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Director, Student Recruitment in the Office of Enrolment Management - Recruitment

Job Posting Number: 2019-MP-06
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Closing Date: Friday, April 05th, 2019 - 4:00pm

The Director of Student Recruitment provides strategic leadership in order to support the delivery and achievement of the University’s Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) Plan. A senior position within the Office of the Enrolment Management, the incumbent is responsible for developing a strong enrolment pipeline by developing and implementing an integrated recruitment strategy comprised of communications, relationship development / maintenance and enrolment management business plans.


The successful candidate will possess:

• A University undergraduate degree in a relevant field (such as Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications);

• A minimum of 5-years of experience in sales, promotion, or marketing within in an educational environment, including admissions/recruitment experience, preferably within the post-secondary sector;

• A minimum of 3-years of progressively more responsible strategic experience, including setting goals and objectives, coordination, planning, evaluation and reporting;

• Experience event planning / project management experience for events involving 100+ participants;

• Demonstrated ability to problem solve, and make effective decisions independently;

• A comprehensive knowledge of Ontario, Canadian, and International educational systems with specific attention to higher education programs, policies, and procedures;

• Demonstrated experience in both domestic and international marketing communications and strategies;

• Ability to speak knowledgeably about all aspects of education life, including recruitment and admissions, Canadian and international education systems, transition issues, academic programs, systems of study, financing, residence, student life and success, and success after graduation;

• Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic, and other relevant factors in UWindsor’s recruitment markets, including a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion;

• Strong leadership and management skills, including proven ability to lead and motivate teams;

• Strong verbal and written communication skills;

• Highly developed interpersonal skills, including leadership, negotiation, influence and relationship building;

• Demonstrated record of generating new business and building/maintaining client relationships in existing and new market sectors;

• Familiarity or knowledge of a Student Administration System (or other similar information systems), MS Office, and Database systems;

• Confident working with data and excellent analytical skills;

• Demonstrated experiencing tracking leads/relationships through CRM system and other marketing tools throughout the client relationship cycle and reports process;

• A passport holder or be eligible to apply for a passport; and,

• Willingness and ability to travel in Ontario, Canada, and Internationally, as required.

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume and Application for Employment, quoting the Ad reference number (2019-MP-06), no later than Friday, April 05th, 2019 - 4:00pm. Applicants are asked to forward their documents electronically to:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator.  Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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