Alumni Officer

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


We are looking a highly efficient Alumni Officer to join our team and contribute to building connections with our graduates. The ideal candidate is responsible for developing and implementing excellent alumni relations that will build and strengthen relationships between the University and its graduates.


Qualifications & Education

  • Master or a bachelor’s in education management or related field from an accredited university



  • 3 – 5 years’ practical experience in university


Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to tactfully and politely deal with difficult customer situations
  • Appreciation of cultural diversity
  • Fluent in Arabic and English language


Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute high quality activities and events on and off campus to increase alumni engagement.
  • Obtain and maintain up to date and accurate records about alumni (including their employment history).
  • Act as an account manager growing and maintaining positive and active relationships with alumni to increase the scope of alumni relations with the University.
  • Provide guidance and pre-graduation advice and support to students.
  • Prepare bi-annual reports on alumni activities and present alumni feedback to the relevant units/departments for inclusion in institutional decision-making.
  • Plan and deliver high quality presentations about the University and ensure that all published and digital material related to alumni is accurate and up to date.
  • Plan and execute alumni fundraising activities.
  • Develop an annual budget that adequately serves the department goals annually.
  • Manage and oversee a robust Alumni Association.
  • 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.