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Manager Campus Recruitment & Partnerships

Employer
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Location
Toronto
Salary
$94,355.35 To: $117,944.19
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

Our people have different ways of working and lifestyles. We’re committed to a mix of working in the office, in the field and from home. You have some flexibility in terms of where and how work gets done to help you balance your personal life and career goals.

About the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

We’re here to help. When an injury or illness happens on the job, we move quickly to provide wage-loss benefits, medical coverage and support to help people get back to work. Funded by businesses, we also provide no-fault collective liability insurance and access to industry-specific health and safety information. We are one of the largest insurance organizations in North America covering over five million people in more than 300,000 workplaces across Ontario.

Our values reflect our people, our organization and our mission – they are integrated into everything we do.

  • Accountability 
  • Collaboration 
  • Empathy 
  • Integrity

For more information, visit wsib.ca.

At the WSIB, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • continuously learn and grow professionally be recognized for the great work you do participate in programs that support your health and wellbeing make a positive contribution to our mission of reducing the impact of workplace illness and injury on people and businesses in Ontario

You’ll also receive a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefit package and defined benefit pension plan.

Salary From:  $94,355 - $117,944

About the role

The Manager, Campus Recruitment & Partnerships will join the Talent Acquisition team to drive attraction of top talent that meets the needs of current and future demands of the organization with a focus on building talent pipelines.

On a practical level, you would:

  • Lead the design, development, and execution of the Campus Recruitment strategy in alignment with the talent acquisition strategy and the WSIB People Strategy.
  • As the key liaison between WSIB and post-secondary institutions, develop and sustain partnerships to support student develop and to build a talent pipeline for the WSIB.
  • Partner with educational institutions and the WSIB Organizational Development and Learning team to identify partnership opportunities to support talent pipeline development and ongoing learning for WSIB employees.
  • Develop and maintain program documentation outlining program goals, outcomes, and ongoing progress, creating, and managing action plans, overseeing program evaluation and assessment, and anticipating future programming needs and requirements.

Major Responsibilities:

 Design and implement WSIB’s Campus Recruitment strategy and programs.

  • Develop, implement, and manage a strategy to maximize student recruitment;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools and program leads to support cooperative learning programs;
  • Support the Talent Acquisition team in other recruitment activities contributing to the successful operation of student recruitment and development
  • Respond to written and oral inquiries which may include but not limited to program information, application requirements, etc.

Function as champion of the “Student Lifecycle”

  • Promote the WSIB programs and services as well as available awards, scholarships and bursaries;
  • In collaboration with Communications, develop and implement advertising campaigns to promote attraction of students, including establishing distribution networks for services, initiate market research studies and analyze findings, developing campaigns to meet the needs of business, and direct and evaluate the marketing strategies;
  • Prepare and/or deliver educational, publicity and information programs, materials, and sessions;
  • Organize, coordinate, and execute key WSIB events such as information sessions, Virtual Program, Open House, and other special publicity events and promotions;
  • Conducts post-event review and analysis of participants’ demographics and to present such information on an annual basis.

Monitor and evaluate relevant data on the student programs, which includes conducting market research/analysis and marketing to improve attraction/interest.

  • Set, monitor, and evaluate student recruitment programs (e.g., summer students, co-op placements, internships) to achieve objectives established with the business;
  • Create student program surveys and review results each semester and provide feedback and learnings;
  • Recommend appropriate schools/areas to visit based on data analysis and market trends;
  • Maintains robust list of post-secondary and secondary institution contacts and prospective applicants.

Student transition programming & co-curricular experience

  • Regularly collaborates with post-secondary institute departments (global engagement, mental health and wellbeing, student and learning services, EDI, etc.) ensuring an intentional, coordinated effort regarding student transition strategy;
  • Accountable for supporting recruitment strategies, providing input and insights into the development of recruitment tactics, developing project plans, and executing high impact virtual and in-person campus experiences;
  • Supports programming in collaboration with internal stakeholders. They actively develop programming and create and contribute to critical paths and project management resources;
  • In collaboration with the Organizational Development team, responsible for planning and oversight of the delivery of pre-orientation, orientation, and post orientation activities;
  • Responsible for the development of new and the expansion/revision of current programs that support the successful transition and ongoing engagement of students.

Identify, engage with, and establish positive communication and relationships with prospective institutions and industry and their staff and representatives with the goal to ensure that WSIB is seen as an employer of choice and information is available directly and indirectly to potential recruits who are in the process of making post-secondary educational or career upskilling decisions.

Your qualifications

Education:

 Minimum Level Required

  • Undergraduate degree in human resources, or related field such as marketing, communications, public relations, social services, employment/career counselling

Experience:

Minimum Level Required

  • Minimum of 3 years of direct experience in student recruitment at the post-secondary level, including experience in academic advising, co-op coordinating, career advising.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong event planning and organization. Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with students, and all post-secondary educational institution personnel in a positive and constructive manner
  • Valid Ontario G class driver's license is mandatory. Travel to post-secondary school fairs and event locations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Ontario
  • Ability to work late hours, different shifts and weekends as circumstances may require as well as travel out of town.

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

We respect and value the diversity of our people. We strive to create an environment where employees can be themselves and where our differences are celebrated.

The WSIB is committed to being accessible and inclusive, and following barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know when we contact you and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Disclosing conflicts of interest

As public servants, employees at the WSIB have a responsibility to act in an ethical way at all times to create a respectful workplace and maintain public trust. Job applicants are required to disclose any circumstance that could result in a real, potential or perceived conflict of interest. A conflict of interest is any situation where your private interests may impair or be perceived to impair the decisions you make in your official capacity. This may include: political activity, directorship, other outside employment and certain personal relationships (e.g. with current WSIB employees, customers and/or stakeholders). If you have any questions about conflict of interest obligations and/or how to make a disclosure, please contact the Talent Acquisition Centre at talentacquisitioncentre@wsib.on.ca.

Privacy information
We collect personal information from your resume, application, cover letter and references under the authority of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997. The Talent Acquisition Centre and WSIB hiring parties will used this information to assess/validate your qualifications, determine if you meet the requirements of vacant positions and/or gather information relevant for recruitment purposes. If you have questions or concerns regarding the collection and use of your personal information, please contact the WSIB’s Privacy Office at privacy_office@wsib.on.ca. The Privacy Office cannot provide information about the status of your application.

As a precondition of employment, the WSIB requires that prospective candidates undergo a criminal records name check any time before or after they are hired.

To apply for this position, please submit your application by the closing date on the WSIB career portal: https://www.wsib.ca/en/careers

 

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