Admissions Counselor

MIE - Savitribai Phule Pune University, Doha, Doha, Qatar

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

This person's role is to support the Office of Admissions across a number of functions to include: admissions counseling and communications with prospective students and school counselors, conducting applicant interviews, preparing applications for review, and planning for admissions yield activities.

Counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University. One-on-one admissions counselling to diverse populations is an important responsibility of this position. Admissions counselling occurs primarily by in-person appointments, phone calls and emails.
Actively engage inquiries and applicants to maximize the number of applicants as well as admitted and enrolled students.
Follow-up with applicants and counselors, regularly and as needed, to ensure application completion.
Manage a load of up to 300 applicant files and conduct application review in preparation for Admissions Committee Review.
Meets with prospective students and answers questions about the university, areas of study, and opportunities for students.
Conduct admissions interviews and provide written summaries for use by the Admissions Committee.
Assists in creating programs and activities to recruit and retain students.
Promote MIE-SPPU through participating in admissions recruitment events including college fairs and high school visits in Qatar.
Travels to high schools, technical schools, and community or junior colleges to promote the university.
Counsel prospective students and families through the application process, answering relevant queries regarding requirements.
Provide timely responses to email inquiries from prospective students and applicants.
Gives tours of the campus
Conduct regular application checks to ensure applications are processed in a timely manner. Checks may include (but are not limited to) assignment/review of counselor and teacher references, transcripts, standardized test scores, English language proficiency scores, personal statements, writing exercises, etc.
Verify application completion and approve for Admissions Committee Review.
Reviews prospective students applications and directs them to the appropriate sources for guidance on courses of study, financial aid, scholarships, or other information.
Ensures that application information is entered into the student database.
Ensures that international applicants complete the required paperwork and meet applicable regulations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree;

  • Experience working in university admissions, familiarity with international educational systems and credentials,

  • Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the University in a positive way to diverse populations; Familiarity with international admissions credentials is key;

  • A positive and energetic disposition;

  • Experience using CRM or Admissions application desired;

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite;