Advising & Recruitment Coordinator (Office Administration)

Okanagan College



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Position Title:

Advising & Recruitment Coordinator (Office Administration)

Competition Number:



Okanagan School of Business


Business Administration




Position Summary:

Under the limited supervision of the Dean, Okanagan School of Business (OSB), provides academic advising to prospective and registered students in Business programs, with a focus on the face-to-face and online Office Administration programs, carries out and supports student recruitment and retention initiatives, coordinates and administers a variety of events for prospective and registered Office Administration students and for OSB. Plans recruitment and marketing campaigns and develops marketing materials including social media. Provides outreach for OSB in relation to service providers, Bands, community employers, events, and special projects. Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience:

Graduation from a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Commerce, or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialty or major in Marketing or Management. A minimum of two years of related work experience is required. Must hold a valid BC driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle. Food Safe and Serving It Right certification would be an asset.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office programs, Banner, Drupal, Adobe Creative Suite, and CRM systems;
  • Competence in Social Media programs such as Facebook AdManager, Instagram Business, and Hootsuite;
  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills;
  • Ability to prioritize, be adaptable and flexible while managing a high work volume and competing priorities to meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to interact with students under stress
  • Demonstrated event planning, marketing, promotional, and presentation skills;
  • Ability to plan and think strategically with proven leadership, motivational and mentorship skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with an aptitude for working in a collegial and collaborative environment;
  • Excellent analytical skills including problem solving and needs analysis;
  • Ability to work in varied settings is required along with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must be physically capable of completing bending, lifting, carrying and reaching related to setting up for events and presentations.


Appointment Type:

Support – Regular Full-time

Appointment Start Date:



This position is 35 hours per week; exact schedule TBA. Please note that this position may require extensive inter-campus and off-campus travel. This position may require overtime and/or weekend work.


Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:

$53,953 – $61,693


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires work across the Okanagan School of Business portfolio with a primary focus on Office Administration face-to-face and online programs for prospective and current students.

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

If you have any questions, please connect with Bill Gillett at


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Posting Closing Date:


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please go to the following website: and complete an on-line application.