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Work Experience Coordinator, Co-operative Education Program, Bachelor Business Administration – Finance

posted on October 5, 2016
Mount Royal University

Work Experience Coordinator, Co-operative Education Program, Bachelor Business Administration – Finance 

Competition #   7655DM
Position Type:   Academic Support VIII
Term:               Part-Time (20 hours/3 days per week), 12 month Limited Term
Department:     Career Services
Date Posted:     September 27th, 2016
Closing Date:    Open until a suitable candidate is found


Reporting to a Supervisor, this position will be responsible for representing the Institution and program to multiple stakeholders. You will establish, maintain and enhance the co-operation necessary among employers, students and faculty to ensure that all partners benefit from participating in the Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance, Co-operative Education program. The incumbent will be scheduled to work 3 days per week.


  • Develop and 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
  • Build and maintain effective student relationships and engagement, which include: meeting with students 1:1 and in group settings, delivering an in-class professional development course (1 full semester) that prepares students to respond to the labour market and guide them in (including but not limited to) self-assessment, preparing resumes and cover letters, interviews, and networking and self-marketing tools
  • Liaise with faculty to understand curriculum and learning outcomes, collaborate on program progress and student development practices to meet program goals.


  • Demonstrated relevant marketing and business development success ideally coupled with applicable work experience in recruitment, training, employment development or work-based learning programs preferred
  • Post-secondary degree in a related field such as Finance, Adult Education, or Business
  • Familiarity with a broad variety of finance industry sectors, organizations, and opportunities with the ability to develop and implement strategies to market the Finance program to employers in those areas
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple program stakeholders including students, faculty, employers, department colleagues and team members
  • Familiarity with post-secondary environments and career development principles are an asset
  • Ability to work independently and within self-managed teams
  • High aptitude for analysis, decisiveness, problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Excellent communication, presentation, classroom and group facilitation skills
  • Experience using any type of Contact Management Software an asset
  • Must have access to a vehicle, a valid driver’s license, limited travel may be required


Come join us in realizing our vision through fostering our students' success and satisfaction in pursuit of their educational goals within a progressive and innovative environment.

  • We are an institution with a positive national reputation
  • We offer competitive salary and benefits
  • We offer many learning and development opportunities (including free courses, self-improvement and skills upgrading).
  • We offer state-of-art athletic and Recreation
  • We provide an attractive work environment where people matter.

Salary:  $2,455.75 semi-monthly
Closing date: October 1, 2016

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