Student Recruitment Officer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Enrollment Management & Students Services | Full-time


We are looking for a talented Student Recruitment Officer to join the American University in the Emirates. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading and co-coordinating all activities related to student recruitment, and provide advice, guidance and assistance relating to the application and documentation for the admissions process.



Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Media and Communication, or related field
  • Must be Bilingual (speaks English and Arabic fluently)
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience working in student recruitment and enrollment in a reputable university


Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Knowledge of multiple point marketing strategies (P2P, B2B, Online and Traditional Media)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken in both Arabic and English
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain client relationships
  • Working knowledge of UAE higher education sector


Job Responsibilities

  • Welcoming new students to the university, dealing with student and parent inquiries
  • Responsible for university tours to familiarize new students with AUE campus, departments, and services
  • Participating in education career exhibitions locally and internationally
  • Conducting professional presentations to various stake holders in UAE and Middle East
  • Handling and processing new student applications files
  • Orientation for new students: Helping students get familiarized with new atmosphere through presentations, workshops and various activities
  • Planning and coordinating the university calendar of events and log book maintenance and data entry
  • Onboarding for new students:  making sure all student-related needs are arranged and executed properly such as housing, visa, tuition fee payment, etc...
  • Practicing high standards of customer service with students, parents, school’s principals and teachers
  • Identify and secure funding from various sources to support the University mission in line with the university advancement and fundraising plan.
  • Cultivate relationships with current and prospective donors, ensuring their continued engagement and support for the institution.
  • Perform any duties as assigned by the superiors.


About American University in the Emirates (AUE):

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) invites applications from well-qualified candidates for a range of faculty and administrative positions. AUE is located in Dubai Intl. Academic City.

AUE is not just a place of learning but a hub of innovation and growth, where your expertise and aspirations find a welcoming environment.

At AUE, we believe Nothing is Impossible is the Pathway to Success

AUE comprises seven dynamic colleges: College of Law, College of Education, College of Design, College of Business Administration, College of Media and Mass Communication, College of Computer Information Technology and College of Security and Strategic Studies. Each college boasts unique strengths and prestigious accreditations, reflecting our commitment to providing a world-class education.

The American University in the Emirates is accredited by SACSCOC (the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels

The American University in the Emirates is officially licensed to operate as a higher education institution and all its programs are accredited by CAA (the Commission for Academic Accreditation), Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates.

The College of Business Administration is a proud member of AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and its degree programs (Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Sport Management) are accredited by AACSB) as of 2022.

The Bachelor of Computer Science in the College of Computer Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

NASAD (The National Association of Schools of Art and Design) has granted the Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design, Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, and Bachelor of Science in Animation in the College of Design, the designation of Substantial Equivalency with accredited programs in the United States.