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Senior Business Development Executive

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MY


The Senior Executive (Community Building & Inclusion) of SEAL is responsible in overseeing the student leadership bodies and societies at Taylor’s.

He/She is responsible in creating, developing, and championing institution wide initiatives through student bodies, by promoting integration, inclusion and community building. He/she would also look into initiatives with internal departments, government and non-government linked organisations that would add value to the student community.

He/She will be the official Advisor the appointed student bodies/societies and will coach/guide and develop the student leaders to set a goal/direction, plan and execute strategies that are in line with their deliverables annually.

1. Develop, coach and mentor Student Bodies/Societies
  • The appointed advisor of Taylor’s Orientation and other allocated societies.
  • Empower Taylor’s Orientation Leaders in being the face of student run activities and events happening in Taylor’s.
  • Work with the Orientation Leaders to involve and introduce all relevant Student Councils during orientation week for new students to know who their council representatives are.
  • Guide, support and inspire student leaders to initiate, implement and execute institution wide events based on their deliverables and cause according to university/college policies and regulations.
  • Ensure prominence of campus vibrancy initiatives through student bodies/societies.
  • Establish a clear direction and objective for orientation leaders annually under his/her care.
  • Ensure the orientation leaders are ready for any audit related exercises by preparing students for interviews, record keeping, reports and data submission to the relevant parties.
  • Develop and train the student leaders to be prepared for any university level academic and administrative meetings.
  • Ensure the quality of the yearly orientation leaders selection through the shortlisting and selection process and commissioning them into office/ the student body.
  • Develop a good relationship with Head of Schools, Executive Deans, and Department Heads to troubleshoot any related challenges.
2. Develop Training/Teaching Materials and Conduct Workshops/Modules
  • Develop content and facilitate training and workshops relevant to the development of student leaders.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the trainings/modules and improve continuously.
  • Review training/teaching materials for continuous quality improvement.
3. Facilitate Early Engagement/First Year Experience with First Year Students
  • Spearhead orientation programmes to effectively on-board new students.
  • Promote services offered by faculties and student support centres. Introduce Taylors Graduate Capabilities, emphasize important transition issues for tertiary success and other initiatives.
  • Offer targeted prevention to late student engagers (students who missed orientation) and selected sub-groups, i.e. international students/scholars.
4. Student/Parent Orientation
  • Coach, mentor, challenge and ensure the success of the Taylor’s Orientation Leaders
  • Assist in the development, planning and delivery of student and parent orientation. This covers areas like the budget planning, availability of logistics, readiness of the Orientation Leaders, scheduling of the events, relevancy of materials, fluidity of information dissemination, and rehearsal sessions.
  • To promote good engagement with new students, with many interactive sessions to boast attention and reduce boredom. To have the earliest connection with students prior to the start of orientation. The measure is get at least 90% positive response from the satisfaction survey.
  • Develop multimedia resources to support parent and student orientations. Ensure multimedia resources are available on the student portals under a specified timeframe before the start of orientation, and ensure critical information for students and parents is disseminated via multimedia access on the web, mobile apps, etc. Lecture capture of the orientation event to be made available in related events.
  • Assist in organizing student leadership development programmes for the Orientation Leaders to inculcate leadership qualities. Programmes include conducting skills development sessions to train Orientation Leaders with project management, public speaking, and event coordinating management.
  • Work with Talent Management Executive to ensure appropriate talents to support orientation week.
5. Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Oversee 1 direct report with the following portfolio:-
  • Strengthen the international clubs to provide support for international students
  • Work with Taylor’s International Office, Student Welfare Department and other departments necessary to strengthen international student community and ties.
  • Establish partnership with various internal and external stakeholders and embassies to support international students and clubs.
  • Organise diversity & inclusion workshop, awareness campaigns, events including one signature event and/or other initiatives depending on the needs of the community to ensure students are well supported.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to mentor and drive intervention programmes when necessary.
6. Coach and guide direct reports successfully
  • Set goals, clearly define behavioural and professional expectations and consistently monitor the progress of your direct report
  • Have weekly check in sessions with direct reports to monitor their performance and provide constructive feedback for their career success.
  • Ensure direct reports clearly understand their duties or delegated tasks.
  • Develop their KPIs and conduct their yearly performance appraisals.
  • Monitor and check the quality of their tasks and completion.

1. Manage projects/events/resources to promote leadership, engagement and student development
  • Handle key aspects of managing an event/project from liaising with stakeholders to managing the promotions and publicity of events to ensure achievement of outcomes.
  • Collaborate on projects related to university-level initiatives.
  • Enhance and update resource materials for students.
  • Support the promotion and visibility of the clubs and societies to the Taylor’s community.
  • Support SHINE related events and initiatives.
2. Collaborate on research/benchmarking/data gathering activities.
  • Assist with fact finding, research and data analysis and make recommendation when necessary.
  • Conduct benchmarking on issues pertaining to orientation, student council and community building.
3. Adhere to and support department systems and procedures.
  • Ensure records and reports are completed and escalated on a periodic basis to ensure quality assurance.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and evaluation of the centre’s services for higher productivity and continuous improvement.
4. Other tasks and responsibilities
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the immediate superior.

  • Degree in any related discipline.
  • At least 5 years of working experience, preferably in an educational institution with involvement in clubs and societies management, coaching/mentoring, workshop facilitation, and student advising.
  • Results oriented – knowledge and skills of workshop facilitation; attention to detail and ensures quality of work is high.
  • Multi-skilled – possesses good planning and organizing skills; able to coordinate project and manage events.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills – able to identify and respond to problems appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Able to prioritise tasks according to department agreed upon Service Level Agreement.
  • Able to develop workshops and modules according to the needs of programme.
  • Able to analyse and interpret the needs of students and offer appropriate solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage with students, and liaise with people in all positions.
  • Handles general tasks independently; refers complicated tasks to supervisor/senior.
  • Able to maintain records systematically in a way that is accessible to others.
  • Has competent IT skills – knowledge and skills in using software applications.
  • Strong administrative and time management skills to ensure successful planning and execution of events, stakeholder management and report gathering.


1 Jalan Taylors Petaling Jaya Selangor Malaysia
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