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Training & Assessment Coordinator - Trent University

updated on 6:06 AM, December 4, 2023
Province: Peterborough, Ontario
Position: Training & Assessment Coordinator
Deadline: December 12, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Training & Assessment Coordinator will develop and coordinate the employee training and professional development and department assessment programs for Student Housing. The incumbent will lead the development of department training initiatives and provide support to supervisors and teams in identifying, developing, delivering, and assessing training and development sessions. The incumbent will provide support to the residence life, residence education, facilities, operations, off-campus housing, and business services teams with a staff complement of 100+ exempt, OPSEU, and student employees. The incumbent will also oversee the implementation of the department assessment plan, including conducting needs, learning, and program outcomes assessment and satisfaction evaluations.

Qualifications / Required Skills


· The Master’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, or a related field.

· A post-graduate certificate in Human Resources Management or Teaching and Learning is preferred.

· Certification in SafeTALK, ASIST, and/or Mental Health First Aid is an asset.


· 5 years’ experience including experience in training and/or assessment. Multiple years of experience working as a professional staff member in student affairs and/or student housing is an asset.

· Demonstrated expertise in developing needs analysis, designing curriculum and teaching materials, facilitating, and delivering training and development activities.

· A deep understanding of learning styles, adult learning principles, program and learning outcomes, assessment, student development theory, and universal design is required.

· Experience in using interactive and multi-media technologies to facilitate effective learning. Practical experience with learning management systems is preferred.

· Experience with qualitative and quantitative assessment and evaluation methods.

· Working knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Human Rights, and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and their implementation.

· A high degree of initiative, resourcefulness, and critical thinking.

· Detail orientation with an ability to manage multiple and competing tasks and priorities.

· Attitude and aptitude toward continuous improvement.

· Commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Additional Information

Those interested in applying are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and external application form (if applicable), by email to jobs@trentu.ca (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) no later than the December 12 at 4pm. Please note your full name and the job title in the subject line of your email (i.e. First and Last Name – Job Title). Applications from external candidates will be considered only when accompanied by a completed Employment Application Form.

Salary: $69,645 - $82,225

Contact Information

Jen Coulter

Employer Profile

Trent University is the #1 undergraduate university in Ontario for a reason. Well, lots of reasons.

Separated by a river, joined by a bridge, Trent’s Symons Campus in Peterborough is a place of possibility, curiosity, and beauty. Our breathtaking campus provides a spectacular natural and architecturally inspiring backdrop for tomorrow’s groundbreaking ideas.

Our Durham Greater Toronto Area campus is located in a dynamic urban setting where big city and close-knit community intersect. Trent Durham GTA is the vibrant community you have been looking for.

Trent offers more than just rewarding career opportunities: the employee experience is important to us. With comprehensive benefit and pension plans for eligible employees, and a strong focus on wellness, green initiatives, and inclusion, employees achieve a rewarding and meaningful work-life balance.