Recruitment Officer
Columbia International College - Hamilton, ON

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Human Resources – Recruitment Officer

Columbia International College (CIC) is the largest private boarding school in Canada. CIC has an enrollment of 1800 students from over 73 countries. As a boarding school, students live, sleep, eat, study, play and learn while staying in one of our 5 residences. We are currently looking for a Recruitment Officer to join us in the delivery of our Total Care Education System.

The Recruitment Officer reports directly to the Human Resources Manager and is responsible for full-cycle recruiting.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pre – Recruitment:

Ensure that hiring managers complete authorization to hire forms
Work with hiring managers to develop a clear and thorough understanding of the position: responsibilities of the role, competencies required for the position, group dynamic of the department
Work closely with managers to ensure an accurate job description is completed
Track all job competitions in a central database
Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting


Advertise openings using the appropriate media: newspaper advertisements, professional organizations, job board, social media, & internal web site
Communicate regularly with hiring managers on progress and timelines
Prescreen applications and develop a pool of qualified candidates
Conduct prescreening interviews
Facilitate the interview and selection process
Ensure that final selections are documented properly


Complete reference checks
Prepare all necessary documentation for a hiring package (resume, completed references, rating scale, and authorization) and submit it to the Human Resources Manager for approval
Call successful candidate with job offers, and schedule orientations
Send unsuccessful candidates thank you letters
Perform other special projects as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

A passion for recruitment
Undergraduate Degree, or College Diploma, in Human Resources Management
2 – 3 years experience recruiting for all levels of an organization
Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Solid understanding of recruitment best practices and the use of social media
Exceptional customer service skills
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Experience with mass recruitment is considered an asset

Position Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary Range: $38,000 - $40,000/year
Position Type: Full-time, permanent

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a Cover Letter and detailed Resume by 4:00pm on August 8, 2014:

Columbia International College is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations, whenever possible, to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at 905-572-7883 ext 2877.