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Executive/Senior Executive, Admissions, Ahmedabad University

Level: Executive/Senior Executive

Reporting to: Director, Office of Admissions & Financial Aid

Function: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Role Summary
The Admissions Executive would be the first point of contact for students, families and the community. He/She must ensure high quality customer service by enthusiastically greeting students and visitors, responding to inquires coming via phone, walk-in and emails and directing them to the appropriate person/department. Coordinate day-to-day administrative operations of the office. Carry out outreach activities as and when required.

Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely information about the University, admission and financial aid process over the phone. Skype/virtual advising, one-on-one meetings and in small and large groups.
  • Represent the university on and off campus at events including admission information sessions, High schools visits to specific geographic areas, open houses and other outreach events for targeted students, families and educators.
  • Coordinate a variety of recruitment activities that attract academically strong and diverse students who are a best fit for the University.
  • Assist in scheduling and coordinating on and off-campus meetings, students interviews etc.
  • Assist with a variety of new initiatives and projects in the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Key Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English, Gujarati and Hindi
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Multi-tasking and coordinating skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and resolve difficult customer services issues with tact and patience
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team and with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong knowledge of office computer applications including advanced features such as mail merge in MS word.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, at least 2-3 years' experience working in a fast-paced office reception.

How to Apply

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

Admissions Operations, Ahmedabad University

Level: Assistant Manager/Manager

Reporting to: Director, Office of Admissions & 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’s responsibility is to ensure in providing an interface to the students applying to the University with effective and efficient support via email, phone and in person to successfully complete their admission process.

Responsibilities

  • Guides and advises current and prospective students concerning registration, admissions, programme selection, and payment of fees and acts as liaison between the University and parents as necessary.
  • Act as an initial point of contact for new participants to the program. Provide assistance and guidance to students, including providing information through electronic and printed forms.
  • Interfaces with Dean, program chair, or other appropriate academic administrators to secure approval of enrollments and resolve any issues arising from admissions processes.
  • Ensure timely and consistent outreach to confirm attendance for initial appointments.
  • Support and work closely with the IT team to continuously automate various admission process.
  • Track outreach attempts, and scheduling of the enrolment process of students for all programs through use of the automated admission portal.
  • Follow-up with students regarding missed appointments and reschedule, as appropriate.

Key Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills including Public Speaking.
  • High proficiency to operate MS Office, technology oriented.
  • Strong English Writing Skills.
  • Professional demeanour & friendly/congenial personality.
  • Handles pressure and is able to gently yet firmly communicate the policy regarding admission process.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience.

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

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.

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.

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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