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Coordinator, OIA
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Field of study
October 15, 2022
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Tel no. (66-2) 524-5056
Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interviews.

Office of International Affairs
Asian Institute of Technology

The Coordinator will work as a key member of the Office of International Affairs (OIA) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), which is a leading international post-graduate institution offering advanced engineering, technology, environment and management education. The Office of International Affairs initiates, facilitates and manages international cooperation for AIT. The International Affairs Coordinator will play a strong role in support of the institute attaining its international goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to raising the Institute's international profile through strategic partnership development.
  • Facilitate AIT cooperation with universities, governments, multilateral funding agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and science and research agencies in the European Union and other parts of the world.
  • Support the development of international academic programs, research cooperation frameworks and exchange programs.
  • Support the development of institute-level proposals and requests for submission to potential donors / partners – for resource mobilization for AIT, including student scholarships and research and development projects.
  • Develop and finalize institute-level partnership instruments (MoU and MoA, LoI and Partnership Agreements) and organize signing ceremonies, as required.
  • Assist AIT’s entry in and active participation with leading regional and global higher education associations and bodies.
  • Generate high-quality analyses to support strategic partnership development.
  • Provide timely and effective briefing notes for senior leadership for meetings and visits to / from existing and prospective partners; providing thorough reporting and effective follow up.
  • Support the success of student exchange programs with partners in Europe and other parts of the world by developing academic partnerships with universities for effective execution monitoring, and management.
  • Assist with the organization of international events, online or offline.
  • Other relevant assignments as assigned by the AIT President and OIA Director.


  • Relevant degree (Master’s degree from a leading university is preferred) in international relations, business / public administration, engineering, science, social sciences, education, or others.
  • Three-five years of international-level experience with demonstrated results involving strategic partnership / project / business development.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Solid understanding of the international higher education arena, universities, international organizations, multilateral funding agencies, UN agencies, and foundations
  • Knowledge of issues such as climate change, sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Cross-cultural skills. Ability to work in a multicultural environment involving extensive interaction / coordination with academicians, colleagues and stakeholders of different nationalities.
  • Team player who collaborates to achieve collective goals.
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work independently under time pressure.
  • High-level of proficiency in spoken and written English. Proven ability to communicate ideas, and write precisely and clearly.
  • Proficient in preparing and delivering presentations and communication materials, and drafting reports and briefing notes.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Knowledge of European languages is an advantage.

​We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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