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Posting Number: YUSA-11126
Position Title: Experiential Education Coordinator
Department: Vice-President Academic & Provost
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 11
Salary: Annual Salary of $60,458
Duration: Contract- Limited Term Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Some flexibility around hours of work may be required for site visits and for on and off campus presentations.
Position Start Date: June 20, 2018   Position End Date: April 30, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: Up to 5 positions are available in various locations across the Keele Campus.

In support of the larger goals of the University Experiential Education Strategic Plan, the Experiential Education Program Coordinator works independently and has overall responsibility for coordination of academic and operational activities of Experiential Education (EE) including the design, development, implementation and evaluation of EE initiatives (in-class experiential activities, community-based and service learning, learning through community partnerships, placement, and practicum opportunities), and other EE activities. Under the direction of management, the EE Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development of university-community partnerships that are mutually beneficial and foster student engagement through linking theory and practice and providing opportunities for practical experience related to areas of study.
University Degree in a related field (i.e. Education, Social Sciences, Science) or equivalent (i.e. post-secondary Diploma and one year of related experience or . four years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
1- 2 years recent, related experience coordinating a post-secondary experiential program (i.e. internship or cooperative education); using a Student Information System and/or similar database/customer relationship management system; and student advising.
Superior oral and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate and assimilate complex information. Keyboarding 50 wpm. MS Word (intermediate to advanced), MS Excel (intermediate), MS Access(intermediate), MS PowerPoint (intermediate); email (i.e. Outlook); demonstrated experience with and knowledge of web design tools (i.e. HTML, FTP); demonstrated ability to perform internet searches. Sound knowledge of experiential education theory and practice;; proven research and analytical and reporting skills; proven success in establishing collaborative partnerships, excellent track record of building and maintaining business networks and relationships to achieve position/department objectives; demonstrated ability to implement improved processes; strong interpersonal and influencing skills; excellent organizational and planning skills; excellent problem solving skills; achieving results; ability to maintain confidentiality; work well independently and as a member of a team; accuracy and attention to detail; exercising initiative and good judgment; exercise tact and diplomacy; must be reliable and punctual.
Recruitment Checks:
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: April 24, 2018
Internal Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Extended Posting Date: May 22, 2018
Extended Application Deadline: June 19, 2018
External Posting Date: May 22, 2018
External Application Deadline: June 19, 2018

Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.

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