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Job description

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FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

STUDENT RECRUITMENT OFFICER, STUDENT ACADEMIC SERVICES (P5656)


Posted on: August 28, 2014
Deadline: September 11, 2014
Grade: 12

Note

This posting represents a temporary leave replacement effective until May 29, 2015.

Scope

Hard-line reporting to the Manager, Admissions and Enrolment, and to the Manager, Advising and Retention, the incumbent participates in the development, planning, preparation and implementation of recruitment and retention strategies of the Faculty of Arts and Science for graduate and undergraduate students at local, provincial, national, and international levels. Dotted-line reporting to the Director of the Office of Recruitment.

Primary responsibilities

  • Review and update the strategic recruitment plan and establish recruitment priorities in collaboration with the Associate Dean, the Manager of Admissions and Enrolment, and the Manager of Advising and Retention.
  • Initiate and track recruitment efforts conducted at local, national, and international education fairs, on-campus and off-campus information sessions, English and French CEGEP/School visits, online and traditional marketing efforts via the University’s Recruitment Office and through self-initiated walk-in, telephone, and email inquiries.
  • Work in collaboration with the University’s Student Recruitment Office to organize campus visits, joint undergraduate recruitment activities such as La tournée universitaire and English and French CEGEP/School visits; undertake and participate in recruitment trips in North America.
  • Organize and coordinate the open house activities of the Faculty with the School of Graduate Studies and the University Student Recruitment Office for joint graduate recruiting activities such as the Concordia Graduate Studies Recruitment Fair.
  • Collaborate with the Academic Advisors, the Academic Counselors, and the Undergraduate and Graduate Program Directors of the Faculty to provide potential students with accurate information about the programs requirements and advise departments on appropriate recruitment options and strategies related to potential graduate students.
  • Research and assess potential sources of future students.
  • Report on recruitment activities, evaluate the effectiveness of those activities, and suggest changes or new initiatives.
  • Participate in the development and production of recruitment publications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field pertinent to the primary responsibilities and two to four years of work experience in student recruitment, public relations, or marketing.
  • Good spoken and written English and French (Level 4) in order to inform, advise, and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and external organizations (colleges, schools, media) and to develop or assist in the development of promotional materials.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word (to create and update documents), Excel (to create and update spreadsheets), and PowerPoint (to create and update presentations).
  • Ability to work with social media.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and communication skills to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty, and external contacts.
  • Excellent presentation skills to give presentations to groups of potential students and their parents, faculty, or external organizations.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously.
  • Availability to travel extensively and to work irregular hours.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Salary

$62,703.84 – $74,936.90 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by September 11, 2014. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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