Student Program Coordinator

Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
August 2, 2019
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Full-Time, Permanent

What is the Job?

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, the Student Program Coordinator is responsible for managing, organizing, and coordinating all aspects of Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program for engineering and geoscience undergraduate and graduate students across British Columbia. The role creates awareness of Engineers and Geoscientists BC and the pathway to professional registration among students, and administers Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s student membership. This role also provides administrative support for the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation, a registered charity.

The main responsibilities of the position are:

  • Creating awareness of Engineers and Geoscientists BC among students by organizing student engagement events and initiatives, attending career fairs, and building relationships with post-secondary staff, faculty, and industry representatives.
  • Managing, administering, and organizing all aspects of the Student Program by handling inquiries, managing memberships, coordinating and updating communications, developing new initiatives to increase engagement and membership, negotiating agreements, and budget maintenance.
  • Managing and creating marketing and communication material for the Student Program, including promotional materials, social media, newsletters, and content for external publications.
  • Providing administrative support for the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation by coordinating meetings, administering scholarships and scholarship adjudication, handling requests/inquiries, and delivering special events for the Foundation.
  • Attending and providing assistance for events and initiatives within the Communications Department and the Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s annual conference as required.

Who Are We Looking For?

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree in: communications, marketing, public relations, education, or a related discipline.
  • 2–5 years of relevant work experience related to event management, program management, stakeholder engagement, communication strategy, and/or volunteer/ committee management.
  • Demonstrated professional experience in a charitable foundation or non-profit sector is an asset.

The position will require the person to demonstrate they have:

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Superb planning and organizational skills,
  • Attention to detail, and
  • A valid BC driver’s licence, access to a vehicle, and is willing to travel to offsite events within the Lower Mainland.

Who Are We?

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is responsible for the licensing and regulation of BC’s professional engineers and geoscientists. With over 37,000 members, we are the second largest regulatory body in the province. We offer a compensation package that includes a competitive salary, generous benefit program including a group health program, group retirement program, generous vacation allowances, and a Flex Day Program that offers compressed workweeks that result in paid days off for the extra time worked.

To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at [email protected].
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Phone: 604.412.4892
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