Education Services requires an Assistant Program Coordinator (APC) in our Indigenous Students Health Sciences (ISHS) office. The APC plays a vital role in the daily delivery of ISHS student programs and services.
In this role the APC is often the first point of contact with Indigenous students within health sciences at McMaster. They play an important role in the welcoming of new learners and guidance on admissions and transition into McMaster and onto career. This role has been designated
Indigenous (Inuit/Métis /First Nations) specific. The position reports to the ISHS Director and Program Coordinator.
- Provide day-to-day support to ISHS programs, services and students’ activities.
- Produces professional reports, correspondence, and promotional material .
- Organizes key events such as Lecture Series and the Medical School Entrance Interview workshop.
- Responsible for the successful delivery of the Elders and Knowledge Keepers in Residence and the Indigenous Mentorship programs.
- Participates on internal and external committees.
- Maintains ISHS records, databases, files and financial data entry and processing in MOSAIC.
- Provides support to the Director and is responsive to their needs.
- Serves as a connector between ISHS, FHS programs and the McMaster community.
- They are knowledgeable of Indigenous Peoples cultures and communities (local, national)
- Familiarity with the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Calendars, specifically for the faculty of health sciences.
- Minimum of three years’ experience working in the fields of post-secondary student retention, transition and service delivery.
- Superior communication skills: writing, reporting and liaison.
- Proven ability to work with little supervision.
- Understanding of health sciences education and Indigenous learner priorities will be considered an asset.
- The ability to communicate in English is essential and a working knowledge of an Indigenous language is desirable.
- Proven ability to build a solid professional network of contacts is required.
Requirements: Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study and 3 years of relevant experience.
Additional Information: The successful candidate will be expected to occasionally work flexible hours
(evenings and weekends); therefore, very flexible working hours will be essential.
To Apply: Applications close June 3, 2019
At the following link; please click onto the following job title: Asst. Program Coordinator - 26262