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Career Development Specialist - MacEwan University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Edmonton, Alberta
Position: Career Development Specialist
Deadline: June 13, 2016
Posted: June 2, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Career Development and Experiential Learning (CDEL) is comprised of four merged services including: Career Services, Work Integrated Learning, Graduate School or Further Education Planning, and Co-Curricular Services. The department provides education, information, and support in various formats for MacEwan University, students, faculty and staff, employers, community partners, and alumni in the context of student career development.

The Career Development Specialist is responsible for the development and delivery of accessible, responsive and relevant career advising services to students, alumni and program areas of MacEwan University. The Career Development Specialist creates, develops and evaluates initiatives, events and projects for students and alumni focusing on the development of life-long skills that can be accessed to manage one's own career. This includes working with stakeholders (faculty, staff, alumni, employers and students); the development of learning outcomes for services provided as well as content development and formats for workshops, seminars, information sessions, career fairs and one to one advising.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful applicant must have a related University degree. A background in and knowledge of current career development theory, experience in post-secondary and in leadership roles are desirable. Other experience includes: at least two years of career advising, facilitation of workshops or seminars and the development of information or resources for clients. Certification and experience with career assessments such as the Strong Interest Inventory or MBTI is preferred. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and have a willingness to engage in creative thinking and problem solving. Technological competencies in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with MacEwanWorks (ORBIS) or other Career Management software is considered an asset.

Additional Information

Deadline date-Open til suitable candidate is found.

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, but the rewards keep coming. Our total compensation package includes:
Competitive base pay
Generous vacation time
Secure pension plan
Excellent benefits package
Effective recognition and retention programs
Continuous learning culture
Opportunities for career growth
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Salary: $57,098 - $74,227 per annum

Contact Information

MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430

Employer Profile

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.