Student Development Coordinator, Intercultural Programs

Toronto, ON
$67,372 a year
About us:

The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.

Your opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, International Education Centre, the Student Development Officer, Intercultural Programs will advance the International Education Centre’s (IEC) mission, as an innovative, collaborative and globally significant leader in the internationalization of the student experience. The Student Development Officer, Intercultural Programs will assume primary responsibility for the development and delivery of intercultural learning and global fluency programs, ensuring initiatives reflect the programmatic cornerstones of peer mentorship, engagement, student learning & development. The Student Development Officer, Intercultural Programs will achieve this through the conception, implementation and delivery of multi-modal programs that support University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) students, utilizing student development theory, and the learning domains and competencies of the University of Toronto Co-Curricular Record (CCR). The Coordinator will play a critical role in developing, supporting and advancing the work of the IEC, in order to provide coordinated and meaningful support to international and globally-minded students at UTM.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Planning and implementing components of curricular and/or co-curricular programs and activities
  • Conducting detailed analysis of program efficiency and student learning outcomes to inform program planning activities
  • Fostering cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts
  • Determining logistical details and activities for events and/or programming
  • Advising students on co-curricular, academic and personal matters by providing options and consequences incorporating personal circumstances impacting academic success and an understanding of an individual's background
  • Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
  • Monitoring accounts for a project and/or program
  • Directing the activities of casual staff
Qualifications: Essential Qualifications:
  • University degree in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum four (4) years related professional and/or para-professional experience with post-secondary student aged populations.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing equity theory, and/or critical race theory.
  • Exceptional intercultural competency awareness; experience working with diverse communities & cultures and an understanding of anti-oppression and equity practices, are required.
  • Experience developing programs and initiatives within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience leading large components of projects.
  • Financial management & budget experience.
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Interpersonal and intercultural communications skills are essential.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory skills are required.
  • Strong written and public speaking skills necessary.
  • Excellent administrative skills, including word processing, data analysis, desktop publishing and experience with databases.
  • Proficiency in developing assessment tools, analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Strong assessment (quantitative and qualitative) skills, including program evaluation and performance assessments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of customer service and information communication standards of practice in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Thorough knowledge of the University’s procedures as they relate to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA) and management of confidential student information.

Assets (Nonessential):
  • Training in Project Management would be an asset.

To be successful in this role you will be:
  • Communicator
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
  • Self-directed
  • Team player
Travel: None
Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 12 - $67,372 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $86,157. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Field: Student Life
Job Posting: May 15, 2019
Job Closing: May 26, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
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