• Third Party Sponsorship Coordinator

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group: Support Staff
    Faculty/Department: Office of the Registrar - Admissions
    Campus: Davis (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
    Reference Number: 18/S/39
    Payband: I
    Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02
    Hours/Week: 35
    Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Application Deadline: Open until filled.
    Application Details: This is a temporary replacement position that may continue up to March 29, 2019.


    Reporting to the Manager of Admissions, the Third-Party Sponsorships Coordinator coordinates the activities of Sheridan's Second Career, WSIB and other Third-Party Sponsorship initiatives( such as  acting as first contact for Third-Party Sponsorship programs for prospects and applicants; developing and implementing  Information Sessions to explain Third-Party Sponsorship processes as they relate to Sheridan programs and services; liaising between Ministry offices and Sheridan to provide up-to-date information regarding Third-Party Sponsorships, etc.) in order to ensure an effective and efficient service to Third-Party recipients. The Third-Party Sponsorships Coordinator works in close collaboration with internal partners including academic Faculties, departments and services (e.g. Faculty of Liberal Arts and Access, Career and Employment Services) and external stakeholders including Employment Ontario, Employment Assessment Centres, provincial sponsors and collateral providers, to facilitate successful college experiences for Third-Party recipients. The Third-Party Sponsorships Coordinator supports planning and implementing special projects around recruitment and student success. 


    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    • Coordinates all aspects of Sheridan College’s Third-Party Sponsorship strategy in collaboration with other areas of the college and with collateral external agencies and service partners to ensure effective, efficient service to Third-Party recipients;
    • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with College staff and external agencies/providers (community, government, other Colleges and post-secondary institutions, professional associations, employer associations etc.).
    • Provides Third-Party Sponsorship students and prospective Third-Party Sponsorship students with the most current and accurate information and explanation of Sheridan processes, policies, services and programming. In order to respond to the broad spectrum of Third-Party Sponsorship student inquiries and requests, the incumbent must have extensive knowledge of all Sheridan processes that involve Third-Party Sponsorship students from initial contact through to graduation;
    • Determines the next step for students when their need goes beyond the provision of information or explanation. This includes initiating appropriate referrals to collateral internal and external service providers, where knowledge, expertise and services support and contribute to the career objectives of Third-Party Sponsorship recipients;
    • Coordinating the development and utilization of effective tracking systems to yield accurate data and information concerning Third-Party initiatives in order to improve processes, procedures and services and to respond to provincial reporting requirements;
    • Compiling labour market data and research to identify skills shortages and to provide advice to Second Career, WSIB or other Third-Party clients;
    • Identifies concerns and makes recommendations for improving systems and processes to enhance delivery of Third-Party services;
    • Maintaining strong linkages between the Second Career initiative, WSIB and the external service partners, schools and services including the Office of the Registrar, Student Services, SCITI, Employment Services;
    • Coordinating print, electronic and other marketing and outreach strategies to promote Third-Party Sponsorship initiatives and to recruit Third-Party Sponsorship participants;
    • Coordinating the development and delivery of internal and community workshops/presentations to promote the provincial Second Career and WSIB strategies and other initiatives
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.




    The successful candidate will possess a 3-year diploma/degree in Business, Education, Social Services or a related field. Along with having a minimum of 3 years of experience in education, social work, psychology, career or employment advising, provision of labour market information or a related field.  Areas of required expertise include:  working with Ministry and Third Party sponsorship stakeholders, guiding and advising throughout the Third-Party process as it relates to the student experience; knowledge of academic processes guiding and advising throughout the Third-Party process as it relates to the student experience. The incumbent will possess strong knowledge of academic processes. Excellent customer service skills as well as the ability to handle technological currency including MS Office products. Experienced in internet researching, database management, creation of spreadsheets and other data tracking tools. The potential candidate will require previous experience and ability to deal effectively with clients at all levels, including those facing financial hardship and employment challenges; experienced in student outreach, recruitment, and student success with the ability to understand and articulate the whole student lifecycle.


    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com


    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.



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