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The Student Recruitment Officer (SRO) plays an important role in York University's recruitment activities. In a team environment the SRO researches and develops a York presentation, then individually delivers the presentation in secondary schools across Ontario. The SRO also counsels and advises prospective students, counsellors and parents. The purpose of these activities is to develop a well informed, vibrant, highly academic group of applicants to York University.
University degree required, or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
Minimum 1 year's recent related experience (e.g., liaison, public relations, customer service, marketing, student advising/counselling etc.), including making effective presentations, preferably in an educational environment.
Knowledge of the Ontario university educational system, admissions criteria and university programs. Previous interaction with secondary school aged students, guidance/educational counsellors, or teachers preferred. Oral communication skills to present detail information concisely and clearly. Public speaking and/or making effective presentations. Analyzing and interpreting information. Effective interpersonal and public relations skills. Dealing courteously and effectively with people. Tact and diplomacy. Excellent organizational skills. Working independently and setting priorities. Excellent written communication skills. Exercising good judgment and initiative. Working effectively under pressure of time constraints. General advising or counselling skills. Maintaining confidentiality. Lifting and bending. Excellent attendance and punctuality. Demonstrated commitment to the values of creating student success: Care, collaboration, accountability, respect, innovation, excellence and inclusion.
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
This position requires the successful candidate maintain a valid Driver's License and a produce a satisfactory Driver's Abstract. The successful candidate would have to provide proof of a valid Driver's License and a satisfactory Driver's Abstract upon being hired.
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In order to be considered as an internal applicant, York University employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must apply for jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire.
If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to apply for jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting . this is referred to as the 'Posted Date' on the job the posting. This applies to YUSA-1 internal and YUSA-1 Concurrent postings. Please refer to the 'Posting Intent' on the job posting.
If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.
We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.
York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.