Student Engagement Specialist

University of Calgary

We wish to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the folks 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 Haskayne College of Enterprise is at present searching for a Full-time Common Scholar Engagement Specialist .

The Haskayne College of Enterprise (HSB) has greater than 4000 full- and part-time college students at present enrolled in bachelor’s, grasp’s, PhD applications and over 1000 Govt Training contributors. The College has practically 28,000 alumni in 96 nations. The Haskayne College of Enterprise gives a full vary of diploma applications together with: Bachelor of Commerce; Grasp of Administration (MMgmt); Grasp of Enterprise Administration (MBA); Govt MBA; the interdisciplinary Grasp of Science in Sustainable Power Growth; a Physician of Enterprise Administration (DBA); and a PhD. The College additionally gives govt training programs, a Diploma in Knowledge Science and Analytics (with the School of Science) and embedded and graduate certificates.

Stressors vary from reasonable to excessive. Requires high-level discretionary decision-making in addition to the power to handle a number of duties to satisfy deadlines and take care of fixed interruptions day by day. Incumbent works with restricted path and units personal priorities and deadlines guaranteeing all deadlines are met or negotiated as required. The place entails fixed multi-tasking and weighing of conditions with full understanding of the influence of selections. The place should reveal robust communication abilities and be comfy coping with numerous constituents together with college students, school, and employees. As properly, there’s appreciable liaising with scholar advisors from different schools, departments, and scholar useful resource models. Excessive discretion have to be exercised, and common sense adopted. There’s a excessive want for consideration to element.

The Scholar Engagement Specialist gives scholar affairs experience associated to applications that improve scholar life, scholar recognition, engagement, satisfaction, and retention by way of connection all through their diploma program to commencement.

As a member of crew, Scholar Engagement Specialist stories to the Supervisor, Profession & Life Design. This place usually works Monday to Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M, 7 hours per day (35 hours per week). As a result of always shifting priorities, night and weekend further hours and adaptability perhaps required.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job features embody however should not restricted to):

  • Accountable for constructing relationships, advising, and offering college students help with:
    • involvement and engagement
    • strengths discovery {and professional} accountability and conduct
    • fostering tutorial excellence and management inside and out of doors of the classroom
    • dealing with nonroutine points (each private {and professional})
  • Determine alternatives of management and private progress for college kids in addition to directing college students to campus companies when required
  • Mentor, coach, and help particular person and teams of scholars of their total private {and professional} progress
  • Analysis and consider home and worldwide case competitors alternatives for college kids that the varsity may attend or host
  • Helping the college lead on organizing and facilitating case competitions
  • Take part in committee or work teams and supply suggestions to help scholar expertise initiatives
  • Collaborate with the remainder of the Scholar Companies crew, together with recruitment and admissions to establish alternatives for steady enchancment and a seamless scholar expertise
  • Design, administer and analyze scholar expertise surveys. Set up survey construction, format and course of in keeping with finest practices to make sure reliability and completeness of outcomes and complying with guidelines and tips
  • Help and act as again as much as the Scholar Expertise Advisor
  • Helps the Haskayne scholar engagement occasions from admission by way of to commencement
  • Working with the Scholar Expertise Fund (SEF) Committee, administer the applying, analysis, and disbursement course of
  • Approve/Deny scholar membership occasions based mostly upon school priorities and processes, scholar preparedness and sources accessible
  • Acquire and advise scholar golf equipment within the preparation of their annual stories, monetary statements, grant purposes; group and submitting of such paperwork and preparation of paperwork to summarize scholar engagement actions yearly
  • Handle the scholar membership occasion database; coordinate the occasion approval course of that entails occasions, alumni, profession and advertising, threat administration and scholar’s union
  • Practice scholar membership executives on fundraising, sponsorship, CPPs and invoicing
  • Annual golf equipment transitioning conferences
  • Chair the Scholar Membership occasions working group consisting of varied Haskayne stakeholders
  • Advise/mentor college students with the group of studentled initiatives to reinforce the undergraduate and graduate scholar expertise (Occasions, Communications, Management, Governance)
  • Advise/talk potential funding alternatives for scholar engagement actions and help with scholar enquiries concerning such
  • Room and desk bookings for scholar organizations
  • Facilitate any surveys/on-line elections/awards choice as required with scholar leaders (reminiscent of School/Workers Awards)
  • Guarantee scholar illustration on school committees requiring/requesting such
  • Liaise with exterior stakeholders to assist facilitate School, Workers and Scholar communications, together with exterior award nomination and choice
  • Beneath strategic imaginative and prescient and steering of the Supervisor, Profession & Life Design, help in all points of the event, implementation, and supply of scholar engagement actions designed to reinforce the Haskayne College of Enterprise undergraduate and graduate scholar expertise, reminiscent of:
    • Coordinate and implement present largescale scholar engagement applications and companies designed to bridge college students curricular and cocurricular experiences
    • Help in coordinating, planning, facilitating, and evaluating orientations and transition programming
    • Attendance at recruitment actions as acceptable
    • Assessing, growing, implementing, and evaluating management coaching for scholar leaders specializing in encouraging college students to develop management targets and abilities
    • Supporting present and rising scholar leaders, figuring out and eradicating obstacles to scholar engagement, and supporting scholar leaders in growing sustainable scholar engagement applications
  • Serving as college students first level of contact for any scholar engagement programming
  • Elicit and collect names and particulars of noteworthy graduates to spotlight at Convocation
  • Decide, put together the checklist of, and invite the highest 10% of graduating BComm college students (based mostly on GPA), to Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Help, set up and sit on the committee nominating college students for subjective scholarships and awards. Be a contact for and foster optimistic relationships with college students into consideration
  • Deal with correspondence together with, however not restricted to common correspondence, invites, and so forth. in knowledgeable and correct method guaranteeing deadlines are met

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Completion of a 4year Bachelor diploma or larger is required
  • 3 to five years of progressive studentcentric expertise at a postsecondary degree is required
  • 3 to five years of youth mentorship and management improvement is most popular 3 to five years of expertise inside knowledgeable workplace setting demonstrating robust communication, crew and customer support abilities, and a capability to train judgment inside established tips is required
  • Confirmed intermediate abilities in Microsoft Workplace Suite (Phrase, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Entry) is required
  • Information of Social Media Platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Fb, LinkedIn and so forth is an asset
  • An indepth information and expertise of college scholar affairs insurance policies, procedures and core enterprise programs is required
  • Confirmed glorious interpersonal abilities acceptable to advising college students (listening, battle decision, diplomacy, endurance, empathy), together with the power to be agency and make robust selections is required
  • Will need to have capability to deal with many advanced duties in parallel, whereas assembly deadlines and sustaining accuracy and high quality management.
  • A optimistic {and professional} angle and the power to work independently and as a part of a crew are essential to success.
  • A willingness to foster cooperative and trusting relationships with school, employees, college students, and others
  • A excessive degree of tact and professionalism and a powerful work ethic are required
  • Confirmed glorious organizational, analytical and problemsolving abilities are required. A excessive consideration to element is required
  • Will need to have a transparent and assured talking voice, robust listening abilities, and a capability to ask inquiries to make clear request info
  • Will need to have capability to work in a fastpaced setting with excessive interruptions from scholar, telephones, employees and different inquiries which require glorious time administration abilities to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Confirmed capability to make use of discretion with confidential materials is required. Understands and maintains confidentiality, demonstrating diplomacy and common sense
  • Demonstrated expertise with robust communication, crew and customer support abilities, and a capability to train judgment inside established tips is required
  • Should be capable of stay calm in demanding conditions, and appropriately take care of stress ensuing from these conditions
  • Have to be open to studying and continued skilled improvement, and be keen to just accept new challenges and assignments
  • Should adhere to the FOIP laws in scholar interactions and as they apply to scholar and College information

Software Deadline: November 29, 2023

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

Extra Info

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls underneath the Specialist / Advisor Job Household, Part 2.

To search out out extra about administration and employees alternatives on the College of Calgary and all we’ve to supply, view our Administration and Workers Careers web site . For extra info go to Careers within the Haskayne College of Enterprise

The College strongly recommends all school and employees are totally vaccinated towards COVID-19.

Concerning the College of Calgary

UCalgary is Canada’s entrepreneurial college, positioned in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis. It’s a high analysis college and one of many highest-ranked universities of its age. Based in 1966, its 36,000 college students expertise an progressive studying setting, made wealthy by analysis, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial considering. It’s Canada’s chief within the creation of start-ups . Begin one thing at this time on the College of Calgary. For extra info, go to .

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} numerous employees/school advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the whole campus and larger group. We’re dedicated to eradicating obstacles which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We attempt to recruit people who will additional improve our variety and can help their tutorial {and professional} success whereas they’re right here. Particularly, we encourage members of the designated teams (ladies, Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen/racialized minorities, and numerous sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage through the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions concerning [diversity] EDI at UCalgary might be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Range and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for lodging might be despatched to Human Sources ([email protected] ).

Do you’ve got most however not all of the {qualifications}? Analysis present that girls, racialized and visual minorities , and individuals with disabilities are much less more likely to apply for jobs except they meet each single qualification. At UCalgary we’re dedicated to reaching equitable, numerous, inclusive and accessible employment practices and workplaces and encourage you to use if you happen to imagine you might be proper for this function. 

We encourage all certified candidates to use, nonetheless desire might be given to Canadian residents and everlasting residents of Canada.

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