Department: Continuing Medical Education
Status: Term up to 24 months with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent
Open Date: 1/11/2019
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Information: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is CAD $48,334.00 - 75,523.00 per annum (Specialist Professional/Phase 1). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Description: There is 1 opening for this posting. Located in Saskatoon.
Primary Purpose: To plan and coordinate educational events to meet the needs of the Division of Continuing Medical Education and stakeholders.
Nature of Work: The position reports to the Associate Dean CME, and the Manager Administration to support CME’s mission to develop, implement, research, support and evaluate evidence-informed lifelong learning opportunities for Saskatchewan Physicians and health care professionals. The work requires organizing in a complex environment, with continuous planning, and balancing multiple priorities and deadlines, creating event budgets, managing documents for quality control, and extensive public relations and communication. The impact of error is high. This position requires coordination of event committees and groups, and other stakeholders in a team environment. Quality control, meeting stakeholder needs and continuous improvement are important aspects. Events include conferences, workshops, customized programming, online courses, and distance learning, and events may be held early morning, weekdays, and occasionally weekends, and on Campus, locally and regionally in communities.
Finance and Administration
Education: Grade 12 and successful completion of a business/administrative program. A relevant undergraduate or graduate degree would be considered an asset.
Experience: A minimum of three to five years of work experience involving organization of complex situations. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Experience working in diverse and inclusive environments is required.
Skills: High level of organization with acute attention to detail and accuracy. The ability to schedule and manage multiple priorities. Strong creative thinking and problem solving skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills, managing numerous strings of communication at one time. The ability to use tact and diplomacy in difficult situations. The ability to work independently and collaboratively, under pressure and in a sometimes fast-paced environment. Supervisory skills, and the ability to organize volunteers. Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook; Adobe Professional; CONCUR, Unifi, Adobe programs.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Katherine Churchman at (306)966-7789.
This position is in scope of the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA).
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.