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

Available opportunities are listed below.

Career Development Specialist
Careers & Experience

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 Career Development Specialist (CDS) is responsible for the development and delivery of accessible, responsive and relevant career advising services to students, alumni and program areas of MacEwan University. The Career Development Specialist primarily provides one on one advising, in-person, virtually or by phone. As demand for service permits, the CDS creates, develops, and evaluates initiatives, events and projects for students and alumni focusing on the development of life-long skills that can be accessed to manage one's own career. This includes working with stakeholders (faculty, staff, alumni, employers and students); the development of learning outcomes for services provided as well as content development and formats for workshops, seminars, information sessions and career fair prep.

Skills

Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and have a willingness to engage in creative thinking and problem solving. Technological competencies in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with MacEwanLife (ORBIS) or other Career Management software is considered an asset.

Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a related University degree. A background in and knowledge of current career development theory, experience in post-secondary and in leadership roles are desirable. The incumbent should have at least two years of career advising, facilitation of workshops or seminars. Experience in development of information or resources for clients is desired. CDAA certification is an asset..

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, 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 Full-Time Continuing
Salary MSA Band F (Step 1-5): $59,514 - $73,728 per annum
Closing Date This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Competition No. 20.10.077
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