Admissions Assistant - #104948
About Queen's University
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We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ+ community and others who reflect the diversity of Canadian society.
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A Brief Overview
Reporting to the Operations Manager, Continuing Teacher Education, the Admissions Assistant plays a key role in supporting the strategic aims of Continuing Teacher Education (CTE). The incumbent is a first point of contact and provides customer service, admission and program support to students, partners, and guests. The incumbent assesses the needs of and provides support and advice to CTE candidates (current and prospective) with the aim of identifying and recommending strategies to improve recruitment and retention. The incumbent supports the growth of CTE which includes assisting with internal and external projects, testing of new technologies, and the implementation of changes to administrative policies and procedures for CTE programs. The incumbent provides operational support for programming, ensuring alignment with the strategic framework of CTE, the Faculty, and of the University.
This position coordinates program logistics including intake, ongoing communications, and scheduling. This position acts as an advisor to students including applications, admissions, enrollment, course selections, transfers, accommodations, course materials, exam issues and eligibility to graduate. This position provides administrative support to the department including meeting coordination, agendas, minutes, updating records, and mail distribution. This position also acts as the first point of contact and administers and records scholarships, bursaries, and awards, and performs accounting and bookkeeping activities including accounts payable, expenses, awards, records, and reports.
What you will doCoordinates program logistics including intake, fee collection, ongoing communications, monitoring attendance, and scheduling
Acts as an advisor to students including applications, admissions, enrollment, course selections, transfers, accommodations, course materials, exam issues and eligibility to graduate. Acts as the first point of contact and administers and records scholarships, bursaries, and awards. Provides administrative support to the department including scheduling, coordinating meetings, room and equipment booking, agendas, minutes, updating records, mail distribution, office supply inventory, and transcription review. Coordinates events including school fairs, orientations, information sessions, webinars, seminars, training days, lectures, debates, conferences, award presentations, parties, social functions, and fundraising activities. Coordinates communications, including announcements, routine correspondence, website updates, and, promotional materials. Collects, records and enters grades. Generates statistical data for enrolment purposes. Updates and maintains course websites. Coordinates domestic and international travel for staff.
- Other duties as required in the support of the department and/or unit.
- Three-year Community College Diploma or Three-Year Bachelor Degree, or equivalent.
- More than 2 years and up to and including 3 years of experience.
Job Knowledge and Requirements
- Knowledge and insight of practical methods, techniques, and work processes that is typically acquired through a combination of technical training and/or substantial work experience.
- Provide information to others that requires technical or administrative explanation or interpretation.
- Attempts to resolve a difficult or challenging interpersonal situation, or overcome resistance to gain.
- Adapt messages to meet the needs of the intended audience.
- Manage own work and may train and review the work of casual employees, work study students, and/or volunteers, to see commitments through to completion.
- Participate in project team meetings and is involved in developing individual and team project plans.
- Identify new problems and seeks information and input to fully understand the cause.
- Identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of work processes.
- Break down concrete issues into parts and synthesizes information succinctly.
- Respect diversity and promotes inclusion in the workplace.
- Awareness of relevant legislation, including Employment Equity, Human Rights legislation, Treaties, sexual violence legislation and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and its regulations.
Employment Equity and Accessibility Statement
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at [email protected].