Recruitment and Enrollment Officer

Closed for Applications

Reporting to the Dean and working in close collaboration with the Student Services Officer, the Director of Academic Programs, and the Director of Field Education and Pastoral Formation, the Recruitment and Enrollment Officer (REO) administers the degree, diploma, and certificate programs of the Faculty of Theology. Through the administration of the programs, the REO cultivates relationships with potential students, facilitates applications and admissions, and oversees existing students’ progress through their individual program of study.

  • Department
    Faculty of Theology — Supervised by: Dean of Theology
  • Compensation
    $1,192.31 per week
  • Hours
    35 hours per week
  • How to Apply
    hr.stmikes@utoronto.ca
  • Terms

    UNIVERSITY OF ST. MICHAEL’S COLLEGE
    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    This position is covered by United Steelworkers “All Employee” Bargaining Unit

    Position Title: Recruitment and Enrollment Officer
    Department: Faculty of Theology
    Supervisor Dean of Theology
    Compensation: $1,192.31 per week
    Hours: 35 hours per week
    Terms: Full-Time / Some week-end and evening work will be required
    Posting Date: October 28, 2021
    Closing Date: November 11, 2021
    Apply to: hr.stmikes@utoronto.ca
    Attention: Human Resources
    (please include position title in subject line of email when submitting resume and cover letter)

    POSITION SUMMARY
    Reporting to the Dean and working in close collaboration with the Student Services Officer, the Director of Academic Programs, and the Director of Field Education and Pastoral Formation, the Recruitment and Enrollment Officer (REO) administers the degree, diploma, and certificate programs of the Faculty of Theology. Through the administration of the programs, the REO cultivates relationships with potential students, facilitates applications and admissions, and oversees existing students’ progress through their individual program of study.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    Recruitment
    Responsible for implementing and assessing the strategic enrollment plan.
    Active recruitment of new students through in-person visits to universities and colleges and online through e-mail, the Faculty of Theology website, social media, etc.
    Contribute to strengthening and growing relationships with traditional markets and establishing relationships with new markets in order to increase student enrollment (e.g., speak to school boards, religious communities, undergraduates, represent the faculty at conferences [e.g., Faith Meets Pedagogy])

    Coordinate with the USMC Communications Office to develop material and content to support marketing and recruitment strategies, e.g. student success and alumni stories, program landing pages and brochures, social media calendar, print and online advertising, email newsletters, etc.
    Attend weekly Content Planning meetings to contribute story suggestions, faculty news/updates and explore opportunities for cross promotion within the University.
    Ensure that the Theology website is updated with program and event information.

    Inquiries
    First point of contact for all potential students (email, telephone, personal); as a general resource he/she will encourage applications and follow through to the programs; includes coordinating on-campus visits, appointments with Student Services and various faculty (depending on student interest).

    Admissions
    Make recommendations for acceptance or rejection on straight-forward files. Coordinate the Committee on Admissions and Academic Standing.

    New Students
    Provide written feedback to the Financial Aid Committee on incoming students.

    Advising
    Serve as the program advisor for all Basic Degree Students and some Advanced Degree students, including course selection in keeping with the different program requirements and policies, student career objectives, ministerial aspirations, etc., and assist with requests for thesis and major paper writing, reading and research courses, course extensions.

    Assist the Student Services Office: track course extensions, monitor program lapses and leaves of absence, facilitate requests to take courses outside of TST.

    Graduation: vet files for graduation and present the slate of those who meet the requirements for graduation to the Faculty Council.

    Assessment: monitor inquiries, applications, acceptances, date to completion, graduation and attrition rates for all programs; compile and maintain statistics on each of the preceding; follow-up with students who have lapsed or are in danger of lapsing.

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
    • 2-5 year’s experience in university-level recruitment and enrollment services.
    • Familiarity with the programs offered by the Faculty of Theology as well as knowledge of the University of St. Michael’s College and the Toronto School of Theology.
    • Thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic ecclesial culture and context.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
    • Friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing, with well-developed interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively with great attention to detail.
    • The candidate must be a proven team worker.
    • Knowledge of the Catholic school system an asset.
    • Excellent knowledge of and extensive experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social media.

    EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
    • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree.
    • A theological degree is desirable.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    The University of St. Michael’s College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, people who take a religiously informed view of human experience, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.
    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Vaccination Requirement
    As an employee of the University, you must be fully vaccinated to be able to attend and perform duties on University premises as required, even if some or all of your duties can be performed remotely. To read about our process in reviewing Medical Exemptions please visit this link.