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Career Engagement Facilitator

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 25, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $30.94 to $38.38 - Per Hour
Location Thompson, MB
Category Administrative Services
Client University College of the North
Contact Information
Email: (preferred format

Career Engagement Facilitator

Classification: Administrative Officer 3

Full-Time Regular Position

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 Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: The Career Engagement Facilitator will work in a team of professionals within the new Centre for Career and Work-Integrated Learning to assist students, alumni, faculty and employer clients in the development of career education and delivery of programming and services that support faculty and employers in Career Development and Work Integrated Learning (WIL). The Facilitator will develop WIL programs, and liaise with industry/employers to identify work-placement opportunities.


  • Combination of education and experience as they relate to the position, with a minimum of 3 years of applicable experience in higher education at college and/or university levels in the following areas: community development, work-integrated learning, career development and/or employment development
  • Proven ability to work effectively with multiple program stakeholders including students, faculty, employers, the department and your team
  • Ability to effectively coach and advise clients and students in areas of career planning and academic development
  • Demonstrated skills in networking, customer service, responsiveness and confidentiality when working with individuals
  • Excellent communication, presentation and classroom and group facilitation skills
  • Effective interpersonal, self-management and leadership skills
  • Proven ability in time management, event organization and personal coaching
  • Proficiency in using information technology and computer software including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently and within teams
  • Knowledge of regional, provincial, national and international labour markets
  • Demonstrated skills in evaluating service delivery methods and approaches
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures


  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language
  • Knowledge and experience related to working with unionized environments, and with accrediting bodies such as Apprenticeship Manitoba, CTTAM and others

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts 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 Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous 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:        19-099

Closing Date:    December 6, 2019

Salary Range:   $30.94 to $38.38 hourly, plus remoteness allowanc

Apply to:                       University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources

P.O. Box 3000

The Pas MB R9A 1M7

Fax: (204) 623-4414

Email: (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).

Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

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