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Posted on: February 11, 2020
Deadline: February 24, 2020
Grade: 14


Reporting to the Administrative Director of the School of Graduate Studies and functionally to the Associate Dean, Recruitment and Awards, the incumbent coordinates and implements university-wide graduate student recruitment activities as well as assists in the development and implementation of recruitment and liaison strategies. The Manager provides a leadership role on issues related to graduate student recruitment.

Primary responsibilities

  • Coordinate, integrate and oversee University-wide graduate recruitment activities, including but not limited to: events, visits, data analysis, communications, publications, etc.).
  • Hire, train, schedule, assign work, monitor, evaluate, and motivate direct report personnel.
  • Coach graduate program directors and other faculty members in the recruitment of students.
  • Liaise closely with the University Recruitment Office and University Communication Services, Faculty-based graduate recruiters, graduate program directors, and related stakeholders.
  • Research, interpret and present statistical information to identify potential graduate applicant markets at the national level and international level.
  • Develop and implement, in conjunction with University Recruitment, University Communications Services, and key stakeholders, graduate recruitment and communications plans, strategies and budget to meet University enrolment goals.
  • Coordinate a graduate recruitment advisory committee/working group comprised of graduate recruitment personnel from across the university.
  • Prepare and share data reports with the group.
  • Manage the content for the University’s graduate “admissions/recruitment” web presence.
  • Design and host “best practices” workshops for faculty members and staff to encourage effective recruitment and communications strategies based on available data; draft reports for presentations at Faculty Councils and other forums.
  • Represent Concordia at graduate recruitment/outreach events.
  • Advise potential students and/or staff concerning difficult situations, issues and/or new policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the primary responsibilities with four to seven years of related experience.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French in order to communicate effectively and to draft correspondence, documentation, and reports.
  • Basic knowledge of Word and good knowledge (Intermediate Level) of Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of data analysis software.
  • Proven ability to compile and analyze data, and prepare data-driven reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relation-building, and communication skills to interact effectively faculty, staff, students and external contacts and to give presentations to faculty members or groups of potential students.
  • Strong planning, organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lead a team and foster a positive team environment.
  • Proven experience working in a fast paced, high pressure team environment.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and of a valid passport.
  • Ability to commit to travel and extended time schedules.


$86,505.00- $100,332.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by February 24, 2020. 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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