Social Innovation Institute (10-month term)
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.
The Project Coordinator for the MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute will be responsible for leading the Affordable Housing Innovation Lab including engagement, programming and events, and marketing and communications for the Lab. This position will also work with the Edmonton Community Development Company as a key partner of the Lab.
Skills & Abilities
- Ability to manage multiple initiatives
- Experience designing, implementing and evaluating programs
- Facilitation experience
- Stakeholder engagement/partnership management experience
- A basic understanding of social innovation
- Passion and commitment to community development
- Public speaking experience
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Actively engage in making your community a better place
- Ability to be adaptable and take on new challenges
- Creativity and imagination
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
5 years of project management or program coordination experience, including 1 year of non-profit/social innovation sector experience and/or 1 year of experience working in an academic institution.
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
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five 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||Non-Recurring Term (10 months)|
|Salary||MSA Band F $32.70 to $40.51 per hour|
|Closing Date||November 8, 2019|
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