Admissions & Enrolment Advisor
Women Building Futures Society
Edmonton, AB
Are you a curious and resilient team player? Do you have an appetite for taking initiative and creating solutions? Do you want to be part of a bold organization that truly changes lives? Then YOU GOT THIS!
In this role, your work will align with WBF’s purpose of economic prosperity for women through rewarding career opportunities and building a highly skilled workforce for the future.

Job Description

Organize and conduct information sessions, assessments and forums online and in locations in and outside of Edmonton.
Educate and encourage women regarding opportunities and challenges in trades and driving/operating careers.
Answer intake, program and initial funding questions.
Screen candidates by reviewing application packages; conduct initial phone screens and pre-qualification process; conduct in-depth interviews to assess program requirements.
Identify and communicate applicant behaviors that may impact successful transition to employment.Improve organizational attractiveness to applicants by adapting the process to the application whenever possible.
Create relationships with local resources to maintain the a network of referral opportunities.
Create unique applicant sourcing strategies. Build talent pipelines leveraging traditional and nontraditional methods of recruiting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Above average communication skills – written and verbal (comfortable with presentations/facilitation to groups).
Coaching abilities – able to probe with strong open-ended questions.
Facilitation and teaching/training abilities and public speaking.
Advanced computer proficiency
Awareness of cultural, economic and social barriers to adult (women) learning and employment
Knowledge of employment expectations and job opportunities in trades.
Education & Experience

2 to 4 years work experience; social work, academia or NFP environment.
2 to 3 years in a an admissions & enrollment role in different types of environments—non-traditional roles is beneficial.
Experience with the challenges of women working in non-traditional roles: cultural, economic, and social barriers to adult learning and employment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Government funding experience considered an asset. College Diploma or University Degree in Human Services field/Career Development or equivalent experience.
Ability to work in an agile work environment including offsite and telework arrangements.
This position requires up to 25% travel within Alberta.

Open until suitable candidate is found.
This is a 1 year contract position.

Women Building Futures values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.