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Organization Overview
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (seven times) and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for four consecutive years, Georgian College has cultivated a reputation as a great place to work. With seven campus locations, Georgian’s main campus is in Barrie, one of the fastest growing and most beautiful lakeside communities in Ontario. You may apply for a position at Georgian for the opportunity to work in a rewarding profession, but you will choose to stay because of the exceptional culture, collaborative team environment, opportunity for growth and development, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of students.
Position Title Campus Program Officer
Competition # 96-14
Department School of Liberal Arts and Access Programs
Campus South Georgian Bay
Classification Support Staff
Salary Range $ 22.64 - $ 28.30 (under review)
Hours per week 24 hours per week
Status Contract (Part-Time)
Effective Date As soon as possible to March 31, 2015
Position Overview
THIS IS A CONTRACT (PART-TIME) POSITION. This position is reviewed annually.
Reporting to and working in collaboration with the Campus Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the delivery and implementation of post-secondary programs and courses, continuing education and contract training courses, seminars, workshops and customized training.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinating the overall delivery and implementation of part-time and post-secondary courses, seminars, workshops and customized training at the campus in consultation with the Campus Manager which includes the following:
    • Responding to inquiries, organizing staff, promotions, facilities, cancelling classes and other details pertaining to the delivery of courses and training
    • Acting as the campus liaison for instructors, students and employers regarding logistics and course details
    • Organizing student and faculty orientation events and works with student services to schedule semester visits and events
    • Acting as the primary contact for part-time course / contract training proposals and working/consulting with the manager on suitability and with instructors for developing new programs
    • Collaborating with Employment Ontario partners
    • Coordinating the Student Administration Council (SAC) activities on camps
    • Overseeing scholarships and bursaries for the campus
    • Overseeing various programs
  • Maintaining all salary and non-salary accounts which includes providing budget information to the manager (preparing for budget reviews, monitoring revenues and expenses associated with delivery of programs / workshops / courses and reporting/investigating discrepancies
  • Assisting in staffing / recruiting, training and implementing the evaluations of all  non-full-time faculty
  • Acting as the primary contact for weekend emergencies and courses which includes the support of faculty organizing student placements
  • Liaising with designated Cooperative Education Consultant to support coop experiences
  • Coordinating the campus’s marketing and recruitment plans for all campus events (internal and external)
  • Assisting with various types of exemptions, challenge exam requests, appeal and code of conduct issues
  • Explaining policies and procedures and ensuring proper documentation is prepared and submitted
  • Organizing placements for students in various Continuing Education programs
  • Participating on college committees, registration and orientation activities as required
  • Successfully completed a two year postsecondary diploma in a relevant field of study that may include, but is not limited to business or office administration
  • Five years’ experience in a role with the responsibility of marketing, coordinating and overseeing the delivery of courses, training and workshops
  • Experience in maintaining a budget with responsibility for monitoring and investigating discrepancies
  • Experience and knowledge in various computer programs (Microsoft Suite, Student and Financial Information Systems)
  • Experience coordinating events
  • Experience working with government agencies or departments with the demonstrated ability to market programs and work with community partners
  • Proven ability to apply problem solving and analyzing skills
  • Detail oriented with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare reports, write proposals, and draft marketing material, etc.
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution and verbal communication skills to work with employers and potential contract training requests
  • Proven organizational and time management skills in order to meet crucial deadlines
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures would be an asset
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Ability to travel within the community and to other campuses
Posting Date 7/3/2014
Closing Date 7/10/2014
Additional Information
Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.
Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.
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