Specifically, the Practicum Coordinator will be responsible for :
Developing external relationships to ensure students have the opportunity for practicum placements within their industry
Collaborating with Instructors to determine practicum placement experiences for students
Contributing to and monitoring the quality of the student experience
Supporting the administrative functions of the campus to enhance the student experience
Acting in a manner that upholds the College standards
To be successful in the Practicum Coordinator position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following :
Education and Experience
Completion of post-secondary education.
A minimum of three years' experience in a related field, such as recruitment or career counselling.
Anequivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong ability to multi-task.
Ability to develop networks and maintain contacts within the business community.
Working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments.
Exhibits patience and strong active listening skills.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods.
Ability to reach both quarterly and yearly goals consistently.
Understanding of the strategic plan, programs and services provided by the College.
Ability to exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service.