Date: September 30, 2015 Competition: # 15-38
Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator with a mission to develop dynamic justice and public safety professionals through its exceptional applied education, training and research. JIBC offers exceptional continuing education for work and career-related learning and development; internationally recognized education that leads to certificates, diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and graduate certificates; and customized contract training for all levels of government and related agencies, industry, business, and private organizations. Our education provides professionals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to excel at every stage of their career contributing to safer communities and a more just society.
In support of JIBC’s mission and vision, Academic and Strategic Plans, the primary purpose of this position is to direct, manage, and undertake activities to advance Indigenization and Aboriginal education/services at the institute in collaboration and coordination with Schools, Offices and Divisions. This position also oversees curriculum development activities that is undertaken with program faculty and staff to enhance indigenization of curriculum; coordinates and manages contract activity; and facilitates institutional approaches to strengthen responsiveness to Aboriginal learners, communities, and organizations.
This position brings management and leadership skills; knowledge of adult education, instructional skills, online and face-to-face curriculum design and development; business development skills; and strong relationship development, facilitation, and organizational abilities. Included in this role is contributing to strategic planning, setting measurable goals for the Office, financial management, staff and faculty recruiting and supervision, and project management.
Full Announcement (PDF): Program Director, Office of Indigenization