The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Competition Number: 2425-183

Central Office - IT Campus
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Department of Enrolment and Registrar
Term Full-time Position: Commencing approximately August 6, 2024 and ending approximately August 3, 2026.
Application deadline is 11:59pm, July 11, 2024
Competition No. 2425-183

The salary scale for Professional Support 4 is based on twelve steps that range from $70,472.03 - $96,589.53. New Professional Support may receive up to a maximum of seven steps for relevant occupational experience which is $84,602.83 annually.

What you'll do


The Strategic International Enrolment Consultant is accountable for developing and executing strategic international student enrolment strategies for NSCC's multi-campus environment. This position will also work with key stakeholders, including Campuses, Schools, NSCC International, Marketing and Communications, Academic Equity and Quality, Human Rights Equity and Inclusion and Student Affairs to set international enrolment targets and to effectively communicate with an international audience. Under the direction of the Director, Enrolment and Registrar, this position will work collaboratively with leaders and staff in Enrolment and Registrar Services to ensure an effective, efficient and sustainable approach to managing the enrolment of international students.

The incumbent will work closely with external international bodies like Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), EduNova, Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) to ensure that NSCC upholds the highest standards in its international enrolment practices. Additionally, the position will develop (where appropriate) a network of international educational agents to support streams of viable international student applications to NSCC. This role has a strong understanding of the needs and challenges of international students as well as a balanced approach to supporting all stakeholders who are engaged in delivering a quality student experience for international students at NSCC.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a post-secondary degree in a related discipline such as education, business administration, management etc. A graduate degree in a related discipline is preferred.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of recent and related occupational experience in international student recruitment in a publicly funded post-secondary environment, international experience will be recognized. At least three of those years of experience must include developing and executing international student recruitment strategies.
  • You have demonstrated occupational experience in the following:
    • Managing relationships and contracts with international student recruitment agents.
    • Working collaboratively with high-capacity teams (Admissions and Recruitment).
    • Recruitment and enrolment strategy development from an equity, diversity and inclusion lens.
    • Working with and understanding international education policies, student visa regulations, and immigration procedures.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail and PeopleSoft.
  • 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
  • You have experience supporting/providing service to students and prospective students

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism.
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact with a diversity of people and support resolution of issues.
  • You are detail oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • You can multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple priorities and ensure timeliness of delivery.
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in managing multiple priorities,
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You are a strong communicator with an ability to interface with stakeholders to define needs and solve issues.
  • Exceptional inter-cultural communication skills and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to manage challenging conversations.
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and have an ability to provide and establish standards for excellent customer service.
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning
  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement

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 at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.