• SMSP and SA Program Coordinator - SMSP and SA

    Posting Number 2019-6073
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2019 7:39 AM)
    SMSP & Summer Academy
    NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
    General Office Administration
  • Position Summary

    UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply


    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an SMSP & SA Program Coordinator reporting to the Assistant Manager for Programming & Strategy, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Community Programs.

    The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP) and the NYUAD Summer Academy (SA) together form the core of NYU Abu Dhabi’s Community Programs, which offer a rigorous educational, cross-cultural, and leadership development experience to outstanding students in the UAE, and equip students from local institutions for admission to the world's top undergraduate and graduate programs. A third program, the Image Nation/NYUAD Young Filmmakers Workshop, was added to the department in 2016.

    The Sheikh Mohamed Scholars Program is open to top students at the three national UAE universities—Zayed University, the United Arab Emirates University, and Higher Colleges of Technology—and provides unique access to specially designed courses, lectures, leadership experiences, networking, and graduate school opportunities and scholarships. The NYUAD Summer Academy is a two-year program designed to enhance the academic profiles of highly motivated Abu Dhabi-based Emirati high school students by preparing them for entry into top-tier English-language universities. The Young Filmmakers Workshop is a three-week program for Abu Dhabi-based Emirati high school students that provides exposure to the art of narrative filmmaking.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Design and facilitate the editing of the SMSP and Summer Academy yearbooks
    • Design promotional materials, including program brochures, event flyers for all department activities, and website updates
    • Support the recruitment process and application collection for the SMSP, Summer Academy, and Young Filmmakers Workshop
    • Provide logistical support for departmental activities. Such support includes coordination of on-campus events; arranging transportation and housing accommodations for students, alumni, and faculty/staff; communicating with external vendors and sites to facilitate the efficient delivery of programs and services
    • Travel internationally with students, serving as a chaperone and/or administrative support
    • Other duties as requested by the Executive and Senior Directors


    Required Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree

    Preferred Education:

    • Leadership/Academic Development Program akin to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program

    Required Experience:

    • Internship or Part-time position at an institution of higher education
    • Experience designing sophisticated marketing or promotional materials using graphic design tools

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience using Adobe design software such as InDesign and Photoshop, MSOffice
    • Fluency in English and Arabic
    • Exposure to the Gulf Region and/or students of that Region

    Additional Information

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


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