Vacancy Details

11166 - Registrar - August 2022

Business Unit: GEMS DUBAI AMERICAN ACADEMY
Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 27-May-2022
About the Role

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join our team in the capacity of Registrar in August 2022.

The Registrar's role involves managing student enrolment numbers to meet or exceed the school specific enrolment budget consistently throughout the academic year and ensuring all students are registered in accordance with the GEMS Enrolment Process and the specific governing body (such as KHDA).

Key responsibilities:

  •  Meet with prospective parents to explain admission procedures, curriculum, fee structure and regulations and assist with any queries.
  • Maintain an accurate record of all places available at the school and an up to date waiting list that details students who wish to be enrolled and have passed any necessary placement tests.
  • Update, maintain and manage the student information Salesforce database ensuring that up to date information is available on a daily basis.  
  • Ensure annual enrolment processes such as the re-enrolment process, Parent School Contract and registration of students, is completed within the agreed timetable.
  • Prepare reports for the School Principal/CEO and the corporate office reflecting the current enrolments, waiting lists, status of vacant seats and current conversion data.  Registrars should meet regularly with the Principal/CEO and SLT of the school to discuss the reports and assist the school with student number projections.
  • Maintain and create files for all new applicant, new students, current student, exiting students and alumni and complete all exit documentation for students withdrawing from the school.
  • Be fully versed in all the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and other relevant governing bodies (SEZ, KHDA, ADEC) to ensure compliance during the admission process.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct and dotted reporting line managers/supervisors.

Person Specifications

  •  A college Degree from a reputed university is desirable (BA or BSc)
  • Solid time management skills - ability to multi-task and cope with peaks of demand.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office and able to utilize technology well to present facts to the management.
  • Able to manage a diverse team’s performance and relationships.
  • Analytical Thinking.

Experience

  • A minimum two years in a customer service focused role. 
  • Proven success with meeting sales targets is mandatory; ability to influence the team to deliver quality results and meet sales targets consistently is critical. 
  • Relationship management experience – able to build and influence professional relationships with peer group as well as parental community. 
  • Effective communicator (written and spoken)
  • Interpersonal skills, able to operate in a diverse environment.
About Your Benefits
This position offers an attractive tax free salary and benefits including an airfare allowance and 52 calendar days of annual leave.
About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) is GEMS Education's flagship American school. Offering both an enriched American Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma to students from around the world, DAA prepares its students for success in the world's most prestigious universities and colleges.

DAA is the only American curriculum school in Dubai to receive the KHDA rating of Outstanding, and has received this rating since 2011.

With over 20 years of history and academic excellence, DAA is one of the most sought after American schools in Dubai. The school's outstanding heritage is coupled with its future-fluent program which embeds creative design, cutting-edge robotics and digital fluencies at its core. Through teaching, learning and innovation, students develop a mastery of multiple literacies and fluencies to support genuine world-class learning, personal growth and future readiness. DAA offers a diverse range of extra-curricular, athletic, and leadership opportunities to enrich the holistic development of each student.

Our staff teaches and inspires excellence in academics and life-long learning skills by continually reviewing and building an enriched American curriculum, promoting student achievement, encouraging integrity and nurturing a desire to learn.


To learn more please visit http://www.gemsaa-dubai.com/
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.