Access Coordinator

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 13, 2018
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location The Pas or Thompson, MB
Category Business / Management
Client University College of the North
Contact Information
hrinfo@ucn.ca

Access Coordinator

Classification: Program Coordinator Education
Full-Time Regular Position
The Pas or Thompson, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: Reporting to the Dean, Kenanow of Education, the Access Coordinator provides academic and operation leadership for community-based Prep for PSE, Foundations for College (former GSNP) and other upgrading and pathway programs at UCN. The Coordinator will facilitate the delivery of the Mature High School Diploma, in conjunction with the Director of the ALC. The Coordinator is accountable for ensuring the provision of high quality adult learning opportunities, preparing learners to reach their academic and career goals. Specific responsibilities include faculty and staff development and supervision, strategic and operation planning, program development with Industry, business, all levels of government, associations and educational institutions and forging effective relationship with college academic leaders and community partners.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor of education degree and a Manitoba teaching certificate (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience directly with Indigenous peoples
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in adult education principles and program delivery
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a rural or remote community with Indigenous people
  • Experience leading and coaching staff in program delivery
  • Familiarity with the challenges in Indigenous education delivery and achieving success
  • Ability to plan for programming with limited infrastructure or resources (internet, childcare etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal culture

Assets:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a non-conventional educational setting (community, off campus, workplace or Access learning site.)
  • A Master’s degree in adult education, community development, Indigenous curriculum or related field
  • Direct experience with non-traditional, high unemployment students or communities
  • Experience in an academic upgrading, college or university preparatory program
  • Experience working with industry and employers to assess and train potential work force team
  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Ability to travel across northern Manitoba for days or weeks at a time

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, and references with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 18-060
Closing Date:  July 3, 2018
Salary Range: $40.63 to $53.83 hourly, plus remoteness allowance

Apply to:

University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca.

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