Student Engagement Coordinator

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Posting #:AP 63/2013
Posted:Oct 7, 2013
Employment Status:Permanent Full-Time
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Department:Goodman School of Business
Grade:Job Group K
Salary Scale:$44,132 - $66,135 per annum* (effective July 1, 2013)
Hours of Work:

Job Summary

Why Brock?
Our unique philosophy takes students beyond the pursuit of academic excellence. To achieve this philosophy we endeavour to take our employees beyond the pursuit of just a career. Brock is a place where left-brain and right-brain thinking come together. We encourage our employees to utilize their rational/analytical thinking in concert with their emotional/creative sides in order to have an engaging and rewarding career. We’re one of the fastest-growing universities in Ontario, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to new construction and programs. We’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to attract world-class minds. Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula, Brock offers an exciting work environment with strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary programs and a vigorous research culture. We are looking for qualified people who will bring their expertise and dedication in support of the University’s goals and objectives.

The Opportunity
Reporting to Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs, Goodman School of Business (GSB), the Student Engagement Coordinator develops, promotes, and directs the GSB clubs and organizations to ensure a balanced educational and social environment for GSB students. The incumbent provides guidance and assistance to staff and faculty with regards to student groups, continually developing a community for student outreach and recruitment activities, which expands educational opportunities for all GSB students.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Managing the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of student led programs and quality of life issues, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population
• Representing the GSB in campus-wide and university-wide groups and councils focusing on student issues
• Developing, directing, and evaluating student activities and program operations; compiling and analyzing data related to student participation and program evaluation; developing organizational work processes which facilitate attainment of established program goals and objectives
• Recommending and assisting in administering student budgets including signing authority on all Goodman student club bank accounts; providing guidance as needed in relation to preparing financial statements, allocation of resources, ensuring transparency
• Coordinating and mentoring students in relation to academic business competitions
• Establishing, directing, and maintaining a master calendar of GSB student activities
• Designing and facilitating leadership workshops and retreats for all GSB student clubs; assessing topic needs, developing core material, delivering workshops, when necessary sourcing/recruiting potential speakers, providing guidance on workshop and retreat agendas
• Overseeing the recruitment, hiring, and training of all Executives within the Business Students’ Association and Goodman Student Advisory Board
• Acting as the lead contact for student involvement from recruitment through to graduation, ensure the GSB is recruiting the best academic students
• Developing, maintaining and monitoring a model for funding student initiatives; coordinating with Senior Major Gifts officer to engage recent grads in a faculty-specific class gift program
• Building and fostering transition programs with GSB Alumni
• Liaising with various departments across campus to develop appropriate resources for student and alumni engagement


The ideal candidate will have:
• An undergraduate degree in a related field, preferably in business
• A minimum of a couple years related experience (preferably in a post-secondary university)
• Demonstrated understanding of the student experience
• Solid computer competency, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, web applications and web maintenance, social media and internet search engines
• Proven understanding of university/college recruitment activities and standard industry practices
• Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with various stakeholders
• Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communications skills and professional public speaking ability
• Proven ability to coach, mentor, motivate and demonstrate leadership
• Patience, compassion and understanding
• Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to juggle multiple and competing requests/priorities
• Demonstrated ability to research/learn, teach and train information and disseminate knowledge


Note to Applicants: there is currently an incumbent performing the duties and responsibilities of this job who is likely to apply.

This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver. Applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, by applying online below by October 15, 2013.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measure will be addressed confidentially.

*The salary range indicated is representative of all positions evaluated at this level. Actual salary is determined by examining related skills, experience, budgetary restrictions and both internal and external equity comparators.