Indigenous Students Recruitment Coordinator – Agassiz

Full Time, Permanent
Agassiz, Chilliwack
Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client in the Chilliwack area is looking for an experienced Recruitment Coordinator to recruit students for their College.

The Indigenous Student Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for recruiting Indigenous and non-indigenous students for prospective programs at Seabird College. The role works closely with post-secondary education and employment coordinators for First Nations Bands in the Fraser Valley and beyond. The bulk of work time will be spent in communities, raising awareness and acting as mobile information and registration support for potential students.

This role will also coordinate marketing materials with the SIB communications department to develop flyers and utilize social media to disseminate program information and updates. The Indigenous Student Recruitment Coordinator plans executes and assesses recruiting services at a variety of educational, community, and professional settings.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Recognized diploma/degree in business, education, or public relations/recruitment.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an education or administrative setting.
  • Demonstrated skills in building relationships, establishing networks, building rapport with post-
    secondary education student support workers and secondary school career counsellors.
  • Effective recruitment tracking, with an awareness of registration numbers and program capacities.
  • Proficient in social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook).
  • Demonstrated effective public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Must be motivated and able to work as part of a small team, and with minimal supervision, to
    generate recruitment leads and follow-through, and to think outside the box in promoting programs.
  • High professional and ethical standards with a commitment to the principles and values of the First
    Nations communities.
  • A professional spokesperson for the College in the capacity of student recruitment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven analytical/critical thinking and decision making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid BC driver’s license, Class 5 and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends to attend promotional events
  • Satisfactory criminal record check.
  • Ability to adhere to the Oath of Confidentiality and Seabird Island Band Policies and Procedures.
  • Knowledge, respect and understanding of Stó:lō culture, traditions and language is considered an
    asset.
  • Experience working with First Nations communities preferred.

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Job CategoryEducation, Executive, Professional & Office Staff

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