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Creation Date: 2017/12/13 06:13:18
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Higher Colleges of Technology

Manager - Outreach and Engagement
Higher Colleges of Technology

Job Description

The Manager - Outreach and Engagement is responsible to promote HCT to its local community through alignment of campus practices to community requirements, events and marketing activities in coordination with Central Services. The incumbent is responsible to contribute in the establishment and maintenance of an alumni network in coordination with Central Services.


•Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is required e.g. Marketing, Media Relations, Communications.
•Minimum of six years of work experience in Outreach and Engagement or any relevant field with at least two years of experience in a managerial role.
•Lead the implementation of campus Outreach and Engagement strategic objectives and initiatives.
•Support with the development and implementation of Outreach and Engagement's policies, procedures and processes, and monitor compliance of subordinates.
•Lead the identification of opportunities to promote HCT and the campus within its community through events, marketing, network of alumni, and engagement with community's public and private organisations.
•Oversee the alignment of campus programmes/ activities to community trends (e.g. demand and supply of talent, practices, and business requirements) and provide advice to campus' management and academic staff on improvement opportunities.
•Lead the establishment and maintenance of Outreach and Engagement database (related to Industry Liaison, Alumni Affairs, Events and Marketing) to enhance overall performance of the function.
•Should have Excellent communications skills in English & Arabic.

Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Search by Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Management
  • Joining Date: 2018-02-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 9

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 6 Max: 20
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

As the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) prides itself as being one of the most progressive and innovative academic institutions in the Middle East. Today, HCT educates more than 18,000 male and female students at its 17 campuses throughout the UAE.

We teach our students at the Foundation, Applied Diploma, Bachelor and Master's levels. Our college-level courses are taught in English for degrees in Applied Communications, Business, Computer and Information Science, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Science and General Education. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that our students experience a seamless transition from the academic environment to the workplace.

The HCT is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with a number of dynamic, technology-focused initiatives such as moving toward a paper-less learning environment by embracing digital learning in our classrooms. We have launched a Mobile Learning Initiative to engage in innovative and transformative educational methodologies which take students and faculty beyond conventional classroom pedagogy, to enable ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning.

Our classes focus on experiential or learning-by-doing outcomes and prepare our students to be fully engaged in this technologically advanced world with the necessary knowledge and skills. To remain at the forefront of contemporary educational practices, HCT seeks dedicated and innovative professionals to join it in delivering this world-class education.