University of British Columbia ALDP Program Manager Part Time in Vancouver, BC

University of British Columbia

Branch Vancouver BC CA

ALDP Program Manager
Vancouver, BC

Point, Internet Research and HTML and ability to manage and update Word Press website and UBC’s Connect Learning Management System….

This position provides the management and delivery of the Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP), and related leadership development programs as they may be developed. The position contributes to the strategic process design and strategic planning for the program as well as content development for the program. It develops marketing strategies and materials, produces learning materials including the design and delivery of e-learning resources, and supports the ALDP Program Director and ALDP Planning Team. The Program Manager liaises with senior administrators, academic leaders and faculty across campus, and builds collaborative relationships with partners, cohort members and potential participants. The ideal candidate must have a great deal of initiative and integrity, excellent communication skills, an understanding of higher education and adult learning, and a balance of management, create, technical, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

Organizational Status

This position reports to the ALDP Program Director, and works collaboratively with ALDP Planning Team members and academic leadership partners to meet the goals and objectives of the program. The Program Manager will also work with CTLT and Human Resources colleagues, as needed, to ensure that the program objectives align with the University’s teaching and learning goals. Key relationships for this position are those built with the participants in the program as well as with alumni of the program, engaging commitment, providing learning support, maintaining the e-learning environment, and working with campus administrators, Deans’ offices and related offices to identify prospective applicants to the program.

Work Performed

– Works closely with the Program Director and the Planning team to develop, deliver and evaluate the program, including logistical arrangements for delivery of the program;
– Assists with program content development, including the development of flexible e-learning approaches;
– Ensures that each session is delivered effectively by working with the working group, the facilitator and resource persons, and takes a leadership role to ensure that workshop/studio outlines are developed and materials prepared;
– Develops annual program course outlines and program materials in coordination with the Program Director and the Planning Team;
– Updates web-based pages and materials, develops and maintains on-line content for ALDP in Connect Learning Management System, and works collaboratively with CTLT flexible learning specialists to enhance online and blended content;
– Recruits program participants by working with Deans’ Offices, Faculty Relations and Planning Team to identify eligible participants and gain support for their participation from senior administrators; builds strong relationships with program participants communicating with participants on a regular basis;
– Creates and maintains relationships with program alumni to build a community of mentors for the programs. Supervises participation of previous cohort members in leadership programs and mentors their involvement;
– Develops program communications, marketing strategies and materials for the program;
– Administers, compiles and analyzes participant evaluations; prepares statistical reports; conducts assessments, prepares reports and analyses, makes recommendations for change; develops presentations and progress reports on the program showing key achievements and challenges;
– Works within the program’s budget and prepares regular budget reports and plans for review for the Program Director and the Planning Team;
– Calls and attends Planning Team and other ALDP meetings, and provides related administrative support to the meetings;
– Liaises with Advisory Committee and organizes annual meeting;
– Maintains and updates knowledge of leadership development, change management principles and practices, instructional technology, and pedagogical practices to improve participant learning opportunities;
– Works with the Program Director to streamline processes and look for efficiencies for the overall management of this program;
Other duties as assigned requisite with skills and experience.

Supervision Received

Reports directly to the ALDP Program Director. This position liaises with and draws upon the expertise of members of the ALDP Planning Team, the working groups, participants in the program, on- and off-campus services, and CTLT and Human Resources staff to help both streamline program administration and develop relevant program resources

Supervision Given

This position may supervise students.

Consequence of Error/Judgement

Serious errors in judgment and failure to follow best practices may have negative consequences on the quality of academic leadership development at UBC. They may also damage the reputations of the Provost’s Office, Human Resources, CTLT and the ALDP program.


Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Degree in Education, Educational Technology, Organizational behavior, or related discipline. Minimum of four years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in development, design, delivery and evaluation of educational programs in a university setting, with demonstrated skill and knowledge of related pedagogy preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, skills and experience. Experience working with senior administrators and faculty in higher education will be preferred. . High degree of initiative, independence and flexibility. Ability to contribute to development of educational leadership content. Ability to assist with the development of strategic engagement processes and strategic plans. Effective project management abilities. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to independently organize ALDP’s learning events. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and problem solving skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment. Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet multiple deadlines. Diplomacy, tact, and discretion. Computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Research and HTML and ability to manage and update Word Press website and UBC’s Connect Learning Management System.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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