Administrative Officer Recruitment Notification

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Chavadimukku, Sreekariyam

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Email:; Phone: 0471-2596970

Date: 12 May 2023

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates (Indian Nationals only) for the post of an Administrative Officer on a contractual basis.

Post: Administrative Officer (Contract)

Number of Posts: One

Essential Qualification

Persons possessing a Master’s Degree in any subject (minimum of 60% marks) with administrative experience (academic and general) in Government organizations / Autonomous organizations / Academic institutions, both public and private.

The candidate should have an excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Malayalam.  Proficiency in HR management with excellent interpersonal skills, project management abilities and organizational skills are essential.

Desirable qualifications

Master of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Management (HR and Administration) with a minimum of 60% marks. Proven knowledge of Government rules, regulations and experience in handling academic programs would be an added advantage.

Experience: At least 7 years’ work experience in administration, preferably in academic program management.

Upper Age Limit: 45 years

Pay: Consolidated emoluments at Rs. 40000/-

Contract Period: The appointment will be initially for one year, which may be extended subject to the institutional requirements. The position involves a six-monthly review.



Job Description

We seek a highly motivated and skilled Administrative Officer to coordinate academic programs at GIFT and provide administrative support to the institute. The administrative officer will work with the Director, Registrar, and Program Coordinators to ensure the smooth functioning of the institute.

Job Profile

  • Coordinate academic programs, including the admission process, dealing with the affiliated university (CUSAT), scheduling classes, managing course materials, and supporting instructors and students.
  • Managing administrative tasks, such as maintaining records, managing files of students and other files related to the various activities of the institute and preparing reports.
  • Ensuring a cordial relationship between different administrative departments.
  • Serve as a point of contact for faculty, staff, students, and external members, responding to inquiries and providing assistance as needed.
  • Coordinating and preparing press releases, promotional material & publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.)
  • Content curation and handling all Social Media Platforms/Channels for GIFT
  • Support special events and activities, such as seminars, conferences, workshops, and meetings, by organizing logistics and providing on-site support.
  • Undertake such other activities as instructed by the Director/Registrar.

Application and Selection Procedure

Interested candidates may send the SOFT COPY of the detailed Curriculum Vitae along with a scanned copy of the relevant certificates to the email ID:

Only shortlisted candidates will be called through email for a personal interview (offline only) at the GIFT campus. No separate call letter will be issued.

The applicants should carry all original certificates of the qualifying examinations and the proof of experience at the time of attending the interview.

Submission deadline

The last date for receiving the applications via email is June 05, 2023. Applications received after the due date will not be considered.

Note: TA/DA (Second class train fare/ actual bus fare by shortest route) will be paid to the short-listed candidates for attending the interview.                                                                      

Director, GIFT

Application Form

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