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Position Summary

Working with the Campus Director and the Corporate Academic Development Team, the Manager, Education will develop new, and review existing, courses and educational programs. The Manager of Education is responsible to ensure all academic operations are in compliance with policy and procedures, and provincial regulations.

Under the direction of the Campus Director, the Manager will provide reports on accreditation, as well as regulatory and legal requirements of existing and new courses and programs. The Manager of Education is responsible to ensure faculty evaluations are current and completed. The Manager will review courses periodically and ensure all revisions are completed.

Duties and Responsibilities


Instructor Management/Leadership:

  • Responsible for recruitment, selection, orientation, supervision, development, and evaluation of faculty staff
  • Develop academic  goals and measurements to ensure efficient and effective course performance
  • Ensure that all faculty meet corporate standards with respect to curriculum, program delivery, and Ministry procedures
  • Respond to student concerns regarding content and instruction
  • Ensure instructors update and build upon course material and/or curriculum to ensure department meets corporate and industry standards
  • Validate courses to ensure program accreditation meets all governing body standards
  • Provide leadership to instructors and motivate staff to meet company's objectives and continuously keep staff informed of changes or new directions.

Administration:

The Manager of Education is responsible to ensure course descriptions, class schedules and syllabus for each class prior to each intake. In addition, the selection and timely acquisition of textbooks and related academic equipment and supplies must be completed prior to each intake. The Manager must also ensure faculty members are hired as needed and course assignments are confirmed for each course start date.

Primary Duties:

  • Schedule faculty in accordance with experience and accreditation standards, where applicable
  • Assist in all accreditation processes and applications, including coordination of accreditation visits
  • Encourage business growth through liaisons with external agencies such as government, corporate, and community organizations
  • Contribute to the strategic planning process, recommending short and long-term training plans and objectives
  • Investigate and make recommendations to the Campus Director on issues related to curriculum matters, and student and employee relations

Job Requirements: 

  • Education degree from an accredited institution, or a related degree or diploma
  • 5-7 years of experience in an education setting with at least two having been in a leadership role
  • In-depth understanding of curriculum theory and instructional design.
  • Knowledge of new course development processes, procedures, and techniques.
  • Excellent customer service and team development skills
  • Tech savvy with experience in MS Office suite, databases, software, learning management systems such as D2L / Brightspace
  • Knowledge of computerized student information systems.

To Apply: Please forward your cover letter and resume by December 6, 2017, to:

Keith McConnell
Vice-President, Education and Student Experience

Contact:kmcconnell@robertsoncollege.com