schedules for all M & E installations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Key Skills
  • Must have man-management abilities.
  • Must have handled large teams (30 +) of out-sourced manpower.
  • Good skills in communication, oral & written.
  • Must be conversant in MS Excel, Word & PPT.
Qualification
  • Graduate in any discipline.
  • 3 – 7 years’ experience in Facilities Management.
  • Tertiary qualifications in either Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering (desirable).
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to initiate and follow through with improvement initiatives.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Senior Executive – Payroll, Human Resources

Function: Human Resources

Reporting to: Head Human Resources

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Role Summary

The incumbent is responsible to manage and ensure accuracy and timeliness in recording & processing of University payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information. Having hands-on experience in compliances, MIS, employee data maintenance.

Responsibilities
  • Design effective procedures for managing & updating payroll processing.
  • Manage end-to-end payroll processing ensuring timely processing of salaries with adherence to compliances.
  • Review and incorporate changes as per insurance coverage, deductions, exemptions, internal movements.
  • Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, and non-taxable income.
  • Complies with state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Balance the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Coordinate with bank for bank formalities.
  • Manage special situations like maternity, sickness, vacation and other long leaves.
  • Handle statutory Compliance, PF entry, withdrawal forms from exited employees, help in relevant form filling and processing.
  • Synchronize with ERP team for implementation, transition and related development.
  • Formulate, propose and update policies having financial impact.
  • Manage database and different trackers used in HR operations.
  • Coordinate with accounts team for all financial facts.
Key Skills
  • Proven relevant experience in payroll, compliances & MIS, and knowledge of employment laws.
  • Strong ability to manage data, compensation and pay structures, and other benefits.
  • Computer literacy including the ability to prepare and analyse reports.
  • Hands on experience with payroll software and implementation of ERP – HR modules.
  • Highly collaborative style, exemplar interpersonal, negotiation, organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent Financial, accounting and database management.
Qualification
  • MBA/MS degree in Human Resources or related field with an experience of 3-4 years.
  • Preference given to those who are excellent in advanced Excel, data compilation, report generation and analysis.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Research Associate, Office of Distinguished University Professor, Amrut Mody School of Management

Function: Office of Distinguished University Professor, Amrut Mody School of Management

Reporting to: Professor Ramadhar Singh, Distinguished University Professor PhD (Purdue University)

Location: Ahmedabad

About Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Role Summary

Ahmedabad University is looking for a Research Associate (RA) to support a senior distinguished faculty. The associate ship may be held for a maximum period of two years.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including data analysis, creation & maintenance.
  • Support research projects running throughout the academic year.
  • Assist in documentation and dissemination of key learnings.
  • Coordinate between different schools and faculty.
Key Skills
  • Aptitude of working and learning simultaneously.
  • Experience of collaborative, interdisciplinary research.
  • Passionate about research and be groomed into an academician.
  • Highly skilled in managing and working on Excel.
Qualification

Post Graduate in the discipline of Psychology, HR/ OB or Statistics.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Teaching Associate, School of Arts and Sciences

Reporting to: Professors, Aditi Deo and Aparajith Ramnath

School: School of Arts and Sciences

About the School

SAS currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences including nano biotechnology. Environmental biology, cancer research & infectious disease biology. http://dbls.ahduni.edu.in/.

SAS is in the process of establishing divisions in Humanities and Languages, Social Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Performing & Fine Arts.

Role Summary

The Division of Humanities and Languages in the School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a bright candidate interested broadly in Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines to assist in the teaching of the School’s courses in the Winter 2018 semester. The School requires one teaching associate in a full-time position whose tasks would be predefined. The associateship will be renewed each semester, depending on the School’s requirements.

Responsibilities
  • Support the faculty he/she is assigned to in their varied teaching activities, such as preparing course outlines, collecting reading materials (from libraries and other sources), and developing teaching notes.
  • Help faculty in grading exams and assignments. The associate will create and maintain the sheets of class participation, quizzes, and exams.
  • Coordinate with the students regarding assignments.
  • Perform invigilation duties.
  • Distribute course materials and perform any other related activities.
  • Undertake a limited amount of teaching if required.
  • Engage in the overall activities of the School and the University (seminars, workshops, etc.).

Key Skills

Essential:

  • Commendable English speaking, reading and writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
  • Aptitude for working collaboratively in interdisciplinary environments.
  • Aptitude for communicating knowledge to non-specialist audiences.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Interest in engaging in some teaching and curriculum development activities with faculty consultation and supervision.

Desirable:

  • Commitment to public engagement and knowledge exchange.
  • Experience of collaborative, interdisciplinary research.
  • Working knowledge of Gujarati Language.
Qualification
  • Post-graduate in English, Cultural Studies, History or allied disciplines.
How to Apply

Please email with resumes and statement of interest to: artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in.

Junior Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Position: 2

Reporting to: Professor Sanjay Chaudhary, Professor and Associate Dean

School: School of Engineering and Applied Science

About the School: https://ahduni.edu.in/seas/research

Role Summary

School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University (SEAS – AU) is seeking profiles to work on a research project on “Developing Data Content Standards for Data Representation, Sharing and Interoperability (Soil, Forest and Surface Geological Map Data)”. The project is sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under scheme ‘The Natural Resources Data Management Systems (NRDMS) and National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)’.

Responsibilities

The project aims to develop:

  • Standards for data representation
  • Search for service standards for data acquisition and integration
  • Global XML schema for data
  • Search for required OGC web service development standards.
  • Soil Ontology development for data classification and inferencing.
  • There should be information regarding accessibility, interoperability and utility of the sharable soil data infrastructure.
  • Conceptual model for soil data
  • Use case identification

Duration: The position is for four months

Qualification
  • MSc in Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Geo-sciences / Geo-informatics / Remote Sensing or related discipline. With NET or equivalent qualification or with two year experience in JRF position or equivalent
  • OR
  • ME/ MTech/ MS in Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science and Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Geo-sciences / Geo-informatics / Remote Sensing or related discipline or equivalent qualification
  • OR
  • BE/ BTech in Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics Engineering or related discipline with NET/ GATE or equivalent qualification
How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, copies of degree certificates and a CV by email to Ms. Kinjal Arya at: kinjal.arya@ahduni.edu.in with subject line as ‘Application for JRF’.

Administrative Assistant, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Function: Administration

Reporting to: Senior Manager Administration

Level: Senior Executive / Executive

Role Summary

Responsible for performing administrative and accounts functions related to academics for the school.

Responsibilities
  • Assistance in academic and general administration.
  • Database management, Coordination with the Faculty and Students for Academic work.
  • The candidate will take care of the petty cash and Basic Accounting for the school in Coordination with the university accounts team.
Key Skills
  • Effective Communication and Coordination Skills,
  • English Proficiency,
  • Basic Accounting skills,
  • Effective Team Member and
  • Basic Computer Skills for Data Management.
Qualification
  • Graduate / Post Graduate in Commerce, BBA.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant area.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

Startup Business Development Coach, VentureStudio

Centre: VentureStudio

Reporting to: CEO, Venture Studio

VentureStudio is a Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. Over 45 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We offer advanced facilities, access to a range of pre-seed/ seed funding and personalized mentoring for entrepreneurs having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Role Summary

VentureStudio is currently looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, empathetic and results oriented coach for the startups incubated, including their learning and development.

Responsibilities
  • Mentor VentureStudio startups from business strategy through operations, and set them up for commercial success and a healthy RoI for the investors.
  • Develop and execute learning modules/ workshops/ courses in functional areas spanning Ideation/ Design thinking/ Market Analysis/ Intellectual Property/ Go to market strategy/ Financial Planning for startups and interested students.
  • Work with the startup team and their mentors to help them define actionable milestones, develop a road-map to realize the milestones and assist in timely/ successful execution of the same.
  • Responsible for devising a metrics based evaluation and reporting system for the startups and the incubator.
  • Connect startups and the incubator to external mentors, domain/ industry experts, investors, organizations and academia in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Develop strong relationships based on trust with startups, promote an environment of excellence, professionalism, integrity, positivity and harmony.
  • Enable startups to forecast expenses on a rolling basis in a timely and optimal manner by working with the startup team and their mentors.
  • Contribute to identification, curation and due diligence in sourcing talented aspiring entrepreneurs to incubate at VentureStudio from all over the country.
  • Work with the CEO to establish linkages with industry/ academic institutions/ professional bodies to enable VentureStudio/ Ahmedabad to be a center of excellence and build the Ahmedabad ecosystem.
  • Participate in the outreach activities of VentureStudio – including but not limited to specialized campaigns/ sourcing/ investor events/ signature incubator events.
Key Skills
  • 10+ years’ of operational / Business experience in the industry / startup ecosystem spanning product development, commercialization, entrepreneurship with added experience in coaching/training of startups.
  • Experience in healthcare/ life sciences, defence and smart technologies related products/ enterprises/ domains will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to nurture startups and establish an environment of professionalism, integrity, excellence and harmony.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent networking skills.
Qualification
  • Bachelors in Life Sciences / Engineering / Design, with MBA, in Finance / Marketing & Operations from leading Institutions.
  • Candidates with only bachelor degree in any discipline with extensive business development and startups ecosystem / entrepreneurship experience will also be considered.
  • Coaching Certifications would be an added advantage.
How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to sri.subramaniam@ahduni.edu.in

Senior Machinist - Workshop, VentureStudio

Function: Workshop

Reporting to: CEO, VentureStudio

Centre: VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

VentureStudio is a Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. Over 45 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We offer advanced facilities, access to a range of pre-seed/ seed funding and personalized mentoring for entrepreneurs having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Role Summary

A quick learning versatile person who can assist students and startups on different aspects of product development/ prototyping ranging from design, machining processes, assembly and testing while conforming to specified quality and safety standards

Key Skills
  • CAD/ CAM Interfacing knowledge and design thinking capabilities, including ability to upgrade design.
  • Operation and maintenance of all conventional machines such as lathe, shaper, slotter, milling, grinding and drilling machines.
  • Operation and maintenance of specialized machines such as CNC Lathe, VMC (Vertical Machining Center), CMM, 3D printing, Laser cutter, Hydraulic Press, Hydraulic Shear etc.
  • Experience in high precision machining.
  • Maintaining cutting tools of workshop equipment, raw material and their inventory.
  • Assembling of various components from diverse sources.
  • Implement and test design solutions.
  • Create mechanical design documents for parts, assemblies, or finished products.
  • Supporting startup/ student projects and workshop practices.
  • Providing consultation/ training/ oversee work of entrepreneurs and students as necessary ensuring and implementing safety measures.
  • Ability to learn the latest relevant technology.
  • Ability to work in a diverse team and interface effectively with faculty, staff, external experts etc.
Preferred Skills
  • Rapid prototyping experience using multiple techniques – e.g. additive manufacturing (3D printing), interface with traditional processes etc.
  • Identify and select materials appropriate for mechatronic system designs.
  • Analyze existing development or manufacturing procedures and suggest improvements.
  • Knowledge of welding, fitting, fabrication and interface with machining will be an added plus.
  • Knowledge and awareness of other disciplines such as Mechatronics and Electrical engineering.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Qualification
  • Diploma in Mechanical/ Mechatronics.
  • 7+ years professional experience.
  • Experience of Supporting past projects in Healthcare (Medical Devices/ Diagnostics)/ Defense/ Smart technologies (Water/ Waste Management/ Agro etc.) a plus.
How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to harshal.oza@ahduni.edu.in.

Electronics Prototyping Workshop Technician, VentureStudio

Centre: VentureStudio

Reporting to: CEO, VentureStudio

VentureStudio is a Startup incubator established by Ahmedabad University in 2011 in active collaboration with Stanford University- Centre for Design Research. We are a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) approved by the National Science Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST; approved under multiple NIDHI Schemes such as Prayas, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Seed Support Scheme; approved BIRAC-BioNEST facility and bio-incubator and an approved Nodal Agency under the Government of Gujarat Startup Policy. Over 45 ventures have been incubated in diverse domains such as health, education, energy, environment, agro, consumer products, transportation etc. We offer advanced facilities, access to a range of pre-seed/ seed funding and personalized mentoring for entrepreneurs having an insight to start up a new venture in strategic areas of focus such as life sciences/healthcare, defence, smart city technologies and other areas with critical unmet needs.

Role Summary

The candidate should be capable of assisting in the design, implementation and testing of electronic control systems for mechanical systems and interface seamlessly in the design/ implementation of mechanical systems conforming to specified quality and safety standards.

Key Skills
  • CAD/ CAM (Orcad Schematic, Simulation, PCB layout, Labview) knowledge and design thinking capabilities, including ability to assess mechanical systems design with a view to electronics systems implementation.
  • Design, develop, or implement control circuits or algorithms for electromechanical or pneumatic devices or other systems.
  • Research, select, or apply sensors, communication technologies, or control devices for motion control, position sensing, pressure sensing, or electronic communication.
  • Operation and maintenance of Mits multilayer PCB designing and manufacturing (with PTH), D-space, NVIDIA Jetson, microcontroller/ aurdino/ rasberry boards etc.
  • Create/ implement embedded software design programs.
  • Assembling/ integration of various mechatronics components.
  • Supporting startup/ student projects and workshop practices.
  • Providing consultation/ training/ oversee work of entrepreneurs and students as necessary.
  • Ensuring and implementing safety measures.
  • Ability to learn the latest relevant technology.
Preferred Skills
  • Rapid mechatronics prototyping experience.
  • Knowledge of fabrication and machining methods and interface with electronics control systems.
  • Operation and maintenance of all conventional machines such as lathe, shaper, slotter, milling, grinding and drilling machines.
  • Identify and select materials appropriate for mechatronic system designs.
  • Analyze existing development or procedures and suggest improvements.
  • Supporting cutting tools maintenance of workshop equipment, raw material and their inventory.
Qualification
  • BE/ BTech in Electronics/ Electrical/ Mechatronics.
  • Around 10 years professional experience.
  • Experience of supporting past projects in Healthcare (Medical Devices/Diagnostics)/Defence/Smart technologies (Water/ Waste Management etc.) a plus.
How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to Harshal.Oza@ahduni.edu.in

Faculty Positions

Ahmedabad University invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for faculty position at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Professor) for each of its school.

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Applications are invited for:
  1. Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM)

    Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM) at Ahmedabad University (AU) has over 2500 students across various programmes under the umbrella of Management covering the entire range from undergraduate to Doctoral degrees and certificate programmes for practitioners. Education at AU draws strength from the interdisciplinary ethos which drives the various schools and to nurture this spirit, variouscentres have been established. Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) under AMSOM focusses on academic, practice and research issues in the domain of Heritage and Culture, is one of its kind in India and specializes in heritage management to promote conservation and management of heritage assets.

    Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate capability for carrying high quality research and should have completed or be in the final stages of completing their PhD. Associate Professors should have a track record of research and teaching. Professors are additionally expected to provide academic leadership at the School.

    Applications are invited from candidates in all fields of Management including the following:
    • Accounting
    • Communications
    • Economics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • Heritage Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Systems
    • Operations Management
    • Operations Research
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Public Policy
    • Statistics
    • Strategy

    Interested candidates may send their CV, list of references and samples of recent research output to deanamsom@ahduni.edu.in. Information about Ahmedabad University and AMSOM is available at www.ahduni.edu.in.

  2. School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS)
    SEAS delivers undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes with extensive student-centric pedagogies to produce relevant learning outcomes. Our project-based approach and a design driven curriculum prepare graduates with aptitudes for lifelong learning, complex problem solving, and design and innovation orientation. https://ahduni.edu.in/seas

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering
  3. Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes to faculty.search.seas@ahduni.edu.in

  4. School of Arts and Life Sciences (SAS)

    SAS has established divisions in Biological and Life Sciences (http://dbls.ahduni.edu.in), Humanities and Languages, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Performing and Fine Arts. Applications are invited in the following disciplines.

    • Biology and Life Sciences including nanobiotechnology and related domains of environmental biotechnology, nanomedicine, toxicity and safety assessment.
    • Humanities and Languages including contemporary and ancient Indian languages, history, philosophy, religious studies etc.
    • Social Sciences including anthropology, economics, sociology, political science etc.
    • Mathematical and Physical Sciences including chemistry, mathematics and physics.
    • Performing and Fine Arts.

Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes at vc@ahduni.edu.in Apply Now


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