UOWD6350 - Director - Student Recruitment

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

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognised. Our continuous efforts in providing an education of world-class standards, are evident in our longstanding ranking in graduate employability and also the reason why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts and Humanities, aiming to develop graduates who are ethical, mobile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. Our programs are relevant and industry related with a strong focus on encouraging creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and the development of unique leadership skill sets.

Position Profile:

The Director Student Recruitment will provide leadership, management and coordination for both international and local student recruitment and will be responsible for delivering the university’s strategic and operational recruitment objectives. The Director will build on existing student recruitment practices and nurture relations right across the university but particularly with the Marketing Team and Faculties to achieve these objectives.

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Qualifications and Relevant Experience:
  • A relevant University degree at the Master level or equivalent relevant experience
  • 10 – 15 years as a Sales & Marketing Specialist
  • Experience in student recruitment and in the tertiary education sector in the region will be highly advantageous
Essential & Desirable Criteria:


  • Substantial experience in a marketing and sales role in a diverse and complex organization focusing on commercial business activities with a particular emphasis on high quality/high worth transactions
  • Proven ability in an entrepreneurial role based on sound business acumen to achieve business growth
  • Experience and skills in developing and implementing strategic and business plans and related problem solving
  • Demonstrated experience in driving significant change management initiatives
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills to participate constructively with managers and the executives to achieve desired organization objectives
  • Highly developed negotiation and influencing skills to represent the organization’s interest in discussions with key stakeholders
  • Substantial experience in people management to provide an appropriate level of guidance and influence where necessary
  • Demonstrated ability in financial management including planning and budgeting of revenue/expenditure and financial control and accountability with a commercial focus
  • Highly developed strategic thinking and analytical abilities including future focus and evaluation and correction of significant initiatives and outcomes
  • A commitment to Values of Passion, Courage, Integrity, Exceptional, Collaboration and Creativity


  • Experience in the education sector
To Apply:

All interested applicants are requested to apply through our online application system at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. Only online applications will be accepted and reviewed against the set criteria given. The review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the selection of the right candidate.

Closing Date: 04 July 2018

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