STUDENT RECRUITMENT & SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE – Geraldton (Bilingual)

Company
Contact North
Location
Geraldton, ON
Hours
Part-time, flexible hours
Duration
Part-time
Salary
$16.00 per hour plus vacation pay and statutory holiday pay

As Ontario’s community-based bilingual distance education and training network, Contact North | Contact Nord
helps underserved residents in 1,300 small, rural, remote, Indigenous and Francophone communities access
education and training without leaving their communities. We provide services in English and French. For more
information, visit www.contactnorth.ca.

Contact North | Contact Nord is seeking a positive, energetic and organized individual to fill the following part-time position:

STUDENT RECRUITMENT & SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE – Geraldton (Bilingual)
Competition # 21-120-GERA

Reporting to the Education & Training Advisor, the Student Recruitment & Services Representative position is
based out of our Geraldton online learning centre. The successful candidate will:

• Actively support the Education & Training Advisor to recruit students by responding to e-mail and
telephone inquiries at the online learning centre, booking appointments for the Education & Training
Advisor and supporting the Education & Training Advisor in other recruitment activities as needed.
• Directly recruit students in the community following the standard recruitment process and build local
community partnerships to act as referral sources as requested by the Education & Training Advisor
and within parameters set by the Education & Training Advisor.
• Prepare and maintain the online learning centre to support students using the centre.
• Provide technical support to students using the learning technologies and computer workstations at
the online learning centre and accessing the web conferencing platform from home.
• Enter and update complete and accurate data in the customer relationship management (CRM) tool
ensuring all required fields are populated on a daily and ongoing basis and record data on Requests
for Services responded to at the online learning centre each Friday afternoon.
• Coordinate logistics and supervise examinations at the online learning centre in accordance with the
Examination Policy and Procedures.
• Provide support and technical services to students studying from home.

Qualifications:
• A Secondary School Diploma with preference given to those with a post-secondary credential in a
related field such as office administration, business administration, executive assistant.
• 1-3 years customer service experience in fields such as retail, call centre, banks/insurance
companies.
• 1-3 years experience in a sales position, such as retail, call centre, business sales, banks/insurance
companies.
• Proven bilingualism (written and oral) in areas designated under the French Language Services Act;
proven bilingualism is an asset in areas not designated under the Act
• Experience with, or a willingness, to learn to use a variety of learning technologies such as audio,
video and web conferencing.
• Able to take full responsibility for key assigned areas of student services process while working with
minimal supervision.
• Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
• Previous data entry experience.
• Experience with or knowledge of online learning.
• Sound functional knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook).
• Proven ability to exercise sound judgement and diplomacy through contact with students,
faculty/instructors, local host and other community stakeholders.

Requirements:
Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required

Must be fully bilingual (English/French) and the successful applicant must be willing to provide a current
Criminal Record Check (including the vulnerable sector screen).

Compensation: $16.00 per hour plus vacation pay and statutory holiday pay

Hours of work: Part-time, flexible hours, which may include evening and weekends based on the online learning
centre’s requirements

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interested individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and electronic résumé, complete with two to three
employment references, quoting Job Competition # 21-120-GERA in the subject line of the e-mail. This position
is OPEN UNTIL FILLED, please send applications to resumes@contactnorth.ca.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available
throughout the selection process.