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SP15-24W Employment Coach

Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Durham College is seeking an Employment Coach in the Career Development department from January 4, 2016 – April 29, 2016.  The incumbent will work 24 hours per week at a rate of $24.96 per hour. This position will be reporting to the Director, Career Development and Co-operative Education.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Student and Graduate Support:

  • Act as an advisor to students and graduates on an individual basis, and in group settings, presenting them with the options and avenues available in order to succeed in their pursuit of employment.  
  • Identify barriers to employment and consult with other service departments and community resources and refer individuals as appropriate.
  • Research employment trends and advise students with respect to job search strategies and labour market information.
  • Assist individuals in the development of job readiness skills/tools (cover letter, resume, portfolio, etc.) and job search strategies including the appropriate use of social media sites such as LinkedIn. 
  • Coach students to increase self-confidence and improve possibility of positive connections with employers.
  • Prepare and advise students on interview techniques specific to their industry.
  • Conduct mock interviews with students and provide feedback on their strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Plan, promote and execute career development activities outside of class time related to economic trends such as employer panels, customized workshops, and alumni networking events. 
  • Research current labour market information, industry and workplace trends and incorporate information into conversations with students and stakeholders.

Faculty and Academic Support:

  • Customize career education seminars to coincide with academic curriculum and industry expectations. 
  • Deliver career education seminars in all full-time (day) post-secondary programs to increase job readiness skills presenting variety of  career related topics including career exploration, resumes, networking, job search strategies, interviewing skills, mentoring/networking, workplace professional skills etc.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Three-year diploma/degree in human resources, business and/or, career and employment counselling.
  2. Minimum three years’ experience and excellent oral communication, and interpersonal skills when dealing with the public.  
  3. Must have experience and proven interpersonal skills in dealing with students. 
  4. Requires excellent superior writing ability.  Knowledge of labour market trends and employment conditions required.
  5. Must have a proven track record of innovation, creativity and excellent organization and problem solving skills.
  6. Must be flexible to deal with a variety of clients; secondary and non-secondary or non-traditional learners.
  7. Knowledge of all college programs, student support services and success strategies.
  8. Demonstrated initiative and excellent judgement.  Maintaining confidentiality and integrity are essential.
  9. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, internet and HTML. 

Interested candidates may submit a resume to jobs@durhamcollege.ca, quoting competition number SP15-24W by 4:00 p.m. on December 18, 2015.

Durham College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.  If you require an accommodation in applying for our postings or if you are selected for an interview, please contact Keri Molson, HR Assistant and we will work with you to meet your needs.  The HR Assistant may be reached through any of the following methods:

Phone: 905-721-3073
Email: jobs@durhamcollege.ca
Fax: 905-721-3134
In person: Campus Corners, 2069 Simcoe Street North


SP15-23W On-Call Test Centre Invigilator

On-Call Test Centre Invigilator

Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Details regarding the Durham College Test Centre can be found at http://www.durhamcollege.ca/services/services-for-students/test-centre

Test Centre Invigilators are scheduled on a part-time, ad-hoc basis throughout the week (except Sunday) to oversee the writing of tests and exams in the Test Centre, thereby ensuring the academic integrity of the exam-writing process. Test-writing clients may include college or university students, apprentices, or external persons pursuing post-secondary or association credentials. Invigilator duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Retrieving tests and test materials from secure storage, and making ready for test session, completing any required pre-test forms,
  • Checking students into the exam room, verifying identification, and communicating Test Centre rules and instructions to exam writers,
  • Invigilating the test or exam, ensuring exam writers are not cheating, maintaining a quiet and orderly environment,
    • Ensuring approved accommodations for persons with a disability are delivered effectively,
  • Gathering completed tests and test materials, and submitting same as required to staff or faculty, completing any post-test forms,
  • Completing Invigilator Reports, as needed, for exam disruptions and unusual occurrences,
  • Escorting exam writers to the washroom for washroom breaks,
  • Reporting depleted inventories of office supplies, test materials, forms and literature,
  • Reporting deficiencies in Test Centre lighting, cleanliness, and related comfort issues as needed to the Service Desk,
  • Resetting furniture (e.g. align desks and chairs) on a regular basis.

Invigilators undertake to maintain the integrity and security of all exam materials, and engage all exam-writing persons in a professional and reassuring manner, with consideration for privacy issues.  Invigilators interact with Test Centre staff (schedule, timesheet, exam instructions, etc.) and faculty (co-invigilator) on a regular basis.

Post-secondary education required, preferably in an education-related field. A demonstrated ability to learn and use technology (Microsoft Office, computer software other than Microsoft Office, surveillance systems, Blackberry) is preferred. Prior experience working for persons with disabilities is preferred. Preference will be given to those available for shifts from 2 to 5 hours during the business week, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

Interested candidates can submit a covering letter and resume to jobs@durhamcollege.ca, quoting competition SP15-23W.  Applications will be received until suitable candidates are found.

Durham College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.  If you require an accommodation in applying for our postings or if you are selected for an interview, please contact the HR Assistant and we will work with you to meet your needs.  The HR Assistant may be reached through any of the following methods:

Phone:     905-721-3073
Email:  jobs@durhamcollege.ca
Fax:  905-721-3134
In person:  Campus Corners, 2069 Simcoe Street North


SP15-14W Part Time Audio Visual Technician

Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Durham College is seeking a part-time Audio Visual Technician from September 2, 2015 until March 12, 2016.  The incumbent will work 24 hours per week at a rate of $25.00 per hour.  The incumbent will provide Audio Visual service and support at the main Oshawa Campus to both Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Technical Support:

  • Responsibilities are focused on responding to Service Desk calls that require immediate resolution to classroom issues.
  • Must be familiar with Audio Visual hardware including but not limited to data presenters, monitors, DVD/VCR players and control systems.
  • Required to interpret user needs and demonstrate to faculty, staff and students the correct procedures for operating of audio visual equipment.
  • Must have proven customer service skills working occasionally in a stressful situations.
  • Service calls will be required to be logged via the call ticketing system.

Event Support:

  • Collaborate with staff/departments to facilitate Durham College and UOIT events conference center and non-academic events.
  • Work independently and be prepared to work on site location. Ensure security of on-site equipment.
  • Nature of work may require early starts and/or late finishes.
  • Will be required to occasionally support off hours events at Whitby Campus Centre for Food

Installations:

Work closely with other technical staff with the approved instructional technology installations for both DC/UOIT.

Other:

Other duties as required by manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Two or three year diploma in Electronics Engineering Technician/Technology
  2. Must have 3-5 years extensive experience with updated Audio Visual Technologies
  3. Customer Service Training
  4. Infocomm CTS training is an asset
  5. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs
  6. Must be able to climb up to 12’ on a ladder

Interested candidates may submit an updated resume to jobs@durhamcollege.ca, quoting competition number SP15-14W.  Applications will be received until a suitable candidate is found.

Durham College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.  If you require an accommodation in applying for our postings or if you are selected for an interview, please contact Keri Molson, HR Assistant and we will work with you to meet your needs.  The HR Assistant may be reached through any of the following methods:

Phone:     905-721-3073
Email:  jobs@durhamcollege.ca
Fax:  905-721-3134
In person:  Campus Corners, 2069 Simcoe Street North