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ACCESS Coordinator/ACCESS Programs, Faculty of Education

Hiring Range: $46,464.60 - $52,598.00

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise faculty and staff on various aspects of university operations and procedures, including independently interpreting regulations and policies.
  • Create funding and program proposals under the direction of the Director of ACCESS.
  • Partake in student’s advocacy and disciplinary meetings and advise on follow up actions taken.
  • Create ACCESS Program timetables.
  • Provides financial and statistical reports and recommendations to the Director of ACCESS.
  • Assist the Director with the hiring, supervising, scheduling, and payroll for student assistants and tutors.
  • Acts as a liaison with other University departments to coordinate stipend hires, curriculum development, and faculty course loads.
  • Prepare and reconcile invoices, petty cash, students’ emergency loan fund, and travel forms.
  • Prepare and monitor the ACCESS Program annual budget, capital projects budgets, and year end projections for the Director of ACCESS.
  • Research, develop, coordinate and deliver programs, activities, and events that support the academic and social needs of students; including counselling, orientation, financial aid workshops and transition programming.
  • Develop and deliver engaging workshops and seminars.
  • Provide front-line contact and problem resolution for students, staff, the internal university community, and external stakeholders with regard to financial assistance.
  • Research, develop, coordinate and ensure delivery of programs.
  • Facilitate in the selection of recipients for certain Access Education awards..
  • Authorize student loan applications
  • Assess financial needs of students and make decisions, based on program criteria, regarding the allocation of any government bursaries.
  • Advise all students in the ACCESS Programs on financial matters, with emphasis given to but not limited to preparing student loans application, available bursary and scholarship applications, and the creation of personal household budgets.
  • Track monthly course load documentation for Canada Student Loans, various Indigenous communities, and any other funding agencies as necessary to ensure sponsored students are meeting their requirements.
  • Actively assist the Director in pursuing partnerships with community organizations to provide service learning opportunities and financial supports for all ACCESS students.
  • Provide advice and service to domestic and international students about a wide variety of functions, including but not limited to admission, registration,, academic history, scholarships and bursaries, student loans, tuition waivers, Opportunity Fund, and interpreting rules and regulations governing these programs.
  • Participate in student service initiatives including researching best practices, analyzing and organizing data, implementing customer service practices, and making recommendations to the ACCESS personnel that relate to business process improvements, functions, and timelines. 
  • Deliver public presentations on behalf of the Access Education programs to external organizations and public forums associated with student awards or financial assistance.
  • Responsible for tracking, processing, and other administration associated with student bursary/student loan programs
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2020.

For more information including qualifications, please visit: Access Coordinator Job Posting


For more employment opportunities with the University of Winnipeg, including academic support and academic staff employment, please visit:https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/hr/employment.html 


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