Graduate Education & Institutional Development Specialist
JOB SUMMARY: Assists in the administration and management of graduate scholarship program, including publications production and distribution; academic programs promotion, marketing, and fund generation; alumni relation, and management and coordination of the University Consortium (UC).
Master’s Degree in Development Management, Development Communication or related fields
With 3-5 year-work related experience, preferably in a similar post
Highly proficient in project proposal development, presentation/packaging, and marketing
Good knowledge of scholarship recruitment and selection, and university placement procedures
Good research skills
Above average organizational, coordination, and analytical skills
Working knowledge of publication production; proficient in report preparation and packaging
Working knowledge of Southeast Asian agricultural human resource development needs
Proficient in computer software applications e.g., word processing, power point presentation, spreadsheets and database, desktop publishing, and quantitative analytical tools
Innovativeness: seeks smart and creative solutions to emerging challenges
Flexibility/Adaptability to Change: works effectively with a variety of situations and adapts one’s thinking, behavior and style appropriately in dealing with change. Adapting to different ways of thinking and doing things in a quick and a positive manner
Professionalism: exemplifies high standards of professional behavior adhering to ethical as well as moral principles, values and standards of SEARCA
Effective Communication: conveys organized thoughts, listens diligently, and engages in formal or informal conversation or writing that is easily and clearly understood by the receiver or audience to acquire or relay information, and motivates people or changes behavior
Team orientation: builds, develops, and utilizes collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of the Center’s goals
Service orientation: anticipates and determines internal and external stakeholders’ needs and provides timely and relevant assistance
Attention to Detail: reports and records accurate information, spots errors in documents and other forms of written communication, and notices quality issues on various work projects
Problem Solving and Decision Making: addresses issues and concerns with decisive action based on a systematic process of problem analysis and solution-seeking
Program Planning and Development: identifies, prioritizes, and develops programs in support of the Center’s thrusts
Program Implementation and Management: leads, coordinates, manages, and programs according to plans and the Center’s standards
Monitoring and Evaluation: monitors and evaluates programs to ensure achievement of objectives
Highly innovative in developing core program-related projects and schemes
Networking and Partnership Building: establishes and maintains networks and partnerships with foreign and local institutions and seeks support of people who can contribute to achievement of goals
Knowledge/Learning Events Organizing: develops, designs, plans, and implements knowledge/learning events that articulate the Center’s thrusts
Excellent interpersonal, and client orientation skills
Able to monitor and evaluate scholarship programs
Able to monitor and analyze financial data and establish and maintain networks/partnerships
Able to work with individual from different cultural/national backgrounds
Interested applicants are requested to accomplish an Employment Application Form using the following link: http://searca.org/jobapp/ and return the same together with the other requirements.
Only applicants who meet all of the listed minimum qualifications will be considered.
Recruitment is still ongoing until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.