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DTS Apprentice Program Coordinator

Job Summary:

  • Beginning August 1st, 2018, the regional DTS Digital Apprentice Program Coordinator will work closely the Program Director to manage the program’s operations and accounts on a regional level. Paired with a regional Facilitator, the Program Coordinator will also be responsible for managing the logistics and learning community for 30 local students, 15 businesses and 5 industry expert coaches.
  • 20 hours / week beginning early August, 2018.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Work with and support the regional Facilitator to create a world class learning environment in your region.
  • Attend all in person and online learning sessions.
  • Manage the Learning Management System, which includes ensuring all required materials are available to the Apprentices and managing all communications within the LMS.
  • Coordinate team meetings between Apprentices & Coaches.
  • Coordinate and facilitate both individual and team ‘health-checks’ to support monitoring of student progress throughout the program.
  • Support Coaches with managing the paid practice project accounts, which includes coordinating and supporting regular project check-ins with clients.
  • Execute program surveys, student reflections and other meta-learning initiatives that drive program iterations and optimizations.
  • Manage on-the-ground partnerships with local academic institutions and regional innovation centres (this includes organizing and scheduling space for in-class sessions and team work sessions).
  • Lead the student application and intake process, which includes leading the initial application review, organizing and executing student interviews, leading the selection process and shipping program acceptance packages.

Skills & Experience

  • A high energy self-starter with a demonstrated ability to be an effective communicator.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage a diverse range of stakeholder relationships.
  • 2+ years experience managing accounts and client relationships.
  • A demonstrated ability to bring compassion to the workplace,
  • Ability to work independently, while operating as a connector for the program.  
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.