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Recruitment Coordinator - University of Alberta

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
Province: Edmonton, Alberta
Position: Recruitment Coordinator
Deadline: October 6, 2022
Posted: September 22, 2022

Job Description / Duties


Reporting to the Manager, Employer Relations, the Recruitment Coordinator works with new and existing employer clients, guiding and supporting them in engaging in recruitment activities at the University of Alberta. The Recruitment Coordinator vets employers, ensuring they are legitimate organizations who are interested in recruiting those working towards or holding a degree from the University of Alberta. The Recruitment Coordinator is often an employer’s first point of contact at the U of A. As such, the Recruitment Coordinator helps employers understand the U of A context and advises employers on effective recruitment from their target populations on campus. The Recruitment Coordinator refers employers to other programs and services within the Career Centre, as well as to other career service providers on campus, to ensure employers have a rewarding recruitment experience at the U of A.

The Recruitment Coordinator takes responsibility for the scheduling and coordination of upwards of five career fairs and between 50 and 100 employer information/briefing sessions per year. The Recruitment Coordinator also coordinates on-campus interviews and assists in the planning and implementation of other recruitment and networking events.


-Gains and maintains expert knowledge on the Career Centre’s online platform, campusBRIDGE
-Vets employer requests to register on campusBRIDGE
-Reviews submitted job postings, career fair registrations, and other requests for service and makes decisions about which employers to approve or reject
-Schedules and coordinates upwards of five career fairs a year, between 50 and 100 employer information/briefing sessions, and on-campus interviews
-Collaborates with finance team to ensure billing is completed, refunds and adjustments are processed, billing issues are resolved, and overdue accounts are followed up on
-Provides backup support to work experience programs when needed (e.g. posting jobs, gathering applications, meeting with and admitting students into programs, etc.)
-Consults with and solicits formal and informal feedback from stakeholders including employers, students/alumni, university departments/administration, and Career Centre staff; compiles feedback and statistics and shares appropriately
-Remains current on best practices in post-secondary recruitment and shares ideas and recommendations for improving services and procedures with team members
-Builds and maintains productive relationships with new and existing employers, assesses their recruitment needs and advises employers on recruitment strategies
-Refers employers to appropriate services within the Career Centre including recruitment services and networking and experiential learning activities that support the career development and employment of students and alumni
-Assists employers in navigating the Career Centre website, campusBRIDGE, registration processes and other processes required to engage in recruitment activities
-Advises employers on how to write effective job postings that will solicit the desired applications
-Connects with employers, student groups, faculty, staff, and others on campus to raise awareness of networking and recruitment activities at the U of A
-Approaches employers with available options to provide sponsorship, donations, or other support
-Works collaboratively and creatively with the communications team effectively promoting events

Qualifications / Required Skills

-Undergraduate degree and a minimum of two years related work experience
-Demonstrated experience in event management with the ability to be reflective, innovative and creative in event design and delivery
-Strong customer service skills and experience balancing the competing needs of diverse client and stakeholder groups
-Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive working relationships
-Proven multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills
-Excellent critical and strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision making skills
-Ability to communicate concisely in written and verbal forms
-High degree of initiative and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Ability to learn and utilize administrative systems and technical applications
-Computer proficiency using MS Office, Google applications, and social media
-Knowledge of post-secondary recruitment and basic employment legislation
Familiarity with academic programming offered at the U of A is an asset

Additional Information

This is a hybrid role with a mix of remote and in-person at North Campus Edmonton.

Salary: $50,425 to $68,486 per year

Contact Information

Please apply at:

U of A Career Centre website:

Employer Profile

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Working for the Department/Faculty

The Career Centre is the source for career and employment information and expertise at the University of Alberta. We strive to empower U of A students, postdoctoral scholars and alumni from all faculties and programs to develop the skills, knowledge, experiences, and connections they need to confidently manage their careers. We also work with local, national, and international employers and professionals. Our clients and stakeholders are diverse and we aim to reflect that diversity and inclusion in our own staff and the way we work.