Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation Scholarship Adjudicator

Location:
Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
May 8, 2019
Closing Date:
June 23, 2019
Status:
2-Year Term


Purpose

The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation was chartered in 1994 to fund, facilitate, promote, and carry out activities and programs for the promotion of education in engineering and geoscience through scholarships and bursaries. The Foundation is responsible for collecting, managing, and investing contributions, donations and bequests from members and other external donor and partners to fund the granting of awards, scholarships, and bursaries.

The Foundation’s directors established the Scholarship Adjudication Committee to adjudicate scholarship applications received by the Foundation, using the criteria set out by the directors. Adjudicators assess students’ extracurricular activities, volunteer involvement, advancement of the professions, resumes, and letters of reference. Scholarship adjudicators play a vital role in enabling the Foundation to award scholarships to deserving engineering and geoscience students.

Reporting Structure

This committee reports to the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation.

Duties and Expectations

  • Respond to Scholarship Adjudicator Request emails;
  • Adjudicate scholarships remotely in timely manner; and
  • Be a neutral and unbiased adjudicator.

Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidates must have:

  • A registered certification with Engineers and Geoscientists BC in one of the following capacities:
    • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.),
    • Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.),
    • Licensee (Eng.L., Geo.L.),
    • Member-in-Training (EIT or GIT);
  • The desire to support engineering and geoscience students;
  • Experience assessing resumes or an ongoing association with students is an asset; and
  • Experience adjudicating scholarships is an asset.

Term of Office

  • 2-year term, with a maximum of two reappointments (six year total).

Average Time Commitment

The time commitment varies depending on your availability and the set of scholarships you adjudicate. As a member of the Scholarship Adjudication Committee, you are not expected to adjudicate all Foundation scholarships.

Typical number of applicants and timeline for each scholarship:

Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarships

  • Approximate Number of Applicants: 80
  • Month of Review: August
  • Time to Adjudicate: Four weeks

BC Hydro/Engineers and Geoscientists BC Scholarships

  • Approximate Number of Applicants: 25
  • Month of Review: October/November
  • Time to Adjudicate: Four weeks

Sheri Plewes Scholarship for Women in Engineering

  • Approximate Number of Applicants: 30
  • Month of Review: October/November
  • Time to Adjudicate: Four weeks

Frank Baumann Bursary

  • Approximate Number of Applicants: 15
  • Month of Review: October/November
  • Time to Adjudicate: Four weeks

Student Member Scholarships

  • Approximate Number of Applicants: 45
  • Month of Review: October/November
  • Time to Adjudicate: Four weeks

Measures of Success

The successful adjudicator will:

  • Adjudicate at least one set of scholarships each year.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to support BC’s engineering and geoscience students;
  • Earn credits for CPD and Engineers and Geoscientists BC service awards; and
  • Volunteer appreciation.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.
To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .
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