UOWD7846 - Manager, Student Engagement and Development Office

Business Unit: Student Services
Job Family: Student Services
Department: Student Services
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubai

UOWD is currently seeking applications from enthusiastic, dedicated and self-motivated individuals to fill the position of Manager - Student Engagement and Development Office (SEDO). 

The Manager Student Engagement and Development Office (SEDO) supports the instructional process of UOWD by planning, managing, organizing, coordinating and supervising programs and staff in the Student Engagement and Development Office.

In collaboration with Faculties, staff, Administration and students, the Manager develops and oversees the administration of valuable programs and services which complement the educational and life skill needs of students.

The Manager provides direction and oversight for the strategic goals and objectives of a unit or campus; including leading and directing staff without daily supervision; motivates a team of staff toward the unit or campus goals; manages budgets and responds to complex issues that could impact the overall functioning of the unit or campus. 

The Department is responsible for student wellbeing, career services, student engagement through extra and co-curricular activities including events, sports and recreation, student clubs and activities, student services (transport and visa).


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  • Relevant degree qualification or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and/or education/training
  • Significant supervisory experience in a university environment.
  • Knowledge of student wellbeing, careers and engagement 
  • Experience in working with persons of different cultures and religions
  • Counselling and careers experience
  • Event management experience
  • Administrative and supervisory experience
  • Budgeting/accounting experience
  • Fluency in English 
Remuneration and Benefits:

The successful candidate will receive a remuneration that ranges between AED 252,000 - 288,000 per annum. The package includes 30 working days of paid leave per year, annual air ticket for staff and eligible dependents, private medical insurance for staff and eligible dependents, life & disability policy, education allowance for children, professional development assistance, etc.

Closing date: 7th February 2021

To Apply: Please note that only online applications will be accepted. Appointment of the best candidate will be made on the basis of qualifications and relevant experience. Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.

*UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.



Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV