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Career Development Specialist (term position) - MacEwan University

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Edmonton, Alberta
Position: Career Development Specialist (term position)
Deadline: August 17, 2018
Posted: August 9, 2018

Job Description / Duties

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


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.


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. The incumbent should have at least two years of career advising, facilitation of workshops or seminars. Experience in development of information or resources for clients is desired.

Additional Information


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. 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

Salary: Salary $59,514 - $86,577 per year

Contact Information

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Category Full-Time Replacement Term (9 months)

Closing Date August 17, 2018
Competition No. 18.08.177
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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 university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.