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Project Planner

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Project Planner

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Employment Status Part Time
Employment Type Fixed Term
Job Summary
In cooperation with community partners and College staff, this position is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, administering and evaluating a variety of project offerings at CNC. This is a position whose decisions and actions have significant impact on the operations of the campus and the College, as accountability is to external as well as internal partners. This position is directly responsible for generating sufficient new projects at the College to justify the workload and, in certain instances, responsible for the complete recovery of all related project and administrative costs. 
Specific Duties
• Assess and investigate industry and community needs to identify adult training/educational opportunities and determine activities which the College should pursue.
• Write proposals, negotiate with funding partners and College partners;
• Develop project budgets, negotiate budgets with funding partners;
• Ensure the financial viability of all projects, taking into account all direct and indirect costs;
• Handle a variety of special assignments independently;
• Research various industry standards and requirements as well as labour market data.
• Establish comprehensive marketing and advertising processes in consultation with CNC Marketing and Communications
• Document project and course objectives and appropriate content, with the required community, faculty and administrative support and resources;
• Perform prescribed tasks of faculty/staff recruitment, training, development and maintenance processes, such as identifying potential faculty through community and faculty processes and consultation, working with community/faculty to identify preferred qualifications, making arrangements with faculty for offered positions; ensuring faculty are informed about administrative processes relevant to their educational activities;
• Communicate with community partners, instructors and students regarding project and course changes such as dates, times, locations, promotional activities, budgets, cancellation policies and decisions and other administrative issues arising;
• Initiate and facilitate collaborative group work in the community and the College, often with groups where no previous relationship exists, and where the reputation of the College’s work is at stake;
• Write briefing notes and make recommendations on research topics;
• Attend internal and external meetings, communicate with internal and external partners, advise internal and external partners on vision, direction and opportunities as well as internal and external policies and procedures affecting the work;
• You will be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities.
• You will promote a positive work atmosphere and communicating in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.
• Other duties as assigned by Regional Principal or designate.
Skills & Qualifications
• Recognized two (2 ) year diploma in in business management or relevant field of study. Preference given to applicants with a bachelor’s degree.
• 3 years or more in adult education, program management, and training coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience;

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, written skills must be demonstrated;
• Demonstrated understanding of adult education philosophy;
• Proven ability to facilitate collaborative group work;
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage all resources for project completion;
• Proven experience working with industry / business / community partners in education/training;
• Working knowledge of training needs assessment processes and development;
• Working knowledge of industry, business and community resources;
• Working knowledge of relevant funding agencies;
• Excellent skills in problem-solving, including the ability to resolve a variety of unusual conditions using both analytical skills and the development of new information on the problem situation;
• Proven ability to exercise organizational and routine supervisory skills;
• Ability to work with continuous interruptions and to coordinate activities within the work of the unit;
• Ability to work independently and meet extremely demanding work schedules and deadlines;
• Ability to motivate others to maintain quality services in a constantly changing environment;
• Proven ability to maintain positive working relationships (internally and externally) in an extremely demanding environment, to work with tact and diplomacy, and to be persuasive about the abilities of the College to meet community and industry needs;
• Proven skills in investigation and research;
• Understanding of marketing processes;
• Utilization of appropriate technological resources;
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
Band J
Grade NA
Salary $39.69 per hour
Location Mackenzie
CNC Campus Mackenzie
Province BC
Country Canada
Department Academic
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 24-004SM
Employee Group Operational
Desired Start Date
Position end date (if temporary or seasonal) 03/31/2025
Additional Appointment Details
Number of Hours per week 0 - 35
Posting Competition Status Accepting Applications
Number of Positions to fill 1
Open Date 04/08/2024
Screening/Close Date 05/06/2024
Remain Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instruction/Details to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally able to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Post-Secondary Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Red Seal Certification
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate
  3. * How many years of experience in adult education and training coordination to you have?
    • 0-2
    • 3-5
    • more than 5
  4. * Do you have a working knowledge of labour market research and research processes?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Do you have experience in managing projects?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have a two year diploma in office or business management?
    • No
    • Yes
    • Higher education than Diploma

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Credentials
  2. Other