Competition Details

Program Assistant, Placement Systems
Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
$22.46 - $26.01
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017 (midnight)


We require a qualified individual to work with the Manager, Placement Systems to organize the logistical components for nursing students in clinical and community placements. (Full-time Support Staff will be given first consideration)


  • Receive placement requests; enter student information into the database; activate requests; update database, etc.
  • Communicate with Manager regarding confirmations, declines, non-responders, agency concerns etc.
  • Maintain on-going contact with placement agencies/organizations to ensure program updates, student information, etc. are communicated in a timely manner
  • Support students in activation and maintenance of their student profile in HSPnet
  • Support and monitor students non-academic compliance
  • Act as a resource person for school employees who require access to HSPnet
  • Remain current with changes to placement processes and trouble shoot issues in order to improve those processes
  • Collaborate with Manager, Practicum Services regarding agency forms and, maintain the necessary inventory in the most appropriate repository
  • Participate in college initiatives (i.e. Explore Conestoga)


  • One year certificate in Office Administration or Business Systems
  • One year experience requiring interaction with customers and business support activities (e.g. placement processes, office account and business support functions and systems) in public or private organization
  • Demonstrated aptitude and experience with automated business systems
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Computer Skills – including Word, Excel, databases and email

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