Classification: Administrative Officer 4 Full-Time Regular Position The Pas, 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 Manager provides specialized support to the Dean of Health, administering and coordinating a wide range of duties to assist with the smooth operation of Community-Based Programming (CBP). The Manager works closely with all members of the Faculty of Health, staff of Post-Secondary Access Centres, and heads of administrative units on a variety of issues and projects related to Health’s CBP offerings. In matters of discipline, workplace incidents, or other sensitive and confidential labour matters the Manager will need to maintain strict confidentiality of information (to be shared with the Dean) and must keep all related materials in a safe secure manner. This position requires significant initiative, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Overall, the incumbent will be responsible to exercise executive management functions for the faculty.
Undergraduate Degree of equivalent experience and education
Previous supervisory experience
Previous leadership experience
Previous management experience
Familiarity with Health systems
Familiarity with UCN governance
Familiarity with curriculum development and delivery for Health programs
Strong organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous culture
Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
The ability to speak an Indigenous language
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the north and elsewhere as required
Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with their application.
Applicants must demonstrate on their cover letter and their resume how they meet the qualifications.
Representative Workforce 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: 19-073
Closing Date: September 27, 2019
Salary Range: $35.09 to $43.87 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources P.O. Box 3000 The Pas MB R9A 1M7 Fax: (204) 623-4414
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. For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca.
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