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Job title: Student Engagement Coordinator (Temporary position until July 31, 2013)
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Department/Campus: Academic Partnerships
Reports To: Manager, Academic Partnerships
Salary Range: Payband 8 - $53,406 to $66,758 per annum, based on a 36.25 hour work week. Salary will be prorated over the term of the position.
Job Posted On 15-Feb-2013
Job Posted Until: 26-Feb-2013 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External

Job Description  

Reporting to the Manager, Academic Partnerships the Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the development, tracking and reporting of School/College/Work Initiatives* as determined by the proposal process. The incumbent is the contact person for students, staff, and administrators both internal and external to the College and collaborates with these to plan, deliver, and report on the various projects. The incumbent must understand the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to intermediate/secondary students, as well as College transitions in order to both develop and promote innovative approaches. The Coordinator must have an understanding of College organizational structure, processes, and programs in order to plan and deliver the various projects at all three Algonquin College campuses (Woodroffe/Perth/Pembroke). The Coordinator is also the key lead in the development and maintenance of databases and reports to track the impact of the Dual Credit Program on admissions, enrolment and graduation. Demonstrated leadership, project management, communication skills, and an ability to work creatively in an academic environment are required elements for this position. This position calls for a high level of organizational skills.

Expertise in marketing, brand development, web technology and publication capability would be considered an additional asset.

*SCWI projects currently include dual credits, activities, and forums. These are subject to change on an annual basis based on Ministry funding and needs of PASS RPT9.

Required Qualifications  
  • Bachelor of Education or minimum four (4) year degree with relevant work experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience; experience in an educational institution related to transition, would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of intermediate/secondary district school board initiatives and challenges
  • Demonstrated knowledge of College (or other post-secondary) services and resources available to students; experience with secondary to post-secondary transition activities, would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to plan events and communicate with internal/external stakeholders
  • Experience with coordinating multiple projects to execute priorities in a timely manner
  • Experience with developing and maintaining databases and other statistical indices to track success and retention
  • Ability to link department statistical indices to College data and track/compare these
  • Experience in accurately monitoring budgets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation, analytical and project management skills;
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills with an ability to connect with diverse populations and levels of staff
  • Ability to create and edit web/marketing materials, would be considered an asset

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