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

INQUIRIES, APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF PRESIDENT
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CURRENT OPENINGS AT BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE:

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 

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

Student Services Coordinator
See posting details below.

Library Assistant
Deadline for applications is August 5, 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. 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.  Deadline has been extended.  We are currently continuing to accept applications.

3. LIBRARY ASSISTANT

The Library Assistant will perform a variety of library and clerical duties in the John Fairbank Memorial Library.  We are seeking those who can present a positive and responsible public face for the university college library. This is a term position.  The Library Assistant will have a regular working schedule of up to 8 hours per week which will be during evenings, Saturdays or Mondays.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Shelf maintenance (includes some heavy lifting)
• Circulation desk (includes responsibility for the library when staff are not present)
• Reference (includes assisting with catalogue, databases, internet, copier, etc.)
• Clerical work
• Researching and creating book displays
• Basic library cleaning

QUALIFICATIONS:
• B+/3.0 average required with ability to provide good research assistance to library users
• Able to communicate clearly and use tact and a pleasant manner when dealing with library users; public service experience an asset
• Able to be responsible for the library and feel comfortable enforcing policies
• Able to be discerning and hold sustained attention to detail
• Able to type accurately and understand/follow difficult instructions
• Knowledge of Library of Congress call number order is helpful

Deadline for applications is August 5, 2015.  Please include, if known, the schedule of times you will be available for work.  Interested students are invited to submit a resume to: Marilyn Coupland, Human Resources Coordinator, Booth University College, by email: marilyn_coupland@boothuc.ca.  

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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