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Job Opportunity: Co-op Coordinator (Engineering)

posted on September 8, 2017
The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Applied Science

Co-op Coordinator (Engineering) – full-time

The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Applied Science

Vancouver, BC

The UBC Engineering Co-op team coordinated over 2100 work terms for Engineering students in 2016/2017 – locally, nationally and around the globe. We are currently recruiting for two Co-op Coordinators (Vancouver campus), growing the team to 11 Coordinators. Please visit Careers at UBC for a full description (UBC Job ID 27613 & 27614). Postings close September 17.

Job Summary: The Co-op Coordinator develops, markets, and promotes the UBC Engineering Co-op programs to new and existing local, national and international employers, professional associations and other institutions.  Coaches, counsels and prepares undergraduate and graduate Co-op students for the workplace.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Master’s degree preferred).  A thorough knowledge of and experience with either Co-op programs is required or Human Resource Management is preferred.  Minimum of four years’ experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Engineering industry related experience, either locally or internationally, is preferred.  The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, marketing/presentation, oral and written communication skills, and organizational planning abilities.