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Coordinator, Student Life & Learning

by Brescia University College

Position Type: Contract
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2021
Experience: 3 Years
Brescia University College

Job Description

                                                                                STAFF VACANCY

Brescia University College (www.brescia.uwo.ca), a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University, is Canada’s only women’s university providing a rich educational experience to over 1,600 students. Brescia is seeking a dynamic individual to fill a one-year fulltime contract position as:

                                        COORDINATOR, STUDENT LIFE & LEARNING
                                                              (Contract Temporary Full-Time – Salary - $29.18 per hour)

The Student Life Centre (SLC) provides a broad portfolio of student engagement programs, services, and initiatives that support and enhance the student experience at Brescia, particularly: orientation & transition, career development & education, mental health & wellbeing, experiential learning, and leadership & involvement.

Reporting to the Acting Registrar, this position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of initiatives that address diverse student needs and support student learning and engagement at Brescia. Key responsibilities are divided between two Coordinators and include: Career Advising; Career Development programs and projects (i.e., Professional Mentoring Program, Career Peers, Work Study); First Year Experience (Orientations, Soph Peer Mentor Program); Experiential Learning (Work-Integrated Learning); Annual Student Leader Recognition Event; Co-Curricular Record; Wellness Education and Outreach Initiatives; student communications (marketing, promotions, social media).

We require a strong collaborator who is highly self-motivated, creative with outstanding critical thinking, and has sound judgement and decision-making. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum three years relevant experience in Student Affairs, in a student development or student success role and preferably, in a career education context. A master’s degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, or a related field and/or additional training in career development / coaching / advising an asset.

Knowledge of current/emerging issues and practices in career education and wellness promotion are necessary, as is the ability to apply labour market (industry and sector) knowledge and trends to educate others. The successful candidate has extensive experience using active learning techniques to engage groups, facilitate workshops/presentations & events, and advise students. Experience developing learning outcomes and using data to make decisions for on-going program evaluation and service delivery is a strength. Familiarity using digital engagement strategies to develop resources and tools that support the career development needs of diverse students (i.e., international; racialized/ethnic minority; indigenous; LGBTQ+; transfer/mature; with disabilities) is desirable. Must be: detail-oriented with an ability to function and process high amounts of information with accuracy; can work independently and plan ahead; can define and prioritize tasks, while effectively changing and adapting priorities as need arises; can follow-through with initiative and general direction. Work outside of normal office hours is required from time to time and depends on cycles of the year.

For a detailed description of the role please email bucareer@uwo.ca with your request.

Please submit a letter of application and resume by 11:59 p.m., July 23, 2021, to:

                                                                                     Brescia University College
                                                                                     c/o Human Resources
                                                                                     1285 Western Road, London, Ontario   N6G 1H2
                                                                                     Email: bucareer@uwo.ca


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Brescia University College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous person, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.


 Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at bucareer@uwo.ca.