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Job Opportunity: Workplace Learning Coordinator

posted on October 2, 2018
York University

Workplace Learning Coordinator (YUSA-11385)

Solving our greatest challenges takes more than technical talent alone. The world needs engineers with passion + perspective or as we call them: Renaissance Engineers. We’ve created the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University to be the home of the Renaissance Engineer: a place where students are free to explore their passions and gain different perspectives from the world around them.

As part of our team, you will help us achieve to towards these goals while working in a culture of collaboration, creativity and team work. We are currently recruiting for a Workplace Learning Coordinator to work with the Office of the Dean, Lassonde School of Engineering for this exciting opportunity. 

Do you possess knowledge of labour market trends, employment legislation, employability skills, job search and career development techniques/strategies? Do you have experience working with students in a fast-paced Co-operative education, internship, experiential education program or other business setting performing placement, employment training or a related function? Do you have the ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with various stakeholders? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will contribute to the success of the Lassonde Co-op & Internship Programs by providing superior service to students and employers. This is achieved through the effective and proactive identification, promotion and provision of services that connect students’ academic and career development needs with employers’ personnel requirements to create mutually valuable opportunities. The Workplace Learning Coordinator is responsible for the effective delivery of workplace learning preparation and supporting of undergraduate students registered in a workplace learning program at the Lassonde School of Engineering. The Workplace Learning Coordinator provides input in the development of the workplace learning programs, provides information to students regarding the career development process, including guidance on self-assessment, making informed career decision, creating and marketing their personal brand, on-the job success strategies and supports their transition from studies to work and back to studies again. The incumbent organizes and facilitates a variety of workshops, including those for the promotion of the program, and for purposes of work-force preparation. The incumbent supports student success on their work-term, conducting site-visits, ensuring evaluation and feedback loops are complete. This position supports the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Lassonde School and understands how their job contributes to the goals and objectives of the School and the University.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A University Degree in a related field (such as Social Sciences, Business, Science/Engineering). Career Development Practitioner certification is an asset, but not required. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess a minimum of 1-3 years progressive and recent experience working with students in a fast-paced post-secondary co-operative education, internship or other experiential education program, or in a business setting performing placement, employment training or a related function is required. Previous work experience should also include outreach and marketing that includes making public presentations for instructional & informational purposes. Training and/or experience in student affairs, career development, experiential education, student career advising an asset. Experience supervising volunteers an asset.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-11385.

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