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Careers

We are a family of dedicated professionals which assists in growth and enrichment of each member. Together we work for the vision and mission of the University.

Junior Mechanic / Junior Lab Assistant

Number of Opening: 1

Required by Date: 21st January 2017

Post Description

The candidate should be capable of carrying out following tasks:

  • Operation and maintenance of all conventional machines such as lathe, shaper, slotter, milling, grinding and drilling machines.
  • Maintaining cutting tools of workshop equipment, raw material and their inventory.
  • Assembling of various components.
  • Supporting student projects and workshop practices.
  • Ensuring and implementing safety measures.
  • Welding, fitting and assembly jobs conforming to specified quality standards. The work includes Setting up of welding machines based on the job at hand.
  • MIG, TIG, Arc, Gas welding of steel, aluminum and stainless steel components.
Qualification and Experience
  • Passed ITI with Machinist / Turner / Welder Trade.
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience.
  • Ability to learn the latest relevant technology.

Preference will be given to candidates who have obtained professional certificate from government / professional body.

Send in your updated resume at office_seas@ahduni.edu.in.

Teaching Assistant

Number of Openings: 2

Required by Date: 21st January 2017

Position Description

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Handling laboratory sessions of various courses in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Assistance in setting up laboratory experiments as well as preparation of teaching material for laboratory sessions.
  • Helping students in project work.
  • Academic work assigned by faculty.
Qualification
  • B.E. or B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering preferably with first class.
  • Candidate shall have good communication skills and ability to learn new technologies.

Send in your updated resume at office_seas@ahduni.edu.in.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Department: Information Technology

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ahmedabad University (AU)

Team Size: 3

Employment Type: Permanent

Level: Senior Management

Role Summary

Responsible to design, develop and execute the University’s strategy on educational computing, digital and learning while providing leadership in IT system and support in the AU campus.

Responsibilities
  • Design, Develop and Integrate a robust and centralized IT infrastructure and services system.
  • Create and carry out strategic planning for information technology from a University wide perspective.
  • Design, Develop and maintain the hardware and network side of the University.
  • Identify and implement leading-edge technology to enhance University processes and services.
  • Provide leadership in managing stack of services necessary to deliver best-in-class IT support.
  • Engage and ensure smooth transition of the IT systems in the new ERP.
  • Software support in developing packages and solutions for the University.
  • Aware of the trends in Education sector especially Universities and accordingly propose and implement modules along with ERP team.
Key Skills
  • Knowledge of Education Industry necessary to align technology-related decisions with AU’s goals.
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies, particularly relevant to large- scale University systems and operations.
  • Responsible for interactions with faculty and staff, vendors, and internal and external auditors on information technology issues.
  • Supervise Information Technology Services staff and responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of information technology.
  • Communicate effectively with constituents and stakeholders at all levels both verbally and in writing.
  • Negotiate contracts with applicable vendors.
  • Highly collaborative style and exemplar in interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Work varied hours.
  • Effectively manage both operating and project budgets.
  • IT management experience in a complex multi-site University setting.
Qualification
  • BE/ MCA/ MSc Computer Science with 10-12 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Expertise in both technology and services in the Education domain will be preferred.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in. Apply Now

Faculty Requirement

Ahmedabad University invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for faculty position at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and Professor) for each of its school.

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Applications are invited for:
  1. Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM)

    Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSOM) at Ahmedabad University (AU) has over 2500 students across various programmes under the umbrella of Management covering the entire range from undergraduate to Doctoral degrees and certificate programmes for practitioners. Education at AU draws strength from the interdisciplinary ethos which drives the various schools and to nurture this spirit, variouscentres have been established. Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) under AMSOM focusses on academic, practice and research issues in the domain of Heritage and Culture, is one of its kind in India and specializes in heritage management to promote conservation and management of heritage assets.

    Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate capability for carrying high quality research and should have completed or be in the final stages of completing their PhD. Associate Professors should have a track record of research and teaching. Professors are additionally expected to provide academic leadership at the School.

    Applications are invited from candidates in all fields of Management including the following:
    • Accounting
    • Communications
    • Economics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • Heritage Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Systems
    • Operations Management
    • Operations Research
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Public Policy
    • Statistics
    • Strategy

    Interested candidates may send their CV, list of references and samples of recent research output to deanamsom@ahduni.edu.in. Information about Ahmedabad University and AMSOM is available at www.ahduni.edu.in.

  2. School of Engineering& Applied Sciences (SEAS)
    SEAS delivers undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programmes with extensive student-centric pedagogies to produce relevant learning outcomes. Our project-based approach and a design driven curriculum prepare graduates with aptitudes for lifelong learning, complex problem solving, and design and innovation orientation. http://seas.ahduni.edu.in/

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Computer Science& Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Materials Science
    • Communications and Information Technology

  3. School of Arts and Life Sciences (SAS)
    SAS currently operates in all fields of Biological and Life Sciences includingnanobiotechnology and related domains of environmental biotechnology, nanomedicine, toxicity and safety assessment. http://dbls.ahduni.edu.in/

    SAS is in the process of establishing divisions in Humanities and Languages, Social Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Performing & Fine Arts.

    Applications invited in the following disciplines:
    • Biology and Life Sciences
    • Humanities and Languages
    • Social Sciences
    • Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    • Performing and Fine Arts

Interested candidates could kindly email their resumes at provost@ahduni.edu.in Apply Now

Communications Head

Department: Communications

Reporting to: Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ahmedabad University (AU)

Team Size: 3 members

Role: Permanent

Level: Senior Management

Role Summary

Provide leadership in synergising the brand AU through comprehensive, strategic, creative, proactive and forward-leaning communication plans. Collaboratively work with peer group within and outside the organization as the communications partner on a variety of initiatives and day-to-day operations developing and executing in a way that is consistent with AU.

Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement and evaluate the annual communications plan across the organization in collaboration with the VC, deciding who, where, and when to disseminate information/communication.
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, website, newsletters, brochures, internal and external communication communications, industry relations, media relations, special events, public affairs, strategic communications, corporate communications, executive positioning, and industry outreach.
  • Manage the development, implementation, & integrity of the AU brand by ensuring all communication material and tools contribute towards significant improvement of the brand's visibility & promotion.
  • Take lead in generating online content that engages all the stakeholders leading to measurable actions.
  • Significantly build, maintain & further develop business relations with media, both local & at national level.
  • Promotes information sharing and gathering of knowledge from the education sector.
  • Establish and maintain strategic networks that drive organisational effectiveness.
  • Achieves and delivers results in a timely way while managing resources (people and budgets).
Key Skills
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative style, exemplar interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong experience in developing communications strategies and track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently.
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels.
  • To "manage by influence" with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, programme participants, counterparts from other institutes and other supporters.
  • Ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new Initiatives.
  • Extensive experience and significant success in a corporate communication environment.
Qualification
  • An accomplished professional having 12-15 years of communications experience, with a leadership role experience of not less than 5 years, ideally in an "in-house" leadership role within a complex, (number and variety of constituents) non-profit entity.
  • MBA in Marketing & Communications from a premier institute.
  • Extensive experience in providing strategic and operational advice to executives on internal and external communication matters.
Key Challenges
  • Develop a strategic and integrated communication function for AU with supporting policies and frameworks.
  • Foster and maintain strong professional working relationships with key stakeholders to understand and meet their communication requirements and manage their expectations.
  • Balance innovation & creativity whilst ensuring consistency & maximising communication effectiveness across AU.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in. Apply Now

Industry Engagement and Placements Executive

Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups / Campus Placements preferred.

Department: Career Development & Industry Engagement

Reporting to: Director, Career Development & Industry Engagement

Level: Executive

Role Summary

Industry Engagement & Placements Executive is responsible to look after the placement activities, internships and projects of students. He/she should have closely liaised with various industries and streams (Management/IT) for placement of students. The incumbent is responsible for organizing campus recruitment process, lectures from industry professionals, have hands-on experience in providing excellent service to both students and partner organisations, balancing the needs of these various stakeholders in the identification, confirmation and administration of placements.

About us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Responsibilities
  • Experience in campus placement and corporate relations required
  • Prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling as appropriate, or other means of generating interest from potential companies. Have persuasive approach and pitch to convince potential companies to build relationship with the university
  • Grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new collaborative opportunities with companies
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization
  • Research and build relationships with new clients
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
Key Skills
  • Excellent Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing and Influencing Skills
  • Motivated for Sales, can identify Customer Needs and Challenges
  • Must have a flair for rapport building, sustaining and building relationships both externally and internally
  • Confident, articulate and have excellent communication skills
  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people
Qualification

Masters in Management with minimum 3 years of experience in similar position

Other Factors

Travel Factors: Approximately 50% within India

Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups/Campus Placements preferred

Salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in. Apply Now

Industry Engagement and Placements Manager

Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups / Campus Placements preferred.

Department: Career Development & Industry Engagement

Reporting to: Director, Career Development & Industry Engagement

Level: Manager

Role Summary

Industry Engagement & Placements Manager is responsible to look after the placement, internships and projects of students. He/she should have closely liaised with various industries and streams (Management/IT) for placement of students. The incumbent is responsible for organizing campus recruitment process, lectures from industry professionals, have hands-on experience in providing excellent service to both students and partner organisations, balancing the needs of these various stakeholders in the identification, confirmation and administration of placements.

About Us

Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit University that offers students a liberal education with a focus on research-driven and project-based learning. https://www.ahduni.edu.in/

Responsibilities
  • Experience in campus placement and corporate relations required
  • Prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling as appropriate, or other means of generating interest from potential companies. Have persuasive approach and pitch to convince potential companies to build relationship with the university
  • Grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new collaborative opportunities with companies
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization
  • Research and build relationships with new clients
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
Key Skills
  • Excellent Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing and Influencing Skills
  • Motivated for Sales, can identify Customer Needs and Challenges
  • Must have a flair for rapport building, sustaining and building relationships both externally and internally
  • Confident, articulate and have excellent communication skills
  • Highly positive and self-motivated, friendly and accessible, initiating easy connect with people
Qualification

Masters in Management with minimum 5 - 7 years of experience in similar position

Other Factors

Travel Factors: Approximately 60% within India

Individuals having work experience in Education Industry in areas of Business Development/ Educational Sales/Corporate Tie Ups/Campus Placements preferred

Salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

Send in your updated resume at careers@ahduni.edu.in. Apply Now

Learning & Development Executive

Department: Career Development and Industry Engagement

Reporting to: Director, Career Development and Industry Engagement

Level: Executive

Role Summary

The Learning and Development Executive’s role is to support the overall career development initiative of the University across different Schools and help the students develop. Arrange Training programmes for soft skills and for interview facing skills for the students using institutional and external expertise. Organise training venues across schools, logistics, transport, accommodation as required, to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery.

Responsibilities
  • Identify career & skill development needs of students within different schools, and regular consultation with faculty and human resources departments.
  • Devise individual learning plans.
  • Produce training materials for in-house courses in consultation with concerned authorities.
  • Manage delivery of training and development programmes.
  • Monitor and review the progress of students through questionnaires and discussions with faculty & placement cell.
  • Evaluate career development programmes.
  • Amend and revise programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to the needs of the stakeholders.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues and other internal departments.
Key Skills
  • Strong understanding of learning needs analysis, creation of training programs.
  • Interpersonal skills, good written and spoken communication, problem-solving, initiative and the ability to offer new ideas, organisational and planning skills, time management to meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Ability to work as an individual and to be a team player.
  • Confident, articulate and have clear communication skills with all level of employees & students.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude all the time.
Qualification

Masters in HR/ Psychology with minimum 3 years of experience in similar position.

Other Factors

Travel Factors: Approximately 25%, primarily within different AU Schools and Centres.

Compensation will depend on abilities and experience.

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