Adult Learning Centre Coordinator - Communities

University College of the North

Posted Oct 16, 2020 at 03:00 pm Closes Oct 30, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Job Location:
The Pas or Thompson, Manitoba
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Adult Learning Centre Coordinator - Communities

Classification:  College Instructor

Full-Time Regular Position

The Pas or Thompson, Manitoba 

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve.  Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students. 

The Position: Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Access, the Adult Learning Centre (ALC) Coordinator – Communities is responsible for the day-to-day activities associated with the operation of the Adult Learning Centre program at community campuses.  The Coordinator will be a resource to ALC instructors in the community and may also be assigned instruction duties.  The Coordinator assists with activities including University College promotion, student recruitment, applications and registrations, and various program administrative functions.  Holding a valid Manitoba Teaching Certificate, the Coordinator oversees the development and delivery of culturally relevant curriculum and evaluation of student performance related to teaching assignments.


  • A Bachelor of Education Degree with a valid Manitoba Teaching Certificate

  • A minimum of five years teaching experience, ideally at the high school or adult education level, (specializing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, Computers and/or Science)

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience using provincial curriculum frameworks

  • Knowledge and experience with learning technologies in a high school, college or university setting

  • Previous experience working with Indigenous and northern learners

  • Effective communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and address issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern Manitoba


  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language

  • Previous administrative experience in an education setting

  • Experience with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) advising

  • Certificate in Adult Education or comparable education

    Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Ability to travel to northern and isolated communities by vehicle, plane or train

  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible delivery schedule – day, evening, and distance learning courses

  • Candidates must provide an acceptable Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry



    Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

    Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications. 

    Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process.  Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Competition Number:           20-074

    Closing Date:                        October 30, 2020; however, will remain open until filled

    Salary Range:                       $31.64 to $46.99, plus remoteness allowance and Academic Coordinators’ allowance

    Apply to:                               University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources

                                                  P.O. Box 3000

                                                  The Pas MB R9A 1M7

                                                  Fax: (204) 623-4414

                                                  Email: (preferred format)


    We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Application materials, including

    letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba). 

    Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

    For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.c


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