UOWD8129 - Student Recruitment and Admission Advisor

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: Marketing & Student Recruitment
Department: Student Recruitment
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai

We are looking for an energetic person to be part of our student recruitment team in the role of Student Recruitment and Admission Advisor.

 This position will act as an expert and credible advisor to prospective students and parents on course offerings, student experience and employment potential through enrolment to a UOWD program of study.  Recruitment and university promotion activities in schools and events by Student Recruitment & Admissions Advisors will drive enquiries and leads to UOWD.  Advisors will be responsible for the conversion of qualified leads to enrolments through  outbound telephone, direct (fact-to-face), email and other electronic forms of contact.

Advisors will specialise in markets, channels or programs and will work collaboratively with other team members to meet enquiry, conversion and enrolment targets in accordance with country, channel, program or session intake plans.

This role will require a flexible attitude to work including initiative, enthusiasm, proactive approach and a positive attitude. It may include work on weekends and evenings in support of recruitment activities both locally and internationally.


  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality at all times
  • Has integrity and operates with transparency
  • Resilient and adaptable to change


  • General knowledge of higher education and/or recruitment and admissions experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills
  • Motivated, goal oriented and proven ability to meet recruitment targets
  • Customer-service orientated and consultative approach to recruiting students
  • Knowledge of planning processes and issues
  • Experience with CRM platforms
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.


  •  Proficient in one or more of these languages: Arabic, Russian, Persian, French, Chinese, Spanish.


  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university in marketing, business administration or relevant field.
  • 3 years’ experience ideally in student recruitment, sales or a customer service role with the ability to work towards recruitment targets with strong understanding of recruitment cycle and recruitment timelines.
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders and the ability to develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with a diverse range of clients,including potential students, agents, key partners, institutional representatives at all levels of seniority, sponsors, government officials and/ordistributors with the objective of increasing business to the organization


Other Information:


Remuneration and Benefits
This position is based on the Dubai campus in Knowledge Park, it includes a competitive salary and the following benefits:

- annual economy class airfare allowance for the Employee
- economy class repatriation and expatriation tickets for the Employee
- annual education allowance of 10,000 AED per eligible dependent
- medical insurance for the employee and eligible dependents;
- life and disability insurance for the employee
- sales-based incentive scheme.

Closing date: 21st April 2021
To Apply: Please note that only online applications will be accepted. Appointment of the best candidate will be made on the basis of qualifications and relevant experience. Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.

*UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV