Clerical / Administrative Student Recruitment Coordinator
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Reporting to the Director, Student Recruitment and International Business Development, the Student Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for executing student marketing and recruitment plans for the Institute’s post-secondary technical and language programs. Working with key partners at home and abroad to support MITT strategic enrolment plans and position the Institute as a destination of choice for outstanding students from a diversity of countries and school systems.
Develop opportunities to facilitate direct student recruitment, as well as work with an effective and sustainable network of international recruitment agencies, in order attract a diversity of well-qualified students from around the world.
Build partnerships, create awareness and coordinate student recruitment activities and initiatives, in association with partner school divisions, high schools across the province, post-secondary adults, and Indigenous communities.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Maintains extensive knowledge about MITT programs, admission requirements and all information required to accurately and effectively market the Institute to prospective students
- Attends student recruitment fairs and conducts on-site admissions when approved.
- Develops and delivers effective presentations to groups, large and small, and advises students, their families, counsellors and institutional representatives on Institute opportunities and requirements.
- Conducts appropriate follow-up with counsellors and prospective students after these visits.
- Facilitates and attends education functions/seminars, career symposia, industry events, community events/charities
- Conducts market research on student interests and regional recruitment conditions.
- Evaluates the outcomes of various recruiting activities, preparing data and reports.
- Reaches specified student recruitment targets based on MITT’s strategic plan
- Develops new local and international partner training materials and resources in consultation with Director
- Advises educational recruitment agencies with MITT knowledge necessary to sell our programs and services
- Collaborates with student services departments to support student pre-arrival, orientation and retention activities
- Liaises with External Relations on a regular basis to ensure events and information are updated.
- Creates dynamic MITT social media posts for the purpose of prospective student engagement.
- Ensures promotional materials are up-to-date and available
Qualifications and Experience
- Post-secondary education and direct work experience in the area of marketing, sales or education preferred.
- Experience with adult learners in a post-secondary environment considered an asset.
- Fluency in a language other than English considered an asset.
- Well-developed knowledge of student recruitment concepts.
- Excellent public-speaking, presentation, written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs and issues of immigrants, newcomers and international students.
- Ability to work well under pressure.
- Must have the ability and desire to establish positive relationships with students from diverse backgrounds and be able to work effectively and in harmony with a variety of full-time and student employees, faculty, staff, students and administrators.
- Must be able to relate positively and professionally with prospective students, administration and faculty and be able to deal constructively with a variety of people both on and off campus.
- Must be skilled in using multimedia applications to support visits, seminars and career fairs.
- Experience working with a Content Management System would be an asset.
- Experience planning and executing events would be an asset.
- Must hold a valid passport.
- Extensive travel within Manitoba or internationally may be required.
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
- Some evening and weekend work required.
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