• AUK Careers | Admissions Counselor, Kuwait

    AUK Careers | Admissions Counselor, Kuwait

    Location: Salmiya, Kuwait

    Job Description

    Under the direction of the Director of Admissions, this position will handle all external student recruitment and prospect marketing initiatives for the Office of Admissions, and is responsible for admitting students into the appropriate level at AUK to ensure that the University’s admission targets are achieved while meeting all AUK, as well as the Private Universities Council’s requirements.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Responsible for making all admission decisions in Banner and ensuring that these decisions are consistent with AUK admission standards.

    • Generate all admission letters and communication pieces through the communication flow in Banner.

    • Coordinate secondary school recruitment and visitation plans with all schools in the assigned territory.

    • Develop relationships with prospective students and their parents as well as high school counselors and officials.

    • Manage prospective student data collection and entry into Banner and any related recruitment technologies.

    • Manage applicant data collection and entry into Banner.

    • Develop comprehensive communication techniques to maintain ongoing and meaningful communication with high school professionals.

    • Responsible for identifying the correct admission categories for all applicants.

    • Initiate the Transfer Credit Evaluation process for all transfer applicants.

    • Greet walk-ins, answer in-person, telephone, e-mail, and fax inquiries as needed, and impart admission-related information in a clear and accurate manner.

    • Responsible for training of Office of Admissions staff, ensuring cross-training and team work of departmental staff.

    • Collaborate closely and regularly with members of the Office of the Registrar.

    • Additional duties may be assigned by the Director of Admissions as follows:

    • Responsibility of managing the Admissions Open House Event.

    • Responsibility of managing the Academic Scholarship Luncheon.

    • Development of all admissions recruitment materials.

    • Managing all Office of Admissions responsibilities for the placement, advising and registration (PAR) process.

    • Managing the Government Scholarship Program through the Private Universities Council, Ministry of Higher Education.

    • Managing Transfer Credit Evaluations for students transferring from institutions not accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education.

    • Assisting with ADM quick flow data input into Banner.

    • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required.

    • Must have experience working effectively as a team member with and for multicultural/multilingual populations.

    • Experience in college/university admissions or recruitment is preferred.

    • Demonstrated experience with MS Office software required.

    • Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic.

    • The ability to work some flexible hours, including occasional evening and weekend work.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: American University of Kuwait - AUK

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Salmiya, Kuwait