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Admissions Counsellor

Admissions Counsellor

Company: Redeemer University College
Contact Person: Jim Van Geest
ANCASTER, Ontario , L9K1J4
Phone: 9056482131

Position Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Admissions Manager, the Admissions Counsellor (AC) is the front-line representative of Redeemer University College with respect to prospective students, their families and high school stakeholders. The AC is responsible for all recruitment efforts and achieving enrolment targets within their assigned regional area.

Brief Description of Responsibilities:

Prepare, plan and execute regional recruitment plans to key recruitment territories throughout Ontario.
Build relationships with key high schools, guidance counsellors and strategic contacts in promoting Redeemer’s mission and Vision.
Prepare and deliver presentations to prospective applicants and other stake holders (i.e. youth pastors, guidance counsellors and parents)
Guide prospective students through the admission funnel with the ultimate goal of those students matriculating.
Travel to represent Redeemer University College to prospective students and their families at fairs, events and conferences (approximately 8 to 10 weeks per year).
Work cooperatively with the Senior Admissions Manager to develop and implement long-term regional recruitment plans

 Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

You have a Baccalaureate degree and a minimum of one year of related work experience
Your experience demonstrates a strong customer relations and/or student service focus.
You excel in people-oriented environments and you listen well to others’ needs.
You understand young adults and their cultural context and are able to formulate clearly and concisely how Redeemer fits into a young adult’s goals and plans.
You have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
You understand and are able to effectively articulate the mission of the University.
You can communicate what is unique about the Reformed Christian tradition and what is unique about Redeemer’s place in higher education.
You understand data and how to make use of it in support of your work.
You have a valid driver’s license and are willing to travel on University business, including weekends and evenings (approximately 8 to 10 weeks per year).
You are organized and are able to work effectively in high stress environments.
You have an understanding of the Ontario education system (both secondary and post-secondary).
You understand modern communications and technology - including social media, CRM software, Google apps for business and Microsoft Office.
You are able to preserve and maintain confidentiality of student data and records.

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University College. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Posted: July 3, 2018 | Expires: October 1, 2018
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 5635 ]