Work Integrated Learning Program Assistant - Vancouver

Fairleigh Dickinson University
September 23, 2023
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Job Title: Work Integrated Learning Program Assistant - Vancouver

Campus: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Department: Campus Executive Office-Vancouver Hiring Manager: June Cho Hiring Manager Title: Associate Director of Career Services College: Position Type: Staff Grade: FLSA: Faculty Rank: Salary: Commensurate with Experience Status: Full-Time Months Worked: 12 Month Job Summary:

General Description:

The Work Integrated Learning Program Assistant is responsible for assisting the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of the work integrated learning program at Fairleigh Dickinson University – Vancouver campus.

Supervision Received:

The Work Integrated Learning Program Assistant reports to the Associate Director of Career Services and receives supervision concerning objectives to be achieved. The incumbent is expected to work independently and collaboratively on daily tasks and special projects, as well as collaborate with other key internal and external constituent groups.

Principal Duties:

1. Assist with internship registration and student information record keeping (both physical and digital).

2. Communicate, coordinate, and assist program staff (e.g., Faculty, Program Coordinators, Work Experience Program Coordinators, Career Advisors) with issues related to course and program implementation needs.

3. Contribute to career related social media communications on Facebook and Instagram.

4. Serve as students' first point of contact in the Career Services Office and enhance their understanding of available services and resources.

5. Develop supplemental career advising resources, including tip sheets and blog posts on relevant career preparation topics.

6. Support career services related events, including Job Fairs, Employer Visits, Industry Talks, and Alumni Series.

7. Use Handshake and Excel to keep student records up to date, adding and removing internship job description and associated data when necessary.

8. Provide administrative and logistical support to the program.

9. Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Direction to Others:



1. Understand and effectively communicate campus and department policies, procedures, and practices.

2. Use strong communication skills and judgment in all contact with industry partners, faculty, students, and staff members.

3. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

4. Carry out duties without direct or immediate supervision and work on a diversity of projects simultaneously, using independent judgment and discretion.

5. Independently compose correspondence and other materials, and handle correspondence/reports with a very high level of accuracy.

6. Well organized, results oriented, and able to set priorities and manage time efficiently.

Required Qualifications:

1. A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Business or in a discipline that emphasizes career development, counseling, experiential learning, adult education, management, communication, or a related discipline.

2. 1 year of related work experience in administrative support and/or marketing assistance.

3. Experience working in post-secondary institutions and/or Co-operative Education is a bonus.

4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

5. Proficient computer and Microsoft Office skills.

6. Proven strong work ethic and time-management.

7. Fluency in a second language and experience with international students/employers an asset.

8. Canadian residency or work permit required.

9. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Insurance Number.

Preferred Qualifications: Hours Worked


Posting Date: 08/17/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Types Accepted: Application for Employment

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  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
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  • Are you legally eligible for employment in Canada? Verification will be required upon employment.
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