Faculty of Business and Information Technology - Capstone / Internship Coordinator - Limited Term

University of Ontario Institute of Technology - Oshawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Faculty or Department: Faculty of Business and IT

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Capstone / Internship Coordinator

Appointment Type: Limited Term

Salary Level: $53,235 - $64,644

Posting Date: September 18, 2019

Closing Date: September 25, 2019

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the Capstone/Internship Coordinator supports the experiential learning programs of both the Commerce, IT and Graduate students. The incumbent is responsible for cultivating and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders such as: industry partners, faculty members, advisors, Career Centre, Registrar’s Office, Communications and Marketing Department, employers and community partners to grow and expand placement opportunities for students.

Responsibilities/accountabilities:
Attend external community events, meetings and business networking events, and other engagement events both on & off campus to promote experiential programs.
Coordinate events related to Experiential Learning Programs, e.g. Faculty Reverse Career Fair and the Capstone/Internship Showcase.
Prepare and present information on the Faculty’s experiential learning programs.
Respond to inquiries from clients and students regarding the Faculty's experiential learning programs.
Prepare program materials to promote the Faculty's experiential learning programs.
Manage new/existing client relationships for Capstone projects, generate new leads.
Meet and review with clients the project scope/deliverables and recommend to Experiential Learning Instructor the feasibility of project and student engagement.
Coordinate and resolve with stakeholders’ client/student team issues/conflicts.
Coordinate communication to students in the experiential learning program.
Coordinate with the Career Centre all approved Internship job postings.
Coordinate with stakeholders to review and approve student participation in the Faculty’s experiential learning programs.
Coordinate student internship applications, registration, job offers and contracts.
Coordinate end-of-term assessment for both Capstone and Internship (e.g. collecting client evaluation survey/feedback).
Participate as necessary in ad-hoc meetings for the experiential learning program.
Maintain client records, contact and mailing lists.
Prepare ad-hoc reports of experiential learning programs.

Required Skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Outlook and Excel, and must be willing to learn other computer software packages as required.
Excellent organizational and time management skills are essential in order to deal with the high volume and interdisciplinary setting, and to adapt to changing priorities.
Must have strong communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with clients, university personnel, and members of the general public.
Some travel may be required.

Education:
University degree

Required Experience
Minimum of 3 years experience.
Experience with experiential learning programs is an asset.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit in electronic format a covering letter and their resume. Applications will be accepted until September 25, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.