|Posting Number: YUSA-8443|
|Position Title: Student Recruitment Officer|
|Department: Recruitment & Liaison Office, Glendon College|
|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|
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE GLENDON CAMPUS-BAY VIEW/LAWRENCE, AND REQUIRES BILINGUALISM IN BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH.
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.
College diploma required.
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.
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|
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:
- You have submitted a complete application package (application form*, resume and covering letter) by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date. When emailing your application package, ensure that you have attached the resume, cover letter, and application form to your email.
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Applications are to be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, due to the high volume of applications received only those selected for an interview will be contacted.