Education Advisor

Student Recruitment
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Closing date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Reporting to and working with the Manager Student Recruitment, the Education Advisors primary responsibility is to ensure the coordinated implementation of the university’s integrated recruitment strategy.  This will involve planning, budgeting, participating, or presenting at information sessions, conferences, events, college recruitment, and any other student recruitment activities as required.    

  • Bachelor’s degree (or related field experience) and a minimum 3 years directly related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience with personal sales, presentation skills, customer service, and event planning.
  • Sound knowledge of RRU, its philosophy and programs.
  • Experience as an RRU learner an asset, as is experience with a post-secondary recruitment.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate a variety of multi-faceted events/shows/conferences, etc.
  •  Ability to respond to questions in one-on-one situations or from groups of individuals, clients, customers and/or the general public.
  • Ability to develop and present using multi-media platforms.
  • Ability to multi-task while on the road to ensure relationships and systems are maintained.
  • Proficient in use of PC and MAC (all Microsoft Office products).
  • Extensive overnight travel and heavy lifting is required in this position.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Evenings and weekends are a requirement of this position.
Application submission information: 

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  The role is positioned within Grade 3 with a recruitment salary range starting at $44,516 per annum.  The University is also pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

17-101-P0210 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on October 13, 2017 and will close on October 27, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University Act and is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Your personal information will be used to record and track your application for this competition and will not be disclosed to any other external third parties unless we are directed to do so by you.  For more information regarding the collection and use of your personal information please contact Royal Road’s University’s Privacy Officer at (250) 391-2600 (Extension 4178) or via regular mail at 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.