Job Summary :
Under the general supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions will serve Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) by being an integral part of a dynamic team to enroll a highly skilled class of students to the NU-Q's programs in journalism and communication.
The Assistant Director's primary area of responsibilities in the office include, but are not limited to : managing the admissions systems related to recruitment and evaluation of applicants;
liaison with the marketing and communication office at NU-Q, liaison with the student affairs specialist and other duties as assigned.
The Assistant Director will manage a territory, travel 4-6 weeks for recruitment and be an active participant in the selection and review of the class.
Specific Responsibilities :
Primary contact person for Office of Admission software, Slate, when it comes to any troubleshooting, updating or other related issues with the system.
Will work with NU-Q's technology team, as needed, to ensure our system is integrated with central Northwestern systems.
Will coordinate with student records the successful transfer of appropriate data for all enrolling students.
Will work closely with the Director of Admissions and NU-Q’s Marketing and Communication division to ensure admissions web site is updated with appropriate information, publications and other outreach efforts on behalf of the admissions office.
Execute and plan all on-campus recruitment activities; e.g. NU-Q Preview.
Manage recruitment territory as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Minimum of 3-5 years’ work experience in highly selective admissions environment
Strong English oral and written communication, reading, and public speaking skills.
Minimum Competencies : (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Must be able to relate positively to a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
Tact, diplomacy and discretion are essential in the ideal candidate
Familiarity with admission requirements of Education City universities, as well as with SAT, ACT and TOEFL exams
Solid understanding of university enrollment goals and ability to accurately translate into effective recruitment techniques with applicants, parents and guidance counselors
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience in a university Admissions Office
Strong oral and written communication skills in Arabic
Preferred Competencies : (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Familiarity and background working with students from the Middle East
Familiarity with Apply Yourself and Image Now
Self-starter, innovative and ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining the highest level of communication and attention to detail
The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.