Manager of Community Programming Faculty of Arts, Business and Science
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 Arts, Business and Science (FABS), 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 FABS, staff of Post-Secondary Access Centres, and heads of administrative units on a variety of issues and projects related to FABS’ CBP offerings. This position requires significant initiative, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and maintain the highest level of confidentiality. The Manager will have the ability to engage effectively and positively with administrators and staff throughout UCN’s organization. Familiarity with and commitment to the principles and language of diversity and inclusion is an important part of the work, as is the ability to think critically and independently with a strong aptitude for taking ownership of and successfully implementing programs and projects with minimal direction.
A bachelor’s degree or a combination of equivalent education and skills
Strong understanding of administration in a post-secondary environment
Cross-cultural sensitivity and adaptability
Ability to conduct integrity and professionalism in all duties
Ability to manage for change and results
High level of attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to act with diplomacy, discretion, tact and confidentiality
Outstanding organizational skills
Analytical nature and ability to problem solve proactively
Ability to work independently, manage time efficiently, and multitask during regular interruptions
Ability to maintain a positive, friendly and outgoing attitude in the midst of a dynamic and challenging atmosphere
Excellent proficiency with the MS Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures
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.
August 9, 2019
$35.09 to $43.87 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
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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