Coordinator, Student-Athlete Services and Academic Support

  • Full time
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada View on Map
  • posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : October 7, 2020 -Accepting applications
  • View(s) 73

Job Detail

  • Company Name University Of Toronto

Job Description

Date Posted: 10/06/2020
Req ID: 720
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physl Ed.
Department: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physl Ed
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:
About us:
The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is globally recognized for developing and advancing knowledge about the interactions of physical activity and health through outstanding undergraduate and graduate education programs, cutting-edge research and the delivery of sport, recreation and high performance athletic opportunities for students, staff, faculty and community members across the 3 campuses. In achieving this vision, the Faculty is guided by values of integrity, respect, equity and diversity. For more information, please visit kpe.utoronto.ca

Your opportunity:
Reporting to the Executive Director, Athletics and Physical Activity and under the general supervision of the Assistant Manager, Student-Athlete Services, the incumbent provides a wide range of academic success support services and guidance to intercollegiate and high performance student-athletes.

Working in a diverse fast-paced, energetic team environment, the incumbent will be detail oriented and deliver accurate, effective, and efficient customer service while projecting a welcoming, positive and professional image for the Varsity Blues program at the University of Toronto. This position works closely with intercollegiate coaches, registrars, and on-campus academic support services staff to support the academic success of student athletes, and the University of Toronto high performance student-athletes.

Your responsibilities will include:
Implementing plans and process improvements for programs and service activity
Creating and updating students records maintaining confidentiality of information
Promoting departmental events and programs to students and delivering presentations to promote programs, opportunities and/or initiatives
Developing content for marketing and/or promotional materials and editing content for brochures, newsletters, websites and handbook.
Liaising with various stakeholders to foster collaboration and ensure consistent administration procedures are followed.
Determining the logistical details and activities for events and/or programming, coordinating the schedule for programs and event calendar and handling expenses for events
Directing the activities of casual staff and submit time sheets for data processing
Keeping well informed on student service programs across all three campus, and providing advice/guidance as it relates to athletic eligibility

+Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in education or acceptable combination of equivalent experience. Ontario College of Teachers certification is an asset.
Minimum two years experience working in student academic success, and advising preferably in both a University and academic setting.
A solid understanding of Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and USPORTS eligibility rules required
Familiarity with University of Toronto academic rules, regulations, and student support resources on all 3 campuses is a definite asset
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Skilled inestablishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a diverse group of students
Knowledge in the practical application of student development theory and academic learning strategies
Good problem solving, multi tasking and organization skills
Demonstrated initiative and motivation and ability to maintain confidentiality in a fast-paced diverse environment

To be successful in this role you will be:
Communicator
Cooperative
Organized
Self-directed
Team player

  • This is a term position, ending August 2022.

Closing Date: 10/21/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget – Term
Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 09 – $58,242 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $74,482. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Student Services

Required skills