Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is dedicated to fulfilling Georgetown University's mission of promoting intellectual, ethical and spiritual understanding through serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures, and beliefs. Embodying this spirit of the University, Georgetown's Qatar campus undertakes education, research, and service in order to advance knowledge and provide students and the community with a holistic educational experience that produces global citizens committed to the service of humankind. We demonstrate the values of Georgetown University; seek to build upon the world-class reputation of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; and work with our partner, Qatar Foundation, in its endeavors to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030.
The Admissions Recruiter at Georgetown University in Qatar is a dynamic and integral member of the admissions team responsible for promoting the university's academic programs and fostering relationships with prospective students, their families, and school administrators.
This role is reporting to the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Strategic Enrollment Management and plays a crucial part in attracting a diverse and qualified student body to the university's Qatar campus. The Admissions Recruiter will engage in extensive travel, both locally and internationally, to connect, engage and establish/build relationships with potential students and stakeholders.
This is a three-month temporary position.
As this position is based in Doha, Qatar and offers no relocation assistance, GU-Q is looking for locally based candidates only. This is a non-sponsored position that requires all applicants to already have the necessary sponsorship to live and work in Qatar.
Attract a diverse and qualified student body to the university's Qatar campus.
Promote the university's academic programs and foster relationships with prospective students, their families and school administrators.
Represent Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) and coordinate visits and presentations at high schools, college fairs, community events and other relevant venues.
Build and nurture relationships with prospective students, families and school counselors and provide them with comprehensive information about the university's programs, admission requirements and campus life.
Conduct informative and inspiring presentations to highlight the unique features and benefits of GU-Q.
Travel extensively to various regions to identify and engage potential students, attending recruitment events and building rapport with local educational institutions.
Plan and execute recruitment initiatives, including information sessions, workshops and one-on-one meetings with prospective students.
Collaborate with the admissions team to develop strategic travel plans to maximize recruitment efforts.
Guide and advise prospective students on the application process and assist with timely collection and verification of documents.
Review applications and provide feedback to help applicants present their strongest possible candidacy.
Cultivate strong relationships with high school counselors, teachers and administrators to enhance GU-Q's visibility and reputation within the educational community.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of interactions with prospective students.
Provide regular reports and updates on recruitment activities, outcomes and trends to the admissions leadership team.
Other similar duties, as assigned.
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect effectively with diverse audiences.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Meticulous attention to detail and quality.
Ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team.
Willingness and flexibility to travel extensively, including weekends and evenings, as required.
Cultural sensitivity and awareness, especially with respect to the Middle East region.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM Software.
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
Ability to write in the style, tone, and 'voice' on behalf of leadership.
Ability to remain calm under pressure when handling crisis/issue communication.
Ability to transform complex ideas into compelling content.
In-depth knowledge of various citation styles (APA, MLA and Chicago).
2+ years of experience, preferably in admissions, recruitment, student affairs or a related field.
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University in Qatar, you must submit a cover letter and resume/CV for each position of interest. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.
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