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Employment

ADMISSIONS COUNSELLORS (STUDENT RECRUITERS) / COOK / STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / BUSINESS FACULTY 
 

Applications for open postings or inquiries related to employment with Booth University College should be directed to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator: marilyn_coupland@boothuc.ca 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Admissions Counsellors (Student Recruiters)
Deadline for Applications is July 20, 2015. See posting details below.

Cook
Deadline for applications is July 8 2015. See posting details below.

Student Services Coordinator
Deadline for applications is July 10, 2015. See posting details below.

Administrative Assistant: Social Work Program and Faculty Support
Deadline for applications is July 15, 2015. See posting details below.

Faculty Position - Tenure-Track, Business Program 
Currently accepting applications.  See posting details below.

Sessional Instructors - Business Program
Currently accepting applications. See posting details below.

Booth University College is a growing undergraduate Christian institution built on 30 years of excellence, offering a range of academic programs.  Located in downtown Winnipeg, Booth University College reflects The Salvation Army’s deep involvement in service to the community and is committed to “Education for a Better World”.

1. ADMISSIONS COUNSELLOR (Student Recruiter)

Booth University College is seeking Admissions Counsellors.  The Admissions Counsellor’s main responsibilities are to identify future students, promote the advantages of Booth University College and recruit students from first contact through to enrollment.

As a key part of the Admissions team and reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counsellor will:
• Manage a geographic recruitment territory including researching distinctive features of the area, developing proposals for off-campus recruiting activities, setting and attaining recruitment targets
• Plan and execute fall and spring recruitment travel, coordinate with High School guidance counsellors and other local institutions
• Develop extensive knowledge of Booth University College academic programs and policies, admissions requirements, campus activities, scholarships, etc.
• Promote and raise the profile of Booth University College through a variety of activities including public speaking, attendance at career symposiums, coordinating and hosting group and individual campus visits, meeting one on one with prospective students and parents
• Monitor the inquiry, hot prospect, application and deposit numbers for the recruitment territory; continually qualify and contact the inquiry pool
• Monitor receipt of applications and maintain ongoing contacts with applicants to ensure file completion
• Review files for acceptance and present admission recommendations to Director of Admissions.

Qualifications
• Post-secondary degree in a relevant field
• Several years progressive work experience with experience in recruitment, marketing or public relations preferred
• Experience with Blackbaud would be an asset
• Creative problem solving skills with the ability to stay positively focused on attaining targets
• A desire to work in a Christian university with the ability to integrate one’s faith in the workplace and a commitment to the mission of Booth University College 
• A satisfactory Criminal Record Search Certificate
• Excellent communication and relation-building skills; an effective public speaker
• Highly organized with excellent follow-up skills
• A valid driver’s license
• Willing to travel and to work flexible hours including evenings

To Apply
These are both full time positions, 37.5 hours per week, but one of the open positions is for a four month term. Cover letter and resume should be submitted to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, Booth University College, by email: marilyn_coupland@boothuc.ca.  The review of applications will begin immediately and the closing date for applications is July 20, 2015.


2. COOK

The Booth Bistro and the Hospitality Department staff provide food services to staff, students and visitors, supper service to Resident Students and caters a variety of special events.

Booth University College is currently accepting applications for the position of COOK.

Under direction of the Chef, the Cook will be responsible for creating menus and for food preparation.

Key duties will include
• Prepare and present food in an appealing and timely manner and in accordance with all appropriate safety and sanitary guidelines and regulations
• Work collaboratively in a team environment during lunch and supper meals and during special catered events.
• Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction through quality control of food, hygiene and service, adopting a customer-focused approach at all times.
• Move readily among required tasks, multi-tasking and adapting with minimal direction to busy times or other changing requirements of the day
• Create menus for supper meals in collaboration with the Chef
• Participate in meetings and training as required

Qualifications
• Completion of a recognized course in institutional food preparation
• Successful completion of Food Service Handlers Course
• Two years related experience
• Ability to work collaboratively in an environment that values team function
• Commitment to the mission of Booth University College and the ability to integrate Christian faith within the workplace
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with an openness to change and a positive, adaptive attitude
• Ability to stay organized and prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment
• Ability to use knowledge of effective body mechanics to handle bulk items and to tolerate standing, walking, bending and lifting for extended periods during the work day.

Compensation
This position is for 37.5 hours per week, 10:00 to 6:00, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend or evening shifts for special events.  The Bistro is generally closed for June and July and selected weeks in May or August.  Benefits include a positive working environment, vacation and sick leave program, a retirement savings plan, health, dental and other group benefits, and a bursary program. 

To apply
Applications may be submitted in confidence to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, Booth University College, by email: Marilyn_Coupland@boothuc.ca.  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Deadline for applications is July 8, 2015.
 

3. STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Booth University College is accepting applications for a Student Services Coordinator. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Student Services Coordinator will provide spiritual care for students, will manage the student residence, and will participate in provision of student services/activities.

Key responsibilities in the area of spiritual care include:
• Provide leadership in the development and implementation of worship and spiritual life programs
• Oversee the development of the student worship team
• Work with the Student Life Committee to plan events related to the spiritual life of the University College community
• Liaise with the Divisional Youth Secretary of The Salvation Army to promote Divisional events and activities that may enrich the spiritual development of BoothUC students
• Be available to students for spiritual care
• Communicate with students to enhance their awareness of spiritual care and spiritual development resources available to them
Additionally, the Student Services Coordinator will coordinate a variety of student services and manage the student residence including
• Recruit, train and supervise Resident Assistants
• Support the Resident Assistants in planning residence activities, events and regular meetings
• Provide guidance to the Resident Assistants on appropriate ways to respond to issues and concerns that arise in residence
• Be on-call as scheduled to respond to emergency or urgent situations such as injury, serious illness, etc.
•  Update Dean of Students regularly on residence activities and issues; provide recommendations on policies and programs to enhance the student residence experience
• In consultation with the Dean, develop and maintain programs designed to enhance student and community life, such as orientation, on and off-campus volunteer opportunities, sports activities, etc.
• Provide leadership and support to the Student Life Committee and work with student leaders in organizing special events.

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary degree in a relevant field (minimum of bachelor’s degree) and demonstrated skills in providing spiritual care with a solid understanding of Christian Wesleyan theology
• A Salvationist in good standing preferred
• Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolutions skills and the ability to work with a diversity of individuals and groups across departments
• Strong administrative and leadership skills with experience in residence/hostel management an asset
• Effective communicator who handles sensitive matters with discretion and good judgement
• Satisfactory criminal record search certificate
• Valid driver’s license
• Willingness to live on-site would be preferred

Compensation:
This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, and the compensation package includes health, dental and other group benefits, RSP, vacation and sick leave program, and a bursary program. 

To Apply: 
Applications may be submitted in confidence to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, Booth University College, by email: Marilyn_Coupland@boothuc.ca.  Applications will be accepted until July 10, 2015.


4. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM AND FACULTY SUPPORT
Booth University College is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant reporting to the Academic Dean. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing effective administrative support to the Social Work Program and support for core faculty and on-campus sessional instructors at our Webb Place campus. This position fulfills a critical role in meeting the needs of our growing campus and will be of interest to those who thrive on teamwork and the opportunity to contribute to strategic goals.

Core responsibilities will be to support the Social Work Program under direction provided by the Program Head Social Work, and include:
• facilitating the Social Work program admissions process by creating and posting the application package, contacting applicants and references and gathering documentation
• providing students with information on program requirements
• maintaining the schedule for the Social Work lab and training students on operating lab equipment
• maintaining the Program’s database, course sites and files
• coordinating various Social Work events
• providing general administrative support to the Program.

Additionally, the incumbent provides support for faculty and sessional instructors in areas such as:
• ensuring classrooms, supplies and equipment are in readiness
• assisting with the preparation and production of reports, presentations, manuals and other documents as directed
• supporting and preparing minutes for various committees
• providing support to special projects as assigned by the Academic Dean
• providing general support to Academic Services.

Qualifications:
- Training in office administration with 2 years related experience
- Demonstrated skills in working with office software programs including spreadsheet applications
- A desire to work in a Christian university with the ability to integrate one’s faith in the workplace and a commitment to the mission of Booth University College
- Excellent interpersonal skills and strong writing skills for preparing letters, field education materials, emails, etc.
- The computer and communication skills necessary to assist and guide Social Work students, supervisors and faculty in the use of database
- Organizational ability to manage own time and tasks and deliver on multiple priorities and deadlines

Compensation:
This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, and the compensation package includes health, dental and other group benefits, RSP, vacation and sick leave program, and a bursary program. 

To Apply:
Applications may be submitted in confidence to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, Booth University College, by email: Marilyn_Coupland@boothuc.ca.  Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until July 15, 2015.
 

5. BUSINESS FACULTY

The Department of Business Administration at Booth University College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the area of Marketing, Strategy or Human Resources Management.  Qualified candidates in other areas of specialization within Business Administration will also be considered. 

The ideal candidate will possess a related master’s degree or greater, a professional designation if applicable and a minimum of five years of professional experience. An alternate combination of relevant education and experience may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have post-secondary teaching experience.  The successful applicant must have an active Christian faith and commitment to the integration of faith and learning in a Christian university-level setting.

To Apply:

The anticipated starting date for the position is July 1, 2015. Application materials should include:

• curriculum vitae,
• statement of teaching philosophy and professional engagement,
• statement on how your faith commitment would contribute to both teaching and scholarship at Booth UC,
• names and contact information for three references
• evidence of effective teaching (if available). 

Applications may be submitted in confidence to Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, by email marilyn_coupland@boothuc.ca.  The review of applications will begin immediately.

6. SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – Business Courses

We are also inviting applications to fill current and future sessional instructor openings.  To apply submit a curriculum vitae and listing of Booth courses you would be interested to teach.  Applications or inquiries may be directed to Prof. Angela Davis, Director Business Program by email: angela_davis@boothuc.ca.  Prior teaching or corporate training experience would be an asset.

About Booth University College

Booth University College is a growing undergraduate Christian institution built on 30 years of excellence, offering a range of academic programs.  Centrally located in Winnipeg, Booth University College reflects The Salvation Army’s deep involvement in service to the community and is committed to “Education for a Better World” as described in its mission statement:

William and Catherine Booth University College, rooted in The Salvation Army’s Wesleyan theological tradition, brings together Christian faith, rigorous scholarship and a passion for service. The University College educates students to understand the complexities of our world, to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be active contributors to society, and to know how Christian faith compels them to bring hope, social justice and mercy into our world.


 

 

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