Coordinator, First- Generation Student Programs, Student and Enrolment Services

University of Calgary

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the individuals of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can also be residence to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Overview

The Pupil Success Centre in Pupil and Enrolment Providers is at present searching for a Full-time Restricted Time period Coordinator, First-Era Pupil Packages for roughly 27 months.

Reporting to the Director, Pupil Success Centre, the Coordinator, First-generation Pupil Assist holds experience within the holistic and diverse help wants of incoming and potential college students who’re the primary of their household to attend college. The Coordinator works collaboratively with Recruitment and native excessive colleges inside Treaty 7 territory and throughout varied areas of the college to examine, plan and implement evidence-based programming that helps the person success and transition of incoming first-generation college students

Place Description

Abstract of Key Tasks:

 Program Coordination

  • Working with a group of first-generation pupil help workers, develops and coordinates the implementation of the First-in-family Mentorship Program, common workshops and occasions for first-year, first-generation college students.
  • Collaborates throughout the Registrar and Pupil Providers groups and consulting with campus models and data consultants to develop programming that’s accessible, equitable and inclusive and helps the educational success and wellbeing of scholars all through their first 12 months.
  • Liaises with campus companions to design and implement an annual occasion for grade 10 highschool college students that promotes pathways to school for first-generation college students throughout the province with the purpose of making consciousness of academic pathways and establishing UCalgary as a welcoming establishment, inclusive of all college students. Facilitate the design and rollout of wayfinding advising for present and potential college students.
  • Helps the executive elements and related occasions for mentor programming, together with consumption and matching of first-year peer mentors, and the event of mentor alternatives for pupil volunteers via partnerships with Alumni companies.
  • In collaboration with the Centre of Profession and Skilled Improvement (CCPD), develop further mother or father programming for first-generation mother or father audiences.
  • Assist the event of digital and print sources and promotional supplies in collaboration with Advertising and Communications and key stakeholders.

Neighborhood Engagement, Partnerships and Collaboration 

  • Serves as the first contact for first-generation pupil help applications, liaising instantly and sustaining robust relationships with colleges and departments and exterior companions to make sure well timed coordination and communication of program schedules and plans;
  • Collaborates and builds robust partnerships with campus and exterior stakeholders to supply sources and helps primarily based on potential first-generation wants and their mother and father in addition to present first-generation college students all through their diploma
  • Act as a useful resource and professional in pupil affairs and consults, engages in skilled growth and stays knowledgeable on present pupil points, helps and sources, notably in relation to first technology pupil populations.

Evaluation, Analysis and Reporting

  • Establishes program objectives in collaboration with the Pupil Success Centre First-generation program group and different stakeholders and creates and maintains information for correct knowledge reporting
  • Coordinates evaluation analysis of First-generation programming, together with the event and supply of an annual complete survey and an annual report
  • Engages in annual evaluation and evaluation of all programming in relation to environmental scans and brings ahead evidence-based suggestions to the First-generation group
  • Works collaboratively with First-Era Students Program working group to help pulse surveys and program reporting

Recruitment, Coaching and Supervision 

  • Recruits, trains, mentors and supervises pupil para-professionals
  • Coordinates volunteer pupil help and coaching in collaboration with SSC workers for the first-generation mentorship program
  • Coordinates onboarding and continued collaboration for group mentors
  • Gives mentorship to college students via Pupil and Enrolment Providers (SES) mentorship {and professional} talent constructing applications

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • 5 -7 years expertise working inside pupil affairs or associated discipline required
  • Grasp’s diploma in pupil affairs or a associated discipline and /or expertise working inside a post-secondary or associated setting an asset. A mix of schooling and work expertise can also be thought of
  • Expertise with planning and implementing mid to large-scale occasions required
  • Expertise with volunteer recruitment, coaching and administration required
  • Expertise with supervision of para-professional workers required
  • Demonstrated capability to handle and collaboratively interact others in giant scale, ongoing tasks
  • Expertise creating and implementing evidence-based applications and companies to college students required
  • Capacity to coordinate and help the event of communication methods to advertise programming and companies to college students
  • Expertise with on-line expertise platforms for occasion registration and supply is an asset
  • Robust working data of post-secondary pupil expertise and wishes throughout varied college students intersectional identities
  • Robust organizational and planning abilities with the flexibility to determine priorities, handle a number of calls for and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates excessive stage of professionalism and private management; capability to symbolize the workplace and college with inside and exterior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capability to handle a number of tasks and luxury working in a busy, collaborative workplace setting
  • Wonderful interpersonal abilities with a dedication to a collegial and inclusive work type
  • Demonstrated capability to interact in vital evaluation and impartial choice making, and to successfully seek the advice of when required together with researching of greatest practices in new pupil applications
  • Expertise speaking (in-person, writing, web-based and through social media) with college students, school and workers, in addition to exterior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated expertise with growth of analysis and evaluation instruments associated to knowledge assortment and evaluation of applications in portfolio of accountability

Utility Deadline:  November 29, 2023

We want to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please be aware, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on via the choice course of will likely be contacted.

Extra Info

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