The Career & Experiential Learning (CEL) department in a centralized unit, that is comprised of faculty and staff, within the Faculty of Student Development (FSD) at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. The CEL department operates under a Chairperson that reports to the Dean of the Faculty. At this time, the Career & Experiential Learning department invites candidates to apply to the 2-year Limited Term Contract Career Services Coordinator Faculty position.
Under the direction of the TRU Career & Experiential Learning department, the Career Services Coordinator will work collaboratively as part of the CEL team to support undergraduate and graduate students in their career education, career planning, and career development activities. The Coordinator will also work with alumni and prospective employers who are seeking to recruit students from TRU.
The Career Services Coordinator will perform a variety of duties and functions that support the career development of TRU students. A thorough understanding of career theory will allow the successful candidate to develop career action plans, disseminate labour market information, identify core career competencies, complete a career portfolio, develop application documents, implement interview strategies, and assist students to make meaning of their education during the transition from academics to experiential and work integrated learning opportunities.