NSCC - Manager, Academic Process and Delivery


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – Institute of Technology Campus

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Department: Academic Services & Planning Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately December 11, 2017

Salary range: $76,449 to $89,940 annually

Application deadline is midnight, November 21, 2017

Competition No. 2017-270

What you’ll be doing…

The Manager, Academic Process and Delivery is responsible to lead, manage and execute the processes that support the delivery of the College’s annual program offerings. Aligned with the goals of the Strategic Plan, the Manager will develop and communicate policy and procedures to support operationalizing the program mix and will coordinate all activities that support the publication of our program offerings (PeopleSoft, Web, Program Plan Offerings etc…)

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:

  • Undergraduate degree with experience in process design and management.

  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma, Project Management Certification or Kaizen would be an asset

Minimum experience:

  • Minimum 5-7 years related experience with project management and managing teams

  • Proven leadership skills to motivate and manage projects and project teams

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and establish key working relationships across all stakeholder groups

  • Excellent planning skills and demonstrated expertise in innovative problem solving and strategic thinking

Minimum skills and ability:

  • Demonstrated passion for learning; embraces challenges as opportunities for learning and continuous improvement

  • Ability to operate independently and exercise sound judgment

  • Strong analytical, communication (written and verbal) interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with demonstrated record of dealing with sensitive issues in an innovative, professional way

  • Must possess knowledge, interest and strong desire to keep current with pertinent policies, standard practices, laws and regulations and proposed changes and the ability to apply them consistently

  • Ability to review and implement systems and process improvements through the lens of continuous improvement

  • Ability to direct, influence and manage several functions simultaneously with a demonstrated practice of promoting collaboration and collegiality

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. Applicants from the following communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Should an online questionnaire not be available, you may self-identify on your application cover letter or resume.

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.

To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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