DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Program Manager
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 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.

Opportunity

The Continuing Education Program Manager for Business, Technology and Corporate Training programs will be based at the Alberta College campus of MacEwan University. Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will identify, plan, develop, implement and evaluate business, technology and corporate training professional development programming, events and services within a cost-recovery framework. The Program Manager will work closely with others to provide and market high quality programming, secure and manage contracts, and ensure that financial targets are achieved.

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to effectively develop and monitor budgets

  • Ability to research new programming areas and opportunities and understand labour market trends

  • 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, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, PeopleSoft

  • Knowledge of technology skills and requirements for the workforce

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business/technology

  • 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, working with SMEs on curriculum development projects, project management, program planning, relationship and business development, and negotiating and securing contracts, along with knowledge of business and technology trends and practices

Benefits

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.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $52,434 to $76,240 per annum
Closing Date November 19, 2018
Competition No. 18.10.225
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