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Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions (Domestic)



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York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment & Admissions (Domestic) to work with Student Services & International Relations in the Schulich School of Business for this exciting opportunity. 

Are you a Business professional with experience in the academic sector? Do you possess at least 3 years’ of management experience, including setting goals, planning and supervision in a multifunctional team? Do you possess experience and familiarity with student recruitment and admissions? Do you possess an understanding of marketing techniques and strategies? Do you possess knowledge of technical University systems as well as an excellent understanding of common Office software? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will be responsible for meeting the admissions targets for domestic students entering Schulich's MBA and IMBA. The incumbent manages a team of people who support the recruiting of international graduate students as well as oversees the assessment and records team, who support the processing of all graduate level applications to Schulich.. With a keen understanding of the market, the incumbent develops recruiting strategies to maximize market reach and impact. At the end of each cycle, the incumbent assesses results and identifies opportunities for improvement. The incumbent is responsible for recruiting students, interviewing, assessing eligibility and fit for program, and working with successful applicants to confirm their offer.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

 An Undergraduate degree in a related field, such as business, marketing, communications: MBA preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will possess 3 to 5 years of progressively more responsible related management experience, including setting goals and objectives, coordination, planning and supervision in a multifunctional environment. Experience in student services/admissions environment is ideal. Candidates with experience in marketing, recruitment, customer service management, and communication roles are also preferred. Working knowledge of student advising, recruiting and applicant assessment as well as the development of marketing/recruitment strategies, is essential. Demonstrated experience in university admissions. Experience working with complex Customer Relationship Management Systems, such as Salesforce.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to http://webapps.yorku.ca/nonacademicpostings/complete-pf.jsp?postingnumber=10617 and refer to posting# CPM-10617.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/


York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive 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. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Posting Date: 31-Jul-2017Student Services Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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