Conestoga College

Associate Director, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Director, Co-operative Education, Career Services and WIL, the Associate Director of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is responsible for the design, development, and delivery of quality student non-paid work-integrated learning experiences for more than 4000 students.

The role also oversees the design and implementation of the College-wide processes related to Unpaid Education Placements (UEPs), supporting the clearance of pre-placement requirements and student placement activities. They are responsible for collaborating with IT Services and Online Learning Center (OLC) to maintain and upgrade the H.S. Trax system and eConestoga sites respectively.

The incumbent spearheads the development of an effective student support structure within WIL and manages improvements to and delivery of the Safety in the Workplace course. This role will lead and facilitate a significant change management process to support innovation and quality practices in WIL (unpaid placements). 

The incumbent will raise the profile of WIL and pursue excellence in the service delivery of student and employer WIL experiences to maximize community impact. This role will champion best practices in WIL and promote the development of communities of practice in the field.

Successful candidates will be required to conduct work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus as required. It is anticipated that this position will meet the needs of the department through a hybrid work arrangement with 3 days on-site, and 2 days remote. Travel to other campuses may be required.

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