Education Officer

Canadian Association of University Teachers

Schooling Officer

The Canadian Affiliation of College Academics (CAUT) is in search of to fill the common, full-time place of Schooling Officer.

CAUT is a progressive labour {and professional} group representing greater than 72,000 college, librarians, researchers, lecturers, and normal employees at 124 universities and faculties. It promotes the financial and political pursuits of its members, advances the requirements of the career, and seeks to enhance the standard and accessibility of post-secondary training in Canada.

Reporting to the Director of Political Motion and Communications, and beneath the coordination of the Senior Organizing and Schooling Officer, this place is answerable for managing CAUT’s training program, together with growing, coordinating, and implementing modern packages to reinforce member capability and shut expertise gaps. The incumbent has demonstrated experience in grownup training design and deployment and a familiarity with rising instructional and educational applied sciences.

Duties and Tasks

Works in session with the Senior Organizing and Schooling Officer to execute the operational priorities and work plans for all training initiatives in help of CAUT’s imaginative and prescient and aims.
Contributes to and implements a strategic training plan to construct and strengthen member expertise for efficient collective motion inside CAUT member associations.
Identifies the coaching wants of members and ensures CAUT has the capability to fulfill these wants.
Maintains a curriculum of training and coaching assets and objectives.
Creates, develops, presents, and writes grownup participatory training supplies and occasions utilizing present educating and studying finest practices.
Assists with the group of conferences, workshops, and different coaching occasions.
Coordinates the member facilitator/train-the-trainer program to establish and prepare a various pool of member volunteers, help member facilitators’ growth, and offers suggestions when wanted.
Recruits and retains volunteers to coach inside member associations through train-the-trainer packages.
Displays rising training supply know-how and instruments to establish alternatives to ship more practical training choices.
Revises and expands present CAUT training materials and workshops, in coordination with related colleagues.
Manages the Studying Administration System (LMS).
Designs and facilitates the analysis of studying experiences.
Liaise with exterior companions (e.g., Canadian Labour Congress, United Affiliation for Labor Schooling and so on.) on cross-organization and cross-movement studying initiatives.
Brings concepts, vitality, and information of training finest practices to make sure steady enhancements.
Adopts new instruments and techniques as related to the function.
Adheres to established processes and high quality management techniques for training workflow and recommends enhancements to enhance high quality or effectivity.
Participates in Political Motion and Communications crew and Organizing and Schooling crew actions together with operational planning, adoption of cross-functional initiatives, and common crew conferences to make sure alignment on objectives, progress towards priorities, and two-way communication.
Different associated duties as assigned by CAUT administration.


Schooling & Expertise:

Completion of post-secondary training in grownup training, educational design, or related area.
A minimal of 5 years {of professional} expertise in the same capability.
Vital expertise growing and coordinating each in-person and on-line course choices, together with asynchronous and synchronous parts.
Vital expertise in grownup training and in style training, together with growing participatory supplies and coordinating conferences and academic occasions.
Demonstrated expertise growing and delivering participatory, grownup curriculum and assessments.
Appreciable expertise in growing training methods, tasks, and plans. Expertise working with CRM and/or Member Database Administration, web sites, and on-line registration techniques.
Skilled expertise in an affiliation, commerce union, and/or not-for-profit group most popular.
Language Necessities:

Capability to work in each official languages at a sophisticated stage is required; consideration could also be given to candidates with superior English and intermediate French within the absence of totally certified bilingual candidates.

Information, Expertise, & Talents:

Information of the labour motion, commerce union practices and group, ideas of labour, member engagement, organizing, and the present social, political, and financial points that have an effect on CAUT members.
Glorious information of grownup studying ideas and in style training.
Efficient communication expertise with the power to speak clearly verbally and in writing to a spread of audiences.
Robust interpersonal expertise and the power to construct applicable and constructive relationships with inside and exterior contacts, based on credibility and belief.
Demonstrated capacity to work cooperatively and with tact as a part of a crew.
Capability to work independently in session with the Senior Officer whereas exhibiting a excessive diploma of initiative and sound judgment.
Demonstrated planning, time administration, and project-management expertise to successfully stability competing necessities and a number of priorities and deadlines with minimal supervision.
Robust analysis, evaluation, and important pondering capabilities.
Excessive diploma {of professional} ethics and integrity.
Understanding of and dedication to CAUT’s insurance policies, practices and procedures and alignment with CAUT’s values and aims, together with social justice, fairness, and human rights.
Location and Hours of Work:

This place is predicated in Ottawa and isn’t a completely distant place. The candidate should reside inside or be prepared to relocate inside common commuting distance of Ottawa.

The place usually works 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday); extra time could often be required.


This place has been categorised as Class 4 within the Collective Settlement between CAUT and COPE Native 225. The present rent fee for this class as of July 1, 2023, is $121,323.00.

The place consists of a superb advantages bundle together with well being and dental advantages, a registered pension plan, life and incapacity insurance coverage, worker and household help program, versatile hours of labor, and beneficiant depart together with 5 (5) weeks of trip yearly.

How one can apply:

candidates ought to submit their purposes through CAUT’s Profession Centre at The place will likely be posted till crammed. All purposes have to be addressed to the Government Director together with a canopy letter and resumé.

All purposes will likely be handled confidentially. Solely these candidates chosen for an interview will likely be contacted.

CAUT is dedicated to the ideas of employment fairness in hiring and in all its employment practices and seeks to diversify its workforce. Aboriginal individuals, individuals with disabilities, individuals who establish as LGBTQ2S, racialized individuals, and girls are actively inspired to use.

CAUT can also be dedicated to creating and sustaining an accessible, barrier-free work atmosphere together with working with candidates with disabilities requiring lodging through the recruitment, evaluation, and choice processes. If candidates require lodging, they need to talk this to Human Assets when contacted.

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