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Career and Recruitment Specialist (Term), Management Career Services, ADM5

Education, General Management, Human Resources

Faculty of Management - Management Career Services

Halifax City, Nova Scotia

Career and Recruitment Specialist (Term)
Management Career Services

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, poised to celebrate 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Graduates of the Faculty of Management are leaders and managers in the business sector, public sector, and civil society who live the Faculty’s vision of focusing on sustainability, managing with integrity, and getting things done. The Faculty has been recognized for its innovative, values-based approach to management education and research.  Reporting to the Director, Management Career Services (MCS), the Career and Recruitment Specialist is responsible to deliver career development services and resources to students in the Faculty of Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing students interested in a career in marketing and international business for co-op work terms, internships and full time employment.
  • Coach students through the job search process, and in the creation and improvement of job search documents and interview techniques.
  • Educate and engage students in career development through individual consultation, group facilitated learning, and provision of information.
  • Maintain valuable connections with the business community; stay up to date with employment trends.
  • Coordinate and participate in initiatives and events to support and enhance the connection between students, employers and alumni.
  • Conduct regular work-term reviews with students and supervisors; ensure students are receiving appropriate work-integrated learning experiences and employers are gaining valuable input from students.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate degree, plus approximately 3 years related experience (in fields such as work-integrated learning, career and employment services or student services). Strong customer service focus, excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are required.  Must have the ability to engage stakeholders in initiatives in order to generate participation, and have the ability to communicate with and understand the needs of a diverse student population.  Experience in the development and facilitation of workshops and presentations is highly desirable.  Must have willingness and adaptability to learn and work in a fast paced, changing and challenging environment. Candidates must be able to occasionally work outside regular office hours and may be required to travel outside of Nova Scotia.

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Apply online by 10 p.m. on September 27, 2017 to competition DPMG-170880.

Salary Range:  $49,498 - $66,968 per annum (ADM-05) (to be pro-rated in accordance with length of term).  This is a Term position, available immediately, and with an end date of October 5, 2018.

This position is part of the Dalhousie Professional & Managerial Group (DPMG).

Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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