Officer, Enrollment Analysis, Office of the Associate Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management (50031419 )

Reports to: Senior Project Manager

PurposeThe enrollment analysis officer is responsible for working on researching, studying, and analyzing data pertaining to student performance and attrition towards making well-informed recommendations for retaining existing students and identifying potential opportunities for prospective students.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Conduct market research activities through qualitative and quantitative, secondary and primary, research to investigate and guide activities that may affect student recruitment strategies

  • Gather relevant data on local (whether private or governmental universities) and international competition

  • Study and understand internal and external factors, directly and indirectly, affecting the recruitment strategy including competition whether local or international, high school certificates, majors and programs offered, tuition structure and others

  • Work closely with the Office of Strategy Management and Institutional Effectiveness to extract and analyze needed information such as the performance of students with different backgrounds (school and certificates), first-year retention information, yield, and selectivity.

  • Work in collaboration with the student recruitment team in the Office of Enrollment, Admissions, and Student Service Center to make suggestions on improvements to the recruitment process and identify potential opportunities.

  • Communicate findings and proposals to the newly-formed committee responsible for recruitment strategy and direction

  • Collaborate with the Office of Advancement and Communications regarding potential marketing opportunities based on the research outcomes

  • Track and maintain written records of student success and retention initiatives for reports as needed

  • Study and analyze the current figures for student enrollment and completion rates and compare them with historical data to plan for proactive actions and data-driven measures

  • Participate in the retention management subcommittee

  • Work closely with the academic planning officer on any relevant tasks

  • Perform other duties that support the overall objective of the position as assigned by the senior manager



Minimum education requirement: Bachelor degree in a relevant field preferably business administration or engineering is required

Experience: Minimum seven to nine years of relevant experience. Marketing research experience is required.


  • Excellent research and numerical skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively internally and externally

  • Ability to organize workload, complete assignments, and work independently

  • Strong aptitude for self-learning and knowledge acquisition

  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent influencing and consultative skills with the ability to partner with and engage at multiple levels in the university

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to design reports and other communication and presentation materials

  • Excellent knowledge of SPSS and other statistical software packages

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Fluent in Arabic

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)

  • Possess core traits of honesty, integrity, and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Flexible and able to work as part of a team


Position is open until December 12, 2018


Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating 50031419 Officer, Enrollment Analysis in the subject line.


“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”