Bachelor of Education (Human Resource Development) and Certificate in Adult Education Coordinator - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Date of Posting: 
July 3, 2014
Faculty of Education
Bachelor of Education (Human Resource Development) and Certificate in Adult Education Coordinator
Term Part Time
Hours of Work: 

 18.75 hours per week 

Commensurate with qualifications

July 14, 2014 to July 13, 2015 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Faculty of Education invites applications for the position of Coordinator: Bachelor of Education (Human Resource Development) and Certificate in Adult Education. This is a half-time (50%) position.

The Bachelor of Education (Human Resource Development) and the Certificate in Adult Education are innovative programs offered jointly by UPEI and Holland College. The programs are designed for:
• Adult educators who teach within post-secondary institutions such as colleges
• Adult educators engaged with business or industry organizations;
• Public school vocational and technology teachers;
• Community educators; and,
• Adult educators who are teaching in countries outside of Canada.


Reporting directly to the Dean of Education, the Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing effective leadership and operations of the BEd (HRD) and CAE programs. S/he will specifically:
• Liaise with the Program Coordinator at Holland College in the development and delivery of the program;
• Consult with students on how the program can meet their goals and in the selection of appropriate UPEI courses;
Manage student enrollment and maintain records in cooperation with the Registrar’s Office;
• Provide support to Sessional instructors;
• Prepare reports for and meet with Faculty Education Council;
• Schedule, organize and maintain records of meetings of the Program Steering Committee;
• Market the program to new clientele;
• Perform other duties related to the BEd (HRD) and CAE programs, as required.


• The ideal candidate will have a strong academic and research background in adult education, together with experience in teaching adults in a variety of settings.
• The successful applicant will hold a graduate degree in education, and have completed several years successful experience as an adult education instructor.
• S/he will have a strong understanding of the cultures and philosophies of learning at universities and colleges, and strong organizational skills including administration and/or coordination experience at the University or College level.
• Experience supervising and supporting teachers in learning environments is considered an advantage, as is a sound knowledge of Prince Edward Island’s education system.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills are required, as is the ability to work a flexible schedule.
• The incumbent must have their own transportation to a variety of locations.

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): 

B. Stewart

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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