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Indigenous Student Recruitment Coordinator

Permanent Full Time


Burnaby, BC

Deadline: 2022-03-31

Posted: 2021-12-10

Union/Affiliation: Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)
Pay range: $56,922 To $67,976 Annually
SFU Department Description: Student Services - Student Recruitment and Admissions
Position Grade: 7
# of openings: 1
Biweekly Hours: 72

The Coordinator, Indigenous Student Recruitment is fundamental to the recruitment of well-qualified, prospective undergraduate SFU students, specifically from the Canadian Indigenous populations. The role manages strategic recruitment which informs future activities and admission practices by providing advising, recruitment, and liaison services to Canadian Indigenous students seeking undergraduate admission to Simon Fraser University. The Coordinator plans, executes and assesses recruiting services at a variety of educational, community, and professional settings domestically and internationally. The position also acts as a referral agent to other Student Services departments and provides support for faculty and department specific recruitment initiatives through targeted activities.


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and four years of related experience, including experience in academic advising or student recruitment and the supervision of staff, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

- Good knowledge of post-secondary regulations, academic requirements, and administration of student applications to the university.
- Proficient in the use of enterprise level information systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, Tableau, Salesforce).
- Good knowledge of online modes of communication and learning, including the use of webinars, and social media.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Indigenous cultures and communities.
- Excellent knowledge of Canadian Indigenous post-secondary issues.
- Excellent analytical, computational, and problem-solving skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
- Ability to exercise mature judgment, diplomacy and have strong interpersonal skills - must be tactful and articulate in dealing with faculty, staff, and students in a multi-cultural context.
- Exceptional organizational and communication skills (oral, written, and presentation).
- Ability to supervise staff.
- Ability to work independently and effectively.
- Must be willing to travel extensively (internationally and domestically).
- Ability to work evenings and weekends.
- Access to a motor vehicle and valid driver's license for business travel.
- Functional fluency in a second language is an asset.
- Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector check required upon employment.

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