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Position Job Title: Student Recruitment Advisor - Domestic
Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Recruitment and Business Development Director

 

Primary Purpose

The Student Recruitment Advisor is responsible for promoting and selling the programs of University to potential domestic students, responding to inquiries from potential students on various programs, and identifying the appropriate programs to meet these goals. The primary function of this position is to maximize each opportunity to market programs to meet or exceed the enrollment targets for the University.

Specific Responsibilities

The Student Recruitment Advisor will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University.

  • Responding to email, telephone and walk-in inquiries from potential students; promoting the programs and services of the University
  • Interviewing potential students to explore their background, interests and identify their individual career goals; advise on appropriate programs to meet their goals
  • Completing enrollment of new students including related paperwork and providing information on payment options
  • Maintaining records to track and follow-up on potential leads, providing motivation and encouragement to potential students as appropriate
  • Tracking and reporting on weekly activities (i.e. leads, appointments, interviews, enrollment)
  • Providing ongoing coaching/motivation to students to support success in the program
  • Planning and participating in campus events such as Open Houses and Information Sessions, inviting set numbers of students
  • Attending regular marketing meetings
  • Attending to off-campus events as needed
  • Visiting local high schools to promote the University programs
  • Approaching local companies to identify tuition subsidies opportunities for its employees
  • Establishing and maintaining monthly targets
  • Following up on potential or actual cancellations
  • Assisting in creating social media content for domestic students
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Student Enrollment Representative position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years college diploma in Business or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 3 years post-secondary admissions and/or student recruitment experience is required
  • Working experience in a Post-secondary institution is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Proficient in Photoshop or similar applications is an asset
Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Proven self-starter and problem solver
  • Must be deadline driven and goal-oriented
  • A positive attitude and customer focused approach
  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion
  • Valid driver’s license
Compensation:

Salary is dependent on experience but we offer a competitive compensation plus year-end bonus and a benefits package after 3 months’ probation.

Please state your salary expectations in your cover letter.

Application deadline:

Applications will be accepted until Jan 2nd, 2018.

Please send resume and cover letter to jelee@ucanwest.ca

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