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Manager, Admissions

Manager, Admissions

The Admissions team at BrainStation assesses the qualification of candidates interested in our Career Transformation Diploma programs. As all of our diploma programs are 12-week immersive, challenging, and intensive learning experiences, we rely on the admissions team to ensure every student is set up for success. To facilitate this, the team manages the end-to-end application process by assessing candidates’ overall fitness for the desired diploma program, proactively offering guidance and answering questions along the way.

Currently a collaborative team of 3, we are looking for a motivating and eager Admissions Manager to oversee the team as BrainStation continues to grow in 2020 (and beyond). This person will serve as a coach for our team of Admissions Coordinators and oversee the day-to-day management of the Admissions pipeline.


  • Report directly into the VP, Education Experience and work collaboratively with our VP, Sales and Recruitment team
  • Lead and manage an existing team, consisting of a Senior Admissions Specialist and two Admissions Coordinators, to ensure an exceptional admissions process
  • Assess the qualification of applicants for our Career Transformation programs throughout all stages of the application process, including the evaluation of a candidate’s personal statement, conducting a live interview, and reviewing a final technical challenge
  • Effectively drive recommendations and change initiatives that align with organizational strategies and/or provide opportunities to increase efficiency
  • Manage the reporting and maintenance of dashboards and reports relevant to the admissions process
  • Collaborate extensively with internal teams to meet common objectives, improve outcomes and support work beyond the immediate Admissions responsibilities
  • Create and maintain a culture of the best customer service, exciting candidates about the opportunity
  • Work collaboratively with the team to execute globally, ensuring that team roles are clear, milestones are communicated and deadlines are met

Successful candidates will have

  • 5+ years working experience
  • Bachelor's degree and/or appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the higher education industry preferred
  • Sales experience an asset
  • Professional oral, written and communication skills for effective contact and presentation with stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a track record of developing actionable recommendations from quantitative data.
  • Great attention to detail, excellent organizational & project management skills.
  • The ability to multitask and work well under pressure with tight timelines.
  • Someone who is excited about the opportunity to roll up their sleeves to help grow our reach in key markets

Benefits and perks 

  • Never stop learning — all BrainStation employees have access to part-time learning opportunities to continue developing digital skills. 
  • BrainStation’s HQ is a 30,000 square-foot brick and beam heritage building in the heart of King West, right across the street from our flagship campus. 
  • Quantum coffee. 
  • BrainStation swag. 
  • Catered lunches on Fridays, with snacks stocked in the cupboards, and local beer on tap for team celebrations. 
  • Monthly socials. 
  • Annual BrainStation retreat (Prince Edward County, Ottawa Valley, Collingwood).

About BrainStation 

BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training and development, with courses, workshops, events, and corporate training offered online and in state-of-the-art campuses in New York, Toronto, Chicago, Vancouver, and Boston. Founded in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 350 instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital training for more than 70,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world. By 2025, BrainStation will have innovation hubs around the world, and will be empowering young minds, powerful politicians, Fortune 500 CEOs, and the newest wave of disruptive innovators, on campuses and online. 

*Have you been to a campus or joined an online learning opportunity? We are actively seeking individuals that believe in lifelong learning and that have taken part in our On Campus or Online offerings

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. 

BrainStation is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status will receive consideration for employment. If you have any accessibility requirements or concerns regarding the hiring process or employment with us, please notify us so we can provide suitable accommodation.

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