STUDENT RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Location
Canada, North America
Posted
May 08, 2014
Kwantlen Polytechnic University has an immediate opening for a full-time permanent Student Recruitment Coordinator. This position is available immediately and is located on our Surrey campus. About the position As a Student Recruitment Coordinator, you will use your dynamic public speaking skills to present information about Kwantlen Polytechnic University to a wide variety of audiences for the purpose of identifying and recruiting prospective students. Your experience and knowledge of post-secondary education will be used to advise prospective students and present options to meet their education and/or career goals. In this role, you will develop and build relationships with individuals and groups, including secondary school students, parents, counselors, career advisors, school district personnel, government officials, businesses and community agencies. You will travel across the lower mainland and occasionally areas of Canada to provide information, advice, and guidance regarding student career goals, and access to KPU’s programs. This position reports to the Manager, Student Recruitment and is responsible for organizing and conducting community visits, career fairs, tradeshows and outreach events; as well as coordinate administrator, faculty or staff presentations. Other duties may include: compiling documentation, inquiry responses, enrollment management, online interactive communications, database management and peer training support. Requirements The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably from an accredited Canadian public post-secondary institution. This position requires a minimum of two years professional public speaking experience. Excellent communication, customer service and public relations experience is a must. Up-to-date knowledge of secondary school systems, KPU’s course programs and offerings; knowledge of education and employment trends, and an ability to represent the university with discretion and diplomacy is essential. An ability to adapt and be flexible in a constantly changing work environment is essential. The successful candidate must be able to exercise a high level of initiative and responsibility and work independently and establish own priorities and meet deadlines. A valid BC Driver’s license, as well as has access to a vehicle for work purposes is also required. Due to the nature of the work, some evening and weekend work is required. Please forward your resume, including copies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-62R by May 22, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca We thank all applicants for their interest in Kwantlen Polytechnic University. However, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.