Training and Development Manager Full-time Job4 months ago - Training - Victoria - 651 views
The Office of Faculty Relations and Academic Administration (FRAA) is a resource committed to supporting the University’s mission by:
- facilitating a healthy work environment by building a collegial and inclusive community with and among faculty, librarians, the Faculty Association and university administration
- supporting academic leaders to achieve their objectives by providing timely, high-quality support and advice and professional development opportunities which reflect the priorities and values of the institution
- enabling administrative effectiveness by developing and administering clear policy, efficient processes and accurate data management.
Our work is guided by:
- a principled approach which is reasoned, respectful, equitable, and without discrimination
- professionalism, which includes maintaining competence and taking accountability
- continuous improvement to ensure the service we provide is high-quality, efficient, and responsive to the needs of those we serve
- a recognition of the importance of effective communications and clarity of purpose
- a commitment to collaborative, cooperative and supportive teamwork
Qualifications and experience:
- A university degree in a relevant discipline with preference for certification in adult education.
- Two or more years experience in needs assessment, development and delivery of training programs to adult learners in a professional environment (preferably an academic or research-focused environment).
- Previous university experience preferred.
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Key job-specific competencies:
The candidate must be able to:
- demonstrate the highest professional standards, exercising discerning and independent judgment and the utmost tact and discretion.
- ably identify training needs for adult learners in a professional environment particularly, but not exclusively, in the area of leadership.
- create pedagogically sound learning opportunities that resonate with highly intelligent and discerning learners.
- collaborate within and across teams to develop curricula suited to the target audience.
- work independently, balancing multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment.
- interact effectively with leaders, faculty and librarians, staff, students and the general public, exhibiting diplomacy and good judgment
- demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
- demonstrate strong organizational skills with ability to develop flexible routines to ensure smooth flow of work activities and respond to shifting priorities.
- accurately gather, analyze, and report data.
- manage time effectively.
- provide strong attention to detail.
- think strategically and to exercise independent judgment within the parameters of the responsibilities of the position.
- stay organized and engage in general administration skills effectively.
- exhibit high levels of competency in: Microsoft Office email and calendaring; word processing, spreadsheet and presentation tools; remote learning and education tools; webpage development and maintenance; and know (or be willing to learn) UVic’s HRIS systems (FAST, FMIS) and resource management systems.
- work within the parameters of the policies and procedures, strategic frameworks and initiatives, mission and values of the University.
The University of Victoria (Commonly referred to as uVictoria or UVic) is the second oldest public research university in British Columbia. It is a research intensive university located in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (northeast of Victoria) with an enrollment figure of more than 20,000 students. The campus is known for its innovative architecture, beautiful gardens and mild climate. It attracts many students in part because of its size, its picturesque location, and its Cooperative Education, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Engineering, and Law programs. The university is also the province's second largest research institution and the nation's lead institution in the VENUS and NEPTUNE projects.