Student Recruitment Lead

University of Ottawa - Ottawa, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Position Purpose

Designs and implements recruitment strategies, as well as liaison and recruitment activities, for all of the faculty’s graduate programs in order to maximize outreach and attract the very best students. Organizes and leads promotional campaigns, generates web content and develops communication plans to project a positive image of the faculty, promote its brand and increase its visibility.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Minimum five years of demonstrated experience in a similar role

Key Competencies

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.

Other competencies

Master’s degree in a relevant field an asset
Ability to develop marketing and digital communication strategies
Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines and experience in applying them
Knowledge of the Canadian university sector and its administrative structures
Advanced knowledge of computer systems and software including graphic design and web applications, spreadsheets, databases, the internet and email
Experience giving presentations to large groups in both official languages
Experience planning and organizing events
Project management experience
Strong public relations, interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability and willingness to occasionally travel outside of the city for recruitment activities
Ability and willingness to occasionally work outside of normal office hours
Bilingualism – English and French (spoken and written)


All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).

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