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Job description

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SCIENCE COLLEGE

COORDINATOR, SCIENCE COLLEGE (P1981)


Posted on: August 30, 2019
Deadline: September 13, 2019
Grade: 10

Scope

Reporting to the Principal of the Science College, the incumbent establishes priorities and administers daily operations for the Science College; including functional supervision of interns, student advising, and recruitment activities. He/she provides administrative and logistical support, liaises with student groups, event conception as well as management and oversight for the College committees.

Primary responsibilities

  • Serve as the main channel of communication for the Science College; interact with students, researchers, policy-makers and targeted community members and organizations.
  • Assist the Principal with the development of short- and long-term strategies and promotional projects to achieve the Science College’s objectives.
  • Manage and administer budget accounts for the Science College and its research fellows.
  • Advise undergraduate students concerning course selection for program requirements; recruit potential undergraduate students.
  • Seek internship opportunities and placement of Science College students; screen students and devise strategies to expand the internship program.
  • Collaborate with the FAS Communication Advisor to develop the Science College visibility within the University system.
  • Functionally supervise student volunteers and/or interns from the Science College.
  • Maintain employer database and database tracking placement of students; organize class offerings and student enrollment.
  • Ensure proper administration of university policies and procedures: administer the dossiers for part-time hiring contracts, prepare schedules, assist with workloads and timetables as well as assisting students with course enrollments.
  • Provide outreach and logistical support to the Principal in creating partnerships with universities and research institutes outside of Canada.
  • Design and administer the website for the Science College.
  • Development and editing of printed and online research promotional materials for the Science College.
  • Identify and compile internal and external research grant applications for the Science College and/or its research fellows.
  • Conceive, organize and supervise events related to the Science College (student conferences, invited speaker series, international conferences, workshops, webinars, social media events)
  • Provide outreach via social media channels such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Networking with non-governmental organizations and scholars inside and outside of Concordia.
  • Organize, attend, and, where necessary, report on the Science College meetings.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to science and two to four years of relevant experience in a university environment; previous experience in a research environment (research institute, NSERC, etc) is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of academic life and practice desirable.
  • Knowledge of the SIS. FRIS and Millenium is an asset.
  • Knowledge of University policies and academic policies and procedures desirable (preferably in the Faculty of Arts and Science).
  • Experience in counselling or student advising.
  • Strong and proven understanding of student life, and a strong record of liaising with student groups.
  • Established record of a favorable rapport with students or other groups needing assistance; excellent record of positive professional interpersonal relationships.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate Level) of Excel, Word and PowerPoint; experience using web content management systems.
  • Strong proven experience creating social media marketing strategies.
  • Proven decision-making, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and potentially stressful environment.
  • Demonstrated pro-active attitude and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to set, assess, and reassess priorities, analyze and solve problems and multitask.
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to work autonomously.

Salary

$55,664.71- $66,485.46 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by September 13, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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