New job Program Officer, Special Projects in Ontario
Program Officer, Special Projects
Company : Confederation College
Salary : $35.39 an hour
Location : Ontario
End Date (if applicable)
FT Support Staff I
The position involves needs identification, project feasibility, determination, development, marketing, implementation and evaluation of a large and growing number of contract training programs, courses and/or other deliveries in a variety of settings to the college’s Workforce Development Department offerings. This involves post secondary and provincial, federal, First Nation or private funded training in a very wide range or areas and communities.
This includes recommendation, support and evaluation of full and/or part-time instructors for Classroom/ Independent deliveries.
The incumbent coordinates program details including but not limited to student registration and support, banner entry, grade entry, program pre-requisites, file and data management, monitoring of student progress, staff support, coordination of travel, development of schedules and marketing material and supports the Project Manager in administration and delivery of a large range of programming and contract initiatives. The incumbent provides customer service to the general public, clients, students, business and First Nation partners, teachers, and colleagues. The incumbent performs duties within broad parameters defined by general organizational policies and procedures. Special assignments support departmental or college directions. The incumbent is involved in the implementation of new initiatives for the college. The incumbent is directly involved in all aspects of the planning, organization, development, delivering, evaluation and modification of these new initiatives in conjunction with the Director and or Project Manager. The incumbent will report to the Program Manager and receive guidance and directives under their responsibility
Thunder Bay Campus
Minimum level of formal education required for the position
2 year diploma or equivalent
Specific course(s), certification, qualification, formal training or accreditation required for the position
No additional requirements
Field(s) of Study
Business or Education background
Typical number of years of experience, in addition to the necessary education level, required to perform the responsibilities of the position
Minimum of five (5) years
Type of Experience
At least five years’ experience in an educational institution or other organization that focuses on customer service oriented, adult education and/or training services utilizing highly developed communication, creative problem solving, and decision making skills.
Experience working with First Nation communities and local industry partners
The incumbent must also have extensive project management experience that supports socio-economic trends. Self-directed and motivated, autonomous, entrepreneurial, flexible, able to set goals/objectives and pro-active in recruitment of resources, programs contacts and marketing. Proven accountability and responsibility for own actions. Strong computer technology, software, Internet and database management skills.
Experience working with College programming
Experience in developing or arranging curriculum for training
High-level time management skills to meet multiple deadlines and priorities, with ability to multi-task across technological, customer-service and staff communications simultaneously. Proven ability to enforce and maintain institutional policies, procedures and guidelines.
Hours of Work
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent