University of Alberta
Employer Relationship Manager - Engineering Co-op Pogram

Competition No.  -    A107452769
Closing Date  -    Apr 08, 2024

While this position welcomes applications from the public, please note that preference will be given to current employees at the University of Alberta. Please indicate your internal status using the "Advertisement" drop down menu when applying.

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

In accordance with the Administrative and Professional Officer Agreement, this full-time continuing position offers a comprehensive benefits package found on our Benefits Overview page and an annual salary range of $63,515 -  $105,851.

Location - This role is hybrid with a mix of remote and in-person. On-site work takes place at North Campus, Edmonton.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Working for the Faculty of Engineering and the Engineering Co-op Program

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta is a leading educational innovator. Its nine programs are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) and consists of four departments and an additional department jointly administered the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Currently, it has over 200 Faculty Members, 4800 undergraduate students and 1,600 graduate students, which makes the Faculty of Engineering one of the largest graduate programs on campus, with student support levels exceeding $20M/year.

By size, this makes it within the top 5% of Engineering Faculties in North America and one of the largest Faculties at the University of Alberta.

Since 1981, Engineering at Alberta's Co-op Program has been a national leader in cultivating young talent and preparing students for the demands of an ever-changing global economy. Our passionate and engaged students learn from industry leaders and make meaningful contributions to their communities. As one of the largest CEWIL-accredited engineering Co-op programs in Canada, with over 2,200 placements a year, our students apply their skills and develop their talents with top-notch employers.

We serve students and employers by establishing and nurturing mutually beneficial relationships that facilitate the transition from classroom to career, enhance employability, and foster lifelong personal growth and career success.

By doing this, we help our organization achieve reputational excellence in preparing students to become future leaders in society.

We steward our resources by cultivating and maintaining long-term relationships and by upholding a standard of excellence in our work-integrated learning programs. 

Working as an Employer Relationship Manager

The Faculty of Engineering Co-op program is seeking a dynamic and outgoing Employer Relationship Manager. Are you energized by networking and relationship building? Do you love to attend events, initiate conversations and talk about mutually beneficial partnerships within the exciting and varied realms of engineering? If you thrive on making connections in industry and developing new employment opportunities for students we want to hear from you!

In addition to being a creative business developer, this position facilitates and is involved in every facet of the co-op program from student engagement & career preparation, issues management, managing recruitment, conducting work term evaluations and a variety of special projects that serve the program. A love of working with people is a must, and a passion to positively serve students is essential.

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