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Title Sponsored Initiatives Coordinator
Division Academic Services & Student Affairs
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $27.46 – $31.83 per hr (35 hrs per week)
Band G
Campus St. James
Effective Date Sept. 1/14 – Aug. 31/15
Duties  
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Sponsored Initiatives Coordinator position is a complex, and multifaceted position that is responsible for the case-management, coordination, and delivery of sponsored programs and projects including, but not limited to, Second Career or Private funders.  
 
 
  • Sets goals, objectives, and targets for all Sponsored Initiative programs activity and/or milestone, and maintains strict timelines.
  • Develops, compiles and maintains the overall work plans, tracks and analyzes program results, and submits reports to Operations Manager.
  • Identifies problems within the initiatives, troubleshoots, and problem solves using creative, cost-effective solutions, while monitoring project activities and timelines to ensure they meet the program plans.
  • Develops, maintains and oversees student data tracking and management process.
  • In absence of the Operations Manager, will function as point of contact for government representatives, community members and the wider college community.
  • Oversees and coordinates activity planning and delivery of sponsored initiative events.
  • Coordinates, organizes and oversees outreach and information events, the delivery of student success initiatives (e.g., how to pay for college workshops, career planning presentations).
  • Develops timelines for Academic Divisions, Scheduling, Registrar’s Office, and Database departments and oversees the process to ensure the effective delivery of sponsored initiative programs. 
  • Writes activity proposals, creates and designs descriptions and program outlines.
  • Reviews reconciliation reports to the Ministry and private funders.
  • Executes a wide range of specific communication materials, including internal staff Ministry reports, marketing materials, conference presentations and information flow within the Community Partnerships Office (CPO).
  • Meets with second career students to troubleshoot application and admission problems and advise of sponsored initiative processes.
  • Chairs meetings, focus groups, conference calls and presentations.
  • Responsible for data and reporting management by ensuring that CPO databases are updated, analyzing historical data, and tracking student progress and retention.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications

 

  • Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Community Services, Business Administration, Adult Training, Human Relations or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience within an educational institution, and/or a community setting, with demonstrated experience working with adult populations.
  • Experience working with marginalized communities is mandatory in this position.
  • Demonstrated project management skills are essential; demonstrated experience with event planning.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written; experience writing reports, activity proposals, and program outlines.
  • Familiarity with college systems and processes and changing government requirements related to government funded sponsored initiatives.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills in order to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and select appropriate actions.
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills; high level of accuracy with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to delegate and coordinate.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative.
  • Travel between campuses is required.
  • Ability to work in an environment where diversity of people and situations are encountered.
 
Note: Evening and overtime work may be required.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
 
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.  George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
Competition # 14-087
Posting External
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled