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Coordinator, Youth Programs & Community Engagement

Queen's University, Athletics & Recreation

Posted 1 month ago



Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

The Coordinator, Youth Program & Community Engagement is responsible for the growth, planning, delivery, financial management and risk assessment of safe, sustainable, supportive, and innovative children and youth programming (i.e., summer camps, school sports days/field trips, PA Day and holiday programs, community engagement initiatives) offered by Athletics and Recreation (A&R) to the campus and greater Kingston community. The role will research tends and opportunities for the development and implementation of child and youth programming, and also lead current and new community engagement
initiatives by building internal and external relationships, developing and instituting programs that increase awareness, engagement, and support for A&R programs (i.e., School day games, student-athlete school visit programs, community minor sport programs, such as Junior Gaels programming, and new innovative revenue generating initiatives).

This position acts as the primary resource person for questions and information regarding the community program, and provides information and support to researchers and research assistants involved in programs. This position coordinates community program events, participates in service delivery planning, and investigates opportunities for new/revised community programs.

The schedule for this position requires the incumbent to work variable hours on a regular basis, including evenings and weekends. This position is subject to the Averaging provisions of the USW Local 2010 Collective Agreement.

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Qualifications Required

  • Practical and applied knowledge of specialized methods and processes that are typically acquired through a combination of technical or academic qualification and/or work experience.
  • Provide consultation and advice on non-straightforward and/or complex issues.
  • Interaction with others typically requires interpersonal skills and the ability to understand and influence.
  • Adapt messages to meet the needs of the intended audience.
  • Build relationships, trust, and credibility.
  • Manage own work and may train and review the work of casual employees, work-study students, and/or volunteers, to see commitments through to completion.
  • Contribute to setting work priorities and direction, supporting the team in achieving goals and objectives.
  • Participate in project team meetings and develop individual project plans.
  • Lead procedural or technological change within a unit.
  • Identify new problems and seek information and input to fully understand the cause of problems.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of work processes.
  • Draw logical conclusions and provide opinions and recommendations.
  • Research equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion resources and best practices relevant to the job and unit operations in order to inform evidence-based planning.
  • Commitment to principles of equity, diversity, accessibility, inclusion, Indigenization, and human rights for equity-deserving groups.

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Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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