Co-op Work Term Coordinator, Sciences


Date Posted: 03/08/2024
Req ID: 36467
Faculty/Division: UofT Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Arts & Science Co-op Programs
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
Position Number: 00055909



About us:
The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.

The University of Toronto Scarborough has been a leader in co-operative education and work integrated learning (WIL), for 50 years. Co-op and WIL give students an opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom, and to expand their knowledge through related work experience. The Department of Arts and Science Co-op is responsible for preparing over 3,000 undergraduate students from over 50 co-op programs to compete for paid co-op work term opportunities. The department is also responsible for engaging industry partners who provide these work terms. A coordinated effort among the stakeholders of student, employer, and university co-op programming contribute to the development of well qualified graduates who are prepared to assume a productive role in society. With a commitment to the equity, diversity and inclusion and the campus’ ‘Inclusive Excellence’ mission, the department works closely with academic departments and support services on campus and with employer and community partners to support students as they work to achieve their academic and co-op/integrated learning aspirations.

This search aligns with the University’s commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply.

Your opportunity:
Working under the direction of the Assistant Director, Student Services, the incumbent works with a team of dedicated student services professionals, specifically supporting the success of science co-op students. This includes meeting with science co-op students, delivering programming and facilitating co-op courses, both in person and online, with specific knowledge and expertise related to the science programs, co-op roles and related industries.

The Science Co-op Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring of achievements of application frameworks and hire rate for science co-op students, recommending initiatives to support success and retention of science co-op students in the Arts & Science Co-op program.

The incumbent will be Involved in projects related to launch of new science programs. This role is responsible for conducting site visits with science co-op students on work term, while bringing industry trends back into the classroom. This role will liaise with the academic science departments.


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