Co-operative Education and Internship Coordinator, Undergraduate Science Centre, Faculty of Science

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Education & Teaching

Job ID:16621Updated:October 16, 2018Location:Main CampusPosition OverviewThe  Undergraduate Science Centre  in theFaculty of Scienceis currently seeking a Full-time RegularCo-operative Education and Internship Coordinator .This position reports to the Manager, Undergraduate Science Centre, and will manage several Cooperative Education and Internship Programs both to internal and external stakeholders.The position delivers career and employment advising to a diverse domestic and international students. This position also involves regular contact with several unique industry contacts. The industry contacts consist of professionals at all levels – from front-line individuals to senior executives of organizations.Position DescriptionSummary of Key Responsibilities(job functions include but are not limited to):Reviews and approves job postings for their suitability for Cooperative Education and Internship placementsMonitor the response to the job postings and intervene as appropriate to ensure that good development opportunities are noticed by studentsDevelops timelines and schedules for Cooperative Education and Internship processes such as workshops, meetings, events, etc.Instructs pre-employment workshops, including the development of materials and alternate delivery methodsProvides guidance on all aspects of job search process, transition to the work place and work term behaviourSupports International students to have a better understanding of the Canadian workplace culture and expectationsDevelops positive relationships with external stakeholders including public, private and non-profit, specifically networking and relationship management with industry HR professionals and hiring managersMediates and resolves any student-employer difficulties and refers to appropriate resources as requiredCreates, updates and maintains Cooperative Education and Internship course modulesMaintains accurate and current student records (CareerLink (Orbis), PeopleSoft)Track metics, applications, job posting, job secured, participation, graduation designation and provide detailed summary to the Manager for future growth. Track and comment on trends and suggestions while interpreting this dataMaintains Cooperative Education and Internship program budget (travel, events, recruitment)Develops reporting techniques for student and employer feedback; Record feedback from students and employers for the purpose of process improvementMarkets the Science Cooperative Education and Internship programs to prospective and current students and employersResearches  and analyzes job markets and career trends, ensuring all resources, programs and services are cutting edge, meeting the needs of students, alumni and recruitersQualifications / Requirements:Bachelor Degree and a minimum 5 years professional experience working in a client focused environment with multiple stakeholders is requiredProven ability to develop career development educational material, a marketing background is an assetA strong understanding of career-related issues, experiential or work-integrated learning, knowledge of industry job market and associated trends in order to target industries and clientsAbility to successfully handle a large student and employer workload with a positive attitudeOutstanding interpersonal communication skills, including written, oral, one-on-one and groupAbility to analyze information quickly, and think creatively to resolve problems or act on or develop opportunities is requiredHigh attention to detail, proven organizational skills required with the ability to work under pressure to meet strict and multiple timelinesStrong critical thinking, judgement and decision making skillsAbility to interact with corporate recruiters and facilitate successful recruitment of studentsComputer skills include: MS Office Suite including Work, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Access, Peoplesoft, and OrbisKnowledge of business functional areas or industries, ability to develop metrics and evaluation systems, and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and servicesExperience in employment training including advising/mentoring/guiding adults in career-related matters, negotiation, teamwork and conflict resolution skills in working relationships are also an assetUnderstanding of industry interview and screening processes and skilled in advising students of industry interview and screening techniquesThorough knowledge of University policies, procedures and requirements including the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActKnowledge of Canadian labour laws is an assetApplication Deadline: October 23, 2018We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.Additional InformationThis position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase III.To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourManagement and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Science visitCareers in the Faculty of Science. About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca.The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.