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Senior Administrative Officer, SERD-EEM
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August 31, 2023
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Tel no. (66-2) 524-5056
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Senior Administrative Officer
Environmental Engineering Management
School of Environment, Resources and Development

The Senior Administrative Officer is responsible for managing and overseeing the administrative operations within EEM Program at AIT. This position plays a critical role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the program by providing administrative support, coordinating activities, and fostering effective communication both internally and externally. The Senior Administrative Officer will work closely with faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders to ensure efficient operations and contribute to the overall success of the department. 

The Senior Administrative Officer will report to the Academic Program Chair, EEM Program and Department Head.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Administrative Management: 
    • Develop and implement administrative policies, procedures, and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the department. 
    • Oversee the management of administrative tasks, including budgeting, procurement, record-keeping, and facilities management.
    • Collaborate with other departments and institute administration to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures. 
  2. Coordination and Communication: 
    • Coordinate program activities, meetings, and events, ensuring smooth execution and timely communication with relevant stakeholders. 
    • Serve as a liaison between faculty, staff, students, and external partners, facilitating effective communication and collaboration. 
    • Provide support for committee meetings, prepare meeting agendas, document minutes, and follow up on action items.
  3. Human Resources:
    • Assist with the recruitment, selection, and onboarding process for program staff, ensuring compliance with institute guidelines.
    • Oversee personnel management activities, including performance evaluations, professional development, and employee relations.
    • ​Maintain accurate personnel records and manage payroll processes in collaboration with the institute's HR department.
  4. Budget and Financial Management: 
    • Prepare and monitor departmental budgets, ensuring fiscal responsibility and adherence to financial guidelines. 
    • Coordinate financial processes, including expense approvals, reimbursements, and procurement of supplies and equipment. 
    • Collaborate with the institute's finance department to ensure accurate financial reporting and compliance. 
  5. Recruitment of new students 
    • Coordinate with school, department in attracting and enrolling prospective students to the Program. 
    • Promoting the program, engaging with potential students, providing information about programs and admission requirements, and assisting them throughout the application process. 
    • Follow up with prospective students through email, phone calls, or in-person meetings to address any queries, provide additional information, and nurture relationships. 
  6. Strategic Planning and Project Management: 
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of departmental strategic plans and initiatives. 
    • Lead or participate in special projects, ensuring effective project management and timely completion of deliverables. 
    • Conduct research, analyze data, and prepare reports to support decision-making processes within the department. 

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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