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Job Interview: American University in Dubai

American University in Dubai

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About University

American university in Dubai is one of the best higher education institution.

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Contact Information

Address:- The American University in Dubai P. O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.
Contact . :- recruitment@aud.edu
Website:-  https://www.aud.edu

Job Vacancies in Dubai

Interview for Student Retention and Success Coordinator

  Applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address

Job Type           Full Time
Skills Required Assist the Director in all projects related to Retention and Success.
Nationality Any 
Education Not Mentioned
Age Not Mentioned
Experience Not Mentioned
Salary Not Mentioned
License Not Required
Benefits As per UAE Laws
Special Requirement          No Phone Calls


 Special Skills

The American University in Dubai invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Student Retention and Success
The fundamental responsibility of this position is to facilitate the preparation, and implementation of Retention and
Success Projects lead by the Director and to maintain close follow up to track their success and to monitor improvements,
and to provide academic advising to student when needed.
Principle Responsibilities:
Specific responsibilities or duties include but are not limited to:
Aid in the assessment of student academic improvement by the end of each semester
Follow up on all students who are flagged to be close to academic distress and attend the meeting with
Director to maintain follow up based on the discussion with the students. To maintain and follow up on the
Tutoring Services being provided across the university. To overlook the implementation of the survey by the
end of each semester.
To aid the Director with her follow up on Course repeaters.
To aid the Director with her follow up on all student flagged during the early alert assessment.
To aid the Director in maintaining accurate database on student appeals, dismissal, suspension, retention,
Assist the Director in all projects related to Retention and Success.
Stimulate student – employer contact through the organization of career fairs or other appropriate events /
Maintain membership in appropriate professional association
Assist in preparing divisional reports as needed
Other related duties as assigned
Attend to students’ advising needs through each academic semester or term, both on a walk-in basis during
normal working hours and by appointment
Work with the other Academic Advisors as a team to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of the
advising process to all undergraduate students
Provide academic advising to undergraduate students before and during registration, and assist them in
selecting their courses consistently with the completion requirements, course sequencing, prerequisite
requirements, and other relevant academic policies
Approve students’ courses for registration and assist them in completing the registration process
Approve students’ drop/add requests during the drop/add period
Assist students in charting a study path that can facilitate successful and timely completion of their program
Provide guidance and advice to students, especially those who are facing academic difficulties, on course
loads, withdrawal from courses, balanced course selections (e.g., quantitative vs. qualitative, theoretical vs.
practical) and other academic issues that affect student success
Approve students’ course withdrawal forms
Inform the Director of the Office on all matters related to the Registrar’s Office and the Admissions Office and
/or under these two offices’ purview that impact the academic advising and registration process and that
require clarification or special attention
Inform the Director of the Office on all matters related to any curriculum issue, course sequencing or course
scheduling matters or problems that impact the academic advising and registration process and that require
the Chairs’ special attention
Refer to Director all matters of policy that require his/her intervention or approval to facilitate the academic
advising process
Develop, maintain and update academic advising records on student advisees to ensure advising continuity
and consistency, and for purposes of outcomes assessment for the whole office.
Assist the Director in completing all assessment reports related to the operation of the Advising unit and that
will feed into the overall assessment of the Office.

Competencies and Skills Used:
Broad knowledge of the higher educational / professional environment in the UAE
Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
Intercultural competence and cultural sensitivity
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines
Knowledge of professional job placement process
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
Patience and the ability to work under pressure
Ability to work collaboratively with various campus constituencies
Student centered Philosophy
High Level of Creativity
Organizational abilities
Strong public relations and marketing skills
Quality customer service

Essential Qualifications:
Excellent Computer proficiency
Bachelor’s degree or above from a recognized, accredited institution
Excellent written and oral communication (including presentation) skills
Knowledge of aptitude measurement techniques is considered a plus

Desired Additional Qualifications:
Background in administration, and real hands-on experience
Demonstrated ability to develop interpret and effectively use statistical data
Arabic writing and speaking
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.
This position is suitable for those candidates already resident in Dubai.
Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to recruitment@aud.edu.
(Please state the title of the position as the subject of the email)
  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references
Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:
Angele El Khoury
Director of Human Resources
The American University in Dubai
P. O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.

No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

How to Apply?

For above walk-in interview, you can directly go for an interview at above mentioned venue and time. For future jobs you can send your CV/Resume recruitment@aud.edu