Company Location Edmonton, CA- Portfolio Manager.
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One of Alberta’s Top Employers for a seventh consecutive year, NAIT offers a wealth of personal and family health and well-being benefits, training and development opportunities to support the professional growth of our staff, access to recreational and leisure facilities, a welcoming and inclusive environment unrivaled in engagement and dynamism, and co-workers who are collaborative, respectful and supportive.
Reporting to the Director, Continuing Education, this position is responsible for managing the administration and delivery of Productivity Enhancement Services programming and is accountable for supporting institutional and departmental growth targets. Success is supported by being actively engaged in the pursuit of high quality, accessible and flexible learning experiences that serve students and industry. A thorough understanding of adult education, course/program development and delivery, staff and student relationship management, enrollment management as well as business fundamentals are required.
Leadership of program quality and instructor excellence, oversight of all program operational activities, supervision and mentorship of portfolio staff, leadership of student experience excellence, management of portfolio budgets and the participation in strategic planning sessions and stewardship activities are key responsibilities of this position. Marketing courses, expanding new markets for existing courses as well as working with the CED Business Development Manager to develop new courses to increase enrolment is a priority.
Academic delivery includes ensuring quality curriculum, organizing and allocating resources, supervision of staff, ensuring academic policies and procedures are followed, preparing requests for new courses, evaluating relevance of existing courses and ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the instructional delivery process.
Abilities, Skills, And Knowledge
Proven ability, and demonstrated success identifying opportunities, developing solutions, and operationalizing new initiatives.
Ability to work in a high paced environment, with a collaborative team centric approach
Well-honed business skills to manage the financial commitments of the portfolio
Solid communication and human resources skills to manage student and staff relationships
Strong operating knowledge of the post-secondary training and higher education landscape in Alberta, and Western Canada.
Related undergraduate degree (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
5 years industry experience with exposure to a wide variety of sectors; experience working in a post-secondary education setting would be an asset
Strong business planning, business development, budgeting, and operations management experience is required.
Remuneration: Commensurate with experience
We thank all applicants for their interest in NAIT as an employer; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from World Education Services or the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
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