Staff Positions

Reports to: Senior Communications Officer

Scope and Purposes:

Responsible for the implementation, and coordination of media outreach and to build and maintain a strong positive local, regional, and international image for the University. Provide timely and effective responses to media inquiries, correct inaccuracies and misinformation in media stories and proactively promote the University programs, policies, initiatives, and services. This position serves as the point of contact for all media outlets. It is the role of this position to promote a positive image of the University’s performance and accomplishments to internal and external constituencies through the creation of news stories and media pitches.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • To build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and stay informed about current projects, events, and initiatives being conducted throughout the University.
  • Maintain strong relationships with regional and local media partners and develop media pitches in line with the University mission, vision, and goals.
  • To write, edit, and translate a wide variety of communication material including, media releases, fact sheets, magazine stories, institutional documents, brochures, proposals, and event marketing materials, while ensuring accuracy of AUK messaging, statistics, and branding.
  • To attend AUK events as required.
  • To prepare key messages, speeches, and press statements for members of senior management as needed.
  • To deliver the University’s key messages to the media and to be the initial point of contact for all media enquiries or approaches.
  • To assist management in responding to emergency issues that require immediate media response.
  • To plan media recognition initiatives.
  • To monitor media coverage and news archives.
  • To coordinate University CSR initiatives related to media and communications.
  • To produce periodical media reports as required.
  • To overlook photography operations.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, mass communication, or English literature and an emphasis in business communication. Additional training experience is an added advantage.

Experience:
  • 4-5 years of professional experience in communication in educational institutions.
  • Previous experience providing a high level of customer service in a busy office.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Must possess superior English and Arabic writing skills in editorial, copyediting, and official communications.
  • Strong proof reading and editing skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and filing skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of basic marketing principles of the local region, and knowledge of a wide variety of media, local contacts in the market.
  • Proficient in advanced functions of Microsoft Office, in particular, use of Word Excel and PowerPoint to analyze and display data, experience using databases.
  • Work flexible hours.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references
  • Valid Civil ID 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

CO-PR-13122021 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.
Reports to: PR & Marketing Department

Scope and Purposes:

The position calls for a professional photographer/videographer to create high quality content to be utilized in print and digital media promoting the University’s programs and services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Create a calendar of content creation for the full academic year.
  • Create a mood board and story board illustrating content for each project.
  • Coordinate with external vendors/companies to arrange set design and/or additional equipment necessary for content creation.
  • Shoot, edit, and format content for publication in various media sources (print & digital).
  • Manage AUK photography and videography projects, requests, and archive.
  • Other special projects as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in mass communications, creative design, audiovisual communication, filming or related field.
  • Additional training experience is an added advantage.

Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar position.

Skills and Attitude:
  • Possess artistic abilities and proficiency in using professional cameras and photo manipulation software.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic.
  • Proficient knowledge of creative design and publications software, including Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to compose a shot, understand framing, color, and light to create a visually attractive shot.
  • Attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to attend evening and off-campus university events for coverage.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references
  • Valid Civil ID 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

AUDCO-PR-13122021 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Senior Graphic Designer

Scope and Purposes:

  • To be part of the in-house design of official AUK publications (departmental and external).
  • Design creative projects for various departments in AUK, as delegated by the supervisor.
  • This position requires the ability to consistently produce a high volume of quality work, meet tight deadlines, and follow-up with internal clients to complete assignments on time.
  • Contribute to project-planning from designing artwork in the initial concept phase to final printing phase.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Develop and create in-house designs used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations, brochures, advertisements, catalogs, flyers, banners, and logos for various internal departments at AUK (which also referred to as clients). Designs will integrate typographic (English & Arabic), photographic, illustrative, and graphic elements.
  • Must uphold and maintain the AUK brand identity requirements in all aspects for all graphic and design projects.
  • To develop and use computer manipulation techniques on a wide range of base materials, including photographs, to provide color correction, image enhancement and as necessary, image creation.
  • Other delegated tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in either of the following fields: graphic design, commercial art, visual communications, mass communication, advertising, or computer graphics.

Experience:
  • 3-4 years of actual professional experience in graphic design, and design management.

Skills and Attitude:
  • Expert with Apple Mac computers, and proficiency with state-of-the-art software to produce accurate and innovative graphic designs, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Freehand.
  • Candidate should be a supportive team member as well as work independently on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, presentation, and customer service skills required.
  • Must possess a positive attitude, a great work ethic, and willingness to see projects through to completion.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Bilingual skills (English and Arabic) is required.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references
  • Valid Civil ID 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

GD-PR-13122021 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Senior Communications Officer

Scope and Purposes:

Under the direction of the director of PR & Marketing prepares, assembles, edits, formats, and writes unit publications, including articles, press releases manuscripts and/or website material. Ensures all materials meet established standards of appearance and content.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Create content in the form of articles, emails, advertisement slogans, etc.
  • Attend various University events and gather, fact-check, and draft press releases.
  • Tailor and adapt the language of various texts into readable content in accordance with the intended audience.
  • Research, manage, and create content for platforms and media outlets that the University could utilize for newsletters.
  • Prepare written works and format them according to University guidelines and copyright rules.
  • Ensure consistency with all written material (style, font, tone, etc.).
  • Other delegated tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:
  • Four-year college degree in communications, journalism, English or related field.
  • Must be highly competent in journalistic-style writing, grammar, and English.

Experience:
  • 3-5 years related experience.
  • Must have demonstrated written communication skills.

Skills and Attitude:
  • Must show good interpersonal skills and demonstrate ability to work with students, faculty, and administration.
  • Must be familiar with use of MS Word, and PageMaker.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Thorough understanding of the English language.
  • Fluency in Arabic is an advantage.
  • Willingness to adapt and change writing style.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Walking, standing, researching, speaking, hearing, etc. abilities are required to operate within the environment.
  • Duties are performed within an office environment using normal office equipment.
  • (i.e. telephones, fax machines, copiers, calculators, etc.)
  • Involves moderate periods of time sitting at a computer.
  • Involves regular local travel and occasional international travel.
  • Administrative work is normally performed in an open-concept office environment.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references
  • Valid Civil ID 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

UE-PR-13122021 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Director – Writing and Tutoring Centers

Scope and Purposes:

Under the direct supervision of the director of the Writing and Tutoring Center, the academic support specialist provides academic support to students seeking assistance in the Tutoring Center and/or the Writing Center. The academic support specialist is responsible for performing day-to-day functions in providing learning support services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Provides both individual and group tutoring sessions (according to staff’s specialty) to students seeking learning support at the Tutoring Center.
  • Prepares and presents learning support workshops in a variety of formats.
  • Supervises and/or provides supplemental instruction sessions as needed.
  • Participates in the assessment and evaluation of the unit’s programs.
  • Oversees and maintains daily/weekly scheduling of part-time staff and peer tutors’ online and onsite shifts.
  • Filters and recruits qualified applicants for the Peer Tutor positions when needed.
  • Supervises and trains part-time staff and student employees.
  • Develops new ways for effectively linking content management systems and online learning support platforms.
  • Keeps student employees up-to-date with policies, procedures, activities, and events.
  • Assists with the development and revision of the unit’s processes, forms, and publications.
  • Maintains appropriate records and documentation.
  • Manages the Center’s files and resource materials.
  • Works with faculty and the Counseling Center team on identifying potential learning difficulties and develops effective strategies to address varying issues.
  • Assists in data collection/analysis for and composing of semester and annual reports.
  • Assists the unit’s team in continuing the regional and international certification processes.

Knowledge:
  • Bachelor’s degree required (master’s preferred).
  • Fluency and proficiency in English required, fluency and proficiency in Arabic preferred.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in academic support services.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in online learning support services.
  • Two years minimum experience working in a professional academic environment.

Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills: ability to work in a methodical and logical manner to manage priorities.
  • Excellent skills in content management systems, online tutoring, and learning platforms.
  • Excellent leadership skills: ability to motivate and manage part-time staff and student workers.
  • Excellent collaborative skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work some flexible hours.
  • Able to travel on AUK’s behalf.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references
  • Copy of valid Civil ID front and back 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

ASSPW - WTC - 0612021 


Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Learning & Solution Development Manager and dotted line to CCE Director

Scope and Purposes:

Supervise training delivery and CCE facilities/post-sales administrative work/quality control/administer CCE IT systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Researching, negotiating, and finalizing various international franchises of professional certifications in different fields of business which led the company to be the sole provider of its certification in GCC countries.
  • Supervising the operation of CCE courses & CCE providers during normal working hours and during weekends according to the work nature.
  • Preparing the annual training calendar for local and abroad programs.
  • Open classes and training activities on the system.
  • Open customer's record on the system.
  • Prepare the instructor’s weekly schedule.
  • Supervise the readiness of course material, catering, training hall, and IT training requirements.
  • Supervise daily registration reports by daily registration entries. Generate statistics on how many daily registrations and how much they cost.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports and send them to the operations manager and the accounting department.
  • Monitors the utilization reports of instructors, classrooms, and attendance.
  • Monitors the quality of delivery and assures that quality standards are met.
  • Co-ordinate with management for new programs.
  • Collect feedback from reports being given, and from instructors about participants.
  • Routine checkup for CCE assets (committee rooms, computer systems, projector, etc.)
  • Communicate with trainers all information related to the courses conducted.
  • Setting up class location with all its necessary setup and course tools.
  • IT inspection before the course start.
  • Assessing feedback and sending feedback reports.
  • Prepare the trainers’ schedules.
  • Coordinate with trainers for the availability of course materials.
  • Prepare registration report by registration entries.
  • Assigning trainees to classes sessions.
  • Handling the cancellation and transfer forms.
  • Data entry and any administrative work.
  • When needed, substitutes teaching of programs that fit qualifications during or beyond office hours.

Qualifications:
  • University degree: business administration preferred, computer science, software engineering.
  • 7-15 years of experience in training administration.
  • Preferably bilingual with good English communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Systematic, highly organized, quality-conscious.
  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in the continuing education/training business environment.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references.
  • Copy of valid Civil ID front and back.  

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Senior Operation Officer - SOOF - CCE - 06122021

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid and transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Director of Campus Services

Scope and Purposes: Reporting to the director of the Campus Services Department, this position will provide security and surveillance plus the guidance of outside guests to required departments.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • To be alert, attentive to all new faces or strangers to AUK.
  • Trusting, honest, and protective of all AUK community.
  • Takes care of all AUK equipment, machineries, furniture etc.
  • Should be trusted to have all master keys under his keeping.
  • Coordinating with all out-sourced security company guards.
  • Operate CCTV and access control device and software.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • High School /diploma required.
  • Good spoken English and Arabic (Arabic is a plus).
  • Read and write English. Arabic is a plus.
  • Should have a valid Kuwaiti driving license.
  • Computer knowledge, excel and word.

Experience:
  • At least 10 years’ experience required.

Skills:
  • Verbal Communication Skills.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Competency Identification Skills.
  • Questioning Skills.
  • Writing Skills.

Other comments for consideration:
  • The ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact details of three personal references 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

SG-CSD - 29112021

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Director of Admissions/Assistant Director

Scope and Purposes:

Under the leadership and direction of the director/assistant director of admissions, this position will handle the development and maintenance of reports, prospect marketing initiatives for the Office of Admissions, and is responsible for providing general customer service ensuring the University’s admission targets are achieved.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of enrollment management reports that analyze various activities involved in the student recruitment process.
  • Generate all admission letters and communication pieces through the communication flow in Banner.
  • Develop relationships with prospective students and their parents.
  • Manage prospective student data collection and entry into Banner and any related recruitment technologies.
  • Manage applicant data collection and entry into Banner.
  • Develop comprehensive communication techniques to maintain ongoing and meaningful communication with prospects, including data mining through Banner query.
  • Coordinate schedules and daily operations with the director of admissions.
  • Greet walk-ins, answer telephone, e-mail, and fax inquiries as needed and impart admissions-related information in a clear and accurate manner.
  • Collaborate closely and regularly with members of the Office of the Registrar.

Additional duties may be assigned by the director/assistant director of admissions as follows:
  • Responsibility for assisting in admissions events.
  • Development of all admissions recruitment materials.
  • Manage all Office of Admissions responsibilities for the Placement, Advising, and Registration (PAR) process.
  • Assist in development of training initiatives for the Office of Admissions.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the director/assistant director of admissions.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience and Skills:
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic.
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office software required.
  • Understanding of integrated information systems, accessing data through query, and running quality control reports to ensure data integrity.
  • Should possess demonstrated proficiency with oral presentations and written communication.
  • Must have experience working effectively as a team member with and for multicultural/multilingual populations.
  • The ability to deal with walk-in and telephone enquiries throughout the workday. 
  • The ability to work some flexible hours, including occasional evening and weekend work. 
  • The ability to travel if required.
  • Valid driving license is required.
  • The ability to work well with students as well as prospective students, their parents, University faculty, and administration.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants must submit:
  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact details of three personal references 
  • Valid civil ID and passport.

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

ADMIN - Admissions - ADMIN-22092021


Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Senior Sports Coordinator

Scope and Purposes:

Reporting to the Senior Sports Coordinator, this position is responsible for the general operations of the AUK gym, including supervising equipment maintenance, providing equipment usage instructions, providing training and nutritional advice, and ensuring the safety of the area.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Assist community members (current students, alumni, staff and faculty) in using gym equipment & workout.
  • Provide instructions for members’ workouts & how to manage and achieve set goals.
  • Provide diet plans & workout plans when requested.
  • Maintain and supervise the gym, and report any damages made to equipment or space.
  • Preserve the cleanliness of the gym and changing rooms.
  • Ensure equipment is running efficiently & report need for equipment maintenance.
  • Manage attendance rosters, and ensure access provided to only AUK community members holding a valid AUK ID.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a graduate of Physical Therapy (licensed) or Physical Education.
  • A graduate of any 2-year vocational course is also welcome but must have experience working as a gym instructor.
  • Ideally 1-3 years of experience working in a gym, fitness or wellness center.
  • First Aid, CPR & AED Training and/or Certification.
  • Must maintain current & up-to-date with fitness training certifications and/or personal training certifications.
  • Understand that community members information is confidential and the sole property of AUK and cannot be accessed for personal use.

Experience:
  • Experience in related field preferred.

Skills:
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must possess a wide knowledge of Physical Education and Therapy.
  • Must know different physical exercises as well as body building theory and technique.
  • Must have knowledge in preparing effective exercises according to client’s requirements and physical/health status.
  • Must have knowledge of nutrition and be able to give advice on proper diet.
  • Must possess knowledge of human anatomy, particularly the muscular system.
  • Must have experience and knowledge in using light and heavy gym equipment.
  • Must be willing to do personal training.
  • Must be fully aware of and compliant with COVID-19 safety guidelines and instructions.
  • Oral and written communications and interpersonal skills (English and/or Arabic preferred).
  • Ability to work with diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to coordinate and market programs.
  • Computer skills required.

Working Conditions:
  • Duties are performed within the gym.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • Updated Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references.
  • Copy of valid Civil ID front and back.  

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

PGI - SL - 20062021

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Campus Services Director

Scope and Purposes:

Responsible for the daily operations of the control room. Main scope involves ensuring all equipment and operators are working well and performing to the best of their abilities. Ensure compliance with policies and procedures and the safety and security of the whole campus.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Provide a full security control room operation in a 24-hour response environment, utilizing and operating all the systems within the control room, ensuring that all requests for assistance are attended too and that all electronic systems are operating to their optimum.
  • Ensure smooth/uninterrupted operations of CCTV and other electronic surveillance/alarm systems. 
  • Operate, monitor, evaluate and maintain CCTV systems and allied surveillance alarm devices; comprising over 326 cameras ensuring visual images are always to necessary standards.
  • Inform/alert any potential problem detected through the CCTV or electronic surveillance systems.
  • Train new staff on the operation and manning of electronic surveillance/alarm equipment. 
  • Ensure safe custody and serviceability of the CCTV and allied electronic equipment installed in the control room.
  • Monitor radio communication, attend to telephone calls and log-in all important events.
  • Maintain video recording of the monitoring station.
  • Prepare and subsequently monitor the electronic security sections and prepare needed reports regarding the control room.
  • Manage the access control project and related ID issues.
  • Manage the key control system and related key distribution to the campus community.
  • Plan, assign, review, and evaluate the work of assigned staff.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree related to technology.
  • First aid training and/or certification.

Experience:
  • Minimum of 5-years’ experience in control room operations.
  • Experience in performance evaluation, employee training and discipline. 
  • Experience in agency regulations, policies, statutes, office administrative processes and procedures. 
  • Experience in safety, security, and first aid policies and procedures.

Skills:
  • High computer competence.
  • Strong supervision developing team skills and managerial skills.
  • Strong records management skills. 
  • Strong writing and reading skills in English and Arabic. 
  • Reading and explaining laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.  
  • Accurately observing and recording any misbehavior.
  • Preparing clear and concise written incident reports. 
  • Determining and executing proper course of action under emergent conditions. 
  • Using initiative and independent judgement within established policy guidelines. 
  • Strong communication skills.

Working Conditions:
Ability to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment; ability to remain seated for extended periods of time; communicate in-person or over the telephone; ability to ascend/descend flight(s) of stairs and flexibility in working hours.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of highest degree 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Control Room Superintendent - CRS - CS - 22022021 


Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Campus Services Director

Scope and Purposes:
Safety & security coordinator handles all security and safety responsibilities at the American University of Kuwait, such as access to buildings and grounds, identifying the factors of safety and security, and finding ways of managing them through technical, operational, and procedural safeguards/procedures. The person will oversee and coordinate safety and security efforts across the AUK campus.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Secure the campus buildings and facilities around the clock.
  • Familiarize with the policies and procedures of the University, development of safety and security policies and procedures, and provide information and assistance to faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
  • Available after regular hours via AUK-provided mobile phone and as necessary, in person, helps members of the University community who may need emergency assistance at any time.
  • Respond and act quickly to fire, health, and safety issues.
  • Observe students and enforce control when necessary.
  • Report to campus services director any irregularities, security breaches, safety hazards, and emergency situations, and prepare incident reports and referrals promptly within 24 hours of an incident.
  • Liaise with fire-brigade, police, and other government offices when necessary, ensure implementation of safety and security procedures in accordance with guidelines from state or regulatory authorities and conduct periodic safety drills for all campus occupants.
  • Supervise security staff on the campus and maintain daily record of security activities, attend meetings, and perform any other jobs as assigned.​

Qualifications:
  • Diploma or higher.
  • First aid training and/or certification.

Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a security officer, or a comparable position (eg. military, police, etc.) of which 2 years should be as a team leader. 

Skills:
  • Strong emotional intelligence skills.
  • Ability to interact diplomatically. 
  • Very strong communication skills.
  • Skilled in all safety & security equipment and procedures. 
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Verbal communication skills (bilingual – Arabic and English). 
  • Writing skills in English and Arabic.

Other comments for consideration:
  • The ability to work beyond normal working hours. 
  • The ability to respond quickly when assistance is requested. 
  • The ability to control the University environment. 
  • The ability to prepare reports on Microsoft applications.
  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, law enforcement agencies, and the public. 

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of highest degree 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Safety & Security Coordinator - SSC - CS - 22022021


Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: Campus Services Director

Scope and Purposes:
This position will provide general maintenance of electro-mechanical services especially in electrical works in the University buildings.  The person should be available during and after normal working hours for any emergency technical assistance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (not all inclusive)

  • Provide all types of engineering & technical assistance to the AUK community. 
  • Maintain electricity flow and sudden shortage/fuse when required including maintenance of emergency diesel generators.
  • Periodical, planned preventive maintenance of electro-mechanical system, adjusting air-conditioning to maintain standard temperatures in the buildings.
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
  • Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Repair and maintenance of building, power supply, interior-exterior lighting system, fire alarm, signage, plumbing, and mechanical systems including irrigation water supply system etc. and prepare a list of materials required for maintenance and coordinate with concerned people for purchase.
  • Maintain daily reports, work orders, energy reading, locks & keys, tools, technical data & information, follow-up as needed and control of materials, etc.
  • Supervise contracting staff and vendors who are involving in any kind of civil, electro-mechanical works on campus and assist AUK departments with any technical assistance required for event set-up, office rearranging, etc.
  • Oversee maintenance of elevators, automatic doors, etc. by external contractors.
  • Liaise with MEW sub-station maintenance personnel during their visits.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma required.
  • Diploma in electrical engineering/mechanical is preferred.
  • Valid driving license is a plus.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Good spoken Arabic.

Experience:
  • 5 years’ experience in residential FM projects.

Skills:
  • Basic knowledge on how to use a computer.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficiency in multi-technical skills.
  • Writing skills to be able to fill out daily reports and to handle the maintenance forms.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Flexible personality; easily adapt with any situation.
  • Able to work under pressure and handle unexpected situations.

Other comments for consideration:
  • Ability to lead the technical team efficiently.
  • Ability to deal with interruptions throughout the workday.  
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to make decisions at times.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of highest degree 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references 

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Senior Facilities Technician - SFT – CS - 22022021


Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid transferable residency in Kuwait.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.