Term: 18 weeks
Under the direction of Administrative Officer, the Associate Director, Research Graduate Programs and the Director of the School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS), the incumbent supports the effective and efficient delivery of academic and administrative services to graduate students in the SPHHS Graduate Research Programs: Master of Science Public Health (PHHSM), Master of Science Public Health and Health Systems: Water (PHHSWM), Ph.D. Public Health and Health Systems (PHHSD), Ph.D. Public Health and Health Systems- Aging Health & Well-being (PHHSAWHD), Ph.D. Public Health and Health Systems- Work & Health (PHHSWHD) and Ph.D. Public Health and Health Systems- Water (PHHSWD).
A significant aspect of the job is operational leadership, oversight of research graduate academic counselling and advising, and being the primary point of contact for prospective, transferring and current research graduate students during their tenure in the School. The incumbent works with the Associate Director, Research Graduate Programs to liaise with instructors/advisors, students, as well as external groups and agencies to the School and University to coordinate relevant procedures and activities.
The incumbent must be knowledgeable of University of Waterloo policies and procedures as they relate to the functioning of the Research Graduate programs and graduate programs at the university more generally. Communication skills are a key component of every aspect of the coordinator position.
Business Processes and Administration
Academic Services and Student Advising
Staff Management and Leadership
Communication, Print and Website Communication/ Marketing
Scheduling timetable representative