Position Title Faculty Coordinator - Sport Science Kinesiology Coordinator
Posting Number 00573F
Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range Salary Range: $69,753-$111,776. Placement on the faculty salary
scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and
will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Coordinator
Posting Type Internal
Regular/Temporary Limited Term
Employment Type Part-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 05/01/2024
End Date 04/30/2025
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable
learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all
people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity,
including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of
colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as
women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities
and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and
The Sport Science Department in the Faculty of Science & Technology is seeking
a Coordinator for their Post-Degree Diploma in Kinesiology Program.
This limited-term faculty coordinator position will run from May 1, 2024 to
April 30, 2025, with possible extension to April 30, 2027. The position
carries a two-section time release for the 24/25 academic year. This position
may require travel between the New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great
career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices
and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas
College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for
passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best
colleges even better.
The Sport Science Department at Douglas College offers a Post-Degree Diploma
in Kinesiology, a Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (BPEC) with
available Kinesiology or Health Promotion concentrations, and a Diploma in
Sport Science with optional Specializations in Kinesiology or Health and
Recreation. Students can also complete a Graduate Diploma in Physical and
Health Education. The Kinesiology Coordinator position is integral to the
leadership team and student experience in the Sport Science Department.
The primary functions of the Kinesiology Coordinator are:
Coordinates all aspects of Post-Degree Diploma in Kinesiology (PDD KIN) administrative (admissions and graduation) requirements.
Coordinates all aspects of PDD KIN fieldwork operations, including placements, site creation and community partnerships.
Maintains and liaises with the PDD KIN Advisory Committee.
Acts as a part of the SPSC Coordination Team for assigned department work.
Admissions: Provides advice on admissions to the PDD KIN program to
Enrolment Services as needed; sets intake limits in consultation with the
SPSC Chair and the Dean.
Provides advice to the SPSC Chair for scheduling of PDD KIN courses.
Consults with the SPSC department and the Dean about equipment
requirements and specifications, and contributes to capital budget
requests as part of the Operating Capital cycle to support program and
Stays up-to-date with developments in the profession of kinesiology in
order to maintain relevance and currency of the PDD KIN program.
Ensures that web sites, program brochures and all other advertising
material are kept accurate and up-to-date, in consultation with the
Marketing and Communications Office.
Liaises with the BC Association of Kinesiologists as needed (e.g.,
facilitates exams to be written at Douglas College).
Coordinates opportunities for ongoing professional development of
kinesiologists in the community.
Maintains relationships with alumni to support development of a
“kinesiology community” at Douglas College.
Completes the annual review for the PDD KIN program and supports the
comprehensive review process as needed.
Attends SPSC Coordinator meetings and completes assigned duties.
Listed as the contact person for the PDD KIN program. Receives and
responds to emails/phone calls regarding entrance requirements, transfers,
graduation requirements, etc. from potential and current students.
Liaises with the BPEC Coordinator to ensure that the Kinesiology stream
courses are updated and remain relevant.
Represents the PDD KIN program at information sessions.
Creates and executes plan to establish new kinesiology field sites and new
Supports ongoing relationships with fieldwork partners.
Creates and executes plan to follow-up with existing sites that are no
longer taking students or have low ratings from student comments.
Coordinates with the faculty Fieldwork/Coaching Coordinator as appropriate
in case of overlapping sites, common policies or procedures.
Coordinates with the Faculty of Health Sciences for placements in clinical
settings within the regional health authorities.
Maintains a fieldwork database, including all contact information
(students, sites, site supervisors, approving authorities).
Student placement: Manages placement of students and distribution of
placement forms to students with the staff fieldwork placement
coordinator. Ensures that annotated lists of placements are provided to
instructors who will be teaching the fieldwork courses.
Collects and processes feedback from students and sites at the conclusion
Works with instructors of fieldwork courses to problem solve placements as
Organizes a minimum of one annual meeting of the PDD Kinesiology Advisory
Committee (two meetings is recommended) to report on program status and
initiatives and solicit advice for program maintenance and improvement.
Communicates updates to the advisory committee as needed throughout the
Recruits new members to the advisory committee as needed.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
The successful candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:
Masters Degree in the area of Kinesiology (or related field) (PhD
Teaching experience, preferably at the college or university level
Field experience in kinesiology and/or physical education, sport and
Knowledge of Blackboard (or other online learning platform), Excel, and
Microsoft; knowledge of Banner would be an asset
Strong interpersonal skills with students, staff, faculty and community
Proven ability to problem solve day to day issues
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with other coordinators
and faculty on Department wide issues and with faculty on
Able to work independently on projects
Ability to create and maintain a professional network relevant to student
Strong verbal, written, and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to supervise, organize, plan and schedule, train and
motivate and adjust to a changing environment
Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 02/07/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a CV and cover letter are submitted
This position will be posted until filled with a first review date of February
Please ensure your application documents clearly show how you meet the
required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are
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