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Talent Programs Management Officer, Human Resources

Talent Programs Management Officer, Human Resources

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Compensation Grade 
Band 53
Job Family 
Business/Professional Administrative
Shanghai-Human Resources

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Position Summary

The Talent Programs Management Officer is mainly responsible for the application for various Talent Programs in China for NYU Shanghai. S/he will initiate and maintain regular contacts with those governmental and non-governmental entities that are relevant for Talent Programs. S/he will also communicate closely with academic units and faculty internally to direct and facilitate the program application with success.


The Talent Programs Management Officer is also responsible for policy study and analysis, strategy development, and proposal preparation for overall Talent Programs Management.


S/he will report to the Director of Human Resources.


The main responsibilities for this position will include the following but may not be limited to:


  • Serve as university liaison with external and internal constituents, identify opportunities for talents programs, and manage applications to various talents programs, including but not limited to ‘The Thousand Talent Program’ at national level, ‘The Changjiang Scholar Award’, ‘Ten Thousand Talent Program’, ‘The Thousand Talent Program’ of Shanghai, ‘The Orient Scholarship Award’, ‘Leading Academics’, ‘Young Top-notch Talent’, ‘The Hundred Talent Program’ of Pudong, etc.


  • Provide assistance to faculty applicants, including but not limited to making general presentations/one-on-one trainings, organize internal committee review meetings, respond to inquiries from faculty applicants, provide assistance in compiling materials and getting all materials printed and ready for submission, etc.


  • Consult with program sponsors, manage whole process of talent programs implementation which mainly include talent program grants disbursement, mid-term review, annual evaluation, and program completion check to ensure that all programs meet guidelines and requirements.


  • Ensure all program files in paper and computer, and all related statistics and analysis are complete, accurate and current.


  • Collect and study all the information/policies in China relevant to higher education talents, and provide analytical reports and/or recommendations to the HR Director and university leadership.


  • Collect and analyse the information of national and municipal high-end talent programs, and maintain good communication with other universities.


  • Enhance the communication and collaboration with key departments in the University (e.g. the Provost Office, the Office of Research, Office of Faculty Affairs, etc.) to ensure smooth implementation of relevant affairs related to talent programs.


  • Be responsible for the submission and management of other award programs at national or municipal level, including but not limited to SAFEA OEI Programs, ‘Shanghai Magnolia Award’, ‘Shanghai Yucai Award’, etc.



Required Education

  • Master’s degree or above; talent program management background preferred.

Required Experience 

  • 5+ years prior experience related to talent program administration and management in China;
  • A proven record of maintaining productive relationship with relevant entities and personnel.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of major high-end talent programs;
  • Excellent program management skills, and especially time management;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills both in Chinese and English, in oral and in written;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with strategic perspective and ability to influence;
  • Being highly proactive, cooperative and productive;
  • Being able to work under pressure with multi-tasks.

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