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Coordinator, Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education & Social Work

Thompson Rivers University / TRU
Kamloops BC
APPLY BY July 24, 2019
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Open to both Internal and external
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Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Full/Part Time
Part Time
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The Coordinator, Graduate Programs, EDSW, is responsible for researching, designing, implementing, and leading a student service delivery model for the Faculty of Education and Social Work’s Graduate Programs and for providing leadership in Graduate Programs operations.

major responsibilities

  1. Day-to-day operations of Graduate Programs office in the Faculty of Education and Social Work.
  2. Supervise and train support staff for EDSW Graduate Programs such as Program Advisor(s) and Program Assistant(s) including hiring, training, work scheduling, performance management, and evaluation. Identify additional staffing needs to meet peak demands.
  3. Participate in recruitment activities, such as presenting information sessions and attending recruitment fairs.
  4. Develop a culture of student-centered work and customer service, including through communications and online, orientation, Graduate Programs in Education Success Centre.
  5. Build capacity and infrastructure within EDSW to offer Graduate Programs.
  6. Liaison with Graduate Studies (TRU).
  7. Guidance for new faculty in EDSW Graduate Programs, including on-boarding arrangements and information.
  8. Oversee committee duties including coordinating and attending meetings – track submissions and prepare reports including academic planning reports and financial reports for presentation to the Graduate Committees, and maintain a database.
  9. Communicate effectively with TRU and EDSW stakeholders regarding EDSW Graduate Programs.
  10. Organize Graduate Program events for students and faculty.
  11. Coordinate and manage relations with International Graduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions to ensure the successful and timely admission of graduate students.

Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work


required knowledge/SKILLS

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. M.Ed, MBA, M.A.) from an accredited University
  • Two years’ experience in a post-secondary environment dealing extensively with international students from various cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement new programs and procedures
  • Proficient in the creation and use of spreadsheets, templates and website related information
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff
  • Ability to work as a solution-oriented member of the EDSW team
  • Ability to travel domestically as required
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with students, staff and members of the general public
Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview
Pay Band
Admin Pay Band BL
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> Dean, Education and Social Work
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Thompson Rivers University / TRU

TRU is a comprehensive research university with an enrolment of over 10,000 students in south-central British Columbia, operating 2 campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake and 6 regional centres.