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Substitute - Student Communications & Events Coordinator - Tentative Classification 'VII' - Student Recruitment Office (until approx. November 9, 2018)

Job Posting Number: 2017-13-55
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Closing Date: Friday, November 24th, 2017 - 4:00pm

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President, North American Recruitment, this position is an essential component of the University’s enrolment management strategy. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of student communications and events in support of student recruitment and retention initiatives.


1. Develop, coordinate and streamline student recruitment communications and events (print, web, and email formats) to generate a higher prospect to applicant confirmation ratios in support of the University’s efforts to achieve entering student enrolment targets and generate higher student retention ratios in order to enhance the quality of student experience.

2. Be familiar with University of Windsor academic programs.

3. Provide leadership and direction to staff and faculty in recruitment and retention communication initiatives.

4. Build strong relationships with internal university office staff as well as ‘student influencers’ to ensure correct targeting of communications.

5. Demonstrate a commitment to the goals of enrolment management for the university.

6. Develop and implement marketing strategies to increase the quality and success of events.

7. Regularly review and revise events and communications for future planning.

8. Utilize excellent organizational skills in budgeting activities and adhering to timelines.

9. Perform related duties as required by the Vice-Provost, Students and Registrar.

10. Ability to develop final or annual reports on an event or operations.


The successful candidate will have:

• A bachelor’s degree (preferably in a related field)

• Superior written and oral communication skills, demonstrated public relations skills and refined interpersonal skills

• Previous event planning, sales, marketing or recruitment experience

• Effective time management and strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask

• Strong commitment to customer service and possess effective relationship building skills

• Demonstrated proficiency with computer programs such as Microsoft Office, email, and Internet.

• Highly motivated, self-starter with a creative mind

• Analytical skills and the ability to work under pressure

**Please note in addition to your resume, cover letter and application, please submit samples of communication that you have had sole or lead responsibility for:

1. Promotional materials in print, web, and email formats.

2. Final or annual report on an event or operations.

Internal Candidates Only

Bargaining unit members interested in these positions are requested to apply electronically by completing an 'Application for Transfer' form and forwarding it to: on or before Friday, November 24th, 2017 - 4:00pm (the posting closing date). CUPE 1393 members must also include a cover letter and resume.

Please note: Union positions are covered by the union collective agreement, therefore, please be aware that we must allow our qualified unionized staff the first opportunity for transfer or promotion to these positions. This opportunity is not available to external applicants.

In pursuit of the University of Windsor’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator (staff positions).

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