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13 JUN

Position Name: Director, Academic Advisor

Director, Academic Advisor

The Program

 Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends. With the inaugural class enrolled in 2016, the program gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Students pursue a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies. The concentration gives students an opportunity to focus on aspects of global affairs they may not have previously studied. Students spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators and senior leaders in business, politics and society. In an environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and cultural exchange, they learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines while building their leadership capacities. This experience will expand students’ understanding of the world and create a growing network of global leaders for the future. For those ready to make their mark on the world, Schwarzman Scholars represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We are nowpreparing to welcome our third cohort in Fall 2018. Learn more at www.schwarzmanscholars.org

Roles and responsibilities:

1. Primary function will be to work with students to review course offerings and select courses for the academic year and prepare an individualized academic plan to ensure graduation requirements are met.

2. Work closely with the academic team on the yearly curriculum review and academic year course development process to fully understand course offerings and changes and the faculty who will be teaching.

3. Coordinate with academic office and other Tsinghua schools to advise and direct scholars to relevant credit bearing courses in other Tsinghua University Schools and Departments                                                                                               

4. Coordinate with all relevant Schwarzman College departments to understand the many facets of the program to ensure that scholars know about all curricular, co-curricular, and programmatic offerings related to their interests and future plans; recommend curricular and co-curricular opportunities to further learning in areas of interest, including interests developed in connection to Deep Dive and/or Practical Training Project.

5. Working with the academic team, prepare and deliver the academic planning webinar for scholars in advance of arrival to help establish a baseline plan for scholars’ academic and co-curricular path while at Schwarzman College

6. Working with academic team, present academic requirements during orientation and design effective advising sessions for orientation.

7. Work with academic team to review course evaluation and enrollment information and make recommendations to academic team on student feedback about individual courses and faculty

8. Work closely with the Career Development team on further graduate education options (MBA, PhD, MPA, etc.), and advise students individually on these options

9. Develop resources for students wanting to go on to further study such as taking the GRE/LSAT while in China

10. Be the liaison with visitors to the College from programs for further study (law schools, etc.)

11. Provide information on course quality and student feedback about courses 12. Monitor students ‘at risk’ academically via the academic team to provide early intervention and support

13. Provide any information related to concerns about students’ health, well-being, and/or safety to the Associate Dean (Student Life), as part of our early intervention system

14. In collaboration with academic team, draft and develop policies and procedures related to academics, such as attendance, notifications, etc.

Suggested qualifications to include but not limited to:

• Minimum of 5 years work experience in China

• Graduate degree in social sciences from an international program strongly desired• Fluency in English and proficiency in English writing required• Professional proficiency in Mandarin helpful

• Familiarity with and advising experience in international social science graduate

programs strongly desired

• Experience working with Higher Education Programs at Chinese Universities, preferably

direct-enrollment programs.

  • 13 JUN

    Position: Program Assistant

    The Schwarzman Scholars program is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond. The

    endowment supports up to 200 scholars annually from the U.S., China and around the world for a Master’s Degree

    in Global Affairs program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Scholars chosen for this highly selective program will

    live in Beijing for one year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling and developing a better

    understanding of China. Opened in 2016, we are now preparing to welcome our third cohort in Fall 2018. Learn more

    at www.schwarzmanscholars.org.

    We are currently seeking highly qualified people to join us as we continue to build this innovative program. If you

    are innovative, highly driven, passionate about education, and eager to challenge yourself and to grow in a startup

    college, please consider the position below.

    Position: Program Assistant

    Organization: Schwarzman Scholars, Tsinghua University

    We are looking for an energetic, motivated and creative professional to support the work of the Student Life team at

    Schwarzman College. At Schwarzman Scholars, the Student Life team collaborates to create and deliver innovative

    and integrated student life programming, including orientation, the ‘Deep Dive’ field course and field trips, practical

    training project (PTP) placements, career development and mentorship programs, convocation and graduation, and

    various other signature Schwarzman Scholars elements. We are still a new program, and we work closely with

    students, faculty, and staff in other areas to design solutions, innovate, and be creative. We have a great team, and are

    looking for an amazing person to join us!

    Duties & Responsibilities

    1) Provide administrative support to the Associate Dean, including data entry, submitting documents, scheduling

    meetings, reading documents in Chinese and summarizing, etc.

    2) Work with the Deep Dive team on coordinating and documenting travel logistics;

    3) Provide administrative support for various Student Life areas (career services, Deep Dive, PTP, etc.)

    4) Assist with logistics for various events such as ceremonies, receptions, guest speakers, field trips, etc.

    Eligibility: Qualifications

    1) Bachelor’s degree.

    2) Minimum of 2 years' work similar work experience (some accounting/finance experience preferred)

    3) High level English and native Chinese, including exceptional written and oral communication skills.

    4) Competence with software including Microsoft Word, Excel, etc., and the ability to learn how to use new software

    and databases (ability to use graphic design software is a bonus)

    5) A willingness and ability to work flexible hours and do all types of work, including physical/manual tasks, due

    to time zone differences and the nature of student life work.

    6) Excellent organizational, and time management skills, with a strong ability to juggle multiple projects.

    TO APPLY

    · send your resume and cover letter (in English) detailing your interest and how you meet the qualifications above.

    · Send by email to: Melanie.koenderman@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn AND hr@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn

    · Application deadline: May 30th or until the position is filled

    Schwarzman Scholars, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

  • 13 JUN

    Position Name: Senior Academic Manager

    Position Name: Senior Academic Manager
    Organizations: Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University
    About The Program


    Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is thefirst scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century.Whether in politics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the worldwill depend upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends. With the inauguralclass enrolled in 2016, the program gives the world’s best and brightest students theopportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigiousuniversities. Students pursue a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of thefollowing disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies.The concentration gives students an opportunity to focus on aspects of global affairs theymay not have previously studied. Students spend a year immersed in an internationalcommunity of thinkers, innovators and senior leaders in business, politics and society. Inan environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and culturalexchange, they learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines whilebuilding their leadership capacities. This experience will expand students’ understandingof the world and create a growing network of global leaders for the future. For those readyto make their mark on the world, Schwarzman Scholars represents a once-in-a-lifetimeopportunity. We are now preparing to welcome our third cohort in Fall 2018. Learn moreat www.schwarzmanscholars.org

    Roles and responsibilities:

    1. Assists Schwarzman College Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in managing the
    Schwarzman College Academic Office
    2. Based full time in the Academic Office of Schwarzman College
    3. Operational/routine liaison for fostering, maintaining, improving, and coordinating relations with Ministry of Education and Tsinghua University and Schwarzman College.
    4. Responsible for managing major academic projects such as the Capstone Project, academic parts of Orientation in coordination with Student Affairs and NY office, Deep Dive in coordination with Student Affairs, curriculum development and faculty governance in coordination with New York office, coordination with the Tsinghua University academic committee for Schwarzman College as needed.
    5. Streamlines academic procedures and processes and coordinates routine student communication/clarification of university policies, deadlines, requirements.
    6. Provides regular training to academic staff and coordinates regular staff meetings
    7. Other duties assigned by the Academic Dean of Academic Affairs and the Director of Academic Programs, based in New York

    Qualifications:
    Suggested qualifications to include but not limited to:


    1. Minimum of 5 years work experience with public university in China
    2. Professional proficiency in Mandarin is required
    3. Fluency in English and proficiency in English writing required
    4. Graduate degree in social sciences from an international program strongly desired
    To Apply:

    Please send your bilingual resumes in Chinese and English to hr@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn

     

  • 13 JUN

    Position: Practical Training Project Manager

    Position: Practical Training Project Manager

    Reports to: Associate Dean (Student Life) / Director of Career Development

    The Program

    Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the firstscholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Whether inpolitics, business or science, the success of future leaders around the world will depend upon anunderstanding of China’s role in global trends. With the inaugural class enrolled in 2016, theprogram gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadershipskills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University inBeijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities. Students pursue a Masters in GlobalAffairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics andbusiness, and international studies. The concentration gives students an opportunity to focus onaspects of global affairs they may not have previously studied. Students spend a year immersedin an international community of thinkers, innovators and senior leaders in business, politics andsociety. In an environment of intellectual engagement, professional development and culturalexchange, they learn from one another and pursue their academic disciplines while building theirleadership capacities. This experience will expand students’ understanding of the world andcreate a growing network of global leaders for the future. For those ready to make their mark onthe world, Schwarzman Scholars represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We are nowpreparing to welcome our third cohort in Fall 2018. Learn more at www.schwarzmanscholars.org

    Description of the Position

    The Practical Training Project (PTP) program enables students to develop a further understanding of China through working or volunteering in a Chinese or international company,nonprofit organization, or institution. The PTP is a mandatory course and an essential part of thestudent experience during their year in Beijing. The PTP Manager, part of the Career Developmentteam, is responsible for developing and managing the Schwarzman Scholars PTP program.

    Responsibilities

    1. Compile and manage a database of potential PTP sites and contacts from previous PTP host organizations; 
    mentors;  alumni; staff and faculty, and other stakeholders.

    2. Create resources and run workshops for students on securing a PTP position and creating a learning plan;

    3. Work with students on any permissions/documentation necessary for their placement, and stay up to date on related administrative requirements.

    4. Review learning plans, monitor individual student progress in their positions, and ensure that all students are on track to meet the PTP requirements for graduation.

    5. Support the other Career Development staff with employer relationship management, career events and workshops, database maintenance; resource development; etc.

           6. Additional projects and tasks as assigned, based on the academic year operational needs and experience.

    Eligibility

    1. BA in relevant field (master’s degree preferred).

    2. Minimum of 3 years' full time work experience (work experience in China preferred), preferably within career development, experiential learning, higher education, or a related field.

    3. Native or near fluency in both Mandarin and English.

    4. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

    5. Excellent networking skills and ability to interface with personnel at all levels of an organization.

    6. Excellent organizational/time management skills with strong ability to manage multiple priorities.

    7. A demonstrated sensitivity to student needs and cultural differences.

    8. A willingness to commit to the role for at least two years.

    Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience

    TO APPLY

    · Send your resume and cover letter (in English) detailing your interest and how you meet the qualifications listed above.

          · Send by email to: melanie.koenderman@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn AND hr@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn· Application deadline: June 15th or until the position is filled

  • 13 JUN

    IT Manager

    IT Manager

    We are looking to contract an IT professional of senior analyst level.  The candidate will work at Schwarzman College (the “College”) at Tsinghua University (the “University”) to serve as a contracted IT consultant.

    The candidate will be based in Beijing, China, working on the University’s campus.  The candidate will report to the College’s IT Director who also works on campus.

    Name of the Position: IT Manager

    The candidate’s responsibilities will include:

    1. Working as an assistant to the IT Director in the overall management of the College’s information technology (“IT”) infrastructure.
    1. Assisting the IT Director in the planning, design, deployment, integration and maintenance of the College’s mission critical applications.
    1. Working across teams to specify hardware and software requirements and standards for application services and development platforms.
    1. Participating in the evaluation of new and emerging technologies in application development area for their suitability and usability within the College’s environment.
    1. Working with the University on the issues of application integration and customization to ensure interoperability between College applications and the core services offered by the University.
    1. Interacting with the College’s faculty, administration and students to assess their needs.
    1. Assisting the IT Director in leading the team to handle all emergencies and troubleshooting efforts in the application services area as necessary.
    1. Managing assigned project tasks to ensure timely and high-quality outcomes and providing regular status reports.

    Required qualifications and experiences:

    1. Good command of both written and spoken English
    1. BS or MS Computer Science or over 10 years of related work experience
    1. Minimum 3 years’ experience as an IT manager or team leader
    1. Proactive, self-started, highly motivated, and pertaining to details
    1. Good communicational, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills
    1. Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with a solution-minded approach
    1. Hands-on experience in supporting server room management LAN/WAN, Window platform servers, and system monitoring
    1. Proficiency in managing a Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy and Exchange environment
    1. Knowledge of virtual computing and cloud computing technologies
    1. Willingness to be on call for off hour IT issues

    Having the following qualifications will be an advantage:

    1. Knowledge of educational management software a definite advantage
    1. Knowledge of CRM, ERP and other enterprise application software
    1. Knowledge of SQL database
    1. Knowledge of telecommunication equipment (PABX, VOIP, telephone recorder)

    Please send your resume to hr@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn

     

  • Contact Us

    E-mail:info[at]sc.tsinghua.edu.cn
    Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Haidian District, Beijing 100084, P.R. China