Student Support Officer (Local Lebanese position) | Beirut

On demand
Posted on May 23, 2019 - 5 months ago - Beirut
On demand
Full-Time Employee

Student Support Officer (Local Lebanese position) | Beirut

Starting date: 1st July 2019

The job is funded by PADILEIA (Partnership for Digital Learning and Increased Access) – a project funded through the SPHEIR (Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform) Initiative and administered by British Council, Universities UK and Price Waterhouse Cooper for UK’s Department of International Development (DFID).


Opportunities & Responsibilities:
- Managing of different aspects of Kiron’s online and offline student support services such as students communication, information and welcome sessions, different events
- Increasing student activity and success by scaling up both the online and offline services and by trusting relationship with the student body with an emphasis on clear and open lines of communication
- Communicating with third parties, such as international organizations and NGOs in the field for student outreach and recruitment purposes
- Optimisation of Kiron’s student services by monitoring and evaluation of our program as well as developing and testing new features according to student needs, ensuring enhancement of student performance and successes

Your set of skills:
- You hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience ideally in working with refugees or disadvantaged communities
- You gained work experience in setting up, managing and scaling support programs for underprivileged students and/or you have ideally worked in student counselling
- You have strong communication skills and ideally experience in reaching out to our target group and are fluent in both Arabic and English, written and spoken (C1 according to CEFRL).

Fluency in French is a plus
- You share our vision of a world in which everyone has equal chances to access and be successful in higher education
- You are a digital native, self-starter, adaptive & resilient and have an entrepreneurial mind-set

Our offer:
- The opportunity to shape an innovative educational provider with your initiative and creative input focussing on the student’s needs
- The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing social startup and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team
- A competitive salary within the social sector

As an equal opportunities employer, Kiron strongly encourages people with a refugee background and women to apply.

The position is suitable for people living with a disability.

In case of two equally qualified candidates, preference will be given to the candidate living with disability.

Ready to join our mission? Apply now!

We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “SSO-pad-Lebanon + your name” until 06.


2019 to Lea Batal (email below).

Include your cover letter, CV and availability in English in a single PDF file.

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