Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Co-op Coordinator

Faculty of Engineering UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#089-17.18Closing Date:February 9, 2018 4:30pm
Employment Group:P.T.S.U.Salary or Rate:$39,853 - $49,820 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possibleHours per Week:Full-TIme (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)Term until September 30, 2020Funding:University Budget

Additional Notes

NOTE: The position was previously advertised and closed October 18, 2017. Previous applicants need not re-apply.
All applications will be re-submitted in the competition.


The Co-op Coordinator deals closely with the Faculties of Engineering and Science on the Fredericton Campus and the Department of Engineering on the Saint John campus, as well as the international Relations office (IRO), the Registrar’s Office and Financial Services. The incumbent will coordinate the Engineering and Science Co-op Program and collaborate with Faculty members and students to deliver an effective and trans-formative program.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Establish new employer relationships. Contact employers to promote the Engineering and Science program.
·    Develop and maintain existing employer relationships to create new positions and increase the number of work terms.
·    Provide one-on-one consulting and review application packages for job competitions as well as proving continuous support.
·    Facilitate relevant educational presentations to the student body as part of their job readiness training. Implement innovative ways to develop and grow student related work experience outcomes.
·    Attract students to the Co-op program and ensure engagement throughout their degrees by offering on-going training.
·    Communicate with students to determine their expectations and deliver on the value proposition of Co-op.
·    Initiate experiential learning opportunities for students by organizing and hosting company information sessions.
·    Maintain records for student information related to their participations in the Co-op program.
·    Organize and track all work term related materials and coordinate and release all job applications on due dates.
·    Explore funding options and incentive programs outside of the regular employee/employer framework to allow students to work for NGOs. Health Authorities, etc.
·    Track student progress during work terms and establish student and employer learning objectives and goals.
·    Participate in training programs, seminars and conferences. Facilitate networking opportunities for students and work with the UNB International Relations office and international partners to increase the number of co-op placements within the framework of our exchange program.
·    Undergraduate degree in a related discipline.  
·    Minimum 5 years’ related work experience.
·    Experience in working with students in a post-secondary cooperative or experiential education setting is an asset.
·    Must be a self-starter, have excellent organizational skills, be able to multi-task and exhibit excellent problem solving skills.
·    High level of professionalism with superb communication and interpersonal skills.
·    Exposure to Experiential Learning Management Platforms (Orbis and Desire2Learn) is an asset.
·    Must be highly proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.