The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST).
University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University offering applied Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields.
UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuous Education and development and more.
it started as a College and transformed into a university in 2021.
With more than 600 staff and over 5,000 students, UDST is the destination for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Our faculty are committed to developing students’ skills and help raise well-equipped graduates that are proudly contributing to a knowledge-based economy and making the Qatar National Vision 2030 a reality.
University of Doha for Science and Technology Student Engagement Division - Profile :
University of Doha for Science and Technology Student Engagement Division is inviting nominations and applications for the position of Student Life Specialist.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Student Life, the Student Life Specialist must possess the skills and expertise necessary to support the Student Engagement Division of the University and fully implementing UDST’s mission and vision.
Duties & Responsibilities :
This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who will research, develop, implement and monitor a variety of student enrichment activities, programs and events to engage students in a broad campus life experience that will enhance education and provide personal and professional development opportunities in alignment with UDST’s overall objectives.
The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of industry experience in Student Engagement and possess the qualifications necessary to be successful in the role of Student Life Specialist.
The incumbent will coordinate the logistical arrangements of student enrichment activities and events, including scheduling, marketing, purchasing and focus on accurate record maintenance for all the activities and data production to meet the Student Engagement reporting requirements.
The successful candidate will collect and analyze student feedback to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and to ensure relevance to student life and continuous improvement of activities offered.
The successful candidate will develop and maintain partnerships with student clubs to support consistent membership and an active program.
The successful candidate shall also provide guidance to students in all aspects of student life, including information on accessing UDST services such as careers advice, information on employment opportunities and financial aid.
The successful candidate will develop and maintain up-to-date promotional and informational materials regarding student development activities to improve awareness and increase participation.
The incumbent will support Student Engagement to organize Student Orientation, ensuring students are informed about enrichment activities.
The candidate will also support the recruitment of Student Ambassadors and assist with training and development to ensure they are effective ambassadors of UDST.
The successful candidate will investigate and coordinate student conduct case and train / supervise student workers also monitoring student compliance with disciplinary sanctions.
The successful candidate will support the work and initiatives of the Student Council (SC) to encourage leadership development and improve student engagement.
Education and Certifications :
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized, accredited institution.
Minimum 5 years relevant experience
Fluency in written and spoken English language is required
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language is required
Other Required Skills :
Highly reliable individual with an exemplary track record of student engagement in a post-secondary institution. A proactive, can-do attitude to work and good time management is preferred.
Candidate should be team player and possess ability of analytical thinking and problem-solving including self-development and continuous professional development.
Candidate should also demonstrate explanatory communication and interpersonal skills focusing on Student success, health and wellness and career planning and should handle the student life cycle smoothly.