*Job Posting No.:
Position Status:*
Available *
*Posting Date:
Closing Date: *
July 12, 2005
July 22, 2005
*No late applications
will be considered.*
*Position Title:
Pay Scale Group: *
In-Program Placement Coordinator and Registrar
*Department: *
Faculty of Information Studies
*Hiring Rate: *
$44,853 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $57,315
*Appointment Type: *
*Budget - Continuing *

*Position Summary:*
Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean, and working with 
appropriate Faculty members and committees, the incumbent is responsible 
(A) for the faculty's in-program placement operations (practica, 
internships, studio placements, etc.), and (B) for implementing and 
ensuring best practices for procedures for student admission, 
registration, financial aid, enrolment, program progress, completion, 
and awards. As In-Program Placement Officer, responsible for 
administering in-program student placement programs, including practica, 
internships, studio placements, etc., by: (i) developing appropriate 
placement opportu-nities, working with Graduate Coordinator and faculty 
members; (ii) communicating with and guiding potential/current students 
using detailed program and course content knowledge, knowledge of 
industry and professional practices, trends and needs, and judgement of 
academic and educational appropriateness of placement possibilities; 
(iii) ensuring academic appropriateness and integrity of all placement 
positions; (iv) overseeing administrative details of student 
qualifications, assignments, placements, evaluation and reports; (v) 
maintaining professional relations and linkages with placement partners; 
(vi) monitoring the balance of academic requirements/standards with 
partners' needs; and (vii) working with other faculty administrators and 
faculty members to ensure best practices and integration of in-program 
placements with the rest of the Faculty's academic programs. As 
Registrar, responsible for: (i) maintaining and ensuring overall 
integrity of student records; (ii) reviewing all applications and 
presenting organized files to Admissions Committee; (iii) implementing 
admission decisions and enrolling successful applicants; (iv) 
implementing student financial assistance decisions (awards & 
fellowships; OSAP; bursaries, emergency loans, etc.); and (v) 
maintaining online records of student progress from admission through 
*Minimum Qualifications*
Graduate degree in Information Studies or cognate discipline.

At least 3 - 5 relevant professional work experience including both: (i) 
experience as a professional in an information-related field, and (ii) 
proven experience in planning and marketing collaborative initiatives. 
Demonstrated experience in building relationships and collaborations 
with commercial, professional, educational, and public institutions. 
Proven ability to administer programs.

Excellent organizational, communication, and technical skills, 
including: (i) well-developed analytical skills, efficient 
problem-solving abilities, and sound technical and professional 
judgement; (ii) ability to oversee and implement complex record systems 
in an efficient and effective manner; (iii) ability, as a highly 
competent and professional representative of the Faculty, to initiate 
contacts, establish working relations, and oversee projects with a wide 
variety of Faculty partners, both inside and outside the University, in 
regards to in-program student placement programs; and (iv) facility with 
spreadsheets, databases, word processing, University record systems 
(including ROSI), document preparation systems, and web design software, 
including abilities to set up and use online forms.

In-depth knowledge of information studies, institutions of cultural 
record (libraries, archives, museums, etc.) and related industry trends 
and professional needs; constructive, collegial, and highly professional 
manner; ability to apply judgment to the concerns of students, faculty 
members, and placement organizations; ability to handle exceptions 
(e.g., based on knowledge of precedents); ability to troubleshoot; 
ability to work with complex details quickly, thoroughly, and 
accurately; ability to interpret and apply complex University policies. 
Superior initiative, efficiency, communication skills, professional 
tact, confidentiality, and compassion. Substantial ability to handle 
inter-organizational professional relations, and to work with and 
oversee use of complex paper and computer systems.

*Please submit
Résumé and
Cover Letter to:*
Rebecca Ko
OISE/UT Professional Faculties North Human Resource Services
252 Bloor St. West, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
University of Toronto
Fax: 416-971-2801
E-mail: [log in to unmask]

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