Academic Department Manager

  • Contract
  • Canada
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

University of Alberta

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This place is part of the Affiliation of the Educational Employees of the College of Alberta (AASUA).

In accordance with the Administrative and Skilled Officer Settlement , this full-time persevering with place gives a complete advantages package deal discovered right here and annual wage vary of $76,395.00 – $127,323.00.

Location – This position is in-person at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re positioned on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to complement our vibrant group.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, group builders, and world shapers who lead with goal every day. We’re house to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 school and workers, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one among Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work could have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing illnesses, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division

The School of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences is looking for an skilled administrator for the Departments of Renewable Sources (REN R), Useful resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES), and Human Ecology (HECOL)..

These departments present a large breadth of built-in analysis and instructing applications. Useful resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES) consists of analysis and instructing associated to the fields of environmental and useful resource economics, economics of agriculture meals & agribusiness, environmental and useful resource sociology, and worldwide improvement. With a deal with enhancing folks’s on a regular basis environments, Human Ecology has applications and analysis in getting old, youngsters, youth and households, materials tradition, and textile and attire science. The division of Renewable Sources’ analysis and teachings are associated to the fields of agriculture and the setting, conservation biology, environmental soil science, forest ecology and administration, and reclamation and restoration of land and water.

Place abstract

Reporting to the School Normal Supervisor and offering operational help to the Division Chairs, the Educational Division Supervisor (ADM) is accountable for the design, implementation and administration of environment friendly and efficient administrative techniques for his or her Departments. The ADM will develop an intimate understanding of the Departments’ actions and builds productive and efficient ongoing relationships and networks in any respect ranges of the group. The ADM will help departmental strategic planning, monetary administration, human sources, and educational program administration whereas guaranteeing that every one working insurance policies and procedures help the Departments and School’s pursuit of excellence in instructing, analysis and repair. The ADM may also play an essential position in governance, communications, security, and area and amenities administration. In all aspects of this position, the ADM endeavors to combine and advance the College’s dedication to fairness, variety, and inclusivity.


Along side the Division Chairs, the obligations of the ADM embrace:

  • In collaboration with the Service Associate (Finance), manages the Departments’ funds and endowments, displays the working price range and analysis initiatives transactions and recommends methods and proposals relating to price range allocations /reallocations and distribution of sources to help space’s priorities
  • In collaboration with the Service Associate (HR), supplies recommendation and help to Educational Division Chairs
  • and space supervisors on human useful resource points (e.g. hiring, efficiency administration, ER/LR) and manages the worker lifecycle (e.g. Letters of Appointment, cancelation stipends) for the Division’s working workers
  • Contributes skilled and administrative experience to the event of plans, aims, options, insurance policies and procedures, guaranteeing the mixing of space planning with School, School and/or College priorities
  • Acts as a key first level of contact for the Departments’ Educational and Help Employees to reply questions, inform insurance policies, and resolve operational points (monetary, HR, operational, IT, and so forth.), involving Service Companions when applicable however typically resolving points on the Division degree
  • Tracks key analytics and develops reviews to help departmental resolution making. Responds to requests
  • from the School or School places of work for monetary and statistical info to help departmental resolution making
  • Manages the movement of operations/administrative info/knowledge to the Educational Division Chairs. Ensures info is correct and well timed for efficient resolution making
  • Offers administrative help to the Educational Division Chairs and Division committees for Undergraduate and Graduate applications (together with accreditation, internship, practicum, discipline college, and so forth.)
  • Leads Departmental communication and works with the Service Associate (Communication) to develop and handle the Division communications technique to make sure that related and significant info is delivered to stakeholders
  • Works with the IT service associate and IST (Net design), and the Educational Division Chairs, to develop or replace the Division Net content material and overview and consider its analytics
  • Manages Division area allocation (with help of the division’s administrative sources), furnishings, furnishings, and workplace gear in addition to requests for pc, cellphone and system entry. Additionally manages the Division car administration, danger and legal responsibility program.
  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with the Division and School management and stakeholders, Educational Division Managers, service companions (e.g. HR, Finance, Communication, and so forth.) assigned to the school and the broader College group
  • Offers direct supervision to Administrative and Technical Employees within the Division

{Qualifications} & Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Diploma or superior diploma in a associated discipline with 5 or extra years of expertise inside a big post-secondary setting
  • 5 of extra years of senior degree administration expertise in main and supervising workers
  • Expertise working in a big unionized setting and information of the assorted contracts together with the School, APO, ATS, NASA and TRAS Agreements
  • Excessive degree of analytical and problem-solving expertise, critical-thinking expertise, resourcefulness Demonstrated expertise in human sources, monetary evaluation and budgeting
  • Demonstrated use of techniques and instruments resembling Excel, database question instruments (Tableau), price range instruments (UPlan) and PeopleSoft (Finance, HCM, Campus Options) can be an asset
  • Wonderful written and oral communication expertise in addition to interpersonal expertise to develop efficient relationships with school and directors in addition to a broad community of contacts Planning, organizational, time administration expertise, and demonstrates sound judgement Means to work independently
  • Confirmed potential to work collaboratively with crew members from completely different areas of experience, and with senior directors in a corporation
  • Coaching/expertise in strategic planning, undertaking administration and sources planning, enterprise course of overview, and alter administration
  • Data of College of Alberta’s governance, insurance policies, and procedures, in addition to a very good understanding of the educational tradition and working necessities

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