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14 Feb 2018

Clerical / Administrative Student Recruitment Coordinator

Manitoba Institute of Trades and TechnologuWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Job Description

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.

International markets:
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.

Local markets:
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.






Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Clerical / Administrative.

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