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Communications, Senior Executive/Assistant Manager, Ahmedabad University

Level: Senior Executive/Assistant Manager

Reporting to: Head, Internal Communications

Function: Communications

Responsibilities

  • Participate in development, evaluation and improvement of overall University communication strategy which includes but is not limited to:
    • Communicate, engage and liaise with internal and external communications with various stakeholders (staff, students, press media, vendors, agencies), by meeting in person, emails, telephone conversation etc.  and assist to execute the University Communications strategy.
    • Coordinate and understand the different requirements originating from University Office, Schools, and Centres and assist the concerned department/person-in-charge in executing the project/event to take feedback on effective and efficient communication strategies.
  • Create, maintain, and archive various project documents, data and other communications related materials i.e. guidelines, policies, data backup, collaterals, merchandises etc.
  • Participate in development, evaluation, and improvement of overall University communications strategy.
  • Participate and execute in digital marketing, including search engine optimisation/search engine marketing, marketing database, email, social media and various campaigns.
  • Maintain and track the dynamic pages in the Ahmedabad University and its affiliated Schools’ and Centres’. Coordinate the development of new webpages or websites and should have an understanding of the processes involved in website development in  PHP or Wordpress.
  • Build and maintain our social media presence, liaison with the social media agency to track output and to give inputs for the content development.

Key Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and excellent control over English language (Verbal and Written).
  • Flexible approach towards work and ability to collaborate with different teams in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Basic knowledge of Illustrator/Corel Draw/Photoshop/Indesign will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to refine other people’s ideas and come up with new ones to create impactful, customised content for social media.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Mass Communication or allied fields.
  • 4-5 years of professional work experience in designing and executing communication activities, preferably in Education sector.
  • Experience with Communication/Creative agencies/Vendors will be added advantage.

Other Factors

  • Field visits will be an important role in the incumbent’s activities and must be able to take part in them on short notice.

Manager - Learning and Development, Career Development Centre, Ahmedabad University

Level: Assistant Manager/Manager

Reporting to: Director, Career Development and Industry Engagement

Function: Career Development Centre

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

Regional Admissions Counsellor, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

Function: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

No. of Positions: 3

  • North (based out of Delhi NCR)
  • South (based out of Chennai/Bangalore/Hyderabad)
  • East (based out of Kolkata/Ranchi/Bhubaneshwar)

Role Summary
The role holder will plan, manage and execute all aspects of conducting a highly professional Outreach Program for their respective regions in collaboration with the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and building and leveraging the network. He/she should develop strong relationships with select high schools, engaging with students, school counsellors, parents, making them aware of the University offerings and encourage them to take admissions.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Office of Admissions in spreading awareness about Ahmedabad University and its offerings in their respective regions (North, South, and East).
  • Plan, manage and execute the admissions process from point of inquiry, application process and final admission of students in the University in close collaboration with the University Office.
  • Help translate the interest of students into application and admission.
  • Reach out to students and build future prospects and applicant pools by visiting high schools; attending college fair; visiting community schools and colleges and institutions by giving presentations, speaking with students individually.
  • Maintain regular, consistent contact with all schools, counsellors, applicants and prospects of a given territory through steady communication via phone, e-mail, social media and visits, etc.
  • Attend, events on and off campus of various schools to interact with prospective students, counsellors and parents.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
  • Regular updation to the University Admissions office via weekly calls and reports of the progress in their respective regions.

Key Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills including public speaking.
  • High proficiency to operate MS Office.
  • Strong English writing skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality.
  • Open to traveling extensively, work and interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Attitude and orientation to be working in a professional, performance based system and stringent outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Post Graduate in Social Science, Communications, Public Relations, Commerce/Business/Marketing or related field with relevant experience working with high school students and coordinating events.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience and network of schools in the respective regions.

How to Apply

You should send your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in with a brief Cover Letter saying why you are interested in this job, and why you think you would be a good fit.

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

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

Location: Ahmedabad

School: Amrut Mody School of Management

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

About the Amrut Mody School of Management: 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.

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

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

Startup Business Development Coach, VentureStudio

Reporting to: CEO, VentureStudio

Centre: VentureStudio

About the 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
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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Faculty Positions

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

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

    Amrut Mody School of Management at Ahmedabad University 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 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 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 Sciences

    The School of Arts and Sciences has divisions in Biological and Life Sciences, Humanities and Languages, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and Social Sciences. Interested candidates can find details of the application process at https://ahduni.edu.in/sas/careers.


In case you are interested in exploring opportunities at Ahmedabad University that are not listed above, please submit your CV.

You can also email us at careers@ahduni.edu.in.

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