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Communications Officer

KIMEP University - Office of the President


Ideally, an applicant should have bachelor's degree in a relevant field from a higher education institution; ideally 1 year experience of higher education institution management skills; ability to effectively work with people from all backgrounds and nationalities; expertise across the Windows Office suite at minimum; high level fluency in English; working knowledge of Russian.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Act as a link between the President’s Office and other departments to ensure that the internal communications of the Office of the President and these units function efficiently and effectively;
  • Write external official correspondence for the President;
  • Write speeches and public statements for the President;
  • Prepare communication materials for University-wide announcements;
  • In collaboration with marketing department, create effective advertising materials for international media;
  • Coordinate the president's student engagement initiatives, working collaboratively with the student government;
  • Coordinate or support the organization of events at the request of the President;
  • Take minutes at the meetings at the President’s Cabinet. Ensure that the minutes are signed by all members. Organize and maintain the files containing these minutes;
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the President’s Office;
  • Share supervisory responsibilities for student assistants in the Office of the President;
  • Undertake other projects and assignments at the request of the President or his representative

Preferred Qualifications: A master degree in a relevant field from a western higher education institution; fluency in Russian and or Kazakh. Ideally 1 year experience of western higher education institution management skills.

Application Process

Interested candidates may apply through this official source or may send a letter of interest and CV to e-mail:
Please indicate "Communications Officer" in a subject of email and your citizenship(s) at the first page of your CV ( for our database), please indicate your salary ( gross as well).

Application deadline: Open until filled

The review of applications can start on June 10, 2019

The interviews can start on June 17, 2019

Salary will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four­fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan's dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.

Location: Almaty - Kazakhstan
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th May 2019
Expires: 24th July 2019
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