Student Recruitment Specialist

To be responsible for meeting the institutional recruitment objective towards achieving the targeted number of students for CUD.

Job accountabilities linked to objective areas

The Student Recruitment Specialist duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Visit schools to promote, educate, recruit, gather leads, and represent Canadian University Dubai and Canadian values in a professional manner.
  • Conduct campus tours for prospective students and their family members.
  • Conduct presentations and tours for large groups visiting CUD.
  • Use Salesforce database to maintain and update the information for school representatives and students.
  • Conduct Salesforce email blasts for events and various communications.
  • Build relationships with career counsellors and head teachers of schools.
  • Visit career counsellors to deliver new marketing material, maintain relationship, and meet newly hired employees.
  • Follow up with leads and provide any additional information as needed.
  • Respond to inquiries via email, phone, and in person.
  • Organize and attend Open House and other various recruitment events.
  • Provide detailed recruitment reports to team members.
  • Great understanding of Canadian values, education system and transfer opportunities.
  • Follow up with admitted not registered students to convert admitted students into registered students.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A related university undergraduate degree or a two-three year certificate/diploma.
  • A minimum of five years working experience, with having prior experience of working in an education institution in a related role.
  • English is a requirement, Arabic is an asset.
  • Must have a Canadian affiliation, having studied or worked in Canada.


  • IT skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Achievement & commitment.
  • Customer focus and service.
  • English and verbal and writing skills. Arabic or French is an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable of the environment and the workings thereof in the higher education sector both locally and internationally.

Critical Competencies

  • Good Time Management.
  • Organised and structured.
  • Flexibility / Change.
  • Excellent record keeping and administration.
  • Presentation skills.
  • To work under pressure.


  • English
  • Arabic is a plus

Other Essential Competencies

Team player: A proven commitment to fully participate as a team member, with willingness to support and share ideas and resources with colleagues and pursue team, Department and Institute goals and values.

Any other relevant information

In addition to these key areas of responsibilities, additional duties may be required from time to time.

Application Process

  • Application materials must be submitted via email to
  • Required materials include: a CV, cover letter, copy of degrees (attested preferred, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations (if available), reprints or links to reprints for up to three publications and contact information for three references.
  • Please insert the specialized post name applied for and reference number in the subject line of your email.
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  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted.
  • Applications will be received and reviewed until the positions are filled.