Employer Liaison Specialist
|Position Title||Employer Liaison Specialist|
|Department/Unit||Sci, Information Tech, Eng Co-op Ed|
|Employee Group||NSGEU Local 77|
|Position Type||Regular, On-Going|
|Duration of Contract (if applicable)|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Full-time Equivalency (FTE)||1.0|
|Salary||$23.70 – $30.06 per hour ($40,061 – $50,808 per annum, 32.5 hours per week)|
This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Job Design Unit in approximately six months.
|About Dalhousie University||
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our more than 20,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
The Science, Information Technology, Engineering (SITE) Co-operative Education office at Dalhousie University is responsible for securing and managing quality work term opportunities for over 1,500 students annually in 23 Co-op and work-integrated learning (WIL) programs across the Faculties of Science, Computer Science and Engineering as well as the College of Sustainability. Reporting to the Employer Development Manager, the Employer Liaison Specialist will provide administrative and service support for employers seeking to engage in the program by recruiting and hiring our Co-op/WIL students.
The successful candidate is expected to be available to work on campus, and will be required to provide proof of vaccination or twice-weekly COVID tests in accordance with University policies
Business/Office Administrative diploma with approximately one to three years’ related client-facing experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience) is required. Must have demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word) and on-line databases. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills are essential. Must have demonstrated excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills while working with high volumes. Experience in an academic setting or similar environment preferred with experience in a co-op, work-integrated learning or career services environment an asset.
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Bargaining unit employees (NSGEU local 77) are given priority consideration and will be notified on the status of their application following assessment. All other applications will be considered when there is no qualified candidate from the bargaining unit.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
|Number of Vacancies||One (1)|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/8045|