American University of Iraq Baghdad

Student Recruitment Officer

Job Overview


AUIB is looking to employ a Student Recruitment Officer to supports the University’s enrollment, retention and graduation goals, establishes and administers programs for recruiting students to the University undergraduate programs. Independently represents the institution to targeted high schools and other institutions and academies. Processes, analyses and reports on data collected through recruitment efforts, as well as strategizes on opportunities to enhance recruitment efforts.



  1. Represents the University to targeted institutions; visits high schools, speaks to groups and individual students; meets with school Principals, administrators and/or other representatives to promote outreach activities and as required to assist other recruiters.
  2. Develops, coordinates, and delivers outreach programs and marketing strategies, recruitment efforts; arranges visits and tours for prospective students and parents.
  3. Serves independently as the point person for internal coordination of university student recruitment and enrollment management goals utilizing specific knowledge gained of admissions, registration criteria and financial aid and/or scholarship information and deadlines.
  4. Serves as liaison between prospects and point-of-contact representatives in the academic colleges utilizing specific knowledge gained of the university colleges, educational programs and degrees.
  5. Participates in and/or organizes and implements all aspects of large, multi-departmental special events utilizing presentation and promotional materials, maintaining budgetary and operational controls, coordination skills with multiple entities and representing the university at local, statewide and national events.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Experience, and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related
  • At least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (sales, marketing, and recruitment preferred)
  • Possess own transportation. As this job required travel to the schools in Baghdad.

Core Skills that successful candidate will have

  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in both Arabic and English
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to administrative support staff and/or students.

Application Procedure:

Applications should include:

  • Cover Letter.
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of Passport Data information page.
  • References (contact details) for up to three individuals who are familiar with your work.
  • Copies of all formal academic degrees and certificates.
  • Copies of your Transcripts.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately.

Please apply through AUIB website OR send your application and supporting documents to the following email address:

You MUST put the position title in the Subject line.

If an applicant has any relatives working at AUIB this must be disclosed in writing in the cover letter.

If you have not heard back from us after 3 weeks, it means that your application was not successful.


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