Therapeutic Recreation Dept - Coordinator

Douglas College
August 31, 2025
Offerd Salary:$71,846-$115,129
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Information

Position Title Therapeutic Recreation Dept - Coordinator

Posting Number 00617F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range $71,846-$115,129 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 - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal Regular/Temporary Limited Term Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2024 End Date 08/31/2025 Equity Statement

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 parental status.

Work Arrangements

The Faculty of Applied Community Studies is seeking a Coordinator in the Department of Therapeutic Recreation. This position takes effect September 1, 2024, for an initial one-year term with the possibility of extension(s) up to a maximum of three years.

This role has 4 (four) sections of time release available for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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 Role

As a Co-coordinator you will share the planning, organizing, and managing of the administrative and operational aspects of the diploma and degree programs in the TR Department.


The full range of responsibilities include completing or engaging faculty to support the following:

  • Monitor the progress of students in the program and be involved in student issues (e.g., assist faculty with student concerns).
  • Organize and participate in the student selection/acceptance process including follow up with late applicants; assist with registration and provide academic advice when necessary.
  • Organize new student orientation in September.
  • Facilitate the practicum placement process; support the Program Advisor with preparation and confirmation of student placements in the program.
  • Provide a regular schedule of on campus or online meeting times for academic advice and inquiries for students.
  • Convene meetings of faculty and ensure distribution of minutes; monitor task completion.
  • Engage faculty colleagues, encouraging them to participate in the running of the program and other related activities.
  • Respond to information inquiries about the program; attend and facilitate information sessions.
  • Attend meetings related to the Faculty including FEC and Coordinators.
  • Collaborate with Faculty Administration in attending to College, policies, procedures, and process.
  • Establish good working relationships with staff, faculty, students, administration ensuring good communication.
  • Work alongside the other TR Coordinator responsible for workload and course scheduling, ensuring fairness and equitable distribution of teaching; complete paperwork attached to the process.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • A Master's degree in a related human service field.
  • Willingness to work in the spirit of transparency and disclosure.
  • Orientation towards detail in order to support the day-to-day operations of the program.
  • Ability to respond to shifting priorities as needed.
  • Responsiveness to student issues, concerns, and inquiries.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including being able to solve problems and resolve conflict including providing constructive feedback.
  • Must not have a conflict of commitment – refer to Conflict of Interest Policy (A02).
  • Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/28/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Qualified internal applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www. by Monday June 10, 2024, by 4pm. Please ensure your resume/cover letter clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

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  • Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
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  • Current student
  • Former student
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  • If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
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  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
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  • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  • Documents Needed to Apply

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
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