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International Recruitment Officers play an important role in York University’s international recruitment activities through a variety of methods. This includes delivering recruitment presentations, researching, and contributing to the development of programs, strategies, and market research. International Recruitment Officer contributes to York’s goal of developing a vibrant, diverse, and highly academic group of international applicants.

University degree required. Liberal arts education preferred or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.

2 years’ recent related experience (e.g., educational liaison in an academic environment, making effective presentations and/or public speaking, attending fairs/events, program/project administration, etc.), advising/counselling, and answering detailed/complex enquiries in a student service area preferred. International travel experience required.

Knowledge of secondary schools’ liaison (student recruitment)
Knowledge of Ontario university system admissions criteria, university programs, and strong familiarity with Canadian and international educational systems
Advising/counselling skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills, for identifying trends in markets, generating ideas and innovative solutions
Working effectively in a team environment
Effective relationship building
Excellent interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy
Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural issues and public relations skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills to make effective presentations and respond to detailed/complex enquiries
Exercising good judgement, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational skills including ability to work independently, meet deadlines, coordinate a number of projects/programs simultaneously in response to changing/conflicting priorities
Working effectively under pressure of high volume
Maintaining confidentiality
Intermediate skills with MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
Introductory MS Access with the ability to run queries from an established database
Adept at learning new technology programs and adapting to change
Social media skills
Lifting and bending, carrying boxes with a weight of 20-25 pounds.
Valid passport
Valid ‘G’ driver’s license with proven good driving record (abstract required)
Access to a reliable vehicle required

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If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to view and apply for jobs, you must apply through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire to be considered an internal applicant.

As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting. This is referred to as the ‘Posted Date’ on the job posting. Please refer to the ‘Posting Intent’ on the job posting.

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.

York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.


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