The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.
With more than 600 staff and 3,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 30 diploma programs and 3 brand new applied degree programs through student-centred learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.
Duties & Responsibilities:
This position requires an enthusiastic individual who will support the provision of opportunities to study abroad for CNA-Q students, and provide a high level of service to students and related stakeholders. To promote the benefits of international education experiences and contribute to the development of new relationships and partnerships to facilitate them, in line with the college’s strategic plan.
The candidate will co-ordinate and administer agreed employee and student placements and projects overseas to enhance and enrich the student experience, including full semester exchanges, international conferences, instructor-led study abroad programs, language immersion training and credit coursework at partner institutions.
The International Education Senior Specialist will collaborate with the Admission and Registration Department and Student Life and Services Department to promote International Education Programs to prospective and registered students during recruitment on campus activities.
More roles include, developing, producing and delivering promotional presentations, materials and publications to inform employees and students, prospective students, families and other relevant stakeholders about international education opportunities as well as providing support, advice and information to students considering international education and study abroad, to ensure they make well-informed decisions.
The successful candidate will deliver pre-travel sessions and workshops to prepare students and employees for travel and maintain communication with students prior to and during their period of study overseas in order to provide support and resolve problems to ensure a positive educational experience.
The successful candidate will support in the research and development of new study abroad and exchange partnerships and opportunities for students in line with College strategy. Also, collaborate with Program Development, Faculty and staff to embed international activities across Schools to ensure that all students have access to relevant opportunities.
Education and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration is required.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience is required.
Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic language is preferred
Other Required Skills:
Good organization skills with a high standard of professional integrity. A proactive can-do attitude to work and good time management is essential. Commitment to provide service excellence. Good attention to detail is required. Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic work environment. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Package and tools is required.
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