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Job Opportunity: Co-op Coordinator

posted on February 21, 2017
UBC Sauder School of Business, Vancouver BC

Co-op Coordinator (Job ID  25561)
UBC Sauder School of Business, Vancouver BC
Posting Closes March 2, 2017 

Our Co-op Team is growing!  We are seeking a motivated, high energy individual to help us expand our program and connect our great business Co-op students with great employers.

Full details on the position can be found at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff.php

Location:  Vancouver – Point Grey Campus
Employment Group:  Management & Professional (AAPS)
Job Category:  Co-operative Education
Classification Title:  Coop.Education, Level B
Faculty:  The Sauder School of Business
Salary Range:  $58,543.00 (minimum) - $70,281.00 (midpoint) - $84,336.00 (maximum)
Desired Start Date:  April 3, 2017 

Job Summary

The Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the Co-operative education program in the Sauder School of Business. Tasks include research, development, design  and implementation of strategies to market the program to employers nationally and internationally, recruiting students, evaluating their qualifications for admission into the program and coaching students to support their job search and to prepare for success in their work terms, one-on-one and in groups, monitoring students work terms and addressing any workplace issues that students encounter, providing evaluation and analysis of work term and student success each term, collaborating with other Co-op professionals at UBC and throughout the province, working with faculty members, and the day-to-day administration of the program.

(Further details in job posting at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff.php )

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.  University degree in Business preferred.  Master's degree preferred and a thorough knowledge of and experience with Co-op programs, and/or career coaching.  Minimum of four years of experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Industry related experience, either locally or internationally is preferred.  The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, marketing/presentation skills, oral and written communication skills, and organizational planning ability.  A passion for business education and a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently as well as with a team is essential. Ability to act with tact, diplomacy and discretion.  Experience curriculum development preferred.  Travel is required, must have access to private vehicle for local travel.

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.  We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.