Staff Career Opportunity



Competition: 8398DM
JOB TITLE: COORDINATOR, WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
Position Type: Academic Support VIII
Term: Full-Time
Department: Career Services
Date Posted: January 31, 2013
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found
 
Description: Reporting to a Supervisor, this position will be responsible for representing the Institution, and program to multiple stakeholders. You will establish, maintain and enhance the co-operation necessary among employers, students and faculty to ensure that all partners benefit from participating in the Work Experience component of the Bachelor of Computer Information System degree.
 
Duties: • Develop and implement a strategic local, regional, and provincial marketing plan in order to contact and engage targeted employers to hire work term students for quality work term settings/opportunities
• Sourcing, developing, and maintaining employer-client relationships to ensure continued participation in the work experience component of the degree
• Building and maintaining effective student relationships and engagement which include: meeting with students 1:1 and in group settings, delivering an in class professional development course (1 full semester) that prepare students to respond to the labor market and guide them in (including but not limited to) preparing resumes and cover letters, self-assessment, portfolios and self-marketing tools
• Liaising with faculty to collaborate on program progress, and student development practices that inform and support outcomes-focused learning
 
Qualifications: • Possess a minimum of five years relevant experience. Marketing experience ideally coupled with relevant work experience in recruitment, training, employment development and work-based learning programs preferred
• Post secondary degree in a related field such as Computer Information Systems, Education, Human Resources, or Adult Education
• Familiarity with a broad variety of computer and information technology related industry sectors, organizations, and opportunities
• Ability to work effectively with multiple program stakeholders including students, faculty, employers, the department and your team
• Ability to work independently and within self-managed teams
• High aptitude for analysis, decisiveness, problem-solving and attention to detail
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite software such as Word, Powerpoint, Excel
• Excellent communication, presentation and classroom and group facilitation skills
• Experience using any type of Contact Management Software an asset
• Must have access to a vehicle, a valid driver’s license, limited travel may be required

ABOUT MOUNT ROYAL:
Come join us in realizing our vision through fostering our students' success and satisfaction in pursuit of their educational goals in a progressive and innovative environment.
• We are an institution with a positive national reputation
• We offer competitive salary and benefits
• We offer many learning and development opportunities (including free courses, self-improvement and skills upgrading).
• We offer state-of-art athletic and Recreation facilities.
• We provide an attractive work environment where people matter.
 
Salary: $2,252.08 - $2,342.50 semi-monthly
 
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
F: 403.440.6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.