Current job postings

Manager
Scholarship Partners Canada

(One-year term position)

Universities Canada is recruiting a manager for a one-year term position to be responsible for the Scholarship Partners Canada program. Scholarship Partners Canada offers unmatched end-to-end scholarship services and is considered the leading Canadian service provider in the field of scholarship management. It manages government-funded international partnership programs and more than 120 scholarship programs on behalf of private sector companies.

As manager you will ensure effective day-to-day coordination and smooth operation of all aspects of the unit as well as provide the director with yearly plans, resource requirements and control program expenditures.

You’re not in it alone; you will draw on the strength and expertise of team with unique educational expertise and who has been managing scholarship services for over 50 years. Generating new business and integrating new programs within the unit will be key to your success.

If you are right for this opportunity, you will possess the education, experience, and knowledge listed below:

Education and experience

  • University degree preferably in social sciences
  • Five to six years of relevant progressive experience with at least two years of supervisory experience
  • Prior experience working with corporate clients
  • Prior experience working within the university environment an asset 

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the Canadian education institutions and programs
  • Knowledge of financial management practices
  • Excellent networking relations

Abilities/Qualities 

  • Excellent oral and written skills in both official languages
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-term goals
  • Ability to manage multiple external clients and multiple contracts
  • Excellent computer skills particularly working with databases
  • Ability to foster a cooperative team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Judgement, tact and diplomacy
  • Strong organization skills

The hiring salary range for this position is from $78,717 to $90,478 depending on experience. Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an underfill capacity, in which case the candidate would be hired at a lower level than the position level.

Universities Canada is the voice of Canada’s universities at home and abroad, advancing higher education, research and innovation for the benefit of all Canadians. We provide a forum for discussion and a framework for action at the federal level, facilitating the development of public policy on higher education, research and innovation. We also encourage cooperation among universities and among partners with whom we share interests. We are a non-governmental, not-for-profit association, funded through membership fees and revenues from our publications and other services.

Universities Canada is a National Capital Region Top Employer. We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes four weeks of vacation, an attractive pension plan, group insurance, free gym membership and scholarships for children.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter to the human resources service, Universities Canada, 1710-350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1 by July 25, 2019. Email address: careers@univcan.ca.

While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged. 

Universities Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. All documents provided by Universities Canada can be provided in a format that takes into account the person’s disability.  

If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise Universities Canada in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. If such accommodations are needed, please contact the human resources service. The information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially and will not affect the evaluation.

 

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