Director of Recruitment and Admissions, VCUarts, Qatar

Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar


VCUarts-Qatar ( is the international branch campus of Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts (VCUarts). Located in Richmond, Virginia, VCUarts ( is the top-ranked public art school in the U.S. VCUarts-Qatar was established in 1998 through a partnership with the Qatar Foundation and offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design, graphic design, interior design and painting & printmaking; a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history; and a Master of Fine Arts degree in design. Located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, VCUarts-Qatar is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The current student body represents a diverse range of nationalities with students coming from 38 countries.

VCUarts-Qatar invites collaboration-minded applicants for the position of Director of Recruitment and Admissions. The Director serves as the head of the Office of Admissions within the Department of Enrollment and Registration Services and is responsible for the comprehensive admissions operations, including student recruiting, marketing, application reviews, as well as admission and enrollment processes for undergraduate and graduate applicants. The goals of the Office of Admissions are clearly articulated in the university's strategic plan, the Quest for Distinction. Its vision is to attract, enroll and retain high quality students who will contribute to a highly skilled 21st century workforce.

To be considered for the position of Director of Recruitment & Admissions, the candidate must possess a Master's degree, and/or training and professional experience that equates to a graduate degree, and demonstrable experience with responsibilities in US higher education recruitment and admissions at the undergraduate level; a solid understanding of enrollment strategies, market research, student information systems and appropriate and relevant use of social media; proven ability to interpret analytical data. Experience supervising a staff. Excellent proficiency of the English language both written and oral; excellent interpersonal communication skills in interacting with prospective students and families, faculty, students, alumni, and administration is expected. It is expected that candidates will have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

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