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Posting Number: YUSA-11268
Position Title: Student Recruitment Officer
Department: Recruitment & Liaison Office, Glendon College
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 10
Salary: $57,881
Duration: Permanent - Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires bilingualism in English and French, and is located at Glendon College: 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto.

The Student Recruitment Officer (SRO) plays an important role in Glendon Campus recruitment activities. In a team environment, the SRO specializes in student recruitment, developing and maintaining relationships with potential future students and their influencers (parents, educators, guidance counselors, etc.), in the assigned markets. Front-line recruitment is focused mainly but not exclusively on the development and delivery of presentations in high schools, at fairs, and other special events on and off campus, The SRO also extensively counsels and advises prospective students, families, and educators on admissions and recruitment-related issues by phone, email, in-person and on online, during the recruitment campaign. During the conversion period, and up until course enrolment, the SRO will support prospective students, utilizing his or her knowledge of admissions, registration criteria, financial aid information and deadlines, life on campus, etc.
 
Education:
College diploma required.
 
Experience:
Minimum 1-2 years of recent related experience (e.g. liaison, public relations, customer services, marketing, student advising/counselling etc.), including making effective presentations, preferably in an educational environment.
 
Skills:
Knowledge of the Ontario and Canadian university systems, admissions criteria, and university programs; knowledge of Canadian culture and identity as well as the Canadian francophonie (history, culture, languages, etc.); previous interaction with secondary school aged students, counsellors, or teachers; demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas; public speaking and/or making effective presentations in French and English; effective interpersonal and public relations skills; working effectively in a team environment; working independently and setting priorities; dealing courteously and effectively with people; cross-cultural communications; international travel; exercising good judgment and initiative; tact and diplomacy essential; attending accurately to detail; analyzing, interpreting and presenting detailed information clearly; working effectively under pressure of time constraints; general advising or counselling skills; excellent organizational skills; maintaining confidentiality; lifting and bending; valid “G” driver’s license, with proven good driving record; willingness to travel; Bilingual Modules I (advanced), III (Intermediate), IV (Advanced).
 
Recruitment Checks:
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
This position requires the successful candidate maintain a valid Driver's License and a produce a satisfactory Driver's Abstract. The successful candidate would have to provide proof of a valid Driver's License and a satisfactory Driver's Abstract upon being hired.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: July 4, 2018
Internal Application Deadline: July 11, 2018
 
Extended Posting Date: December 3, 2018
Extended Application Deadline: January 4, 2019
 
External Posting Date: December 3, 2018
External Application Deadline: January 4, 2019

Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.

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