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Employment Opportunity

Admissions Officer (2) - Posting period extended

International Admissions
Faculty of International Education & ELC
Competition Number: 13-3128
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Not funded in base budget
Start: As soon as possible
Workload: 35 hours per week
Two positions available
Employment Group: Cupe 7
Position: 00465
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The International Admissions department is undergoing organizational changes. There will be a total of three Admissions Officers supporting the growth of international student enrolment at Vancouver Island University.
Duties: Reporting to the Manager, International Admissions, analyze and evaluate international student applications and supporting documents. Assess international education documents, both secondary and post-secondary, to determine equivalencies and admission eligibility of students to university programs.

Maintain accurate student records, track applicant progression through the admissions process and provide statistical reporting. Produce a wide variety of reports and letters.

Act as a liaison with faculty, departments, students, parents, agents, counselors, immigration officials and other public agencies. Provide accurate and timely information to a large volume of inquiries from applicants and international representatives.
Required Qualifications: Two-year diploma from an appropriately accredited institution. Three to five years recent relevant experience; including experience in a multicultural and/or international setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Must be able to work independently, set priorities and handle multiple competing tasks. Proven strong interpersonal skills. Strong oral and written English language skills. Demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural groups and empathy for clients whose first language is not English. Demonstrated customer service skills. MS Office proficiency and demonstrated understanding of relational databases. Training or experience to demonstrate an understanding of student financial records.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution. One year in a post-secondary admissions office.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 08, 2013 - November 17, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.