The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Competition Number: 2425-091

Student Recruitment Coordinator (PS3)


Central Office, IT Campus

Department of Enrolment, Recruitment and Registrar

Continuing Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately June 17, 2024

One Term Full-time Position: Commencing approximately June 17, 2024 and ending approximately May 8, 2026

Application deadline is 11:59PM, May 28, 2024

Competition No. 2425-091

The salary scale for Professional Support 3 is based on twelve steps that range from $65,538.83 - $89,827.70. New Professional Support may receive up to a maximum of seven steps for relevant occupational experience which is $78,680.87 annually.

This position may be eligible for hybrid or remote work after demonstrating successful progression in proficiency in the position. You can review our FlexWork Policy on

What you'll do


What you will be doing…

Reporting to the Associate Registrar, Student Recruitment, you will contribute to NSCC's province-wide recruitment agenda through the development of a diverse pool of prospective students.

  • Responsibilities include identifying opportunities, working collaboratively with NSCC stakeholders, and building recruitment capacity College wide.
  • The Student Recruitment Coordinator role actively develops and delivers presentations and represents NSCC through recruitment, community, and industry events.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to social media outreach, development and execution of the annual recruitment plan, and tracking and analysis of recruitment initiatives and data that informs decisions in Student Recruitment.

This position requires extensive travel and the ability to work a flexible schedule.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is an undergraduate degree or a college advanced diploma with specific training in communications and strategic planning.
  • You have a minimum of three years (full time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience in student services, recruitment, marketing or a related field.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, social media platforms and CRM platforms and have demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies as needed.
  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology to create an exceptional student experience.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and anti-racism
  • You are a strong communicator and are comfortable speaking in a group setting such as providing presentations to youth
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact with a diversity of people and support resolution of issues
  • You are known for your ability to create a relationship of trust beyond the ability to foster a feeling of safety and belonging
  • Your superb teamwork skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to logistics, planning and executing special events and activities.
  • A valid driver's license is required for this position.

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about us and our hiring process, please follow this link.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

As a condition of employment, Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete a two-year (part-time) adult education program delivered by NSCC. This adult education program is a significant investment on the part of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete the program within their probationary period. Term full-time Professional Support employees whose term appointment is twelve or more months are also required to participate in this program.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.