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Lang ara College is located in Vancouver, B.C.: applicants to postings must be located in BC or willing to move to BC to accept work with Langara College. Exceptions to this will be clearly outlined in the event Langara College requires work (or positions to be based) to be performed outside BC or Canada.

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Job Title: Assistant, Domestic Marketing and Recruitment

Employee Group: CUPE

Employee Type: Permanent

Start Date: Monday, January 31 2022

End Date (if applicable):

Job Description : Reporting to the Associate Director, Domestic Marketing and Recruitment, the Domestic Marketing and Recruitment Assistant, works co-operatively with the Langara Global Student Marketing and Recruitment Team to implement the College's strategic Student Recruitment Plan. This position is the primary contact responsible for addressing inquiries from prospective and existing domestic students and Canadian high school counsellors, by telephone, video conference, email, and in-person, and contributes to the development and maintenance of counsellor relationships in Canadian markets. This position conducts presentations and information sessions to prospective students, assists in developing student information materials, and provides support to develop and execute Langara's Student Recruitment Plan.

*Please note there are 3 positions available*


Education and Experience:

  • Two-year Diploma in business field, Marketing, or Communication. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience working in Canadian student recruitment, in a post-secondary institution.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • Knowledge of the British Columbia post-secondary education system including the rules, regulations, procedures and policies governing the admission of students to post-secondary institutions.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and written.
  • Strong sales, customer services, and persuasion skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing principles and terminology.
  • Ability to make and deliver effective presentations and speak in public.
  • Ability to interpret and apply College, government, agency, and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with and provide information, assistance and related services to the public, faculty, staff, agents and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills combined with an understanding of diversity, cross-cultural issues, and familiar with other cultures
  • Intermediate level computer skills including: keyboarding at 45 wpm, word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database management (MS Access), PowerPoint, e-mail, and internet navigation.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to travel within British Columbia and Across Canada.
  • In order to meet admission deadlines and take advantage of peak recruitment times, vacation requests may not be granted at certain times during the year.
  • Some travel within Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, and across Canada is required to attend various educational fairs, secondary and post-secondary institutions, or other recruitment events.
  • Ability to physically handle heavy materials and/or equipment (i.e. promotional materials, display stands for student recruitment events).
  • Most of the duties for this position will take place at the College, applicants should be prepared to travel within Canada during established recruitment cycles.
  • Valid Canadian driver's licence is required and regular access to a vehicle.

Hours & Days of Work: 8 :30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.

Salary Range: $26.83 - $30.67 per hour

Pay Grade: CUPE Paygrade 21

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 35

Hours may vary according to the needs of the department.

Compressed Workweek (Fortnight): No

Closing Date: Tuesday, January 18 2022

If you were a temporary employee with CUPE Local 15 at Langara College who has worked within the last five (5) months of the closing date on this posting

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest in Langara College and taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Internal candidates will be given first consideration. Please be advised that due to the amount of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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