Job Details

Office Coordinator - OISE
Posted 336 days ago

General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE, and the university recently received initial accreditation through SACSCOC in the United States. The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university.  AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.


Job Purpose

The purpose of the Office Coordinator - Office of Institutional Strategy and Excellence position is to provide secretarial and administrative support to the Chief Strategy and Excellence Officer and the Office of Institutional Strategy and Excellence team.


Minimum Qualification and Education

Essential: Diploma in secretarial or administrative related discipline.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • The ability to work collegially with others in an academic setting.
  • The ability to work to deadlines and maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent skills in the use of the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Work Experience

Essential:  At least five years’ experience providing support to senior officials.

Desirable: Previous experience within an academic institution.

                   Previous experience of Higher Education accreditation processes.

                   Familiarity with reporting requirements within Higher Education.


Language proficiency required

Proficient in English (bi-lingual Arabic speaker preferred)



Service Excellence-

Professional Ethics and Integrity-

Problem Solving- 

Time Management-

Team Work 


Reporting line

Chief Strategy & Excellence Officer (CSEO)

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