Practicum Coordinator

University of Victoria - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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The University of Victoria is one of Victoria's largest employers and one of Canada’s best diversity employers. Together we are more than 5,000 dedicated faculty, librarians and staff supporting the University of Victoria’s diverse academic programs, world-class research and commitment to civic engagement.

We welcome you to learn more about the School of Public Health and Social Policy and look forward to receiving your application to be considered for this full time, permanent position with our team.

The salary range for this position is:
Recruitment range: $66,761 - $75,138 starting salary determined by the PEA Collective Agreement.

Performance range: starting salary to max of $87,268 is available through annual performance increases.

Job Summary

The Practicum Coordinator is responsible for coordination of practice experiences for students enrolled in the School's distance/online undergraduate BA in Health & Social Services, Diploma in Aboriginal Health Leadership and Master of Public Health programs. Includes coordination and working collaboratively to secure placements, development of placement opportunities, advising for the practicum role, and general program advising (course sequencing, etc), assessing learning needs and appropriateness of placement and planning around the practice components of the programs in relation to the School's strategic plan. The practicum coordinator evaluates student success in the placement in relation to pass and fail curriculum requirements.

Job Requirements

A graduate degree in a health field or related discipline and a minimum of five years experience and computer literacy, including databases (such as ORBIS) required.

Experience must include:
academic course advising, practice advising and placing students in practica.
working with agencies in relation to undergraduate and graduate student issues, at regional, national and international levels, and in indigenous communities.
providing support to students and working with Indigenous students.
making decisions independently about the fit of a particular placement and evaluating student performance.

Ability to:
work collaboratively on a team as well as independently.
develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, practice colleagues and representatives from health authorities, government, private and volunteer organizations where opportunities for student learning occur.

This position also requires excellent written and verbal skills.

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.

Read our full equity statement here:

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact: Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
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