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Associate Director, Custom Learning and Development



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York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Associate Director, Custom Learning and Development to work with Schulich Executive Education Centre in the Schulich School of Business for this exciting Contract opportunity. 

Are you a Business professional with several years of management experience in an academic or unionized environment?  Do you possess at least 10 years’ of experience in Business Development, Program Design and curriculum development? Do you possess familiarity with Adult Learning Programs and new learning technologies? Are you comfortable with creating, developing and monitoring budgets as well as ensuring that margins are met? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will help students realize, develop and fulfill their personal potential. This is achieved through the provision of direct service in the form of individual and group counselling, consultation to faculty and staff, and outreach activities.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s Degree in Adult Education or Business Administration strongly preferred. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 10 years of business development, program design and curriculum development including several years of management/supervisory experience (preferably in an educational or similar unionized work environment). Proficient in adult learning principles and new learning technologies; experience with development, and monitoring of budgets is also required. Experience in preparing and responding to RFP/RFQ/RFSO and writing proposals required.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to http://webapps.yorku.ca/nonacademicpostings/complete-pf.jsp?postingnumber=10658 and refer to posting# CPM-10658.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/


York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Posting Date: 17-Aug-2017Student Services Contract, Full-Time 15.00  Months Open 1 ASAP
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