Student Recruiter - Enrollment Services - Registrar's Office * Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Date of Posting: 
December 24, 2014
Registrar's Office
Student Recruiter - Enrollment Services
Term Full Time
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications

 As soon as possible until April 30, 2016 (Term may be extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

The UPEI Registrar’s Office requires a highly motivated and innovative individual to join our recruitment team.  Reporting to the Registrar, and in concert with the relevant Dean, the incumbent will work with an interdisciplinary team to deliver the supports and services required for the recruitment and retention of UPEI students.  The position will specialize in the recruitment of students for graduate programs, and professional programs. Working closely with the Faculty of Education, as well as a variety of departments across the campus, the incumbent will support incoming students in their transition to university through coordinated outreach and recruitment.  

This position will work with the University recruitment team and other on-campus stakeholders in the development of recruitment initiatives (including promotional materials development, activities, events and other engagement strategies). 

This position is pivotal to the development and delivery of the institutions goals for student enrolment and visions for student success.  As a member of the Registrar’s Office, the incumbent will be expected to contribute to the overall delivery of supports and services to the UPEI student population. 


• Develop and conduct recruitment-based activities as required/planned
• Develop recruitment strategies to attract qualified applicants for professional degrees and graduate programs at both the Masters and PhD levels (i.e. Faculty of Education BEd, MEd and PhD students, and other Faculties and Schools, as required)
• Maintain, and update program information, as required
• Cultivate effective working relationships and communications with stakeholders and educational institutions whose students will benefit from further postsecondary opportunities in Arts, Business, Education, Nursing, Science and  Veterinary Medicine
• In coordination with the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and the Registrar’s Office, facilitate questions related to admissions criteria, and program details, responding to email, phone and in person queries
• Utilize social media, and other electronic forms of communication to address program based inquiries expeditiously
• Assist in the efficient conduct of admission reviews and ensure that applicants are engaged and supported


• An undergraduate degree in Education, Communications, Business Administration or a related field, a Master’s degree would be considered an asset, as would fluency in English and French
• A minimum of 3 years relevant experience, or equivalent, in recruitment, marketing, university admissions, operational planning and partnership development
• Experience with public speaking and a comfort speaking to diverse groups, including students at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
college/university officials, and the educational community
• Knowledge of university programs, student supports and student life
• Knowledge of university degree requirements, and admission standards
• Proficiency in academic advising, academic coaching and registration facilitation
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrated initiative, excellent judgement, creativity and problem-solving
• Demonstrated experience in computer applications, including data analysis and management, and in using technology, including social media platforms, to support student engagement activities
• An ability to travel provincially, nationally and internationally may be required
• Holding a valid driver’s license is mandatory 


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 below. You can also apply in person 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): 

R. Gass

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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