Assistant Director of Admissions

Visual College of Art and Design - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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About Us

The Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) is an innovative and dynamic Vancouver-based college of creative applied arts. VCAD has taught artists and imaginative people to follow their creative passions for over 35 years. Our Art and Design diploma programs cover the fashion, graphic and web design, interior design, and animation industries. We are happy to say we are looking for an Assistant Director of Admissions to join our team!

The purpose of the Assistant Director of Admissions is to promote and sell the programs of the School to potential students and ensure the application is complete and in full compliance with all regulatory requirements. Under general direction, the Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for selling programs to meet or exceed the School’s enrollment targets each month. The position works closely with campus financial staff.

Job Responsibilities

Specifically, the Assistant Director of Admissions will be responsible for:

Providing sales and product information on programs and offerings
Maintaining records to contribute to the administrative functions of the campus
Achieving monthly and annual sales targets
Other related duties as assigned


This is a result-driven position and compensation is commensurate with performance. To be successful in the Assistant Director of Admissions position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:
2 years diploma in professional sales training with a preference for a Bachelor's degree
A minimum of 2 years sales performance history with a preference in private post-secondary education/recruitment agency
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Skills and Abilities:
Proven sales performance history
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Ability to manage stress and thrive in often demanding situations.
Proven self-starter and problem solver
Must be deadline driven and goal-oriented
A positive attitude and customer-focused approach
Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion
Proficient in standard Microsoft applications and productivity tools
Professional ethic work and exemplary behavior while respecting provincial and federal regulations
Preference may be given to candidates with CRM experience
Preference may be given to candidates with a second language in French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi or Punjabi.

Willingness to work hours in excess of regular shift as required
Willingness to be available to work days, evenings and weekends as per work schedule provided by the Campus Director and/or DOA.
Compensation: the Assistant Director of Admissions salary is negotiable and subject to a compensation plan.