Thuwal Saudi Arabia
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Manager, Undergraduate Scholarships and Gifted Student Programs

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Job Title: Manager, Undergraduate Scholarships and Gifted Student Programs
Reference Code: 1419163
Job Location: Thuwal
Saudi Arabia
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Grants, programs, research admin
Student affairs, residential life
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-03-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Manager, Undergraduate Scholarships and Gifted Student Programs

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

  • Liaise with leadership at the King Abdul-Aziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Maw Hiba), KAUST's top partner for in-Kingdom student nominations for scholarships and academic programs
  • Manage student enrichment programs that facilitate smooth student transition to KAUST
    Working with KAUST academic leadership, oversee the coordination and development of events, workshops, and year-round enrichment activities for students at KAUST and in their undergraduate institutions abroad.
  • Manage and provide insight to enhance preparatory year programs providing support to students through exams, enrichment, application guidance, and undergraduate university selection
  • Manage and shape programs, policies, procedures, and initiatives related to student concerns including retention; sponsorship and registration with the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau (SACB); logistics, insurance, and housing; and personal and academic development
  • Provide guidance and manage other student scholarships and awards programs as proposed by KAUST leadership
  • Manage, evaluate and create development and preparatory programs tailored for students prior to
    graduation at KAUST
  • Oversee and guide a team of in-Kingdom and US-based staff and consultants including academic advisors
  • Provide management and oversight of KGSP administration, including operational matters related to contracts, finances, and internal and external partnerships
  • Ensure highest quality student relations by managing and enhancing delivery of services including advising, finances, enrichment and development planning, and university relations
  • Establish new and manage existing relations with key private and government institutions
  • Develop KAUST partnerships with the goal of building deeper relationships with key external stakeholders in science education local, regional, national, and international scale

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the position.

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