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

University of Calgary

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

Place Overview

The Scholar Success Centre in Scholar and Enrolment Companies is at present in search of a Full-time Restricted Time period Coordinator, First-Era Scholar Packages for about 27 months.

Reporting to the Director, Scholar Success Centre, the Coordinator, First-generation Scholar Assist holds experience within the holistic and diversified assist 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 numerous areas of the college to check, 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 workforce of first-generation scholar assist 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 Scholar Companies groups and consulting with campus items and data consultants to develop programming that’s accessible, equitable and inclusive and helps the tutorial success and wellbeing of scholars all through their first yr.
  • Liaises with campus companions to design and implement an annual occasion for grade 10 highschool college students that promotes pathways to college 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 parts and related occasions for mentor programming, together with consumption and matching of first-year peer mentors, and the event of mentor alternatives for scholar volunteers by means of partnerships with Alumni companies.
  • In collaboration with the Centre of Profession and Skilled Improvement (CCPD), develop extra mum or dad programming for first-generation mum or dad audiences.
  • Assist the event of digital and print assets and promotional supplies in collaboration with Advertising and marketing and Communications and key stakeholders.

Group Engagement, Partnerships and Collaboration 

  • Serves as the first contact for first-generation scholar assist applications, liaising immediately 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 offer assets and helps based mostly on potential first-generation wants and their dad and mom in addition to present first-generation college students all through their diploma
  • Act as a useful resource and knowledgeable in scholar affairs and consults, engages in skilled improvement and stays knowledgeable on present scholar points, helps and assets, significantly in relation to first technology scholar populations.

Evaluation, Analysis and Reporting

  • Establishes program targets in collaboration with the Scholar Success Centre First-generation program workforce and different stakeholders and creates and maintains data for correct information 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 assessment and evaluation of all programming in relation to environmental scans and brings ahead evidence-based suggestions to the First-generation workforce
  • Works collaboratively with First-Era Students Program working group to assist pulse surveys and program reporting

Recruitment, Coaching and Supervision 

  • Recruits, trains, mentors and supervises scholar para-professionals
  • Coordinates volunteer scholar assist and coaching in collaboration with SSC workers for the first-generation mentorship program
  • Coordinates onboarding and continued collaboration for neighborhood mentors
  • Supplies mentorship to college students by means of Scholar and Enrolment Companies (SES) mentorship {and professional} talent constructing applications

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • 5 -7 years expertise working inside scholar affairs or associated subject required
  • Grasp’s diploma in scholar affairs or a associated subject and /or expertise working inside a post-secondary or associated setting an asset. A mixture 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 growing and implementing evidence-based applications and companies to college students required
  • Potential to coordinate and assist 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
  • Sturdy working data of post-secondary scholar expertise and desires throughout numerous college students intersectional identities
  • Sturdy organizational and planning abilities with the power to determine priorities, handle a number of calls for and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates excessive stage of professionalism and private management; capability to signify the workplace and college with inner and exterior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capability to handle a number of tasks and luxury working in a busy, collaborative workplace setting
  • Glorious interpersonal abilities with a dedication to a collegial and inclusive work fashion
  • Demonstrated capability to have interaction in vital evaluation and unbiased choice making, and to successfully seek the advice of when required together with researching of finest practices in new scholar applications
  • Expertise speaking (in-person, writing, web-based and by way of social media) with college students, school and workers, in addition to exterior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated expertise with improvement of analysis and evaluation instruments associated to information assortment and evaluation of applications in portfolio of accountability

Software Deadline:  November 29, 2023

We wish to thank all candidates upfront for submitting their resumes. Please be aware, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by means of the choice course of shall be contacted.

Extra Data

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