International Recruitment (IRec) leads the international marketing, and recruitment strategy for the University of Alberta. Under the guidance and direction of the Director, International Recruitment & Transnational Programs, we are seeking a motivated individual to assist our team with a variety of tasks related to international student recruitment. This includes handling a high volume of program-related inquiries from prospective undergraduate international students from China.
Respond to student inquiries by email and phone, in chat-rooms and on message boards to create a link between the applicant and the University.
Assist students with application and registration questions.
Maintain accurate records of student contacts; assist with CRM database data entry.
Provide administrative support to international student recruitment activities as needed.
The ideal candidate must be a continuing, full-time UofA student (taking a minimum of 9 credits for undergraduate students) and will have:
A well-rounded knowledge of the University of Alberta.
Excellent communication (both verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong Mandarin language proficiency (both written and oral) is required.
Experience with the Chinese National curriculum is preferred.
A keen understanding of the issues facing international students is an asset.
Proficient in Microsoft Word (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and databases systems, email, social media and Internet research skills.
Experience having lived and studied outside of Canada would be an asset.
International students are encouraged to apply.
This position will work 25 hrs/week, until August 31, 2019.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume; applications received without a cover letter will not be considered.