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Manager - Admissions and Student Outreach
Posted 179 days ago

·         General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE, and the university recently received initial accreditation through SACSCOC in the United States. The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university and will be celebrating its tenth year of operation in 2019.  AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites.


·         Job Purpose

The Manager of Admissions and Student Outreach is responsible for student recruitment, overseeing the admissions process. The position reports to the Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management.


·         Minimum Qualification and Education


       Essential: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification and professional specialization in in business related field.

       Desirable: Master’s degree in business related field



·         Required Knowledge and Skills


 Proficiency with MS Office; Knowledge of enrollment; Management and Student Interaction skills; analytical skills; problem solving abilities;       leadership skills; planning and organization; people management; initiative; strong communication; maintaining high attention to details; high   degree of professionalism and discretion



·         Work Experience


       Essential: At least 5 years of experience in Admissions and Student Recruitment in a managerial position or 5 years of experience in                 marketing manager role in any industry.

      Desirable: Experience in higher education institution


·         Language proficiency required


       Bilingual in English and Arabic

       Advanced proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English;

      Advanced proficiency in speaking, reading and writing Arabic



·         Competencies


        Service Excellence

        Professional Ethics and Integrity


       Time Management



·         Reporting line


        Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

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