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Job Opportunity: Co-operative Education Coordinator

posted on June 15, 2017
Bachelor of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management Career Services, Mount Royal University

Co-operative Education Coordinator – Bachelor of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management

Career Services
Academic Support VIII
Full-Time, Replacement-Term for 10 Months 

Competition Number: 7751DM

Mount Royal University provides an exceptional undergraduate educational experience to its students, with a view to becoming Canada’s premier undergraduate university. A growing university with around 12,000 students, Mount Royal has been delivering quality education in Calgary for over 100 years. With an emphasis on smaller class sizes, Mount Royal provides students with the opportunity to get to know their professors within a positive and supportive learning and work environment. Providing services that compliment and support students’ academic experience, Career Services enhances student employability through career education, employment and Co-op/work experience programs.  Career Services offers a range of services and activities for students, graduates and employers.

Reporting to a Career Services Work Experience Supervisor, the Co-operative Education Coordinator will establish, maintain, and enhance the co-operation necessary among employers, students and faculty to ensure that all partners benefit from participating in the the Bachelor of Business Administration – Supply Chain Management Co-operative Education program.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement a strategic local, regional, and provincial marketing plan in order to contact and engage targeted employers to hire work term students for quality work term settings/opportunities;
  • Source, develop, and maintain employer-client relationships to ensure continued participation in the Co-operative Education component of the degree;
  • Work with student groups to assist in their success in securing work term opportunities by meeting with students 1:1 and in group settings;
  • Deliver an in-class professional development course (1 full semester) that prepares students to respond to the labour market and guide them in self-assessment, resume and cover letter preparation, interviews, and networking, and self-marketing tools;
  • Liaise with faculty to collaborate on program progress and student development practices that support outcomes-focused learning;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Business, Supply Chain, or Adult Education in combination with 3 – 5 years of relevant marketing experience ideally coupled with applicable work experience in recruitment, training, employment development or work-based learning programs;
  • Familiarity with a variety of supply chain-related industry sectors, organizations, and opportunities;
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple program stakeholders including students, faculty, employers, colleagues, and the Career Services Department; Proven ability to work independently and within self-managed teams;
  • High aptitude for analysis, decisiveness, problem-solving and attention to detail in conjunction with excellent organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and classroom facilitation skills with a track record for professionalism and diplomacy;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software and Google Apps; Contact Management Software experience would be an asset;
  • Must have access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license; limited local travel is required

Salary: $2,455.75 Semi-Monthly             
Closing Date: Open Until a Suitable Candidate is Found

When applying, please quote the competition number in the subject line of your e-mail. Cover letters and resumes should be submitted in one .pdf formatted document. Please title your .pdf document as follows: [Last Name], [First Initial].pdf (ex. Smith, J.pdf).  Failure to submit your application as directed will prevent your application from being processed. Submit your application to:

                                             Mount Royal University

                                             Department of Human Resources

                                             e:  webapply@mtroyal.ca