Administrative Coordinator - Academic HR Affairs (Fixed-Term until August, 2021)

Posting Number 2021-7661
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2021 12:55 PM)
Academic HR Affairs
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
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Academic Program Support

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply


New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Administrative Coordinator reporting to the Associate Director of Academic HR Affairs, this is a fixed term contract until August, 2021. 


The Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Academic HR Affairs (AHRA) team. They will assist predominantly in data entry, data clean-up, on-boarding of new academic hires, and general administration for the team. The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for uploading new candidate data into the HR Management System as well as maintaining and correcting current data. They will be expected to create and analyze reports related to academic employees across all divisions of the university. They will also be required to assist the Academic HR Partners with various ad-hoc tasks and projects.


As this role is temporary in nature, candidates who can start immediately are preferred. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support to the AHRA division, as well as other members of the team
  • Assisting in entering data of new academic employees into PeopleSync/Workday and maintaining current data
  • Utilize PeopleSync/Workday to create reports on academic employees and analyze reports as required
  • Provide support to the Academic HR Partners on ad-hoc tasks and projects
  • Perform clerical duties including photocopy, process forms, maintain office files and records
  • Respond to general enquiries from colleagues, students and the general public


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience: 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an office environment
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in an administrative, finance, or human resources role requiring the use of electronic/online systems
  • Effective oral communication
  • Ability to define problems, assess urgency, and handle multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Detail oriented producing reliable and accurate work
  • Self-starter with ability to prioritize workload
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn new technologies

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience working with HRIS, preferably Workday



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