Job Recruitment in Canada

York University

Recruitment Coordinator


Osgoode Professional Development (OsgoodePD) is a revenue-generating professional education branch of Osgoode Hall Law School, operating within a highly competitive commercial market for professional and executive continuing education. OsgoodePD offers degree and non-degree programs to both local and international students. Offerings include full-time and part-time graduate degree LLMs, non-degree certificates, seminars and skills workshops, summer school and bridging programs, webinars, and custom training for corporations and government.

Staff and programs are located at both the York University campus and OsgoodePD’s downtown Toronto office. This role will be required to attend events and/or meetings at both OsgoodePD offices and external venues as required. As the primary point of contact for all prospective applicants to OsgoodePD’s academic programs, the Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for prompt, professional and personalized communication and advising. As a subject matter expert both on OsgoodePD’s offerings and the accreditation process, the Recruitment Coordinator conducts regular information sessions, develops communications and materials, and attends recruitment fairs and open houses. In addition, the Recruitment Coordinator contributes to marketing efforts by developing templates, communications, and other materials to attract and retain students.


University degree in Business Administration, Communications or a related field or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working in a recruitment or business-development-related role. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.


Two years of recent experience (defined as within the last five years) in an academic program recruitment or academic program recruitment-related role (such as a sales-focused or business development role) where responsibilities included delivering frequent presentations and public speaking, relationship-building, and communicating with clients in a high-volume environment. Experience using a leads generation database (preferably Salesforce) to generate reports and evaluate recruitment activities. Experience in the legal or adult education market is an asset.


Effective communication skills to inform and respond and with individuals and groups in a concise, compelling, and accurate manner.
Demonstrated ability in public speaking and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to deal effectively, professionally, and personably with others.
Demonstrated tact and diplomacy, ability to exercise discretion with sensitivity and confidentiality.
Ability to exercise good judgment and problem-solving skills.
Highly developed organizational skills, with ability to multitask.
Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as working collaboratively and cooperatively with others.Technical skills:
Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint),
Demonstrated experience working with an online records system (i.e. SIS), experience with a database and/or leads generation system (preferably Salesforce).

Additional Notes:

Please note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of the interview.

If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to view and apply for jobs, you must apply through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire to be considered an internal applicant.

To apply for this job please visit

Also: Search Your DREAM JOBS

Leave a Comment