Date Posted: 05/12/2021
Req ID: 3497
Faculty/Division: VP & Provost
Department: Career Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
Student Life connects life to learning. We believe every student should have the opportunity to participate in university life actively and find connection and community while discovering new ways of thinking and being in the world. We provide resources, support and engagement opportunities that are inclusive and accessible, ensuring every student can build experiences that set them up for a lifetime of success.
Within the Division of Student Life, the cluster of Student Life Programs and Services, supports students as they achieve personal, academic, career and civic goals. We engage students throughout their learning and development with the following units: Academic Success, Accessibility Services, Career Exploration & Education, Centre for Community Partnerships, Clubs & Leadership Development, Housing, Indigenous Student Services, Mentorship & Peer Programs, Multi-faith Centre, Orientation, Student Success, Transition & Engagement and TCard Services. Together with staff, faculty, students, alumni, employers and community partners, we provide an integrated and coherent path to success that reflects our students' diversity.
In support of U of T’s vision, Student Life Programs and Services is committed to creating diverse, accessible, inclusive and welcoming spaces of opportunity that foster deepened engagement, learning, personal growth, and identity development for all students. We are committed to embedding these principles into all the work we do, reducing barriers so that students from all backgrounds and lived experiences can feel a sense of belonging in the communities they find here.
To align with our strategic priorities, we encourage individuals from Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities to apply.
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Career Exploration & Education, the Experiential Learning Coordinator will be responsible for developing and maintaining a process for referring employer and community organization contacts to experiential learning programming across the University of Toronto; maintaining up-to-date employer and community partner communications and promotional content for navigating across a spectrum of experiential learning opportunities (e.g. CLNx internal and external pages; Student Life website; Experiential Learning Hub, etc.); tracking and reporting employer and community partner communications and engagements withinexperiential learning programming in the CLNx Contacts Database; coordinating the Career-Minded Professionals Network (CMPN) and supporting the training and programming for career/co-op/Experiential Learning staff; coordinating the University of Toronto’s largest experiential learning program — the Work-Study program — with tri-campus and Enrollment Services (including developing plans, operational policies, procedures, communications, and assessments).
Your responsibilities will include:
Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
Identifying, fostering and maintaining relationships with potential and existing employers
Promoting programming, student needs and interests to employers and industry contacts
Researching and analyzing potential employers and recommending student placement opportunities
Analyzing data to determine trends and recommend target markets
Implementing plans that support the development of work-integrated learning opportunities for students
Overseeing day-to-day operational needs and service delivery requirements of programs
Evaluating and recommending appropriatework-integrated learning opportunities for students
Bachelor's Degree or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum five years experience in building partnerships and developing work integrated learning opportunities.
Experience in market research and analysis, identification of target markets as well as direct sales and relationship development.
Proficiency in developing assessment tools, analyzing and interpreting data.
Interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
Proven leadership and problem-solving skills are required.
Strong assessment (quantitative and qualitative) skills, including program evaluation and performance assessments.
Proven ability to create and manage partnerships internal to the University and external within the community.
Strong written and public speaking skills necessary.
Proven ability to be creative and innovative in the development and maintenance of programs.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Closing Date: 05/28/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time Regular daytime schedule. Overtime on weekdays and occasional overtime on weekends.
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 12 - $70,427 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $90,064. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Student Services
Recruiter: Anita Chooraman