PROGRAM COORDINATOR – CONSTRUCTING FUTURES

We are seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for the Constructing Futures Program. Check out our Virtual Open House on April 26 from 6-7 pm.

INVITATION TO AN OPEN HOUSE

We will host a virtual Open House on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

https://emcn-ab-ca.zoom.us/j/85263082477?pwd=cWkvNUIvbVZwbE85V1hGODAwZExhUT09

Meeting ID: 852 6308 2477

Passcode: 825072

The Open House is an opportunity for candidates to learn more about the Program Coordinator position and gain insight into EMCN’s culture and values. We will review the job description and the skills and attributes we are looking for; then, we will open up the space for questions from candidates and provide examples of our work in practice.


THE PROGRAM

Constructing Futures is a 6-month full-time integrated occupational skills training program that provides essential workplace skills and access to the labour market for unemployed or underemployed immigrants who want to pursue careers in project management.

Since 2017, Constructing Futures has supported nearly 150 internationally educated professionals in building their careers in project management here in Canada! Participants build their skills through 16 weeks of training and a 10-week work experience placement in a project management-related role. The program offers opportunities for participants to build connections with local employers through in-class networking events. The program is outcomes-based.

THE ROLE: Program Coordinator

In this role, you will ensure that the Constructing Futures program, funded by Alberta Labour and Immigration, is meeting its goals. In addition, you will be the primary facilitator of classroom activities. This position is a term position starting May 16, 2022, until September 30, 2023.

As coordinator, you will:

  • Lead overall program delivery by overseeing administrative processes, writing monthly funder reports, leading marketing activities, gathering stakeholder feedback, and promoting continuous improvement in the program based on labour market trends and participant needs.
  • Recruit and assess participants for the program.
  • Develop and maintain strong industry partnerships with employers, relevant accreditation bodies and other critical stakeholders within the business sector and community.
  • Own outcomes based on the program’s deliverables. A commitment to its required targets is essential.
  • Collaborate closely with the Practicum Coordinator to organize networking events with industry partners, secure practicums and job placements, and monitor participants’ success during their practicum and job search.

As a facilitator, you will:

  • Facilitate employment readiness classes that present up-to-date and relevant information in an imaginative and inspiring way; topics include business communication, job search and networking, etc.
  • You are someone who possesses strong leadership and supervisory skills with relevant project/program coordination experience.
  • You will not be afraid of challenges and see them as an opportunity for growth and increased knowledge.
  • Develop and revise curriculum and course materials based on participant needs.
  • Collaborate with a team of facilitators to develop standards of practice for employment programming.

WHO YOU ARE

  • A gifted natural facilitator!
  • Experienced within the project management field and can bring this experience into the classroom as a role model.
  • You are energetic, passionate, and imaginative, and you think outside the typical approaches to program coordination and facilitation to constantly iterate within the program.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and can work collaboratively with and support all colleagues and clients; you strive to build long-lasting and positive stakeholder relationships.

THINGS THAT MATTER TO US

  • A genuine commitment to EMCN’s vision and mission.
  • Embrace our core values of Social Justice, Compassion, Responsibility and Diversity and bring them to life in all interactions.
  • Have a natural curiosity and the ability to take ownership of something to make it better, and enjoy tackling complex or unique barriers. Like a detective, you want to crack the mystery.
  • Curious and intelligent: looks for ways to challenge the status quo to improve processes and systems for more equitable outcomes.
  • Change agent: experiencing, re-imagining and re-designing under changing conditions.
  • Team players who contribute to the team and organization’s goals,
  • Individual contributor: self-aware, committed to mastery, works with integrity, perseveres, and knows when to ask for help.
  • Intrinsically motivated: you gain satisfaction and enjoyment from what you do.

WE OFFER:

  • Term full-time employment opportunity with an annual salary of $64,195.00.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, AD&D, and RRSP match up to 3% after three months of employment.
  • An exceptional inclusive workplace with highly engaged teams that collaborate, support, recognize and celebrate one another.
  • Lived values experience and unparalleled commitment to an anti-oppressive inclusive workplace.
  • Great opportunity for growth, leadership, advancement and cross-departmental/practical experiences.
  • Flexibility, trust, connection, and FUN!
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