The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world. The strength of Arts & Science derives from our combined teaching and research excellence in the humanities, sciences and social sciences across 29 departments, seven colleges and 46 interdisciplinary centres, institutes and programs.
We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. The diversity of opportunities and perspectives within the Faculty reflect the local and global landscape and the need for curiosity, innovative thinking and collaboration. At Arts & Science, we take pride in our legacy of innovation and discovery that has changed the way we think about the world.
The Office of the Faculty Registrar works closely with departments and colleges at the University of Toronto, concerning virtually all matters relating to Arts and Science students. Our department members are dedicated to aid all students to the greatest extent, to make their university experience as smooth and seamless as possible. We coordinate personal, financial, and academic counselling, registration and enrollment, student records, transfer credit, petitions, final examinations, and graduation.
Under the general direction of the Associate Director, Student Recruitment , the Recruitment Officer works closely with the Faculty’s recruitment team to implement strategies and initiatives to assist the Faculty of Arts and Science achieve its undergraduate recruitment goals. As part of a dynamic recruitment team, the Recruitment Officer provides direction and leadership in all areas of undergraduate student recruitment and helps with all unit activities. In all cases the position involves close contact and cooperation with the central Office of Student Recruitment team, undergraduate recruitment offices across the University, as well as the Faculty’s registrar’s office, 29 departments and 7 colleges.
Your responsibilities will include:
Fostering and maintaining a network of external contacts to support recruitment strategies
Determining appropriate schools to visit based on an analysis of feedback and market trends
Delivering student recruitment presentations
Promoting programs at recruitment events
Developing content for marketing and/or promotional materials
Advising potential applicants, students, parents, and/or guidance counselors on admissions criteria and processes by probing and providing a range of options and possible consequences
Keeping well-informed on University programs, policies and procedures
Providing proactive support to individuals in distress and making referrals to specific university services
Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum four years related undergraduate student recruitment experience in a large, post-secondary institution.
Must be conversant with issues related to domestic and international student recruitment, admission and university life.
Demonstrated experience presenting to large and diverse groups.
Proven event planning experience in the context of student recruitment.
Excellent computer skills, including in-depth knowledge of and extensive experience with Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Well-developed project-management and problem-solving skills is required.
Experience using ROSI and CRM systems and content management systems (e.g., Slate).
Frequent long-term travel several times a year (e.g. 1-3 week periods at a time) is required..
Preference will be given to applicants with experience and knowledge of University of Toronto policies and procedures
An ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a language other then English is an asset.
Related marketing experience an asset.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Possess a positive attitude
Notes: A copy of the detailed job description is available upon request from the Faculty of Arts and Science HR Office by emailing: email@example.com