Reporting to the Manager, International Admissions the International Admissions Officer supports the achievement of the institution’s enrollment and retention plans (as defined through the SEM process) for the international student population. The incumbent provides a broad range of duties coordinating and implementing the admission process supporting international recruitment efforts while providing on- going support to our international student body. The International Admissions Officer is expected to be the subject and credential expert on admissions for international students into his or her cluster of countries. As such, complex or non-routine issues are referred to the Officer responsible for that country. The incumbent provides information and communicates with prospective students, applicants, guidance counselors, agents, Canadian Immigration, parents, faculty and college administrators regarding a broad range of admissions related question/topics. The incumbent provides leadership and training to his/her designated work group, as well as provides support to the College’s international recruitment and admissions efforts by delivering information sessions on and off-campus. These activities require approximately four weeks of overseas travel.
The successful candidate will possess a 4-year undergraduate degree in Public Relations, Education, Business/Marketing or equivalent with at least 2 years of work related experience.
The incumbent will demonstrate superior analytical, problem-solving and communication skills with the ability to explain complex processes. Thorough knowledge of the secondary school, college and university system is required, along with knowledge of the educational systems of other countries.
The incumbent will also possess excellent organization and presentation skills and the ability to work in a highly automated environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to develop proficiency within the student record system are also required. Additional qualifications include leadership skills, the ability to work independently, the ability to train and motivate a team and work effectively in a cross-cultural environment.
Duration of need: 18 months