NSCC - Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Education, Skilled Trades

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Ivany Campus
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Project Coordinator


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Ivany Campus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Professional Support

Applied Research Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately November 27, 2017 and ending approximately November 29, 2019 Salary range: $51,290.34 to $71,704.72 annually

Application deadline is midnight, November 16, 2017

Competition No. 2017-294

What you’ll be doing…

The Project Coordinator will assist Research Scientists in meeting their applied research obligations related to external grants and contract funding. He/She will also assist NSCC Research Scientists in the development and implementation of applied research collaborations with industry partners. On a daily basis, this position involves working externally with industry and other business partners and includes internal interaction with faculty, staff and students to meet the milestones and deliverables on research project contracts. This position enables full utilization of the advanced manufacturing equipment in the Design & Innovation Centre (DIC) to support student learning and applied research activities.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you? You have:

Minimum qualifications:

  • You possess a current Inter-provincial Journeyperson status in the Machining Trade or have a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Minimum experience:

  • Minimum of five years recent and relevant occupational experience in the Machining or Mechanical Engineering trade, with experience in CNC Machining.

Minimum skills and ability:

  • Familiarity with relevant computer applications in MS operating system and email

  • Knowledge and experience in applying WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety.

  • Working knowledge of manual lathes, mills, drill presses and CNC equipment – milling and turning centers.

  • Working knowledge of manual and conventional machining equipment, willingness to be placed in different aspects of machining environment.

  • Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and known for your time management and financial tracking skills.

  • Your demonstrated ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds and knowledge, along with superb presentation, interpersonal and team building skills, make you an ideal candidate.

  • Working knowledge of MasterCam software would be considered an asset.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change.

You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application. NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

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