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Director of Academic Affairs

Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University was inspired by the Rhodes scholarship, which was founded in 1902 to promote international understanding and peace, and is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond. Blackstone Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman made personal contribution to the program and is leading a fundraising campaign from private sources to endow the program in perpetuity. The endowment will support up to 200 scholars annually from the U.S., China and around the world for a one-year Master’s Degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities and an indispensable base for the country’s scientific and technological research. Scholars chosen for this highly selective program will live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing a better understanding of China. Admissions opened in the fall of 2015, with the first class of students in residence in 2016. For more information, please visit: www.sc.tsinghua.edu.cn

To support the development of Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University which was officially launched on April 21st, 2013, the University is now seeking for most qualified people for the relevant positions. You are cordially invited to join us to work for such a high profile college, which provides infinite opportunities of self development. If you are self-starters, highly driven, passionate about education, and eager to challenge yourself in a startup institute, please now apply for the positions as below:

Department: Academic Affairs

Hiring Number: 1

Salary & Benefit: Tsinghua Contract Terms of Appointment

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assists Schwarzman College Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in managing the Schwarzman College Academic Office.
  2. Based full time in the Academic Office of Schwarzman College.
  3. Operational/routine liaison for fostering, maintaining, improving, and coordinating relations with Ministry of Education and Tsinghua University and Schwarzman College.
  4. Responsible for managing major academic projects such as the Capstone Project, academic parts of Orientation in coordination with Student Affairs and NY office, Deep Dive in coordination with Student Affairs, curriculum development and faculty governance in coordination with New York office, coordination with the Tsinghua University academic committee for Schwarzman College as needed.
  5. Streamlines academic procedures and processes and coordinates routine student communication/clarification of university policies, deadlines, requirements.
  6. Provides regular training to academic staff and coordinates regular staff meetings.
  7. Other duties assigned by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Director of Academic Programs,

based in New York

Required qualifications and experiences

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Minimum of 5 years work experience with public university in China.
  3. Professional proficiency in Mandarin is required.
  4. Fluency in English and proficiency in English writing required.
  5. Graduate degree in social sciences from an international program strongly desired.


Send your resume in bilingual languages (English and Chinese) by email to hr@sc.tsinghua.edu.cn