Administrative Coordinator (Fixed Term 1 Year)

Posting Number 2022-10403
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/24/2022 1:51 AM)
Arts & Humanities
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
Is relocation available for this job?
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply


New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Administrative Coordinator, reporting to the Assistant Manager of Administration,


The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support within the Arts and Humanities Division, with an emphasis on the Arts programs. Under the supervision of the Manager of Administration, the Administrative Coordinator will be the main point of contact ensuring the highest level of administrative support at all Arts faculty. This will include dealing with all administrative tasks on day-to-day basis, including finance, procurement and travel related issues. The Coordinator will also provide high-l evel support on other operational projects.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Program Support: Film & New Media, the MFA, Theater, Art and Art History and Interactive Media
  • Program meetings: organizing and scheduling meetings; preparing and distributing agenda and minutes; following up on action points from meeting
  • Tracking program budgets and expenses
  • Arranging travel for program visitors – flights, accommodation, ground transfers, visas, meal vouchers, etc.
  • Organizing meetings and events
  • Faculty on and off boarding
  • Other general inquiries from faculty
  • Broad level support of the Arts Programs as a whole
  • Support the Academic Technical instructors in the Arts
  • Maintain instructor and faculty contact lists, organize bi-weekly meetings with the academic support
  • Process and/or review payments for Research and Programmatic expenses, including: payment requests, honorariums, catering, meal vouchers
  • Provide Concur support – review requests and expenses, assist faculty and instructors on using the system
  • Procurement support: vendor registration, raising requisitions, distributing POs, tracking procurement process, liaising with Procurement team and tech instructors, processing payment to vendors
  • Ensure current policies are being followed and communicated to faculty and instructors
  • Mailing lists, A&H Events Calendar, Intranet Calendar, Intranet Announcements, printing and distributing posters
  • Chamber Concert Series
  • Faculty recruitment
  • Work closely with head of administration and program heads on division’s web presence and communications to faculty
  • Organize the Open Studios Event
  • Support the Capstone students in the Arts
  • Other ad-hoc projects and tasks
  • Program and divisional Accreditation support as needed


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in equivalent positions preferably with a U.A.E based University or any international private organization

Preferred Experience: 


  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • The ability to work flexibly, prioritizing and handling multiple challenging tasks and ensuring to meet deadlines
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent people skills
  • Maintaining faculty confidence by keeping information confidential

Additional Information

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.


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