Community Engagement Coordinator: Access & Outreach Programs
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
About us:
The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.

Your opportunity:
The Centre for Student Engagement at the University of Toronto Mississauga is committed to holistic student learning and development. Informed by research and assessment, our campus & community based curricular and co-curricular programs, services and courses promote access to post-secondary education, transition into university, student engagement and community engaged learning.

The Community Engagement Coordinator: Access & Outreach will work with a team of university staff, faculty and students to develop programming focused on student support initiatives, access to post-secondary education and community-based programs for those who without interventions may not otherwise access post-secondary. On and off-campus access programs provide integrated learning opportunities for current UTM students that support the local community in seeing post-secondary education as an option. Applications from marginalized groups are encouraged.

Your responsibilities will include:
Planning and implementing components of curricular and/or co-curricular programs and activities
Planning and overseeing the implementation of an evaluation framework for programs and initiatives
Promoting experiential learning opportunities
Facilitating educational workshops and seminars
Monitoring accounts for a project and/or program
Training and coaching student life staff and student leaders

Qualifications:
Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum four (4) years related experience in student services (combination of professional and para-professional experience is acceptable) with demonstrated experience utilizing Critical Service Learning & Social Change theory, at the post-secondary level or within community organizations.
Exceptional cross-cultural competency awareness; experience working with marginalized groups, diverse communities & cultures and an understanding of anti-oppression and equity practices, are required.
Demonstrated experience leading large components of projects.
Financial management & budget experience required.
Proficiency in developing assessment tools, analyzing and interpreting data.
Experience representing the University while working directly with external University stakeholders, such as local government, school boards, not-for-profit agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and other community-based partners is required.
Interpersonal and cross-cultural communications skills are essential.
Proven leadership, supervisory, and problem-solving skills are required.
Strong written and public speaking skills necessary.
Excellent administrative skills, including word processing, data analysis, desktop publishing and experience with databases.
Proven ability to create and manage partnerships internal to the University and external within the community.
Strong assessment (quantitative and qualitative) skills, including program evaluation and performance assessments.
Proven ability to deal with matters of extreme sensitivity and confidentiality.
Proven ability to be creative and innovative in the development and maintenance of programs.

Assets (Nonessential):
Training and experience in project management would be an asset

To be successful in this role you will be:
Adaptable
Communicator
Diplomatic
Multi-tasker
Organized
Problem solver
Team player

Travel: None

Notes: This is a term position until September 30, 2020.

Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)

Appointment Type: Budget - Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 12 - $69,730 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $89,172. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Field: Student Life

Job Posting: Oct 11, 2019

Job Closing: Oct 22, 2019, 10:59:00 PM