New Job Practicum Coordinator In Manitoba

Practicum Coordinator
Practicum Coordinator

Practicum Coordinator

Company : Robertson College
Salary : $18–$30 an hour
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Robertson - School of New Work

Our vision is for everyone to have a good life through a prosperous and fulfilling career. Robertson’s mission is to empower our students with the most relevant training and up-to-date industry insights to thrive in a modern work environment.

The Robertson team assists both during and after graduation to ensure students have the tools they need to succeed in a new career. Robertson team members are guides for our students on their career path as they navigate their college and educational experiences during their time at Robertson.

Role Overview

As a Practicum Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting students to secure meaningful practicum placement experiences at the College. Reporting to the Vice-President, Product and Operations, the Practicum Coordinator combines strategic thinking and strong execution skills to oversee the practicum placement and procurement process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coaching and providing guidance to students to ensure they are equipped with the skills and information required to conduct themselves professionally during their practicum placement.
  • Maintaining clear communication and engagement with practicum sites; building strong relationships with industry stakeholders.
  • Arranging practicum placements, processing time sheets/evaluations, and providing support for both the student and host site during a placement.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and partnerships with a wide range of practicum placement hosts in public and private sectors.
  • Researches and recommends appropriate agencies/organizations that would meet the educational requirements to host practicum for Robertson College students.
  • Delivers a 100% practicum placement rate.
  • Provides guidance to students during the search for suitable practicum placements including strategies to secure such placements.
  • Researches program-related sectors and stays updated on industry trends to help identify and grow the opportunities available for practicum placements.
  • Execute regular statistical reports of day-to-day activities and outcomes.
  • Perform other departmental duties and participates in special projects as assigned (such as reporting, student success initiatives, etc).


  • 1-2 years of work experience within a business and/or post-secondary education setting; a general or specific understanding of careers within healthcare, community service, business and technology is an asset.
  • Genuine interest in serving as a mentor/guide and advocate for our students to graduate from their college programs.
  • Entry-level experience in employment readiness coaching
  • Passion and ability to promote Robertson students to potential practicum hosts/employer partners.
  • Knowledgeable about the Canadian labour market (our students reside in various locations throughout the country)
  • An understanding of the needs of a diverse student population and how to interact effectively with a multicultural student body and team
  • Strong communication skills, relationship building and customer service skills
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed; objective-oriented with a high-level attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, prioritize work and coordinate tasks in order to meet end results in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong computer and digital literacy skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00-$30.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Winnipeg, MB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Winnipeg, MB