ESSENTIAL SKILLS COORDINATOR
DEPARTMENT: Education and Training
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019
SALARY/WAGE: $28.00 per hour
ANTICIPATED START DATE: Approximately June 17, 2019
POSITION TYPE: Full-Time - 37.5 hours/week, 21-Month Term Position
Reporting to the Director of Education and Training, the Essential Skills Coordinator is accountable for the successful implementation of the Essential Skills for Aboriginal Futures program, through the "Passing it On" program. ESAF provides targeted, essential skills-focused training for Indigenous students entering into employment in specific occupations or trades. Must be willing to attend three 5-6 day training sessions in Vancouver.
- Oversees and directs the stages, partnerships, scheduling and curriculum development.
- Manages day-to-day program operations.
- Facilitates staff discussions to address program issues and develops plans for action and implementation.
- Ensures staff specific Essential Skills training.
- Participates in case conferencing during various phases of the project.
- Assess program progress and outcomes.
- Monitors and prepares written reports on the progress of the program, client and partner outcomes.
- Provides accurate and timely data collection and input, conduct analysis and program evaluations.
- Holds team meetings, coaches, resolves conflict; maintains staff schedules.
- Conducts client assessment screening and evaluations, supervise pre and post-program assessment, including TOWES. (Training Provided).
- Curriculum Development.
- Conducts and completes student progress reports, Individual Enhancement Plans, and client follow-up.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Degree in Education, Business or Arts (Social Sciences, Psychology), or similar/equivalent.
- Adult Education Certificate Preferred.
- Essential Skills Practitioner Certificate an Asset, training will be provided.
- Experience managing educational or similar programs, in a supervisory role preferred.
- Experience with Indigenous organizations is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
- Project management: demonstrated ability to oversee projects in partnership with other organizations, government agencies or industry.
- Proven ability to liaise effectively and develop relationships with government, private and public sector, and community agencies to establish, nurture and maintain relationships.
- Experience in design, implementation and management of workplace transition and/or learning initiatives/programs.
- Strong communication skills, including demonstrated abilities in group facilitation; ability to effectively present information, and respond to questions from professional groups and the general public.
- Possess effective time management skills; ability to multi-task; prioritize; strong organizational skills.
- Knowledge, experience in program or curriculum an asset.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook and database software such as Access and/or FileMaker Pro.
- Strong problem-solving skills; resourceful; effective decision-making abilities.
- Strong counselling skills; strong ability to develop prevention and intervention strategies to meet student needs.
- Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
- Strong research and analysis skills.
- Flexible and adaptable to frequently changing priorities.
Submit your cover letter and resume to employerrep(at)abcentre.org by 4 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019.
Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates (Status, Non-status, Metis, or Inuit). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $28.00 /hour