SAIT Polytechnic Distance Education Coordinator (Projects Coordinator) Full Time in Calgary, AB

SAIT Polytechnic

Branch Calgary AB CA

Distance Education Coordinator (Projects Coordinator)
Calgary, AB

Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized. Manage Distance Education programs….

School of Construction


The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic) has been a leader in the technical training for 90 years. SAIT presently offers training in 79 diploma and certificate program areas, 26 apprenticeship and pre-employment programs and 4 applied degree programs. It has total registrations of over 76,000, a combined budget of over $231 million and more than 1,900 staff.

SAIT Polytechnic is a dynamic organization committed to satisfying the ever-changing needs of learners and employers. The strategic plan was updated this year with input from SAIT students, staff, and stakeholders and identifies the direction and goals necessary to ensure provision of an array of learning opportunities in accessible, flexible formats. SAIT Polytechnic emphasizes training that is current and relevant. Using on-campus and on-line resources, instructors with industry expertise and experience manage the learning process. The needs of the community, marketplace and learners will drive the future direction of SAIT Polytechnic.

SAIT Polytechnic’s ten-year strategic plan (2006-2016) sets the direction to continue to be Canada’s premier polytechnic by focusing on three directions: leader in learning, entrepreneurial outlook and world-class service culture.

For further information visit www.sait.ca

To provide innovative leadership and management in the marketing, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of Construction Distance Education training by providing relevant skill oriented education.

Manage Distance Education programs
Provide information to prospective program participants, both individually and through public information sessions
Organize, conduct interviews with, and select program participants
Create and maintain program schedules
Evaluate and order textbooks, materials, and supplies
Participate in the development and maintenance of program budgets
Control and track program revenue and expenditures
Hire, orient, prepare, and evaluate instructors
Liaise with learner support services such as Customer Services, SAIT Bookstore, Finance, Purchasing, and Facilities Management
Liaise with students, monitoring their progress and organizing intervention for students experiencing difficulties
Manage special projects relating to the marketing and promotion of Distance Education programs
Complete reports on the progress of the programs and provide documentation as required
Liaise with service provider partners, and attend meetings and graduation exercises
Offer advice and insight to develop future construction related programs relative to service providers’ needs
Work closely with the other School of Construction Earned Revenue Coordinators to reach previously established earned revenue targets
Represent the department and earned revenue section to establish partnerships both within and outside SAIT to achieve earned revenue goals
Maintain a strong base of industry contact
Maintain a strong knowledge base of courses, programs and resources available at SAIT and the Construction Department

Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
Proven communication, team building, and supervisory skills
Either a university degree, a relevant diploma, or relevant management experience
Demonstrated ability to foster successful relationships with clients and industry
Customer relations orientation
Business planning, including financial planning experience: i.e. cost estimating
Proven effectiveness in a coordination role and the ability to manage and develop training programs – an ability to deliver positive results and to be held accountable
Extensive experience (minimum 5 years) in a post-secondary or business environment, ideally in a position that encompassed project management and supervision
Ability to conceive and implement courses and programs
Experience in project management and/or site supervision
An understanding of the department’s business and marketing plans
Proven experience in products/service sales
Familiarity with contracts and wages administration
A valid driver’s license
A related technical credential
A valid passport

Successful candidates must provide proof of qualifications. Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized.

OPEN TO: SAIT Employees and the Public

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience


CLOSING DATE: January 30, 2015

It’s an exciting time to join the SAIT Polytechnic team. With a new strategic plan and a growth agenda, SAIT is doing more of what it already does exceptionally well: delivering applied education that leads to great careers. As a recognized top employer, SAIT offers a variety of benefits and services for staff including flexible scheduling, a great vacation package, Christmas leave, personal and professional development programs, access to our Wellness Centre, transportation discounts and more. To learn more, please visit Why Work at SAIT

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please visit the SAIT careers site at http://www.sait.ca/careers . SAIT is committed to Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified individuals.

NOTE: The preferred method of application is on-line. Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly. By applying your resume may be considered for other opportunities at SAIT that suit your experience.

SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education.

Freedom of information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP)
The personal information recorded on the application form is being collected under the authority of Section 33c of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. The information will be used for the purpose(s) of employee recruitment and administration and is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. If you require additional information concerning the collection and use of this personal information , please contact the SAIT FOIP Coordinator in Employee Services at 403-284-8633.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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