Coordinator, Work Placement - Job Posting Details
Title Coordinator, Work Placement
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To UAE Nationals only
 
Position Summary

The Work Placement Coordinator oversees the college's work placement activities for students and graduates, and develops the college's employer outreach plan to further expand, diversify and improve relations with employers in industry. The post-holder identifies and secures placement opportunities for students who are required to undertake work experience as part of their curriculum, and works closely with employers, academic management, and faculty to ensure the effective implementation of work placement plans.

Requirements

In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline is required
  • A Master's Degree in a relevant discipline is desirable
  • A minimum of 5 years' of related experience within a tertiary education environment
  • Understanding of the UAE corporate world and employer environment
  • Strong customer service skills, coupled with a high degree of professionalism, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Previous experience in a role networking and developing relationships with external stakeholders
  • A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology in the workplace
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Highly developed organizational, analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • The ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
  • A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
  • The ability to obtain a UAE driving license
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Fluency in written and spoken Arabic is essential
The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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