UOWD6630 - Test Centre Coordinator

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: UOWD College
Department: IELTS
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubai
About Position:

The position of the Test Centre Coordinator works in conjunction with the LSC Registrar who is charged with the overall responsibly for security and integrity of the administration and running of IELTS tests for the IDP: IELTS test Centre, AE109 at UOWD. Coordinating with the LSC Registrar, the position has a significant role and set of responsibilities directly related to day-to-day administration and operations, test day preparations, test day administration and post-test administration including PSN Management.

On IELTS test days, the Test Day Coordinator assumes the role and responsibilities of the IELTS Administrator.

Under the supervision of the LSC Registrar, he/she would complete all tasks directly related to the IELTS standards and PSN in order to maintain quality delivery of exams and achieve the Centre’s test targets with a view of increasing market share in Dubai.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management or IT or Business Administration
  • IWAS \ IAM certified / experience is preferred
  • 2 years minimum experience of working in an exams environment is preferred
Essential & Desirable Criteria:


  • Customer centric approach
  • Ability to manage difficult customers
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Strong office management skills and ability to multitask
  • Advanced level of computer technology skills: MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and database systems.
  • The successful applicant needs to display a high level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality in handling test information and materials, combined with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • The role requires multi-tasking and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • The ability to follow procedures with an eye for detail and ensure quality management
  • The ability to follow instructions and adhere to procedural requirements.
  • Strong communication skills are required for handling all the interdepartmental and external relationships
  • Flexible to work on weekends and late shifts
  • A commitment to Values of Integrity, Passion, Courage, Excellence, Collaboration and Innovation


  • Knowledge of the institutional structure of UOWD and IELTS would be an advantage.
  • An interest in developing the full potential of IELTS through promotions and marketing.


To Apply:

Closing date: 20 January 2019

All interested applicants are requested to apply through our online application system at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. Only online applications will be accepted and reviewed against the set criteria given. The review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the selection of the right candidate.



Remuneration & Benefits:

Annual Salary ranges between AED 120,000 - AED 132,000.

The successful candidate will enjoy the interaction with a professional and dynamic team of highly respected educators from over 65 different countries and exposure to students from over 100 nationalities.

The University offers an expatriate package, which includes an attractive tax-free salary. The package includes five weeks of paid leave per year, private medical for employee and eligible dependents, life and disability insurance to all staff and education allowance for eligible dependents.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. CV