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Salary - AED :
30000 / Month
Experience :
5 Years
Benefits :
As per UAE law

Our client, one of the leading educational consulting firms is looking to hire a Director of Counselling with a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing counsellor teams. 


Essential duties and responsibilities:  


·         Managing and supporting the counselling team in Dubai. 

·         Monitoring adherence to the processes and standards built by the team throughout the application season and the rest of the year  

·         Assist in the hiring and onboarding of new team members  

·         Create and adapt college counselling and university readiness programs to meet the specific needs of students, families, and counsellors in consultation with the Director of Program Development & Business Outreach  


Oversight and the improvement of college application processes. Oversee a team that:


·         Revising student applications/resumes/college supplements/personal statements  

·         Creating balanced college lists  

·         Creating a roadmap of the requirements for each university and an action plan ○ Assist students in filling out the Common Application  


Improvement, development, and implementation of a proprietary curriculum that: 


·         Encourages students to take on leadership roles at their schools and in their communities ○ Nurtures their community/service spirit  

·         Promotes a love of learning  

·         Develops communication and writing skills  

·         Encourages students to read  

·         Organizing student, parent, and counsellor application and university workshops  

·         Presenting to school counsellors, parents, and prospects the US university preparation, selection and application journeys  




·         Manage a team of 10-15 Senior Educational Consultants 

·         Manage oversight of and improve the admissions consulting processes  

·         Meet with prospects and parents of existing students  

·         Serve as the primary Ambassador to external parties, including school counsellors, university Admissions officers, scholarship heads, etc. 


Qualifications required 


·         Undergraduate degree from a top-tier U.S. university; Master’s degree highly preferred  

·         Knowledge of the US higher education landscape and the admissions process  

·        Minimum 5 years' experience in US Higher Education including at least a minimum of 2 years of management experience   

·         Ability to effectively manage teams and processes  

·         Professional communication skills, both oral and written  

·         Data driven and result oriented  

·         Willingness to commit beyond scheduled hours when necessary