About Anant National University

Anant National University, India’s first DesignX university, is dedicated to training students to devise solutions for global problems through creative thinking.

Our DesignX way is unique in helping young designers develop a better understanding of the context we live in through community immersion, innovation and collaboration. The core of our pedagogy is sustainable design multiplied by a host of knowledge disciplines and technology to make problem solving impactful. Our multidisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in design, architecture, climate action and visual arts harness the knowledge from various disciplines and traditional practices to integrate it with cutting edge technology to address diverse challenges.

About Office of Student Services

The Office of Student Services at Anant National University works on designing, curating, and implementing the non-academic student experience on campus as well as at the residences. Student Services oversees campus life, residence life, university-wide events, on-campus jobs, student wellbeing, student governance and committees, branding,coutreach, and alumni relations, among others. We strive to create a thriving student experience at par with the best across institutions.

Job Type

Full Time

Reporting to

Head of Student Services

Required Education Qualification

Bachelors or Masters Degree in any discipline with a strong academic record and strong extra curricular achievements. Graduate from design/ engineering/ business background preferred.

Years of Experience:

Minimum 3 years of experience in an academic environment with experience in working with students.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRAs)

  • Project management: End to end management support in the office’s projects such as community engagement, peer learning, orientation and training programs for student teams, external projects etc
  • Event management: Includes managing existing set of events and launching new events of scale, budgeting, approvals, promoting, building student teams, sponsorships, developingvmarketing material, vendor liaison, logistics and operations, documentation and PR, etc. Some key events will be Student Fest, Navratri, festival celebrations, sports tournaments, club fair, conferences etc
  • Marketing and outreach: Managing the anant_studentlife Instagram page, marketing through events and other initiatives, external collaborations, fundraising, ensuring maximum student achievements in extra-curriculars etc. Creating impactful content featuring the student life and alumni at Anant through print collaterals, social media, campus visuals, student articles, newsletters, youtube etc. Creating reports, feedback foms, ensuring documentation wherever required.
  • Student Wellbeing and grievance redressal: Manage the offerings through Bloom Centre for Wellbeing. Provide student support, keep a pulse on the mental and physical wellbeing of students, and resolve student grievances.
  • Residence life: Ensure a comfortable, safe and productive residence life. Manage hostel allotments, check ins, student support, handling emergencies, forming protocols and ensuring compliance, grievance redressal, etc. Create hostel newsletters, develop residences into extended learning spaces that foster student creativity, expression and knowledge building
  • Miscalleneous: Managing administrative tasks, process compliance, coordination, procurements, Finance management including approvals, documentation, payment processing, Identifying and resolving bottlenecks in work, Liaisoning with other departments, external partners, vendors etc

Key Skills:

  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial and problem-solving ability. The incumbent would be expected to think on their feet and strike a good balance between student expectations and university policies.
  • Willingness to go beyond their defined job role and do what it takes to ensure smooth functioning of university operations, events, student initiatives etc.
  • Strong research and analytical mindset, written and verbal communication skills. Designing and visual content creation skills preferred.
  • Willingness to be present and lend support in case of unforeseen emergencies.
  • Having the foresight to recognise and plan for eventualities.
  • Ability to multitask and get things done in a fast paced and dynamic environment