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Douglas College

Virtual REACH Business and Community Liaison

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Virtual REACH Business and Community Liaison Posting Number 01821SA Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range TBD Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 04/16/2023 End Date 10/31/2023 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift N/A Work Arrangements
The Business and Community Liaison will work primarily out of the Coquitlam Campus
and will be required to travel locally to meet with industries, employers
and service providers.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Business & Community Liaison role is to develop professional relationships with
community partners and employers in rural regions in BC including: Metropolitan fringe,
Okanagan Valley, Northern Vancouver Island and Northern BC to support and
coordinate client work placement.


Community Liaison
• Build and maintain strategic relationships with agencies, businesses, training
institutions, and other stakeholder groups the 4 rural regions in BC;
• Build positive relationships with the Centre Manager at WorkBCs and other
organizations in rural areas of BC;
• Responsible for creating awareness of program among potential clients and
stakeholders as well as the recruitment of participants;
• Maintain records of contacts and activities, preparing regular statistical reports
regarding Community Relations activities.

Job Development
• Assist with participant needs assessments to determine eligibility for program and job
• Conduct info sessions and intake interviews to determine suitability for program;
• Coordinate and schedule Employer Partner activities in the program such as guest
speakers on hiring practices, labour market information, mock interviews and hiring
• Assist participants to negotiate and access direct job placements

• Assist participants with job search strategies and to prepare for scheduled interviews;
• Develop, maintain and monitor clients progress in secure management file;
• Assist employers with onboarding and the development of training;
• Assist participants and employers to resolve issues that may arise during work
• Provide coverage for team members including facilitation for online class sessions;
• Participate in Training Group's Quality Management System (ISO9001:2015).

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and marketing experience; •Demonstrated experience building and maintaining partnerships with stakeholders; •Excellent knowledge of newcomer needs, barriers and settlement service providers,
    CLBs; •Experience working on a research project; •Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule based on meeting schedules, this may
    include some evenings and weekends; •Excellent computer skills: MS Office Suite, Adobe Professional Suite, and the use of
    online-on demand meeting and webinar applications.
Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/30/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
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