Sheridan College Project Facilitator, Work Integrated Learning (Contract) Contract in Oakville, ON

Sheridan College

Branch Oakville ON CA

Project Facilitator, Work Integrated Learning (Contract)
Oakville, ON

Performing other duties, projects and activities, as required. Playing an active leadership role in the project research and data collection process – to…

Job Description:
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Career Education & Co-curricular Learning, the Project Facilitator, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) works closely with the Work-Integrated Learning Review Co-Chairs (Dean of Students and Dean, Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies), as well as a range of external and internal project stakeholders (corporate and community employers, vendors, Faculty Associate Deans, and professionals in Student Affairs) to facilitate the process of a comprehensive review of Work Integrated Learning at Sheridan. The Work Integrated Learning Project will bring our Faculties and Student Affairs teams together to examine current and best practices, as well as challenges and opportunities in WIL, and to leverage each other’s expertise and experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing a consultation / collaboration strategy; Consulting with stakeholders to review current practices for WIL / field placements;
  • Liaising with internal partners to gather, synthesize, and present data and to provide critical analysis of data and facts gathered through consultation or other sources/ literature;
  • Executing and directly managing a variety of project activities related to the review of WIL across the Academic Faculties;
  • Developing WIL model options/alternatives and analyzing relevant budget (costs) and staffing impacts;
  • Drafting a comprehensive status report on the current state of WIL at Sheridan and includes recommendations for a future model, including the framework of an implementation plan;
  • Project management, facilitation, documentation, consultation, planning and coordinating meetings and activities related to the WIL review;
  • Playing an active leadership role in the project research and data collection process – to provide project leaders and stakeholders with relevant data/information to support analysis of issues and recommendations
  • Researching, analyzing, synthesizing, assembling and presenting data; Reviewing and documenting existing WIL models at Sheridan along with current literature and documented practices in other institutions;
  • Making recommendations for policies, procedures and processes in the implementation framework;
  • Performing other duties, projects and activities, as required.


The successful candidate will possess a 4 year Bachelor’s degree (or 3 year diploma/degree + post graduate diploma) in Business, Education, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of sound experience as a senior practitioner /technical advisor / consultant or supervisor (leader) (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). The incumbent must have demonstrated experience in leading mid-large projects or initiatives with multiple stakeholders; data collection and analysis, interpretation and synthesis; report-writing, correspondence and presentations; information management. Strong project management and facilitation skills are required. The incumbent will possess effective communication skills, organizational awareness, a high level of professionalism, discretion, diplomacy and tact along with the ability to influence and maintain confidentiality. Strong interpersonal skills partnered with a collaborative approach and ability to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders and maintain neutrality is necessary. The incumbent must be able to think critically, have strong analytical skills, exercise sound judgement, be highly organized, results oriented, self-directed, resourceful and display initiative.

Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Administrative
Faculty/Department: Student Affairs
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference #: 15/A/66
Payband: NK
Hiring Range: $73,454.60 – $78,045.51
Salary Range: $73,454.60 – $91,818.25
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: This is a contract position for up to one year.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-11-26
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