Job ID: 133517

Campus Life Officer

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

  • Nov. 14, 2019
  • Campus Life Officer
  • Deanship of Student Affairs
  • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
    Al Khobar, Eastern
    Saudi Arabia
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Student Affairs


POSITION Manager, Campus Life
DEPARTMENT Student Affairs
SCHOOL Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
REPORTS TO Dean, Deanship of Student Affairs


The Campus Life Department offers a variety of programs and services that are intentionally designed to complement and enhance the student’s educational experience at PMU. While students sharpen their intellectual skills in the classroom, the campus life programs are designed to complement classroom learning through experiences, group work, and activities. These programs also provide a variety of opportunities for our students to develop additional skills in their six core competencies.

The primary goals of the Department of Campus Life, therefore, include providing programs to orient new students to the university, providing opportunities for student involvement and leadership, developing programs to develop lifelong recreational skills, providing a safe, orderly and positive campus climate, and eventually developing a safe and supportive residential community.
Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University is inviting applications for the position of Manager, Campus Life.


Coordinate, oversee and manage all the student co-curricular and extracurricular activities in the areas of student life (including dormitory residents) sports and recreation, clinic, and other activities and programs.


  • Manage and supervise sports and recreation programs at PMU;
  • Manage and supervise the continuous development of leadership programs for students;
  • Confer regularly with Staff to plan, coordinate and evaluate activities, assign and review work, assist with difficult or unusual tasks, resolve problems and plan work schedules and campus calendar accordingly.
  • Oversee and coordinate the planning, development, and performance of residence halls and gymnasium, and the dispensary and liaise with maintenance division about sports/recreation/resident life facilities, equipments, and grounds.
  • Oversee and coordinate the planning, development, improvement and delivery of new students orientation programs;
  • Oversee participation of volunteers for various programs and events. Monitor and assist as necessary with all daily office operations, including programs and facilities.
  • Oversee and administer the activity operating budget, as well as projects’ budgets. Supervise the proper processing of budgets and receipts from student organizations, sports and recreation/resident life programs;
  • Play a leading role in the development of external support to enhance student life sports/recreation/resident programs and infrastructure;
  • Play a leading role in securing and coordinating faculty and staff support to student programs, activities and organizations, including advising of clubs and societies, and participation in student/faculty partnership and mentoring programs;
  • Oversee participation of volunteers for various programs and events. Monitor and assist as necessary with all daily office operations, including programs and facilities.
  • Carry out a variety of key office planning functions, related to scheduling, promotional efforts, operating policies and procedures, facility improvements.
  • Work closely with and carry out the departmental policies and the policies of the Student Services Committee.;
  • Confer regularly with the Director of Student Affairs and personnel to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs/facilities, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems.
  • Represent the University with a variety of individuals and groups in the community in carrying out various community service and promotional activities as well as coordinating and scheduling related programs;
  • Serve as a liaison between Student Life office and Student Services Committee.
  • Supervise the administration of appropriate office record keeping systems, and student campus life transcript. Prepare various administrative/operations reports
  • Prepare various administrative/operations reports and ensure knowledge transfer within the department;
  • Continuously upgrade the departmental programs by benchmarking best practices in the field;
  • Coordinate quality assurance with Student Affairs Quality Committee, and actively prepare reports and plans intended to accreditation bodies;
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the Dean;
  • Assure that maintenance of facilities is addressed.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Suitable candidates should have earned a Masters or Bachelors in Business Administration or a related discipline from an accredited institution.

Suitable candidates must have demonstrated management experience with increasing levels of responsibility, either in a professional or academic setting, including experience in administering an organization through scheduling, supervision, and evaluation.

Suitable candidates should have experience in the supervision and management of budgets and expenditures, strategic planning, academic program development, fiscal and academic planning, resource management, program development and problem solving in similar organizations.

Suitable candidates should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to articulate and advocate for the needs of the College.


  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated record of planning and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
  • Relevant subject matter expertise.
  • Experience managing research projects or research laboratories.
  • Enthusiasm, responsibility, and team-building skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.


Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of BS/Master’s Diploma, and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee.

Positions advertised on our job website and can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

For more inquiries about this position, please contact the following: (please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement)

Global Engagement:


PMU reserves the right to alter, amend and add responsibilities to this position in line with the institutional needs. Changes and amendments to this job description shall be within the academic framework and the general employment conditions.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Ms. Shazia Sammer Syed
    International Recruitment
    Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
    Al Khobar, Eastern
    Saudi Arabia
  • +96638495452

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