Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
We are looking for a Program Officer to support the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) Learning Team, located on the Montreal Rd Campus in East Ottawa. The selected candidate would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.
Do you thrive in an environment with a lot of multi-tasking and consider yourself able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment? Do you love to develop creative solutions for a variety of learning needs? Are you excited about the prospect of working with IRAP, an important Government of Canada innovation program? If yes, then this may be the type of opportunity you are looking for.
As a Program Officer on the Learning Team, you will report to the Program Advisor. You will provide instructional design advice and guidance related to IRAP learning initiatives in subject areas such as orientation, leadership, technical skills, soft skills and compliance, as well as evaluation approaches. You will have an opportunity to provide recommendations for learning program development and delivery, as well develop and deliver learning to IRAP colleagues. You will collaborate with the Program Advisor, internal stakeholders and external parties to develop and facilitate learning delivery across all regions and provide recommendations for, and contribute to, evaluation strategies to measure and report on learning effectiveness and impacts.
Occasional travel may be required for training purposes and regional meetings.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
Requires university degree in education, adult learning, instructional design, or other discipline related to the duties of the position.
Equivalency based on a combination of education and experience would be considered.
For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency
Significant experience in applying adult learning principles and instructional design methodologies to develop learning solutions for a variety of delivery methods (instructor led classroom, elearning) particularly in the cognitive and affective domains.
Significant experience in communicating and collaborating with a variety of employee levels within an organization and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Extensive experience in the creating, reviewing, and amending communications and learning materials (digital and print).
Advanced-level experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
Significant experience in developing evaluation strategies and analyzing/reporting on learning-related data and trends.
Significant experience in the use of elearning authoring tools (Adobe Captivate an asset)
Condition of Employment
Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC
Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of IRAP programs, partners, objectives and operational environment
Extensive knowledge in adult learning and instructional design principles.
Solid knowledge of learning management systems and the administration of systems (SuccessFactors an asset)
Solid knowledge of the MS office suite and the ability to create reports in EXCEL, extract relevant information, perform analysis of data and create summaries for the purposes of communication within the team.
Knowledge of learning authoring tools (Captivate an asset) as well as SCORM compliance.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to plan and execute on multiple projects and provide ongoing status updates
Management services - Client focus (Level 3)
Management services - Communication (Level 2)
Management services - Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 2)
Management services - Initiative (Level 2)
Management services - Results orientation (Level 3)
Management services - Teamwork (Level 2)
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile: Management Services
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.
From $68,066 to $80,021 per annum.
In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.
A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (10090) to:
Closing Date: 3 August 2020 - 23:59 Eastern Time