Job Details

Admissions Officer
Posted 274 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

Recruits students by developing networks; evaluating recruiting techniques and materials; interviewing prospective students; initiating campaigns to induce students to attend the university.


·         Minimum Qualification and Education

         Essential: Bachelor Degree in Business or any other related field.


·         Required Knowledge and Skills 

Recruiting, management, sales, and/or knowledge of higher education required; Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; Well-developed presentation skills are required; Goal oriented and intrinsically motivated with superior customer service and networking skills; Facility with MS Office Suite , social media and marketing via the e Internet as a tool; Ability to manage student files; Ability to build relationships with students and determine the correct program fit for students’ career and personal goals and follow them through the enrollment process; Experience working with adult population preferred; Professional attire and personal presentation required daily.


·         Work Experience

                        2 years of experience in Admission and Student recruitment is preferred. 

·         Language proficiency required

         Bilanguage is preferred (Arabic and English)

·         Competencies

·         Service Excellence

·         Professional Ethics and Integrity

·         Problem-solving

·         Time Management

·         Teamwork


·         Reporting line

                                              Manager of the Department of Admissions and Student Outreach

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