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Posting Number: YUSA-8862
Position Title: Student Recruitment Officer
Department: Admissions Recruitment
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 8
Salary: Annual salary of $49,983, will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.
Duration: Temporary Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. This position requires flexible hours within a 7 hour work day to allow for presentations and attendance at events as a representative of the University that occur outside of the normal business day/week day. Some evenings and weekend work required.
Position Start Date: August 11, 2014   Position End Date: December 5, 2014

PLEASE NOTE: There are 2 positions available.

The Student Recruitment Officer (SRO) plays an important role in York University's recruitment activities. In a team environment the SRO researches and develops a York presentation, then individually delivers the presentation in secondary schools across Ontario. The SRO also counsels and advises perspective students, counsellors and parents. The purpose of these activities is to develop a well informed, vibrant, highly academic group of applicants to York University.
University degree required.
Minimum 1 year’s recent related experience (e.g., liaison, public relations, customer service, marketing, student advising/counselling etc.), including making effective presentations, preferably in an educational environment.
Knowledge of the Ontario university system, admissions criteria, and university programs; previous interaction with secondary school aged students, counsellors, or teachers preferred; demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas; public speaking and/or making effective presentations; effective interpersonal and public relations skills; working independently and setting priorities; excellent written communication skills; dealing courteously and effectively with people; 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. Demonstrated commitment to the values of creating student success: Care, collaboration, accountability, respect, innovation, excellence and inclusion. Valid Class “G” driver’s license with proven good driving record (province of Ontario).
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: April 25, 2014
Internal Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Extended Posting Date: May 7, 2014
Extended Application Deadline: May 14, 2014
External Posting Date: May 7, 2014
External Application Deadline: May 14, 2014

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:

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On June 1st our application form is going automated!

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.