Experiential Learning and Workplace Skills Coordinator - Bader International Study Centre (Queen's University)
Position: Experiential Learning and Workplace Skills Coordinator
Deadline: June 27, 2018
Posted: June 4, 2018
Job Description / Duties
The ELWSC will work with the Experiential Learning team assisting faculty with Experiential Learning planning to ensure workplace skill development for all year groups of undergraduate students.
- To incorporate activities that improve or develop personal and work-related skills into new or pre-existing experiential learning opportunities (ELOs) that highlight international workplace differences.
- To assist faculty in incorporating these ELOs into their teaching and assessment, as well as with the EL program planning and logistics.
- To develop learning objectives that will serve and support students in their future careers.
- To connect the ELOs to program learning objectives.
- To incorporate transferable employability skills development into related assignments and activities.
- To research both on-campus and off-site opportunities for students to develop skills both for specific career paths and transferrable to employment more generally
- To implement assessment and evaluation techniques
- To assist in promoting a positive living and learning experience for students, both on campus and off.
- To comply with current Health & Safety at Work Law
- To create and supervise itineraries for Experiential Learning
- Opportunities under the guidance of the Experiential Learning Manager.
- To produce in timely fashion bookings and administrative documentation related to the Experiential Learning/Workplace Skills program.
- To supervise the development of and oversight for the Risk Management Plan for the term, and in the application of risk management for each Experiential Learning event.
- To participate in the regular evaluation and assessment of the Termly Plan for Experiential Learning.
- To maintain appropriate financial records for those Experiential Learning Opportunities on which they take the lead.
- To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required.
- To develop and enable job-shadowing and simulated workplace experiences for students on campus and within our network of partner institutions and companies
- To lead and accompany students on field study trips and tours within the UK and the continent; it should be noted this will necessarily involve non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends
- To work with students to develop their reflective capacity on their developing skillsets
- To provide tracking, record keeping and administrative support.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Strong administration skills.
Study abroad or independent travel experience abroad.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate in French and/or German.
Enjoys working with students.
Right to work in the UK.
In addition to salary and holiday pay, we offer a number of other benefits, including:
- auto-enrol pension scheme with guaranteed contribution from the BISC/HCE
- opportunities for relevant training and development
- on-site parking
- subsidised meals scheme
- free campus gymnasium
- access to the BISC lending library: books, DVDs, CDs and more
- a wide range of free and discounted leisure opportunities either at, or connected to, Herstmonceux Castle
- a working environment comprising an historic building with beautiful gardens and grounds
- friendly, supportive colleagues in the close-knit Castle community.
The BISC is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.
Salary: £18,000 pro rata
Required application format: CV and covering letter to Dr. Ruth Cereceda by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or post at Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN.
Bader International Study Centre, located at historic Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, is the overseas campus of Queen’s University, Canada. The campus occupies a 600-acre estate, including a range of academic, residential and recreational facilities. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide exceptional academic programming for undergraduate and postgraduate students from Canada and around the world. We also serve as a venue for international conferences and meetings. Our wholly owned trading subsidiary, Herstmonceux Castle Enterprises Limited, is responsible for running the gardens and grounds, corporate events and other functions.
The BISC is committed to employment equity, inclusion and diversity and supports fair treatment and opportunity for all.