Memorial University of Newfoundland - St. John's, NL (30+ days ago)

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May 12, 2021


Student Recruitment, Office of the Registrar

(Contractual Position to April 1, 2022)

The University will consider applications from qualified permanent staff who may be interested in a secondment, subject to departmental approval


The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out the institution’s recruitment activities aimed at attracting students to Memorial University’s undergraduate programs. Duties include preparing and presenting information sessions about the University to local and national audiences, including high schools, career days, education fairs, and post-secondary institutions; working closely with university personnel responsible for admissions, academic advising, scholarships and awards, student support services, marketing and communications, and alumni affairs on a variety of recruitment issues; compiling information and assisting in the implementation of the undergraduate recruitment strategy; identifying strategies for recruitment initiatives and assisting in their implementation; answering enquiries on recruitment; utilizing various online communication tools and social media platforms for recruitment initiatives; assisting with campus tours for prospective students; and performing other related duties as required. This position may require considerable travel, particularly within Canada and public appearances as well as non-traditional work hours at various points of the recruitment cycle.


Experience (1-3 years) in a student recruitment environment with an emphasis on marketing or communications; graduation from a four year university; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Knowledge of the post-secondary education experience and Memorial University programs would be assets. Possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license as issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is required. This position also requires some heavy lifting.

SALARY $49,602 - $74,399 per annum (Management and Professional)

CLOSING DATE May 27, 2021

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

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Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.