Staff and Careers at UFred

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Current openings at UFred are detailed below. If you would like to submit your resume for future consideration, please email HR@UFred.ca.

Current Openings

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.

Recruitment Advisor (Inside Sales)

Nature and Scope

Primarily an inside sales position, the Recruitment Advisor, reporting directly to the Recruitment Manager, is responsible for effectively promoting all programs offered by the University of Fredericton. The position is responsible for managing leads by supporting and encouraging them through the admissions process in order to meet target enrolment goals. This role also includes various administrative duties such as creating and maintaining accurate lead and opportunity records.

Specific Accountabilities include:

  • Understand and present university programs to potential students via phone calls and webinars
  • Accurately and completely explain current and future educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial considerations to prospective students
  • Establish and maintain relationships with leads resulting from field and web activity, nurturing them through the application process
  • Pursue qualified candidates for enrolment, and determine appropriateness of candidates for admission based upon career goal compatibility
  • Identify and resolve lead concerns
  • Maintain database with up-to-date lead information through quality checks and other follow-up
  • Prepare a variety of status reports including activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals
  • Critically analyze trends and report to Recruitment Manager
  • Meet or exceed specific targets and goals

The ideal candidate possesses the following abilities, skills, and experience:

  • An undergraduate or higher education
  • Must have at least 2 years’ relevant experience in an inside sales position Ability to persuade and influence others
  • Must have truly exceptional presentation skills, and must be capable of creating and delivering persuasive presentations to both small and large groups
  • Must be extremely well organized and attentive to detail
  • Ability to work independently and to self-direct his/her daily activities is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a team player and a relationship builder Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management systems; experience with Salesforce an asset
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image.
  • Capable of accommodating last-minute critical requests
  • Experience with post-secondary educational services and/or an online learning environment would be an asset
  • The position requires the flexibility to adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment and the ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • The ideal candidate would enjoy a challenge and be diligent in follow-up.

Location

This position is available in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Compensation Package

  • The annual salary for this position is $31, 000
  • Our employees actively utilize subsidized Health and Vision Care, as well as an RRSP Match program
  • Wellness and Balance: UFred employees spend paid time off with those who are important to them between Christmas and New Years, as well as and on their Birthdays. The possibility for flexible work arrangements, subsidized gym memberships, and Wellness days are additional benefits enjoyed by our staff
  • Professional Development: UFred supports both internal and external opportunities to support your development needs
  • Service: UFred employees actively participate in a wide range of volunteer and fundraising initiatives within and around the Fredericton Community.

Hours of Work

This is a full-time position (36.25 hours), under regular business hours. Work may require local/distance travel and may require occasional overnight travel and weekend and/or evening work.

There is potential for this position to be filled part-time in the evenings or by a student who will be graduating within the next year!

If you have a passion for education, a drive to meet targets, and connect with UFred’s values, please email HR@ufred.ca with a resume and cover letter.

We thank all those who apply!

Director of Advancement (Inside Sales, Marketing and Communications, and Alumni Community Development)

Nature and Scope

The University of Fredericton is seeking a Director of Advancement to join our Senior Leadership team, who brings with them experience in Sales, Marketing and Communications, Alumni and Community Development, and Leadership Development. The Director of Advancement will be responsible for managing a team of Recruitment Advisors (inside sales role), ensuring both monthly and intake targets are met, will oversee the Marketing and Communications efforts of the organization, and will develop Alumni and community development initiatives. The right candidate will be a collaborator with a coach mentality, and has experience building, coaching and developing passionate Marketing, Sales and Community Development teams.

Specific Accountabilities include:

  • Developing and implementing sales and marketing plans based on revenue goals, knowledge of mission, customer needs, and market trends and analytics
  • Managing sales targets, pipelines and several other KPI’s for the University
  • Successfully hiring, training and managing the growing Recruitment and Marketing and Communications teams
  • Developing and implementing an Alumni/community development strategy and operation
  • Working cross-functionally with several departments within the organization to achieve organizational goals
  • Leading, motivating, and managing sales, marketing and community development teams in achieving individual, team and organizational goals
  • Designing and executing a consultative sales process that identifies customer needs, provides customer insights, and accelerates the sales cycle
  • Owning the process and strategy development for positioning, messaging, segmentation analysis, product pricing, sales collateral and sales efforts
  • Leveraging quantitative/qualitative data sources to drive recommendations

The ideal candidate possesses the following abilities, skills, and experience:

  • An undergraduate degree or higher education, preferably a Master of Business Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ senior management, including experience with staff development and mentoring in a sales environment
  • Experience working in high-growth and/or early stage company environments
  • Ability to work independently and the ability to self-direct daily activities is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a team player and a relationship builder
  • Proficient with Customer Relationship Management systems; experience with Salesforce an asset
  • Experience within the post-secondary educational services and/or an online learning environment would be an asset

The position requires the flexibility to adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment and the ability to meet deadlines and targets. The ideal candidate has a strong sales background and is able to guide Marketing and Communications efforts. A background in community development is also a strong asset.

Location

This position is available in Fredericton, New Brunswick with some travel requirements.

UFred Employee Experience

Joining the UFred team means you will be part of a growing organization that has a goal of providing quality education globally. UFred values its employees and ensures they are able to enjoy Wellness and Balance, Professional Development, and Service opportunities.

  • Wellness and Balance: UFred employees actively utilize subsidized Health and Vision Care, as well as an RRSP Match program. They spend paid time off with those who are important to them between Christmas and New Years, as well as and on their birthdays. The possibility for flexible work arrangements, subsidized gym memberships, and Wellness days are additional benefits enjoyed by our staff.
  • Professional Development: UFred supports both internal and external opportunities to support your development needs.
  • Service: UFred employees actively participate in a wide range of volunteer and fundraising initiatives within and around the Fredericton Community.

Hours of Work

This is a full-time position operating under regular business hours. Work may require local/distance travel and may require occasional overnight travel and weekend and/or evening work.

If you have a passion for education, a drive to meet targets, develop future leaders, and connect with UFred’s values, please email HR@ufred.ca with a resume and cover letter.

We thank all those who apply!

Contract Faculty Positions

Contract Faculty Positions

We are currently seeking qualified adjunct faculty for all courses in our online MBA and Executive MBA programs (foundation and specialty track courses).  Online courses are offered year-round, with MBA courses being 11 weeks in length, and EMBA courses being seven (7) weeks in length.

Necessary qualifications are as follows:

  • Terminal degree (i.e. Ph.D. or DBA)
  • Corporate work experience
  • Experience teaching online would be a definite asset

Qualified and interested individuals are invited to send their CV and cover letter indicating your areas of specialization to HR@UFred.ca. UFred is an equal opportunity employer, with priority given to those best qualified for each course.