MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Senior Program Manager
School of Continuing Education International

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 diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.


Reporting to the Director of Education and International Development, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for the leadership, development, management and implementation within the School of Continuing Education (SCE) International area. The Senior Program Manager will provide direction and coaching to instructors and staff in the Executive Professional Development and Study Tour program areas relating to program planning, budgeting, program and course development, marketing and communications, contracts, admissions requirements and student assessments.

This is a one-year maternity leave replacement position. Some evening and weekend work as well as travel may be required.


The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial outlook, strong leadership skills, excellent problem solving and decision-making abilities, as well as superb intercultural communication skills. Knowledge of program and course budgeting and budget projections within a cost recovery environment is essential. The successful candidate will have experience working with international stakeholders, strong computer skills, and working knowledge of registration systems.


An undergraduate degree in adult education or business is required. Additional coursework or certification in program management, budgeting, distance education, and/or marketing would be considered an asset. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in international program development, budgeting, management, and supervision is required. Those with experience working in a post-secondary environment will be given first consideration.


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

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.  Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

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.

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 Replacement Term
Salary $67,540 - $98,244 per year
Closing Date April 20, 2018
Competition No. 18.04.073

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