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Posting Number: CPM-8288
Position Title: Manager, Strategic Enrolment and Communications
Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: E
Hiring Salary Range: $62,913 - $70,778
Maximum of Salary Range: $86,506
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Manager is accountable for leading the creation and implementation of effective graduate and undergraduate recruitment, conversion and enrolment management strategies within today’s highly competitive market place. Emphasis is placed on tailoring these strategies to maximize the number and quality of applicants and registrants to the BES, MES, and PhD programs. The Manager has a strategic role in building the Faculty’s profile through effective management of communication and marketing activities (including management of website content and new media) and stewardship of the Faculty’s visual identity.
Knowledge of an urban campus environment.
University degree is required.
Minimum of 5 years of related experience required with specific experience and understanding of University processes related to student recruitment, admissions, and enrolment planning. Familiarity with and ability to work with various software tools such as student information systems (SIS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and enrolment management systems. Experience in developing and executing communication strategies where several stakeholders are involved.
Superior written communication skills, including composition, grammar and editing. Strong verbal presentation skills in order to perform effectively with diverse populations as a persuasive representative of the Faculty with critical attention to detail. Excellent relationship building abilities where several stakeholders are involved. Demonstrated effectiveness as a leader, specifically promoting collaboration and collegiality. Superior negotiation, organization, analytical and project management skills. An understanding of and experience with the communications production process. Excellent interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy. Demonstrated ability to direct and manage several functions simultaneously Demonstrated creativity and initiative. Fluency in the use and understanding of information technologies, computer based information systems and social media. Ability to develop and maintain databases and other statistical indices to track progress towards admissions and enrolment goals. Excellent team building skills to motivate and retain staff members in a unionized environment.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: February 7, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Extended Posting Date: February 7, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
External Posting Date: February 7, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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