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Job description

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ENROLMENT SERVICES

COORDINATOR, RECRUITMENT TOURS AND EVENTS (C1940)


Posted on: September 18, 2019
Deadline: October 1, 2019
Grade: 10

Note

This posting represents a full-time two-year contract position.

Scope

Reporting to the Manager, Student Recruitment, the incumbent organizes the on-campus prospective student experience via the campus tour program, coordinates major on-campus events and meets with prospective students and their families/influences.

Primary responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily activities as it pertains to the unit that are under the purview of the Manager including follow-ups as it pertains to the Welcome Center, campus tour activities and general logistics for Open House events.
  • Coordinate the Hospitality and Facilities functions for on-campus recruitment events.
  • Design, plan, staff, implement, analyze and evaluate on campus events. Hire, train, schedule, assign work, monitor, evaluate, and motivate student employees.
  • Coordinate and attend meetings, use judgment and institutional knowledge to follow-up and contribute to recruitment activities.
  • Act as a liaison and advocate on behalf of individual prospective students and applicants in collecting information and finding answers to questions.
  • In collaboration with other University recruiters, ensure campus visits highlight the Concordia experience and aligns with current recruitment objectives.
  • Monitor tour participant feedback and recommend program changes to improve visitor experience.
  • Represent Concordia at undergraduate recruitment/liaison events.
  • Upkeep communication tools such as website, social media, and advise on approach to student initiatives.
  • Assign and manage event concepts, suppliers, casual staff and relevant departments to ensure budget and desired results will be met.
  • Advise potential students and/or staff concerning difficult situations, issues and/or new policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties in support of the operation of the unit.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with one to two years of related experience including experience in event planning.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French in order to communicate effectively and to draft correspondence, documentation, and reports.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Word and Excel and basic knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relation-building, and communication skills to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty, and external contacts and to give presentations to groups of potential students and their parents.
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to effectively organize work and set work priorities under time constraints.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Sensitivity to students` concerns.
  • Ability to work outside normal work hours during peak periods.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently.

Salary

$55,664.71 - $66,485.46 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by October 1, 2019. 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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