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Job Opportunity: Employer Relations Co-op Coordinator "VI" in the Department of Co-operative Education and Workplace Partnerships

posted on October 9, 2018
University of Windsor

Employer Relations Co-op Coordinator "VI" in the Department of Co-operative Education and Workplace Partnerships

Job Posting Number: 2018-13-62
Employee Group: Closing Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 - 4:00pm

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Co-op Coordinator – Employer Relations develops co-op placement opportunities for students that fit with designated learning outcomes by designing, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive job development strategy that includes: researching potential employers (their operations, needs, decision makers); actively marketing co-op programs and students to these prospective employers, engaging them in the sales process; building strong ongoing relationships with employers, assisting them through the process of hiring and supervising students. In addition, the Co-op Coordinator – Employer Relations develops and offers workshops, resources and coaching for students regarding the co-op job search process. The incumbent completes work term assessments with students and employers to gage student progress with the placement and in achieving the desired learning outcomes and expand placement opportunities.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess:

• University degree or equivalent post-secondary education as determined by the department

  • Familiarity with student development theory
  • Familiarity with co-operative education and/or other forms of experiential learning
  • Extensive knowledge of employment strategies, the labour market and the local business community
  • 2 years full-time work experience in direct sales and demonstrable understanding of sales techniques
  • Thorough grasp of the rules and regulations of all University of Windsor co-op programs as well as their academic requirements and curriculum (with particular expertise in the designated program eg. Business)
  • Strong computer skills; competency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, internet and database software packages
  • Strong communication, organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Rate of pay:
As per Schedule "A" of the Collective Agreement

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume and Application for Employment, quoting the Ad reference number (2018-13-62), no later than Thursday, October 18th, 2018 - 4:00pm. Applicants are asked to forward their documents electronically to: employment@uwindsor.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator.  Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

To apply please click here.