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Director, Academy

Our client is an established organisation.

Job No: 2432      |       Advertised on: 2021-10-13      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): East (eg: Kallang, Tampines, Changi)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Director, Academy to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The role of the Director will be to manage and direct daily operations of continuing education programs designed to upgrade the skills and capabilities of the Singapore Workforce. The director will incubate and pilot innovative programming, utilize university resources for workforce development and engage industry or academic experts to deliver programs to the community. This includes also managing a self-funding and profitable Academy for the years to come.

The responsibilities of this role are:
  • Plans, develops, and implements a comprehensive Continuing Education program in alignment with the University's mission and vision
  • Works with the university management, key governmental bodies, trade associations as well as industry advisory panel to plan and execute the overall philosophy and goals of Continuing Education development.
  • Works closely with the Assoc Provosts of Digital Learning, Education to deliver exceptional learning experience and programming for learners
  • Works with program owners to design, develop and deliver training programs based on the needs of the evolving workforce in Singapore,
  • Assists with policy and procedures implementation for credit and non-credit programs.
  • Recruits program owners and instructors and assists in the screening for employment. Ensures that the credentials of potential instructors are in line with professional and industry standards
  • Works with the Marketing team to develop marketing plans and strategies to position the University as a leading university in adult education
  • Collects data, including financial profile and analysis regarding continuing education and special interest programs.
  • Maintains the financial budgeting, revenue and profitability of the unit

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Communications, Public Administration, or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • At least 10 to 15 years of experience managing a large team and P&L responsibility
  • Dynamic and innovative personality, able to analyze emerging trends and latest technological innovation
  • Possess a strategic mindset and ability to craft business strategies
  • Financially savvy and ability to manage a busines unit with revenue and profitability
  • Strong operational capabilities to effectively run a self-contained business unit.
  • Ability to collaborate and work with multiple stakeholders in a complex environment and within a research-intensive university
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$14,000.00 - S$16,000.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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