Experiential Education Coordinator (YUSA‐11126)
York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.
We are currently recruiting for an Experiential Education Coordinator for this exciting contract opportunity.
PLEASE NOTE: Up to 5 positions are available in various locations across the Keele Campus.
In support of the larger goals of the University Experiential Education Strategic Plan, the Experiential Education Program Coordinator works independently and has overall responsibility for coordination of academic and operational activities of Experiential Education (EE) including the design, development, implementation and evaluation of EE initiatives (in-class experiential activities, community-based and service learning, learning through community partnerships, placement, and practicum opportunities), and other EE activities. Under the direction of management, the EE Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development of university-community partnerships that are mutually beneficial and foster student engagement through linking theory and practice and providing opportunities for practical experience related to areas of study.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:
A University Degree in a related field (i.e. Education, Social Sciences, Science) or equivalent (i.e. post- secondary Diploma and one year of related experience or four years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 1- 2 years recent, related experience coordinating a post-secondary experiential program (i.e. internship or cooperative education); using a Student Information System and/or similar database/customer relationship management system; and student advising.
To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to www.yorku.ca/jobs and refer to posting# YUSA-11126.
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