Vancouver, BC (January, 2013) – Educational recruiting firm It’s Academic Educational Staffing has appointed Lourdes Da Silva as a Managing Partner concentrating on the Private Post Secondary sector in Ontario and other select regions in North America. Ms. Da Silva comes to the team with over a decade of experience in human resources across a variety of sectors including post-secondary education and private business.
Managing Director John Becker says of Da Silva, “We’re excited about adding Lourdes to the team. She possesses a great skill set congruent to the needs of our organization. Lourdes understands the needs of private, post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United States, and is uniquely qualified and critically networked to be able to provide very effective and competitive recruiting support to all levels of colleges and schools in the private sector.”
Prior to joining It’s Academic, Lourdes served as the Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist for a multi-national, private, post-secondary institution specializing in finance education. Lourdes was responsible for recruiting and staffing positions for the institution including Education Consultants/Student Recruitment Advisers Business Developers, Admission Representatives, a Marketing Director, Program Leader, and Associate Professors/Instructors.
In addition to her recruiting and human resource skills, Lourdes worked as an Educational Specialist at the collegiate level providing career coaching and counseling services including one-on-one career counseling, resume workshops and internship placements. When asked about her new position at It’s Academic, Lourdes stated, “To be involved with such an innovative and professional organization such as It’s Academic is an honor. They are client-focused and really stress delivering value and expertise, which is something I was looking for in an organization. I’m happy to be on board.”
To learn more about It’s Academic and Ms. Da Silva visit them on the web at: www.itsacademic.ca
Contact: Lourdes Da Silva
Direct Phone: 416-642-8542
About It’s Academic
It’s Academic is a recruiting and staffing firm uniquely positioned to fill staffing, recruiting and human resources functions for educational organizations. They offer specialized solutions in the education job search arena that significantly reduce costs associated with staffing and recruitment. The organization also assists job seekers by providing customized job support and qualified leads. It’s Academic is based in Canada with offices in Vancouver and Toronto and serves an international clientele from countries all over the world. The organization is led by Managing Director John Becker.
Contact: John Becker