Program Manager, Centre for Counselling and Community Safety

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Justice Institute of BC
  • Program / Project Management
  • Program / Project Evaluation & Development
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - New Westminster
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$80,000 - 90,0002019-05-152019-06-04

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator – a public post-secondary educational institution that has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation. JIBC educational programs and services are delivered to government agencies, community organizations, private corporations and the general public in communities throughout the province and around the world. Each year, the JIBC’s distinctive applied educational learning model attracts an average of 27,000 students, many of whom return as students throughout their careers.

The School of Health, Community & Social Justice (SHCSJ) consists of two Divisions: Health Sciences Division (HSD) and Community and Social Justice (CSJ). Community and Social Justice Division consists of three centres: Centre for Counselling and Community Safety (CCCS), Centre for Leadership (CL), and Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR). The School offers a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and courses in counselling and community safety, leadership, conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, as well as courses and programs in paramedicine and professional health education.

Centre for Counselling and Community Safety (CCCS) seeks an experienced manager with business acumen and an educator’s background, including curriculum development experience and expertise, for the position of Program Manager. This position will support the Centre’s work with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), as well as counselling related programming (contract and tuition based) including courses and credentials in complex trauma, trauma informed practice, expressive play therapy, and substance use. Reporting to the Program Director, the incumbent is responsible for all aspects of program management including development and delivery, business and client development, financial matters, and academic advising for prospective and current learners within CCCS.

Primary Responsibilities include:

- Program Development, Delivery & Management

- Business and Client Development

- Financial Management

For a full list of responsibilities, see the job posting on our website.

Qualifications & Requirements:

 Education and Training

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field (adult education, child welfare, social services, counselling) or an acceptable equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar capacity, preferably within a post-secondary education setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult education principles, counselling and/or child welfare content
  • Experience in and commitment to excellence in culturally safe and relevant curriculum development
  • Experience managing complex programs and projects
  • Current with theories and trends in adult education, counselling and/or child welfare
  • Experience with financial management and oversight
  • Demonstrated ability to build internal and external relationships, work in a team environment and build rapport and trust
  • Strong collaborative leadership skills
  • Proven ability to market courses and programs
  • Experience writing proposals, business cases and briefing notes
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and sensitivity working with complex issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities is an asset

Please submit a resume/CV, cover letter and copies of academic credentials quoting Competition #19-29.

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