Executive Director for Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid

Abu Dhabi (AE)
23 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Executive Director for Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid reporting jointly to the Vice President, Global Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid and the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and Senior Vice Provost for Strategy and Planning for NYUAD.

In this crucial role, you will have the opportunity to shape one of the most innovative universities in the world and make a lasting impact on the lives of students.

The Executive Director will be a strategic and innovative leader who will oversee all aspects of a highly selective and global admissions process, from recruitment to enrollment. Working as a partner to NYU and as a senior leader within NYUAD they will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive admissions strategy that supports the University’s mission and enrollment goals. They will build relationships of trust with internal and external constituents, while leading and managing a team of 15 staff, overseeing third party relationships, the admissions budget, and providing strategic reports on admissions trends and activities.

An excellent communicator, effective manager and experienced in highly selective admissions, they will build and maintain relationships with local and global stakeholders demonstrating high-level influencing skills and diplomatic acuity. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the ideal candidate will require a detailed and nuanced understanding of global recruitment and be experienced in operating across multiple educational and cultural contexts.

The University is now inviting applications and nominations for the post of Executive Director for Undergraduate Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid. An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the Selection Committee.

Perrett Laver may be contacted for informal enquiries and questions at or +44 (0)20 3928 7357. Closing date for applications is Monday 27th March.

Electronic submission is strongly encouraged via Perrett Laver's portal.

Further details can be provided by Perrett Laver.

Other Information


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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