Academic Department Manager

University of Alberta

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

In accordance with the Administrative and Skilled Officer Settlement , this full-time persevering with place provides 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 situated 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 counterpoint our vibrant group.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, group builders, and world shapers who lead with objective every day. We’re dwelling to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate packages, over 13,000 college and employees, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as considered one of 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 searching for an skilled administrator for the Departments of Renewable Assets (REN R), Useful resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES), and Human Ecology (HECOL)..

These departments present a large breadth of built-in analysis and educating packages. Useful resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES) contains analysis and educating associated to the fields of environmental and useful resource economics, economics of agriculture meals & agribusiness, environmental and useful resource sociology, and worldwide growth. With a concentrate on enhancing individuals’s on a regular basis environments, Human Ecology has packages and analysis in getting old, youngsters, youth and households, materials tradition, and textile and attire science. The division of Renewable Assets’ analysis and teachings are associated to the fields of agriculture and the surroundings, 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 methods 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 assets, and educational program administration whereas guaranteeing that each one working insurance policies and procedures help the Departments and School’s pursuit of excellence in educating, analysis and repair. The ADM will even play an vital position in governance, communications, security, and area and services administration. In all aspects of this position, the ADM endeavors to combine and advance the College’s dedication to fairness, variety, and inclusivity.


Together with the Division Chairs, the duties of the ADM embody:

  • In collaboration with the Service Accomplice (Finance), manages the Departments’ funds and endowments, displays the working funds and analysis initiatives transactions and recommends methods and proposals relating to funds allocations /reallocations and distribution of assets to help space’s priorities
  • In collaboration with the Service Accomplice (HR), gives 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 employees
  • Contributes skilled and administrative experience to the event of plans, goals, 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 Assist Workers to reply questions, inform insurance policies, and resolve operational points (monetary, HR, operational, IT, and so on.), involving Service Companions when applicable however usually resolving points on the Division stage
  • Tracks key analytics and develops stories to help departmental determination making. Responds to requests
  • from the School or School places of work for monetary and statistical data to help departmental determination making
  • Manages the circulate of operations/administrative data/information to the Educational Division Chairs. Ensures data is correct and well timed for efficient determination making
  • Supplies administrative help to the Educational Division Chairs and Division committees for Undergraduate and Graduate packages (together with accreditation, internship, practicum, subject college, and so on.)
  • Leads Departmental communication and works with the Service Accomplice (Communication) to develop and handle the Division communications technique to make sure that related and important data is delivered to stakeholders
  • Works with the IT service accomplice and IST (Internet design), and the Educational Division Chairs, to develop or replace the Division Internet content material and overview and consider its analytics
  • Manages Division area allocation (with help of the division’s administrative assets), furnishings, furnishings, and workplace tools in addition to requests for laptop, cellphone and system entry. Additionally manages the Division car administration, threat 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 on.) assigned to the school and the broader College group
  • Supplies direct supervision to Administrative and Technical Workers within the Division

{Qualifications} & Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Diploma or superior diploma in a associated subject with 5 or extra years of expertise inside a big post-secondary surroundings
  • 5 of extra years of senior stage administration expertise in main and supervising employees
  • Expertise working in a big unionized surroundings and information of the varied contracts together with the School, APO, ATS, NASA and TRAS Agreements
  • Excessive stage of analytical and problem-solving abilities, critical-thinking abilities, resourcefulness Demonstrated expertise in human assets, monetary evaluation and budgeting
  • Demonstrated use of methods and instruments reminiscent of Excel, database question instruments (Tableau), funds instruments (UPlan) and PeopleSoft (Finance, HCM, Campus Options) could be an asset
  • Glorious written and oral communication abilities in addition to interpersonal abilities to develop efficient relationships with college and directors in addition to a broad community of contacts Planning, organizational, time administration abilities, and demonstrates sound judgement Potential to work independently
  • Confirmed skill to work collaboratively with workforce members from totally different areas of experience, and with senior directors in a company
  • Coaching/expertise in strategic planning, venture administration and assets 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

On the College of Alberta, we’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring course of for all candidates. For those who require lodging to take part within the interview course of, please tell us on the time of reserving your interview and we’ll make each effort to accommodate your wants.

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