Recruiter - International Relations Office

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Date of Posting: 
January 11, 2017
International Relations Office
Full Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

As soon as possible – April 30, 2018

UPEI requires a highly motivated, innovative and technologically experienced individual to join our recruitment team.  Reporting to the Director of Recruitment, the incumbent will complement traditional recruitment efforts by focusing on digital marketing campaigns and data analytics.  As a member of the recruitment team, the incumbent will contribute to the overall success of UPEI international and domestic student recruitment and retention efforts.


• Provide online admission and program information to a diverse range of prospective students and stakeholders
• Liaise with recruitment team to foster activities and conversations with target groups
• Manage inquiries from prospects, monitor responses to contacts and channels, and identify trends
• Enhance outreach through digital recruitment campaigns and coordinate the campaigns
• Develop reports on all recruitment and partnership development activities, including fairs, school visits, missions, website, emails, messaging, etc.
• Contribute to the development of recruitment materials, and engagement strategies
• Create dashboards and KPI’s from prospect interactions in the CRM and social/web channels
• Monitor recruitment CRM for accuracy of information and duplicate records


• An undergraduate degree
• Demonstrated experience with technology, and data systems, including social medial platforms, that support student engagement activities
• Demonstrated experience preparing reports, analyzing data, and identifying trends
• Experience working with the public in a professional setting
• Thorough understanding of the needs and expectations of first year university students, including an understanding of influencers when choosing a postsecondary institution
• Knowledge of university programs, student supports and student life
• Demonstrated initiative, excellent judgement, creativity and problem solving skills
• Experience in online digital marketing and analytics would be considered an asset

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

D. MacDonald

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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