Internal / External
Enrolment and Liaison Coordinator
1-Year Contract (Parental Leave)
About FNTI (First Nations Technical Institute)
Since establishment in 1985, over 4000 students have graduated successfully from FNTI with certificates, diplomas and degrees, granted in partnership with Ontario’s Colleges and Universities. An Indigenous post-secondary institution, FNTI offers programs targeted at Indigenous learners across a wide range of post-secondary disciplines including aviation, health, business, and public administration. FNTI delivers programming locally through its main campus in Tyendinaga on Ontario’s beautiful Bay of Quinte, as well as in numerous community locations throughout Ontario.
The Enrolment and Liaison Coordinator (ELC) will report to the Director of Marketing, Recruiting, and Community Partnerships and will be working with the Marketing and Recruiting Team. The ELC is primarily responsible for advising potential learners of program options and pathways at FNTI. The ELC is responsible for building relationships with our learners’ communities and any associated funding organizations including, band offices, tribal councils, friendship centres, etc. As a primary point of contact for many of our learners’ communities, the ELC will play a part in institutional planning and assessment to ensure FNTI remains a learner-centred institution. The ELC will be a resource to the Enrolment Management Team and will work towards the strategic priorities of the institute while adhering to its Values, Mission, and Vision.
- • A degree or diploma in marketing, advertising, sales, business administration or a field related to the industry and two years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
- • Considerable lived, practical and relevant working experience of Aboriginal/Indigenous issues
- • Demonstrated understanding and familiarity with brand-building and brand management;
- • Ability to build effective relationships in a cross-cultural setting, specifically as it relates to Indigenous cultures;
- • Proven coordinator skills, superior customer service skills;
- • The candidate must have time management skills, ability to meet targets and proficiency engaging with the public, including presentations;
- • Demonstrated success in leading innovation and managing change; entrepreneurial approach to problem solving and achieving results;
- • Seasoned team-builder with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
- • Demonstrated knowledge of working with Indigenous communities and organizations
- • Excellent understanding of post-secondary programming as an asset;
- • Previous experience in student recruitment would be an asset;
- • High level of computer proficiency, particularly in the use of online/social media tools and related software applications;
- • Research, problem solving, critical thinking skills;
- • Significant travel may be required throughout the year; Valid Ontario driver’s licence; ability and willingness to travel.
- • For the duration of this contract, the successful candidate may be required to telework
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, however FNTI provides preference to those applicants with Indigenous ancestry who self-identify.
Successful candidate must provide a satisfactory CPIC and vulnerable sector check
Please forward cover letter, resume, and two references by Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 (4:00pm EST) to:
Samantha Souliere, HR Manager Email: HR@fnti.net
Thank you for your interest. Only the successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.