Project Manager - Nunavut Programs - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Date of Posting: 
May 20, 2015
Faculty of Education
Project Manager - Nunavut Programs
Part-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

7.5 hours per week

Commensurate with education and experience (grant funded)

As soon as possible until April 30, 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and project requirements.)

UPEI Faculty of Education invites applications for the position of Project Manager for the Certificate in Educational Leadership in Nunavut (CELN) program and other future programs in Nunavut.  The Project Manager will report to the Dean of Education and the Academic Lead of CELN.  The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management of this prestigious project while providing management, administrative, and financial services supportive.


The successful candidate will:
• Responsible for the managing and monitoring of the budgets and financial transactions
• Responsible for annually submitting financial report of programs
• Assist in writing reports and documents
• Assist in the identification and collection of Inuit educational resources
• Manage public relations associated with the programs
• Book and organize travel arrangements associated with programs
• Organize agendas and arrangements for meetings
• Attend meetings and conference calls
• Take notes/minutes during meetings and distribute documents
• Acquire signed photo-release forms and take photos related to programs
• Continually update the CELN website
• Write articles and updates for communication and media purposes
• If required, travel to Nunavut to assist in program implementation
• Assist in the development, support, and presentation of educational initiatives related to programs
• Work alongside the Faculty of Education, Graduate Programs Administrative Support person to maintain records for students who have been/are registered in the program
• Gain a solid understanding of the CELN Memorandum of Agreement and other cooperative agreements between the UPEI and the Government of Nunavut
• Perform other duties, as required


The successful applicant will ideally possess the following qualifications:
• Completion of Undergraduate Degree in a related field
• Experience working and researching within Inuit/Aboriginal communities
• Knowledge of Inuit education, culture, languages and history
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a team in an Inuit context
• Previous successful project management experience and qualifications
• Excellent writing, editing and multi-media computer technology skills
• Ability to analyze, synthesize and process qualitative data and information
• Experience developing, managing and reporting budgets
• Strong administrative skills related to project management

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

S. Russell

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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