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Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid

Function: Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid

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/

Role Summary

The role holder will support the Director to plan, manage and execute the admissions process from point of inquiry through to enrolment of students in the University and will contribute to the achievement of enrolment objectives. This includes supporting the day-to-day operations and functioning of Undergraduate Admissions, implementing admissions operations and financial aid policies with the highest degree of integrity, while delivering an empathetic, responsive and seamless student experience.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee a team to manage queries through campaigns (including outreach) and implement a robust CRM process to counsel students and their families regarding admissions criteria and University Programmes
  • Manage Admissions Operations to execute a merit-based selection process with absolute integrity and rigor and to recruit students for all Undergraduate Programmes in line with the objectives of the University.
  • Efficiently process applicant data and manage review of applications, including evaluation of components such as Statement of Purpose, Personal Interactions; coordinate Interactions/counselling sessions in line with undergraduate admissions policy
  • Monitor data and devise initiatives to recruit student population that is diverse and representative of socio- economic and other criteria, in order to build a diverse campus
  • Manage the Admissions communication plan including the processing and distribution of admission content and messages
  • Coordinate with various internal stakeholders and offices for seamless University experience for students Manage enrolment, cancellations and withdrawals from the University after Admission
  • Analyse trends in enrolment to present new strategies for the university's admissions and outreach
  • Monitor and report on achievement of business objectives, audit processes and adherence to service standards.
  • Conduct training for the Operations team and evaluators, and maintain procedure manuals
  • Ensure data integrity of databases, streamline and upgrade the process software for Admissions Operations
  • Develop processes to ensure a unified view of student data across functions

Key Skills

  • Experience in admissions at a college or university is required
  • Requires strong interpersonal, motivation and influencing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a high-pressure environment interacting with students, public, university faculty/administration.
  • Experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution is preferred.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a team member, fostering teamwork.

Qualifications

  • Post Graduate in management, with specialisation in finance or technology
  • At least 12-14 years of relevant experience

Manager/Assistant Manager, Career Development Centre , Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Director, Career Development Centre

Function: Career Development Centre

Role Summary

The incumbent’s role is to make a strong connect and value adding relationship with students of the various schools of the University alongside, plan, organise and manage the entire backend operations for the career development initiative of the University. This must entail that the students are given the appropriate and timely information regarding the various training programmes, placement activities, seminars and lectures, counselling sessions etc being organised at the University thereby ensuring that they participate in them and experience an overall development to become industry ready for their internships, summer programmes and final placements.

Responsibilities

  • Build relationships and establish connect with students and other internal stake holders of the various schools of the University.
  • Ensure student interactions are value creating, engaging and compelling enough for them to further enhance their engagement with CDC.
  • Excellent ability to handle students queries, pre and post Interview interaction with students, sharing client feedback and maintaining student life cycle
  • Organise CDC related activities (Guest Lectures, PPTs, Internship, final placement process, 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.
  • Handling all logistics and infrastructure arrangements for placement related activities
  • Create and update all CDC related data, reports, and analysis
  • Creating and maintaining Student Life Cycle and Placement Trackers, doing comparative analysis of student and placement data.
  • Content creation and collation for CDC Collaterals. Handling the printing of brochures, and other promotional materials.
  • Process Management for CDC training activities, activity calendars and event throughout the year.
  • Creating training materials for in-house courses in consultation with concerned authorities
  • Doing research and benchmarking of career development programmes from time to time
  • Providing backend support to planning and execution of new initiatives in CDC.
  • Maintaining and updating data for NAAC and other accreditations agencies.

Key Skills

  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people
  • Confident, articulate and have clear communication skills with all level of employees & students
  • 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
  • Must have a flair for rapport building, sustaining and building relationships both externally and internally
  • Ability to work as an individual and to be a team player
  • Excellent database management, networking skills, persuasion, and influencing skills
  • Understanding of learning needs analysis, creation and delivery of training programs.
  • Confident, articulate, having excellent communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration with 5-7 years of similar work experience

University Librarian/ Director of Libraries, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University

Role Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for the University’s Library, 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, reorganise and set up the University library to ensure it embodies a model of modern librarianship with contemporary relevant professional development and digitalisation 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 atleast 10 years of experience as a librarian at a senior level 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.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library & Information Science.
  • PhD will be an added advantage.

Head, Projects, University Office, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Registrar

Function: Projects

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/

Role Summary

The incumbent must have the overall experience, knowledge and exposure from conceptualisation to commissioning of big construction projects. Must be able to manage, oversee and monitor the day-to-day construction management of the project in collaboration with the various internal and external stakeholders. This will also include but not limited to timely construction, managing the HVAC, MEP, Internal furnishings etc as well. Prepare, supervise and approve the development of Project Execution Plan and its implementation ensuring any course correction is appropriately implemented, properly documented throughout the life of the project including Project Close-out. Manage the construction effort and be the construction representatives of the University.

Responsibilities

  • To plan, develop, organize and execute the construction efforts of the University in the most optimised manner with global standards and timely completion within budgets.
  • Responsible for implementation of the scope of work as related to construction/fabrication, pre-commissioning and commissioning of the facilities in conformation with Project Specifications in accordance with the approved project schedule.
  • Monitor and report to the Registrar and Head, Operations the details, including progress, risks and opportunities in a timely manner. Keep the other stakeholders of the University informed about the development of the project.
  • Work closely, engage and monitor the architect, Project Management Company, vendors and other stakeholders ensuring the University’s standards, code and ethics is respected at all time.
  • Define and monitor clear roles & responsibilities and deliverable requirements in terms of both scope and schedule to all the team members.
  • Ensure all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented.
  • Review man-hours and duration forecasts to completion for onshore construction and man-hours, duration and manning forecasts for offshore hook-up and offshore installation durations and resource requirements.
  • Mobilization of resources in all aspects and having a reasonable understanding of finance, budgeting and costing.
  • Submit replies of audit report within time schedule.
  • Implementation of MIS system: Send timely and correct MIS and Reports
  • Monitor construction productivity and schedule performance and investigate reasons for less than satisfactory performance.
  • Provide recommendations and institute measures for improvement by modification to operating procedures/work instructions.
  • Adhere to safety standards and promote the safety culture among the ranks throughout the University.

Key Skills

  • Take complete ownership and leadership communicating clearly with the various stakeholder within and outside the University.
  • Demonstrate, adhere and comply with the University’s code of conduct in the dealings with all the stakeholders
  • Excellent negotiation skills with aptitude of critically analysing and pragmatic thinking with a problem-solving approach
  • Excellent team player and interpersonal skills to manage the wide spectrum of stakeholders

Qualifications

Degree in civil/Electrical engineering with 12 to 15 years of experience in construction project management. Experience of minimum 5-7 years of independent handling of the projects from conceptualising to commissioning.

Director, Career Development & Industry Engagement, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor, Ahmedbad University

Function: Career Development Centre

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/

Role Summary

A dynamic and enterprising professional having strong network with the corporates across industries enabling the University to build, develop and expand the Industry outreach and connect, its presence and thereby ensure to place the students in internships, fellowships, various projects and final placements. The position offers the opportunity to work with various internal and external stakeholders that comprises a wide array of responsibilities in a busy academic environment. This includes but is not limited to plan, guide & implement industry engagement strategies and initiatives to increase awareness, build the University’s brand and strong relationships through quality placements of student as well as to ensure the internal processes and activities are value adding and timely organised, managed, and executed.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the leadership team plan, execute, manage and extensively carry out Industry outreach and engagement with the known corporates.
  • Generate interest from potential organisations, developing strong relationship and new collaborative opportunities with them ensuring the student of the various schools of the University are appropriately placed.
  • Set up meetings between decision makers of organisations and University leaders for developing collaborative relationships
  • Ability to co-create internship & student-led project opportunities with corporates, SME’s, policy think-tanks, government, etc.
  • Have persuasive approach in developing and maintaining a highly professional and congenial atmosphere at all times with all the concerned stakeholders and Interacting and coordinating with all.
  • Enthusiastically and warmly engage with students enabling them to give their best in their preparations and during the industry visits on campus.
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and build network and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • In regular consultation with faculty and with the support  of team members identify career & skill development needs of students within  different schools and appropriately devise individual learning plans, training sessions, interactive lectures making students industry ready
  • Strategizing, Planning & reviewing all CDC activities including engaging with Dean/Associate Deans/Faculty members for inputs and feedback about the students and support
  • Carrying out the Psychometric Assessment and providing career guidance and counselling
  • Working with the team for database management and it analysis, creating and maintaining Student Life Cycle and placement trackers, comparative analysis of student and placement data
  • Ensure completion and implementation closely working with 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 corporates.

Key Skills

  • Must have exceptional presentation and business development and Extensive Corporate networking skills in making a strong and convincing pitch, representing the University.
  • Requires strong interpersonal, motivation and influencing skills.
  • Confident, articulate and have strong English communication and writing skills.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people

Qualifications

  • Masters in Management with minimum 12-14 years of experience in similar position

Library Assistant, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Director of Libraries

Employment type: Full-time and contractual for one year.

Duration of the Engagement 12 months

No. of Positions: 2

Role Summary

Assisting the Director of Libraries in all the library related work.

Responsibilities

  • To assist the faculty members and students to locate required reading materials.
  • Preparing indents for procuring books and other reading materials.
  • Maintaining the circulation records, bills and stock register.
  • Working in any branch libraries, in shifts, whenever required.
  • Receipt and recording of newspapers and magazines and sending reminders for missing issues.
  • Stack maintenance.
  • Updation of cataloging records.

Key Skills

  • Cataloguing of books as per AACR-II rules.
  • Good communication skill – Spoken and Written (English)
  • Skilled in MS-Office

Qualifications

Masters in Library Sciences with minimum 55% marks. Any additional certification will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

  • Resume may please be sent over email to gk.manjunath@ahduni.edu.in, with subject head ‘APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF LIBRARY ASSITANT’.
  • Last date for receiving the resume: January 25, 2020.
  • Those who have applied earlier for this post need not apply again

Teaching Assistant, Foundation Programme, Ahmedabad University

Level: Full Time Contractual Positions

Reporting to: Faculty Coordinators of the Courses

Duration of the Engagement

  • The Foundation Programme will run from July 29, 2019 – September 27, 2019, and March 2, 2020 – May 1, 2020. In the intervening period Teaching Assistants will be considered for other courses/positions at the University.
  • It is preferred if a Teaching Assistant can be available for the entire academic year 2019-20 but those available only for the period July 29, 2019 – September 30, 2019 may also apply.
  • The Teaching Assistant positions are full time positions. There may be some flexibility in the working hours for the period from October 2019 to February 2020.

No. of Positions: 32

About us

Foundation Programme

Undergraduate students entering Ahmedabad University in 2019 will go through a Foundation Programme in their first year. This will include four interdisciplinary and immersive 4-week courses in the Studio format, referred to as Thematic Studios, on Democracy and Justice, Environment and Climate Change, Neighbourhoods and Water. For each of these courses we seek Teaching Assistants.

Role Summary

The Teaching Assistants for the Foundation Programme will support the teaching-learning activities at the Foundation Programme courses. On most days the learning in the mornings will be via lectures and discussions which will be led by the faculty while the activities in the afternoon will be coordinated by the Teaching Assistants. Teaching Assistants are required to attend the morning sessions as well as coordinate the afternoon sessions.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the faculty members in developing / improving the course material, as needed.
  • Guide the students during the activities sessions
  • Identify the learning gap and facilitate the interactions for a better understanding of the concepts/course requirements
  • Assist the faculty members in managing and assessing the evaluation components like assignments/presentations, class participation and projects
  • Support the faculty members in handling classroom discipline
  • Inform the faculty members about the students’ progress and follow it up in case of any action required
  • Keep a record of the attendance during the day
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the faculty members

Key Skills

  • Proficiency in English and effective communication skills
  • Must be learning enthusiasts and student friendly
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Some experience in college-level research, including knowledge of citing, referencing, annotating, etc. is desirable
  • Any prior experience/exposure to teaching is desirable

Qualifications

We are seeking Teaching Assistants with any of the following qualifications:

  • BA/BCom/BBA
  • MA/MCom/MBA
  • Bachelors in Architecture/Planning/Geography
  • BSc in Biology
  • BSc in Physics/Chemistry/Geology

Teaching Assistants will be remunerated commensurate with their qualifications.

How to Apply

The updated CV with full contact details must be received via email to the Office of the Dean of the Undergraduate College at the email id: vanaja.shankar@ahduni.edu.in by 21st April 2019. Candidates must mention “Teaching Assistant for Foundation Course” in the subject line of the email. Applications received after 21 April 2019 will also be considered, after the in time applications are reviewed, till all the positions are filled.

Date of Interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates only; No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Address for Correspondence:
Office of The Dean of the Undergraduate College, Room 201, GICT Building
Ahmedabad University, Navrangpura
Ahmedabad-380009, Gujarat, India
Email: vanaja.shankar@ahduni.edu.in, Website: https://ahduni.edu.in/

Senior Officer, Sports, Ahmedabad University

Role Summary

To create, implement, lead and enhance an excellent quality Sports coaching programme and recreation programme in the University, thereby ensuring maximum participation and performance of the University teams in various sports events internally and externally.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain an appropriately challenging and broad programme (short and long term goals) for the Sports requirements of the University including Physical Education, various games and extra-curricular activities for all students.
  • To direct and manage the University’s Sports leadership programme with effective leadership, professional support, training and promotion.
  • Further develop a well-balanced competitive Sports programme for the University for each Year’s Student Group.
  • To be accountable for student attainment in various sports and progress in Physical Education ensuring every student achieves and exceeds their potential Promote and demonstrate good sportsmanship and conduct for students across all aspects of sports (thereby contribute to the University’s achievement of objectives). Encourage participants and achievement at National level.
  • Liaise with the facilities and grounds staff/contractors to ensure that indoor and outdoor sports facilities are well maintained.
  • Develop and maintain the Sports programme Handbook, including policies and procedures and SOP’s.
  • Ensure that the fixture and sports events timetable is finalised in good time for each term. Liaise with other Functions and staff to avoid clashes with other events.

Key Skills

  • High level of skills of a variety of sets, including detailed knowledge of sports education and young sports persons.
  • Proven experience in sports administration and sports promotion.
  • Close relationships and strategic alliances with a variety of sports community personnel and groups who can assist in sport promotion/ development in the University.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality, background.
  • Excellent behavioural attributes to work in/with teams.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Physical Education or Sports Management Experience of team coordination, event organization and coaching
  • Accomplishment in a national level sport
  • Understanding of tournament/league systems

How to Apply

Please submit your CV to careers@ahduni.edu.in

Junior Research Fellow (JRF), School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Professor Souvik Sen Gupta (Assistant Professor, Biological and Life Sciences) under the project “Identification and characterization of a novel protein from Leishmania donovani with potential implication in cell death pathways” (File No. CRG/2019/002091).

School: School of Arts and Sciences

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to a maximum of two more years based on annual performance review. This position is co- terminus with the project. Total duration of project is three years.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences at Ahmedabad University currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences, including molecular parasitology, cell biology, nano biotechnology and related domains (please visit https://ahduni.edu.in/dbls/ for details). The School of Arts and Sciences has other divisions in Humanities and Languages, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and Social Sciences also.

Role Summary

The project is sponsored by DST-SERB, India. The JRF will work at Biological and Life Sciences division, School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University to characterise a novel protein from Leishmania donovani which is hypothesised to be involved in the cell death pathway of Leishmania donovani, a unicellular kinetoplastid protozoan parasite. The research may also require performing some experiments in collaborating labs and research institutes.

Responsibilities

  • Support in various ongoing research activities in the laboratory.
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including cell culture, laboratory experiments, ordering and maintenance of project reagents and equipment, progress report/manuscript writing, and maintaining project finances.
  • Hired personnel may have to train/teach undergraduate and graduate students for day to day research activities.

Key Skills

  • Candidates having background in microbiology and molecular biology are encouraged to apply. The project requires basic understanding of gene cloning.
  • Prior experience in cell culture, gene cloning (making gene specific primers, working with vectors, restriction digestion, PCR) is highly desirable.

Qualifications

The candidate must have completed Masters degree in any branch of Life Sciences with some research experience of working in a research laboratory. NET-LS and GATE qualified candidates are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to info.artsandsciences@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for JRF-SERB SSG Project” by June 20th, 2020. CV should include details of academic grades starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Junior Research Fellow (JRF), School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University

Reporting to: Reporting to Professor R. Rangarajan (Professor, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences) and Professor G Goswami (Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science) under the project Cosmological dark matter, primordial black holes, Bose-Einstein condensates, and charge asymmetry of the Universe.

School: School of Arts and Sciences

School: School of Engineering and Applied Science

Duration of the Engagement One year and extendable up to July 2022 based on annual performance review. This position is coterminous with the project.

No. of Positions: 1

About the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Arts and Sciences

Collectively, the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science have experts in a very wide range of academic disciplines. In particular, both Schools together have physicists and mathematicians working on various different areas of physics (nonlinear dynamics, fractional calculus, fluid mechanics, renewable energy technology, atmospheric science, particle physics, cosmology, string theory) as well as mathematics (topology, differential geometry).

Role Summary

The project is sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India under Indo-Russian Call for Joint Proposals. The JRF will contribute to the various calculations related to (a) formation of primordial black holes, their observational imprints, and implications for the physics of the early universe, (b) Axions and axion-like particles, their possible role in structure formation, and novel ideas for detecting them, and, (c) generation of charge asymmetry in the early Universe.

Responsibilities

  • Support in various ongoing research activities in the project,
  • Assist with various academic and research activities including ordering and maintenance of project related equipment and consumables, progress report writing, and maintaining project finances,
  • Visit Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India as well as Laboratory of Cosmology and Elementary Particle Physics, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, for collaborative research activities.

Key Skills

  • Required: candidates are expected to be well-versed with various topics in mathematical physics (linear algebra, multivariable calculus, complex analysis, Fourier analysis etc),
  • Candidates having a very good understanding of the fundamentals of classical field theory and with some familiarity with general relativity and quantum field theory are encouraged to apply,
  • Prior experience with cosmology of the early Universe is desirable.

Qualifications

The candidate must have completed a Masters degree in physics.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application with their curriculum vitae (CV) through email by writing to office_seas@ahduni.edu.in with the following text in the subject of your email: “Application for DST Project” by 12:00 noon, November 18, 2019. CV should include details of academic record starting from 10th standard onwards with details of year of passing, university/college, etc. and also work experience and nature of work if applicable. Name and contact details of two referees must also be included in the CV. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the date of interview by phone/email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Finance, Accounts & Legal Executive, VentureStudio, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive/ Senior Executive

Reporting to: CEO Venture Studio

Centre: VentureStudio

About the VentureStudio

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 50 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

To lead and manage the accounting, finance, legal and compliance requirements of the organization

Key Skills

Programmes & Operations

  • Setting up and managing financial & accounting processes, reporting, budgeting and legal compliance
  • Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, statements, utilisation certificates and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards of incubator and other external agencies
  • Analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice
  • Create contracts and agreements based on template forms for startups and any other agency. Facilitating review by legal counsel as appropriate
  • Help in Investment documents and compliance related to the same
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record keeping of activities, with current computer technology
  • Timely processing of bills for payment, reviewing expenses, payroll records with eye on allocated budget
  • Post and process entries, keep watch on cash, bank balances, Investments and assist managers to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Monitoring receivables, consistent follow up in outstanding payments, other discrepancies/reconciliation
  • Manage procurement processes, including developing and reviewing RFPs, managing responses, ensuring selections comply with all policies and regulations
  • Coordinate with startups on voucher processing and payments and also coordinate collection of service charge
  • Assist in maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and physical verification of assets, safe custody of documents
  • Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner
  • Help coordinate with students, professors and other University staff as needed
  • Help onboard and coordinate with startups as needed
  • Support the development of appropriate policies and procedures at incubator
  • Coordinate creation and filing documentation related to different programmes (e.g., quarterly and annual reports, incubation and grant agreements etc.) and other aspects.  Coordinate with the representatives for the various grants for any aspect related to the grants/ schemes and submission of any documents
  • Compiling details, as required, from startups and the university for any granting or other agencies as needed
  • Provide additional administrative or other support as requested

Qualifications

  • CA with 3 years experience, M Com with 3-6 years experience or B Com with 7-10 years experience from a recognized and reputed institute. CA and/ or M Com & MBA (Finance) dual specialization will be preferred
  • Experience with other startup incubators would be a positive
  • Knowledge in appropriate computer technology including but not limited to Tally, Quick Books and/or its equivalents, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint etc.
  • Excellent organizing skills. Systematic, methodical, comprehensive approach to work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter with personal vision statement and curriculum vitae, including your current & expected CTC & joining time, to careers@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/


  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

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Ahmedabad University invites applications from PhD graduates for faculty positions at all levels in the following disciplines:

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
     

    Ahmedabad University was founded in 2009 by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), a non-profit educational trust that is more than 80 years old which has been instrumental in setting up several institutions of national and international repute. The University is located in the heart of Ahmedabad city, a UNESCO heritage city. The School of Engineering and Applied Science a part of Ahmedabad University, aims to be an excellent teaching and research institution, emphasising inter-disciplinary research and innovative teaching. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers programmes at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. The School brings together faculty from different engineering and science disciplines, who are encouraged to undertake research and are offered assistance in seeking research funding.

    The University offers competitive salaries and benefits, supports professional growth of the faculty in various ways. This includes offering seed grants, start-up research funding and challenge grants for interdisciplinary research. The University also provides funding for attending national and international conferences. For more details, please visit https://ahduni.edu.in/

    Applications for faculty positions are processed throughout the year. To apply, send your CV, research statement along with your teaching statement to faculty.search.seas@ahduni.edu.in. Contact Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science at the above ID or call +91 79 61911114 for further queries.

  3. 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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