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We're looking for an Admissions Coordinator!

May 15, 2020

Blog — We're looking for an Admissions Coordinator!

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Heather Payne

CEO & Founder

Juno College

About the Position

Though 2020 has certainly gone differently than we expected it to, at Juno, we remain focused on our purpose: helping young people get ahead. The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on young people has been enormous, and more than ever, young people are going to need us to help them discover web development and possibly even support them in making a career change through our Bootcamp program.

That’s where you come in. We’re looking for a strategic, client-centred, process-driven Admissions Coordinator to join the Juno team.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for admissions to Juno’s highly rated Web Development Immersive Program, an intense nine-week program that helps relative beginners to coding to become professional web developers. You’ll consider the relevant data points from applicants and make decisions about who to admit to our program, providing feedback to successful applicants as well as those who don’t quite make the cut, so that they can have the opportunity to improve. Sometimes it takes people a few tries to be admitted to our program, and that’s totally okay! Feedback plays an important role in ensuring everyone who should be at Juno ends up joining us.

We are the only school in Canada to offer Income Share Agreements, and recently we introduced Pay-What-You-Can Income Share Agreements, where an applicant can pay an amount of their choosing upfront, paying the rest once they land a job making at least $50,000. You’ll be responsible for administering Income Share Agreement funds, ensuring that the budgeted amount is distributed to each cohort.

Diversity and inclusion are very important to us. You will champion our diversity and inclusion initiatives, doing the work to help us make our programs more accessible and ensuring our classrooms are filled with wonderful people from many different backgrounds. You’ll also manage our scholarship program, where we offer scholarships to those in financial need, as well as to groups underrepresented in our learning community.

Finally, to close the feedback loop, you’ll also work directly with our graduates, helping out the Outcomes team for a few hours a week. It’s important that you see what our graduates are like after the program, so that you can hone our Admissions process to attract and accept applicants who are the right fit for Juno and for Juno’s employer partners. You’ll conduct resume critiques and mock interviews with our recent graduates, prepping them for interviews and working to improve the metric that matters most to us at Juno: placement rate.

We are looking for someone with Admissions experience for this role. Alternatively, we would like to see significant evidence of your knowledge, experience and passion around Admissions best practices. We’ll leave it to you to prove that you have some experience or thoughts around Admissions if you choose to apply.

About Us

Founded in 2012, Juno College of Technology (formerly HackerYou College of Technology) is a well-loved provider of hands-on, project-based training for people who want to learn to code or become professional developers! Live online or from our 12,000 square foot office in downtown Toronto, we run full-time and continuing education courses year-round. With thousands of alumni and 1000+ students a year, there’s a large community of people ready to welcome you to Juno!

Responsibilities

Here's are Juno’s Admissions Coordinator’s responsibilities:

  • Processing Bootcamp applications in Salesforce
  • Collecting all relevant information from applicants
  • Ensuring tech challenges are assessed quickly and accurately
  • Collecting feedback about applicants from instructors
  • Managing each cohort’s ISA budget
  • Deciding who should be invited to join each Bootcamp cohort
  • Improvements to the Bootcamp application process
  • Processing scholarship applications
  • Completing an annual census of Juno’s students to determine which groups are underrepresented in our classrooms
  • Lead Juno’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
  • Providing feedback to all applicants
  • Providing quick and kind customer service to Bootcamp applicants
  • Ensuring Student Contracts are signed and accurate
  • Creating content about the Admissions process for the Juno blog and social media
  • Representing Juno at virtual and in-person community events
  • Mock interviews and resume critiques with recent graduates
  • Other tasks as required

Please note that this is a full-time, permanent position. It is currently a remote position and may be remote friendly post-COVID.

We’d love to have someone start as soon as possible, but ultimately we’re flexible - it’s more important for us that we find the right person to join our team!

Perks & benefits

Please visit our Careers page for a full list of perks & benefits.

How to apply

Please apply via this link! We’d love to see your resume, and anything else you’d like to provide us! All applications are appreciated, but we will only contact successful applicants to move on to the next stage.

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