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The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized in Canada for its commitment to teaching excellence. It offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. UFV India, founded in 2006, delivers University of the Fraser Valley programs at GDD SD College in Chandigarh, India.

Current opportunities:

Recruiting Officer

Employment type: Full-time
Department: Recruitment
Location: Chandigarh, India
Start date: Immediate

Position description:

The successful candidate will be expected to recruit for UFV India’s undergraduate/post-graduate programs, develop and manage an agent network, and meet enrollment targets.

Job duties of a Recruiting Officer include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit for the UFV/UIGE Under Graduate / Post Graduate programs;
    Developing, managing and servicing our agent network and meeting enrollment targets through agent and their operational territories;
  • Travelling comprehensively and extensively to all those territories where UFV India wants their representation;
  • Sharing physical-space at Canadian or foreign fairs hosted by local event managers;
  • Receiving, screening and taking appropriate action on all correspondence i.e. telephone, official email etc.;
  • Recording and communicating accurate messages in a timely fashion;
  • Answering program related enquiries;
  • Tracking the source of all customer inquiries for marketing evaluation purposes;
  • Understanding the details of UFV and its academic programs in order to accurately promote its benefits to students;
  • Providing assistance related to promotional activities, including but not limited to performing data entry, developing databases, conducting Internet research, processing mail merges and preparing direct mailings/shipments;
  • Receiving, providing receipt for, and submitting program application packages;
  • Working on communication media strategies to ensure all programs at UFV/UIGE are advertised in the media.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to:
Mr. Amit Sharma,
Senior Manager, Recruiting
UFV India

Communications Assistant

Employment type: Full-time
Department: Marcom
Location: Chandigarh, India
Start date: January 2019

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communication, Story writing, and distribution
    • Work with complex subject material and translate into compelling stories for a general audience.
    • Research, write, and edit journalistic stories and informational material for projects including news releases, advertorials, feature articles, marketing collateral, web pages, social media, internal communication, and video/multimedia scripts, etc.
    • Maintain editorial governance so content is consistent with our brand voice, style, and tone.
  • Social media
    • Develop relevant content topics to reach our target customers.
    • Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video and written).
    • Monitor, listen and respond to users in a “Social” way while nurturing the brand presence.
    • Manage the organization’s social media outreach strategy and growth by keeping existing media channels up to date and integrating social media outreach with ongoing marketing activities, as well as and copywriting, posting, and tracking results.

Competencies, strengths, and personality traits:

The ideal UFV India Communications Assistant is a:

  • Curious learner (with an interest in the post-secondary market)
  • Talented and passionate writer
  • Goal oriented achiever
  • Strong communicator with a portfolio of writing samples
  • New technology adopter who excels in using and experimenting with new communications tools and media platforms
  • Graduate of a communications-related degree program
  • CMS (content management system) experience is a plus
  • Photography/videography experience is a plus

To apply, please send your resume and writing samples to:
Ms. Ravneet J. Kaur,
Coordinator, Marcom
UFV India

Other opportunities

We would still like to hear from you if you believe that you are a good fit for UFV India.

To submit your resume for academic positions, please contact:

Attn: Principal,
UFV India

To submit your resume for administrative positions, please contact:

Attn: Ssonam Dutta
UFV India

+91 172 499 2400 | ufv.india@ufv.ca