Co-ordinator, Conflict Resolution Studies - Centre for Life-Long Learning

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 10, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 30, 2012
Centre for Life-Long Learning
Co-ordinator, Conflict Resolution Studies
Part-time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

18 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications

September 24, 2012 to April 30, 2012 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

Reporting to the Director of the Centre for Life-Long Learning, the Coordinator Conflict Resolution Studies will provide leadership and direction for the development and delivery of the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies (CCRS) Program. Specifically the Part Time Coordinator will:
• Implement a plan for delivery of the CCRS program
• Recruit facilitators, negotiate fees, develop and maintain on-going relationships between the Centre and the contractors
• Support the development of a new academic course in partnership with the Sociology Department
• Provide initial and ongoing guidance to participants (review & approve) prior learning equivalence requests
• Evaluate the design & delivery of contracted workshops and provides advice and feedback to designers and facilitators
• Conduct front end interviews with clients to address customized requests & prepare resulting proposals
• Recruit facilitators for customized requests and provides guidance on design of the intervention
• Review, develop, and implement policy related to the CCRS program
• Develop & maintain partnerships (i.e. Family Services Moncton, Family Mediation Canada, Contractors)
• Provide current information for website
• In collaboration with Conflict Resolution administrative support prepare the 2012-2013 schedule
• Provide consultation and advice to the Director of CLLL on the Conflict Resolution Program.
• Complete (in partnership with CR faculty) a review of the CR Certificate Programs
• Develop new certificates in Workplace Transformation and Family Mediation
• Work in conjunction with Business Development Officer to market the Conflict programs.

The successful candidate will preferably have a Masters Degree in Adult Education. At a minimum, they must have an Undergraduate Degree with a Certificate in Adult Education and/or a Certificate in Conflict Resolution as well as extensive knowledge and experience in an adult learning environment. The successful candidate must also be fluent in both official languages.
The ideal candidate’s previous work/ educational experience must demonstrate:
• Strong organizational skills.
• Excellent research, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building ability.
• Experience in the development and delivery of training programs.
• Experience in working in a team environment.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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): 

G. Laderoute

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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