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Program Manager – Professional & Continuing Studies
School of Continuing Education

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diplomas and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Reporting to the Director of Professional and Continuing Studies (P&CS), the Program Manager is responsible for identifying, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating continuing education programs, events and services within a cost-recovery framework. The Program Manager will work closely with others to maintain high quality programming, effectively market and promote the programs and courses, and ensure financial targets are achieved. The P&CS unit offers programming in Business and Management; Art, Design and Digital Media; Workplace Health and Wellness and Corporate Training.

-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Ability to effectively develop and monitor budgets
-Ability to research new programming areas and opportunities
-Strong knowledge of marketing and promotions
-Ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders: students, instructors and colleagues
-Ability to analyze, interpret, problem-solve and make decisions
-Effective written and verbal communication skills
-Respond well under pressure and meet deadlines
-Flexible work hours; some evenings and weekends may be required
-Strong computer skills, in a Windows based environment including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PeopleSoft.

An undergraduate degree in a relevant field along with understanding of adult education practices and continuing education programming within a post-secondary environment. This position requires 3-5 years of Program Management experience, of which a minimum of two years must be in the following areas: program budget development, curriculum development, project management or program planning.


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full Time Continuing
Salary $52,434.20 - $76,239.80
Closing Date January 19, 2018
Competition No. 17.12.268

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