Admissions Officer
Bishop's University
Sherbrooke, QC
Posting 19-40 (Temporary full-time position)

In the following text, the masculine form applies to women as well as to men. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not representing an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Bishop’s University is seeking an Admissions Officer for a temporary full-time position in the Admissions department. Reporting to the Associate Registrar – Admissions, the incumbent will be responsible for evaluating and making decisions on student admission applications to the University including undergraduate and graduate admissions. This position has a work week of 32.5 hours from Monday to Friday and the working period will not exceed two years.

Nature of Duties & Responsibilities
Counsel prospective students and family members about admissions criteria;
Counsel prospective outgoing exchange students about study abroad options and criteria;
Review student applications to make University admission decisions;
Provide tracking and timely follow through on inquiries and requests;
Participate in on-campus visit programs and events;
Keep documentation updated such as student records, directories, procedure manuals, program templates, articulation agreements, transfer credit policies, bilateral agreements, etc.;
Assist with admissions training;
Assist with creation and upkeep of online admissions application for exchange students;
Adhere to legislation concerning immigration, study permits, health insurance, and all other related fields;
Participate in the follow-up of applicants;
Offer assistance and participate in office administrative work as needed;
Other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
University Degree;
Minimum 1 year in a similar work environment;
Knowledge of Bishop’s undergraduate admissions requirements, academic regulations, policies and procedures an asset;
Fluency in written and spoken English and strong conversational skills in French;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Computer proficiency including databases and/or contact management system;
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment;
Knowledge of Canadian and international educational systems an asset;
Experience in making effective decisions and dealing well with ambiguity;
Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently;
Classification: Class 9 $21.59 to $28.16 per hour (APBU – unionized position)

If interested, please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, including what position you are applying for by September 29th, 2019 before 4:00 pm to

Per the Collective Agreement, priority will be given to qualified internal applicants. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and testing may be required. Thank you for your interest. We implement an equal access employment / program under the Act respecting equal access to employment in public bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minority, Aboriginal and disabled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection and pre-selection of candidates).