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Posting Number: YUSA-8443
Position Title: Student Recruitment Officer
Department: Recruitment & Liaison Office, Glendon College
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 10
Salary: $53,465
Duration: Temporary Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Position Start Date: July 15, 2013   Position End Date: July 11, 2014
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE GLENDON CAMPUS-BAY VIEW/LAWRENCE, AND REQUIRES BILINGUALISM IN BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH

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The Student Recruitment Officer (SRO) plays an important role in Glendon Campus recruitment activities. In a team environment, the SRO specializes in student recruitment, partnerships with schools, and post-secondary community relations for one or more of the following areas: francophone markets, international recruitment, and on-campus recruitment. Front-line recruitment is focused on the development and delivery of presentations in secondary schools, at fairs, and other special events as well as on 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 online. The purpose of these activities is to attract qualified applicants to our bilingual, liberal arts campus and to enhance Glendon's role as the Centre of Excellence for Francophone & Bilingual Post-secondary Studies.
 
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).
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: June 19, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: June 26, 2013
 
Extended Posting Date: July 3, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: July 17, 2013
 
External Posting Date: July 3, 2013
External Application Deadline: July 17, 2013

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

Thank you for your interest in a career with York University. To apply, please ensure that:

Applications are to be submitted to: jobs@yorku.ca.

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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