This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Education
Career Development and Experiential Learning (CDEL) is comprised of four merged services including: Career Services, Work Integrated Learning, Co-op, Graduate School or Further Education Planning, and Co-Curricular Services. The department provides education, information, and support in various formats for MacEwan University, students, faculty and staff, employers, community partners, and alumni in the context of student career development.
The Experiential Learning Coordinator provides curriculum advising in the area of experiential learning which includes Work Integrated Learning (WIL), co-op, community service learning, and co-curricular activities. This includes work with faculties and schools to assist in building new cross-over partnerships through which CDEL can support the development of inter-professional, experiential learning opportunities. This role is also accountable for advising programs in regards to policy/regulations/standards such as, for example, insurance coverage for students in placements as well as best practices in these areas. In addition, the role supports professional development and the scholarship of teaching and learning in areas of experiential learning to raise the profile of experiential learning at the University. Another core function of this role is to manage partnership engagement in relation to experiential learning - this includes developing agreements with potential placement providers and managing employer relations.
The successful applicant must have a University degree-preferably a graduate degree, or intent to attain a graduate degree in adult education. Applicants must have experience in a setting providing services or resources for a broad range of stakeholders internally and externally. Knowledge of higher education, curriculum development, research, teaching experience or experience with WIL or co-op are desirable. Experience working in a leadership role, preferably within a post-secondary institution is preferred. Experience in developing experiential learning curricula and other materials is required. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and have a willingness to engage in creative thinking and problem solving. Technological competencies in Microsoft Office Suite, Google and experience with MacEwanWorks (ORBIS) or other Career Management software is considered an asset.
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Category Full-Time Term
Closing Date Friday, June 17, 2016
Competition No. 16.06.099
Salary: Under review
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Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
Fax: (780) 497-543
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.