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Job Opportunity: Co-operative Educations Coordinator

posted on March 14, 2019
Thompson Rivers University

Limited Term


Under the direction of the TRU Career Education Department, the Co-op Coordinator will work within the Engineering and Technology related Co-op program to place, monitor and support students.

The Co-op Coordinator will:

  1. Be responsible for promoting the Co-op program to students and prospective employers
  2. Market Co-op opportunities to prospective students and participate in a variety of recruitment events, career fairs, and employer information sessions
  3. Meet with students one-on-one to assist them in the co-op process. This will include counselling students on career development, planning, Co-op guidelines, and eligibility requirements.
  4. Instruct semester sections of the pre-requisite Co-op 1000 course
  5. Develop employer partnerships and Co-op work-term opportunities for students in Engineering Co-op
  6. Secure, coordinate, and monitor placements of co-op students with participating organizations, corporations and agencies at a regional, provincial, and national level
  7. Conduct work site visits and evaluations of student Co-op work-terms
  8. Be responsible for marking work-term reports and assignments
  9. Maintain student records and documentation
  10. Participate in special projects/activities as needed and perform other duties as assigned


  • Master's degree relevant to Career Education field
  • Minimum 3 years' experience relevant to the Co-op and Career Education field
  • Demonstrated instructional skills and experience in a post-secondary setting
  • Knowledge of regional, provincial, national and international labour markets
  • Knowledge of Engineering Co-op is preferred
  • Superior time management, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse populations (including students, employers, faculty, deans, administrators and alumni
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to use web-authoring and database programs

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  April 1, 2019 to March 27, 2021

REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be reviewed commencing March 27, 2019, and may continue until position is filled.

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