NorQuest College
Edmonton, AB, CA
6d ago

Job Description

International student recruiter & Agent Coordinator

NorQuest International

NorQuesters are difference makers and we’re searching for someone dedicated to making a difference to join our NorQuest International team as an International Student Recruiter & Agent Coordinator.

We are seeking a reliable self-starter with fantastic people skills, a positive attitude, and a passion for guiding students to new opportunities.

The role will allow you to use your highly developed analytical skills while working independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

The NorQuest International office is a very welcoming and inclusive work environment, where all co-workers are very collaborative, respectful and supportive.

How you’ll make a difference

  • Advise prospective international students looking to enroll in NorQuest programs
  • Explore pathways for international students to transfer into NorQuest programming
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Communicate accurate program information and alternatives to prospective students and manage recruitment inbox
  • Maintain accurate and complete records to track and follow-up on potential student lead.
  • Lead the Agent Application Process and manage agent information on the NorQuest’s website
  • Oversee agent selection for those agents who recruit from within Canada and overseas
  • Conduct agent application reviews and reference checks
  • Manage agent inbox
  • Oversee agent contract management (setting up new contracts, monitoring implementation and renewals)
  • Foster agent relationship building and maintain quality performance
  • Verify information and manage payment of agent invoices (commissions)
  • Develop and maintain weekly Agent Bulletin and communication
  • Identify means of promoting NorQuest College in the international student market (within Canada) and pursue the identified opportunities
  • Be responsible for establishing relationships with recruitment partners (agents, language schools and international high school programs across Canada) to promote the recruitment of international students
  • Do in-depth market research for international student recruitment and maintain record of international student statistics
  • Track and monitor enrolment targets on a weekly basis
  • What you bring

  • A related post-secondary diploma in Education, International Relations or a related field; a bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience working and / or studying overseas
  • Experience in a post-secondary environment
  • Experience in international education
  • Knowledge of post secondary education systems in Canada and abroad
  • Experience designing and delivering workshops
  • Knowledge of a second language is an asset
  • Good understanding of communication etiquette (social media, email, and in-person)
  • Knowledge of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) policies; Please note that a confidentiality agreement is required for this position.
  • What makes you a Difference Maker?

  • You have a genuine passion for leading and for serving students and NorQuesters.
  • You’re able to have brave, honest conversations with staff and students towards the goal of making NorQuest a better place to study and work.
  • You’re dependable, taking responsibility for your actions and following through (even if no one is watching).
  • You’re a critical thinker who can solve problems and anticipate / manage change.
  • You’re compassionate. You listen first and the stance you start from includes a genuine smile.
  • SALARY : $52,573 - $68,302 reflective upon what you bring. AKA your education and experience. This is a 1-year term position with the possibility of extension.

    This position is not eligible to participate in our extended health and pension programs.

    NorQuest College offers flexible work options that include working on campus, working from anywhere or a blend of both!

    COMPETITION NUMBER : 2021-2987

    CLOSING DATE : May 30, 2021

    Apply to become a NorQuester : If this opportunity delights you and your expertise will shine in this role, we invite you to apply for this position online by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document.

    Psst : Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted and we’ll make sure to do this within 28 days of the closing date.

    Difference Makers. If we were to describe what NorQuest College is, we’d say these two words. We are so fundamentally driven in our mission to make a difference to our students, our community, and to our fellow NorQuesters, that it guides what we do, who we meet, and where we are headed.

    So how do we make differences?

  • We empower NorQuesters. When it comes to working, it’s up to you to decide where (on campus or from another location) and how you work.
  • NorQuesters are expected to embody our Qs lead from where you are, be dependable, find ways forward to name a few, but how you do that is your choice!

  • We unlock potential. Whether its newcomers to Canada who want to improve their English, students who want to complete their academic upgrading, learners pursuing post-secondary education, or anyone who wishes to strengthen their skills through professional development, our passion to educate touches people of all levels and all backgrounds.
  • We strengthen Alberta. From our graduates who hit the ground running, to our partnerships with government, industry, and business, to our commitment to communities, including a dedicated focus on Indigenous communities, we contribute to our province and make it stronger.
  • We strive to be an employer of choice for First Nations, Metis and Inuit people in Canada by leading, supporting, and being an ally through our work toward decolonization, reconciliation, and Indigenization.

    And that’s a snapshot of how we are Difference Makers. But there’s so much more to us and we invite you to explore further!

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