Enrolment Advisor – Acadia University – Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Acadia University is one of Canada’s leading primarily undergraduate institutions. For over 175 years, Acadia has been providing students with a learning environment that ensures they have every opportunity to succeed in life. Our graduates emerge with the tools required to be global citizens and community leaders. Acadia’s faculty and staff are key to our institutional success and share a commitment to provide our students with a high quality post-secondary education.  Located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley, Wolfville offers residents an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces. With a recently-appointed President and a crystal clear mandate from our Board, Acadia is embarking upon an aggressive agenda that will see the university grow, expand our connection to the local community, strengthen our scholarly community, and engage our alumni in shaping a bright future.

Enrolment Advisor
Department of Enrolment Services

The Opportunity

The Enrolment Advisor has the lead role in recruiting students for Acadia.  S/he will be charged with meeting enrolment targets by developing close working relationships with key stakeholders in their sales territory, including prospective high school students, parents, high school guidance counselors, administrators, and teachers as well as alumni, transfer students and others.  The Enrolment Advisor will work with the prospective student from point of contact through enrolment, along with all members of the student recruitment team, as well as other key internal groups such as Admissions, Registrar’s Office, Scholarships & Financial Aid, Alumni, Athletics, Faculty, Students, and others.

This is a three-year term contract beginning on or before 4 August 2015.  A detailed job description is available upon request.

The Candidate

We are seeking a candidate who has a Bachelor Degree in Communications, Business Administration, or Marketing, combined with related sales/marketing experience.  Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative environment are required.  Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including those required for word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, social media communication, and internet research.  As first-hand knowledge of the Acadia experience would be clearly an asset, preference will be given to Acadia Alumni.  Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule which may at time include evenings, weekends, and holidays.  Significant travel will be required.  Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

The Rewards

Acadia offers a comprehensive benefit package and a salary rate of $42,000 per annum.

To Apply

Forward your resume & cover letter, quoting competition #15-10-CB in the subject line, via:

Post:   Marian Reid, HR Manager – Administration, Acadia University Box 17, Wolfville NS  B4P 2R6
E-mail:  employment@acadiau.ca
Fax:  902-585-1075

For further information, please contact Marian Reid at 902-585-1117 or marian.reid@acadiau.ca.

To see more information on why Acadia is an employer of choice, please visit our website at http://www.acadiau.ca/human

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Acadia University is committed to employment equity in the workplace.  We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The University reserves the right not to fill this position.

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