Dalhousie University Employment Development Coordinator (Temporary), Science, Information Technology, Engineering (SITE) Co-operative Education Temporary in Halifax, NS

Dalhousie University

Branch Halifax NS CA

Employment Development Coordinator (Temporary), Science, Information Technology, Engineering (SITE) Co-operative Education
Halifax, NS

Undergraduate degree in a Business or STEM-related discipline, plus approximately 3 to 5 years related experience (business development, strategic relationship…

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,800 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that’s celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

The Science, Information Technology, Engineering (SITE) Co-operative Education program provides opportunities for students to enhance their studies with career-focused work term experiences. SITE Co-op enables over 1000 students annually to apply classroom theory, explore career options and build professional attributes in 23 programs across three faculties. Reporting to the Employer Development Manager, the Employment Development Coordinator will build and sustain private and public partnerships with local, regional, national and international employers in order to provide quality discipline-related work experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify high potential employers from across the country and internationally and promote the benefits of hiring Dalhousie Co-op students into job opportunities appropriate to their field of study.
  • Provide client service and information to assigned employers by advising on recruitment strategies, and coaching employers on their responsibilities and obligations as a Co-op employer.
  • Ensure that job descriptions proposed by employers meet learning outcomes for the relevant discipline; liaise with faculty Co-op advisors when necessary.
  • Participate in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of marketing activities to promote the program to new employers and maintain the interest of current employers; this might include promotional materials, special events, or information sessions.

Note: Some travel may be required.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a Business or STEM-related discipline, plus approximately 3 to 5 years related experience (business development, strategic relationship management or similar) or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Demonstrated sales success and experience meeting and exceeding quotas will be considered an asset. Experience with consultative selling and solution selling will be considered an asset. Experience working in a university co-operative education or work-integrated learning program will be considered an asset as well. Proven communication and interpersonal skills are required; must be able to effectively manage a portfolio of clients. Capable of working independently within a cohesive team, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, analytical and capable of managing multiple priorities within established direction, objectives and timeframes. The ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, is essential. Proficient computing skills are required with experience using Customer Relationship Management software a strong asset.

Apply online by May 29, 2018 to competition TEMP-18009.

This is a temporary position for approximately 12 months. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience ($49,498 – $66,968).

Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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