Admissions & Recruitment Officer

by Brescia University College

Position Type: Contract
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2023
Experience: 1 Year
Education: University Degree
Brescia University College

Job Description

                                                                                               STAFF VACANCY

Brescia University College campus is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haundenosaunee, Lunaapéewak and Chonnonton Nations. This territory falls under the London Township Treaty and Sombra Treaty 1796, and the Dish with One Spoon Wampum. Brescia University College accepts responsibility as a public institution to contribute toward revealing and correcting miseducation as well as renewing respectful relationships with Indigenous Communities through teaching, research, and community service.
Brescia University College (www.brescia.uwo.ca), a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is Canada’s only women’s university. For over a century, the university experience at Brescia challenges students to lead with wisdom, justice and compassion. Our student-centred institution is committed to providing women with a transformative education as we prepare our students for life-long leadership. Our students benefit from a small, supportive atmosphere at Brescia while having access to resources at Western.
 
Brescia is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to fill a position as:
 
                                                                   Admissions & Recruitment Officer
                                                                                (Temporary Full Time Position - 6 month contract)
                                                                                                Salary Grade 6 - $29.47 per hour


Reporting to the Director – Recruitment & Admissions, the Admissions & Recruitment Officer supports the Recruitment and Admissions team. Key duties will include: the assessment of applications from domestic and international students; engaging with students and families as part of the admissions and recruitment process; representing Brescia at outreach activities;   This role works closely with the Admissions Information Officer and a second Admissions & Recruitment Officer. 

This full-time position requires a thorough understanding of the university application process as well as knowledge of all admissions requirements usually obtained through related work experience in a university environment. The ability to prioritize and multi- task in a busy environment demonstrating initiative, flexibility and strong reasoning skills are as essential as well-developed communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in international credential assessment would be considered an asset. Some travel will be required to support outreach related to Brescia’s recruitment programs; applicants must present a valid G driver’s license and valid passport.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Admissions key responsibilities and duties include:
  • Broad knowledge of various admissions requirements, both domestic and international
  • Detailed country knowledge as it relates to international credentials and relationships between varying educational systems
  • Assessment of international, non-traditional applicants, including communication with applicants
  • Transcript and academic credential evaluation for admissions/transfer credit
  • Broad understanding of academic transcripts and credentials as part of the assessment process
  • Prepares files for and serves on the Admissions Committee
  • Maintenance of admission database and running of offers as needed
  • On-going response to general admissions queries as needed
  • Working with third-party educational representatives; updating and advising on admission processes and procedures
  • Updating admission policies and support material for specialized programs (web, print)
  • Addresses concerns of agents, students, parents, guidance staff

Advising key responsibilities and duties: 
  • Knowledge of module requirements to determine degree and program requirements, as it relates to assessment of transfer credit
  • Knowledge of post-graduation options and admission requirements as it relates to undergraduate program
  • Knowledge of course selection process for in-coming students
  • Individual appointments as required for student inquiry as part of the admissions and recruitment process
  • Assists with Summer Orientation Days

Recruitment key responsibilities and duties:
  • In-depth knowledge of campus-wide resources, opportunities and supports and the ability to address sensitive topics
  • Assist recruitment team with on-campus events as needed
  • Recruitment visits at schools or other locations as needed– some travel required
  • Liaise with contacts and faculties across the Western/affiliate campuses
  • Training of new Admissions & Recruitment staff

REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE INCLUDE:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience with preference given to experience in a post-secondary environment.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to build relationships with faculty, staff and external contacts.
  • Thorough knowledge of admissions and recruitment procedures.
  • Excellent time management skills and consistent ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills with an advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Ability to travel regularly and work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity at Brescia are encouraged to identify their experiences and potential contributions in their cover letter.

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one document (Word or PDF) by February 1, 2023, to:

                                                                                             Brescia University College
                                                                                             c/o Human Resources

                                                                                             Email: bucareer@uwo.ca


Wisdom, Justice and Compassion are at the core of our Ursuline values. We acknowledge our responsibility to attain a diverse and equitable employment environment that is inclusive of every person. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from women, racialized persons / persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity or gender expression and others who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity.


We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation for interviews or throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at bucareer@uwo.ca