Program Advisor / Facilitator
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: PAFIPCEED-2001CB

Job Description
CEED Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development Incorporated (CEED)

Job Title: Program Advisor / Facilitator

In anticipation of expanding our programming and support, CEED is recruiting a Program Advisor/Facilitator to join our team.

If you are passionate about supporting and strengthening Canada's entrepreneurial ecosystem, creating opportunities for new and existing entrepreneurs, and have an innovative and service mindset, we want to hear from you.

The Program Advisor / Facilitator is accountable for performing a range of counselling and support services to assist clients throughout the program lifecycle; from application, qualification, orientation and enrollment to the provision of support and guidance as the client progresses through programs. Additionally, the Program Advisor / Facilitator will facilitate experiential workshops aimed at developing entrepreneurial competency and venture development.

CEED's programming supports a diverse group of entrepreneurs with venture development opportunities from ideation, business modelling, and business planning to scale and growth of established ventures.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Self-awareness and a continuous learning mindset
  • A demonstrated ability advise clients and build effective, inclusive and ethical client relationships
  • A sound knowledge of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial development and the associated subject matter disciplines
  • A demonstrated ability to form productive connections and coalitions with clients, partners, and co-workers.
  • A demonstrated ability to learn and use technology. Specifically, CRM, Office 365, and various remote working tools


  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or a related field
  • General knowledge of current business trends
  • A solid willingness to learn and grow as part of a team.
  • Strong facilitation experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Practical written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with networking and outreach.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Relevant experience working with entrepreneurs as a business coach/advisor (3-5 years)

Additional Information:

CEED is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Canadians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If this applies to you, you are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package and RRSP matching. A typical workweek is Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. This position is dependent upon program funding availability.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes and cover letter. Your cover letter should provide a written explanation as to why you are the ideal person to fulfill this position and state your salary expectations. If a cover letter is not supplied, your candidacy will not be considered.

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