NSCC - Organizational Learning Consultant

Organizational Learning Consultant


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Central Office
Halifax City, Nova Scotia

Organizational Learning Consultant (CL5)

Management Confidential


Central Office, IT Campus

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Department of Organizational Learning

Term, Full-time Position: Commencing approximately May 7, 2018 and ending approximately May 31, 2019

Application deadline is midnight, February 6, 2018

Competition No. 2018-014

Salary range: $69,588.81 to $81,869.19 annually

What you will be doing…

If you appreciate the potential in others and are passionate about helping them learn and grow, this could be an exciting and rewarding position for you.

Organizational Learning (OL) is seeking an innovative Consultant who supports the comprehensive planning, design, consultation and implementation of programs, services and initiatives to support the development of employees across the Nova Scotia Community College. This position requires strong ability to work proactively and strategically in order to create and nurture collaborative relationships within a complex matrix organization.

In partnership with College leaders, you support the design and development of innovative college-wide development strategies, processes and systems that enable the development of current and future talent across the College.

You conduct corporate needs analysis, develop and maintain a networking relationship with external educational institutions, and you stay abreast of national and international best practice research. You maintain on-going consultation with leaders and the College community to ensure services being delivered meet both current and future business needs of the organization and learner expectations.

What we are looking for…

You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand our position as role models to our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is an undergraduate degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or discipline relevant to the position. A concentration in Adult Education or a Certificate or Diploma in Adult Education would be considered an asset.

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of recent and related occupational experience in the field of adult learning, training and development, teaching and learning and leadership development. You have specific experience in: designing, delivering, and evaluating learning programs and services that meet adult learning principles; facilitating courses, workshops, and other learning events; assessing learning needs, identifying and implementing appropriate solutions; consulting with clients and partnering with stakeholders to develop customized programs that meet organizational needs; and managing large scale learning events such as employee conferences.

  • Occupational experience that includes: design and delivery of blended or online learning; and design and delivery of credit courses for a post-secondary institution would be considered an asset.

  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, and Sharepoint. Experience with D2L would be considered an asset.

  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology to create an exceptional student experience

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact at all levels of an organization

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction

  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment

  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in Adult Education

  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • You are a strong communicator both written and oral

  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to managing the delivery of courses, workshops, and large scale learning events.

  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to managing information related to multiple learning events with many stakeholders and partners.

  • You have strong project management skills specifically related to leading design teams in the creation and implementation of new courses and learning events.

  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence to ensure that all programs and services meet or exceed adult learning principles and academic standards.

  • You are dedicated to life-long learning to gain new skills and knowledge in the field of adult education.

What you will experience at NSCC…

You will change lives. You will 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 will be part of that change.

You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.

You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.

You will 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, occupational 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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