Field Placement Coordinator - Contract - 1 Yr


  • Job Summary:

    Under the direction of the Vice President of Academics; the Field Placement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating field placements for students in all post-secondary programs in cooperation with Programs Coordinator, Faculty, and Student Success Facilitators.

    The Placement Coordinator will contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of a Field Placement Program for FNTI students, in collaboration with FNTI Administration, Faculty and Partners and will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a database of appropriate employer and commercial/industrial contacts and student placements.

    The Placement Coordinator will demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills in dealing with internal and external contacts.

    Duties:

    The key responsibilities of the Field Placement Coordinator will include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Coordinates the overall field placement process.
    • Provides Operational and Admin Support.
    • Acts as a resource to students, faculty, cultural advisors, and placement agencies.
    • Liaise with other members of the Programs Team and FNTI staff;
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • A minimum of two-year diploma or certificate in a relevant field or related; or A combination of education, training and experience which FNTI deems to be equivalent.
    • Experience in an Indigenous educational setting is an asset.
    • Preference will be given to candidates with certification or designation in employment counselling working with diverse clients.

    Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of FIPPA (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act).
    • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
    • Ability to use sound judgement and discretion, with strong problem-solving skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office, O365, Internet and other web-based systems.
    • Ability to work independently with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • FNTI provides preference to those applicants with Aboriginal Ancestry (Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy)

    Please forward cover letter, resume, and two references, by August 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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