Recruitment & Events Assistant

  • Okanagan College
  • Penticton, BC, Canada
  • May 17, 2019
Contract Customer / Client Service Event Coordination Event Planning Marketing

Job Description

Competition Details


Position Information


Position Number S00678
Position Title Recruitment & Events Assistant
Division/Portfolio Office of the Registrar
Department/Program Registrar's Office
Location Penticton
Position Summary

Under the limited supervision of the Associate Registrar, Recruitment & Admissions and the Regional Dean, the Recruitment & Events Assistant provides exceptional client service to applicants, prospective and current students, and other stakeholders on a variety of recruitment related initiatives and events. Working with faculty, administrators, recruitment committees and other stakeholders, the Assistant coordinates and administers a variety of recruitment related initiatives and events and other duties required in the Office of the Registrar and at their regional campus.

Education and Experience

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent and graduation from a four-year degree program in marketing, business, public relations, or related discipline. Over two years and up to four years related experience in event organization and marketing with experience in post-secondary student recruitment, program promotion, public speaking and presentations to large groups

Skills and Abilities

- Superior customer service and interpersonal skills
- Effective conflict resolution skills and ability to resolve sensitive issues
- Exceptional listening and professional communication skills, focused on tact and diplomacy
- Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
- Working knowledge and experience with student record systems
- Aptitude for learning and working with new systems and software
- Effective problem analysis and problem-solving skills
- Outstanding public speaking and presentation skills
- Ability to exercise initiative, self-development, good judgment and critical thinking
- Works effectively both independently and as part of a team
- Collaborates with others and maintains positive working relationships

Core Competencies

- Customer and service focus
- Continuous learning and information seeking
- Integrity and accountability
- Collaboration and collegiality
- Initiative
- Effective interactive communication

Job Specific Competencies  
Preferred Qualifications  
Desired Start Date 07/08/2019
Position End Date (if temporary) 08/07/2020

Monday to Friday 8 am – 4 pm (Summer) and 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (September – April). Occasional weekend and evening work is required.

This position will travel overnight out of region on occasion.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate $25.27 - $28.88
Appointment Type Support - Non-Regular Full-time
Special Instructions to Applicants

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

Employee Group Support
Posting Detail Information


Competition Number C001050
Posting Open Date 05/07/2019
Posting Closing Date 06/02/2019
Open Until Filled No