Recruitment Coordinator, National
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
This eighteen month position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.

If you are a motivated individual with superior communication skills, we would like to hear from you!

Reporting to the Team Lead, National Recruitment, the National Recruitment Coordinator leads a recruitment portfolio targeting incoming undergraduate students from select out-of-province regions, and plays an essential role in leading the development and execution of the portfolio’s tactical plans. This position is responsible for the dissemination of information about the University of Alberta to Canadian high school students, their parents and school counselors, as well as functionally supervising Student Recruiter positions within their portfolio. The incumbent will assist in the development of the University's undergraduate recruitment strategy and operation of the recruitment program and will be an expert in domestic undergraduate student recruitment.


Focuses on and participates in the development of the National Recruitment Strategy
Participates in strategic planning within the National Recruitment Portfolio, working closely with the other National Recruitment Coordinators
Analyzes statistical data and provides detailed information to senior management
Assists in reviewing recruitment publications/presentations content
Identifies new target markets and provides data to support decision making
Travels extensively across Canada targeting high schools, colleges and university recruitment special events, which occasionally requires evening and weekend work
Determines how funds will be broken up for events within their portfolio
Plans, organizes and executes large scale special events (Information sessions, Registration 101 workshops, counselor workshops, etc.)
Liaises with Communications regarding marketing plans for events and coordinates participation from faculties and departments across campus
Delegates tasks and provides direction to assigned Student Recruiters
Prepares proposals to enhance and improve both current and new initiatives within the portfolio
Develops, implements and maintains electronic recruitment initiatives (electronic newsletters, event information on website, hosting online presentations, etc.)
Develops strong relationships with high school counselors/teachers
Travels outside of Edmonton to both urban and rural areas within Alberta and Saskatchewan
Provides additional office support as required

Minimum post-secondary diploma; university degree preferred; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
One to two years of directly related experience; university recruitment experience preferred
Ability to travel at least 15% of the time, with trips averaging 5 days away
Strong presentation and public speaking skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
Proficient within Microsoft Office programs
Knowledge of social networking systems and University of Alberta campus policies is an asset Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Salesforce is an asset
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clean driver's abstract required