Position title: Manager of Experiential Learning
Department: Experiential Learning
Classification: $50,800 - $67,729
Founded in 1839, Mount Allison University attracts some of the most talented and creative minds from across the country and around the world to Sackville, New Brunswick. The University has been ranked Canada's #1 undergraduate university by Maclean's Magazine more times than any other university, a record that reflects the combined efforts of faculty, students, and staff. We are pleased to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package that starts on the first day of employment.
We are currently seeking a Manager of Experiential Learning to join our team.
Reporting to the Director of Experiential Learning and Career Development, the Manager of Experiential Learning will provide leadership to the Mount Allison community at large by designing and delivering the co-curricular component of experiential learning programs and supporting the development and evolution of the experiential education portfolio. This position is a key member of a small and active student-focused team, and is perfect for someone who thrives working closely with students to support these transformational learning experiences.
As the ideal candidate, you will be knowledgeable about experiential learning and education, and are passionate about developing programs and resources that foster entrepreneurial thinking. You are self-motivated, results oriented, well organized, and have a keen eye for detail. You also have the interpersonal skills and judgement to work with people collaboratively where possible or provide direction as needed, to ensure the new initiatives and programs of the department are developed and delivered. You are a relationship builder, who is excited about learning and growing alongside our students to create meaningful partnerships within the Mount Allison and Sackville communities. If you enjoy using creativity, problem solving and entrepreneurial skills to design, build and deliver programs that enhance the experiential learning of students, then this opportunity is for you.
You can access the full position description here.
- A Master's degree in a related discipline preferred (e.g. MBA or Masters in organizational or people-related disciplines like social psychology, psychology, sociology, education, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Familiarity with the theoretical foundations of experiential learning and education
- Previous experience working in a university environment
- Strong research and writing skills with experience writing project proposals and reports
- Strong communications skills: oral, written; listening, reading; use of social media and video skills desirable; meeting and group discussion facilitation skills
- Proven project management skills
- A team player who can identify common goals and work with a diverse group to move those goals forward
Mount Allison acknowledges that it is located within the territory of Mi'kma'ki, the unceded, ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq. Mount Allison's relationship and privilege to live on this territory was agreed upon in the Peace and Friendship Treaties of 1752. Because of this treaty relationship it is to be acknowledged that members of the Mount Allison community are all Treaty people and have a responsibility to respect this territory.
Mount Allison is committed to diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community. It takes a diverse group of competent and engaged people to make our community as successful as it is.
Sackville NB is a small, yet vibrant town located just minutes away from the Nova Scotia border. With a population of 6000 that grows by over a third with the influx of students each academic year, Sackville is a social and cultural meeting point and vibrant community. Our cosmopolitan festival town will win you over with independent shops and galleries, great coffee and restaurants, small-town atmosphere and beautiful family-friendly outdoor spaces including the stunning Waterfowl Park.
Our total rewards package for this position includes a 20 days of accumulated vacation per year, numerous paid holidays, as well as a paid holiday break during the University's closure from late December until early January each year, competitive health, dental and travel insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, maternity and parental leave top-ups, a defined benefit pension plan, tuition fee discount (for you and your immediate family), a tax free savings account, gym membership discounts, and free parking!
If you are interested in the challenges and opportunities that this position has to offer, please forward your resume and cover letter in one pdf file to: People and Culture Department, Mount Allison University, 65 York St., Sackville, NB E4L 1E4 Fax: (506) 364-2385, e-mail: [email protected]
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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.