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International Office Manager (f/m)
Published(1080 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1057 days ago)
German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech)Maskat (Oman)
International Office Manager
Department: Rectorate Contract Type: Administrative - Full time Closing Date: February 24, 2017
The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) was established in collaboration with RWTH Aachen
University in 2007 in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. The vision of the German University
of Technology in Oman is to become a leading university of technology in the wider region by building on
the three pillars of education, research and innovation. Through its affiliation with RWTH Aachen University,
the German University of Technology in Oman provides students with the education required to become highly
qualified and socially responsible graduates, guided by German excellence and with a firm grounding in Oman’s
culture and heritage. GUtech’s programmes of study are accredited by the German agency ACQUIN, and the University
has recently undergone a successful evaluation by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD. GUtech faculty also
engage in local research projects, often in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University and other universities abroad.
To widen the cooperation with regional and international institutions and to attract students from the regional
and international market, GUtech invites applications for the following position:
International Office Manager
1. Requirements and Competencies
- Relevant academic degree (Bachelor or Master) in International Relations, Marketing or equivalent
- Excellent command of English and German
- Knowledge of Arabic an advantage
- Experience in International Academic Relations
- Flexibility, ready to travel nationally and internationally
- Very good communication skills
2. Tasks and Responsibilities
Representing GUtech at international exhibitions
Leading international recruiting efforts
Developing a strategy for international cooperation
Being a liaison person with international schools in Oman and abroad
Cooperation with higher education institutions and agents abroad
Increasing international student mobility
Cooperation/networking with governmental authorities relevant for the work of the office
Liaising with international partner institutions (esp. RWTH Aachen University)
Liaising with the DAAD office regarding the administration of DAAD study grants and excursions.
Preparation of visits of international delegations
Developing activities for international students at GUtech in cooperation with Student Affairs.
3. Our Offer
GUtech offers an international and dynamic environment with an extensive research network provided by RWTH
Aachen University. A committee comprising of GUtech Senior Management will select the successful applicants
and nominate them for this position at GUtech. The employer will be the German University of Technology in Oman.
The initial contract period is for 2 years, renewable. The salary is internationally competitive. Offers are subject
to receiving Omani Ministry of Manpower labour permit, which will be arranged by the University.
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