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ASEAN University Network (AUN) Programme Officer

Job Description

As a Programme Officer, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing various projects focusing on  AUN-QA Assessments under the guidance of the AUN Executive Director and Chief of AUN-QA. You will have the opportunity to showcase your project management expertise, analytical thinking, and problem-solving abilities that shape the future of education.

Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree: A graduate with a Master's degree in Social Science or a closely related field, demonstrating a strong academic foundation and knowledge relevant to the role's responsibilities.
  2. English Proficiency: Fluent in both verbal and written English, enabling effective communication and collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders from diverse linguistic backgrounds.
  3. Nationality Requirement: Thai Citizenship
  4. Cross-cultural Competency: Open-minded and respectful, with the ability to build relationships across diverse cultural backgrounds, fostering an inclusive and collaborative work environment.
  5. Strong Communication Skills: Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written, enabling clear conveyance of ideas to colleagues and stakeholders across international contexts.
  6. Project Management Expertise: Demonstrating skills in project management, including planning, execution, monitoring, and evaluation, ensuring successful implementation from initiation to completion.
  7. Analytical and Problem-solving Abilities: Proficient in analyzing complex situations, identifying challenges, and proposing evidence-based solutions, contributing to effective decision-making.
  8. Flexibility and Adaptability: Exhibits a flexible mindset, embraces change, and thrives in ambiguous situations, displaying a proactive approach to learning and growth.
  9. Teamwork and Collaboration: A strong team player, adept at collaborating within diverse teams, promoting cooperation, and fostering a positive and synergistic work environment.
  10. Technological Proficiency: Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and familiarity with their Google equivalents, showcasing the ability to utilize essential software for documentation, data analysis, and presentations

Desirable

  • Ability to travel abroad
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proactive, assertive, and highly adaptable
  • Be able to effectively work in many environments, including remote and on-site (at the office or when hosting international activities) 
  • Proficiency in a 3rd language (Chinese, Japanese, Bahasa, etc.) is an advantage

Contact Hours:

Monday-Friday , 09.00 – 17.00 (GMT+7):  the AUN Secretariat prioritize productivity and results. Your working hours from Monday to Friday, 09.00 - 17.00 (GMT+7) will be adjustable to suit your productivity and efficiency.

Remuneration:

Competitive salary range of 30,000-33,000 THB

Contract:

One-year contract with the potential for extension

Previous Experience:

No previous work experience is required. Although experience may give you an edge, we give more value for someone with a young, fresh outlook and a personality that meshes well with the team.

Benefit

  • Provident Fund: We adhere strictly to the provisions of Thai labour law. Hence, we require all our staff members to apply for the providence fund. This fund serves as a robust safety net, securing your future and providing peace of mind in times of uncertainty. 
  • Health Insurance: To safeguard your physical well-being and that of your loved ones, we spare no effort in providing comprehensive health insurance coverage. 
  • Travel Insurance: As an institution fostering cooperation in higher education, we recognize the importance of international engagement. Whether it's attending conferences, collaborating on research projects, or partaking in academic exchanges, we want you to explore new horizons with confidence. Our travel insurance ensures that you can pursue these opportunities without concern, knowing that you are protected against unforeseen events.
  • National Saving Funds: At AUN Secretariat, we are dedicated to empowering you to secure a prosperous future.  The National Saving Funds scheme is thoughtfully designed to support your financial goals, allowing you to plan for important milestones in life.

How to Apply

Fill up the application in this link
In the application form, you will need to upload the following documents:

  • Current Resume 
  • Cover Letter 
  • Profile Photo
  • Proof of completing your highest education degree
  • Proof of additional qualifications/certificates (optional)
  • English language proficiency test results (optional)

Recruitment Process

The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The Secretariat will contact qualified candidates for a written examination and interview. The written exam and interview will be held on the same day and will last around 4-5 hours. The result will be announced within 24 hours.

AUN-QA Assessment Officer

Job Description

We are looking for suitable candidates (Bachelor graduate - Thai Nationality Only) to take up a full-time job as an AUN-QA Assessment Officer. 

The Office of the AUN Secretariat is located at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. The AUN is the network of 30 leading universities from all ASEAN Member States, serving the aspiration to ASEAN integration. The Secretariat’s main mission is to initiate and organise collaborative activities in many aspects for the advancements of higher education and human resource development in the ASEAN region. 

AUN-QA, one of the seventeen thematic networks of AUN, aims to harmonise educational standards & seek continuous improvement of academic quality in Higher Education Institutions in ASEAN.

See: www.aunsec.org and www.facebook.com/aunqa

Roles and Responsibilities

An AUN-QA Assessment Officer will carry out the following duties: 
1. AUN-QA Assessment-related roles 

  • Provide support for AUN-QA Assessment registration 
  • Provide accurate guidance and advice to the university concerning AUN-QA Programme Assessments and feedback processes 
  • Provide support to AUN-QA Assessor Teams & University's Quality Unit
  • Assist the AUN-QA Team in providing strategies and management for AUN-QA Assessments 
  • Travel with the AUN-QA Assessor Team within the ASEAN Region
  • Organise and manage the administrative processes related to the AUN-QA Programme Assessment 

2. Support roles - AUN-QA Assessment Officer will assist AUN-QA team on the following duties:

  • Develop and improve the AUN-QA Assessment work process 
  • Manage and analyse database related to AUN-QA Assessors, Assessments and member universities
  • Required to provide support to colleagues in the same position, covering for sickness and absence as appropriate
  • Provide support to the AUN-QA Team with AUN-QA related activities
  • Responsible for any other duties commensurate with the position and nature of the role 

Your daily tasks will be filled with emails and letters. You will be required to solve many unexpected problems, both via email, on-site and online. You will get a chance to organise activities with people from many nationalities, manage events and write financial reports. You will also get to work with the AUN-QA Team members to ensure the success of the AUN-QA Programme Assessment and other related activities. 

Contact Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 17:00 
Employment Type: One-year contract with the potential for extension

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor Degree in any field 
  • Language skills in English are ESSENTIAL. Applicants must have excellent English skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking 

Desired Skills 

  • Analytical thinking 
  • Creativity 
  • Ability to write and communicate with different types of people 
  • Multi-tasking skills 
  • Flexibility to work on a range of projects 
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to travel abroad 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Ability to work on your own initiative 
  • Team player 
  • Intercultural awareness and sensitivity 
  • Good command of Microsoft Office (especially, words, excel and powerpoint) 
  • Good command of online meeting platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, etc.
  • Excellent ICT knowledge is advantageous 

Salary/benefit 

Starting salary at 20,000+ THB 
Annual travel insurance
Health Insurance
Fringe benefits