Employment - Student Placement Officer

Student Placement Officer

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Temporary

Weekdays Weekends


Cape Breton University invites applications for the Student Placement Officer in the department of Career Services. This is a full-time limited term of approximately 1 year.

The successful candidate will provide support to students in work experience placements including internships, co-op placements, service learning assignments and community learning activities. As part of the Career Services team, the successful candidate will contribute to the development and implementation of a community-based experiential and work-integrated learning strategy while working in collaboration with the academic schools.

Some qualifications of this role are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Business, Tourism, Community Development, Arts, Community Studies) preferred.
  • Recent experience in career development, student placement, employer relations, and other experiential/work-integrated learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability and desire to work independently in a fast-paced environment and complete multiple tasks and a large volume of work in a timely and effective manner.
  • The ability to work well with others, both internally and externally, from a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to learn new software programs quickly and effectively.

Applications for the successful candidate will include:

  • a cover letter describing the expertise of the applicant
  • a complete resume
  • A list of at least three references.

Please upload all required documents to Additional Documents if no designated area is listed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications must be received by July 6 2024.

Click here  to view more information and to apply.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (study permit, open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
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Cape Breton University
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Posted on
June 21st 2024
August 5th 2024