Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and supporting the Associate Dean, Educational Development, the Manager of Operations, Office of Professional and Educational Development (OPED) oversees the daily operations of the Office of Professional and Educational Development. Working with the COO, and in collaboration with the Associate Dean the Manager of Operations supports the strategic planning process including the development and implementation of the strategic plan, monitoring and updating the plan to ensure alignment with the Faculty of Medicine and Memorial University, as well as standards set out by the Committee on the Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME). Duties include: building and fostering relationships within the Faculty of Medicine, external organizations including the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association, the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information, and other organizations on both a provincial and national level with overlapping mandates; overseeing financial and human resource processes, monitoring revenue generation, funding allocations, hiring practices, productivity, and sustainability; identifying new opportunities for revenue generating partnerships that align with the strategic priorities of the OPED; drafting agreements/contacts for services and working with the COO and General Counsel for approval; responding to Conflicts of Interest (COI) and Requests for Proposals (RTP); ensuring programs are delivered in accordance with contractual obligations; liaising directly with clients regarding the terms of the contracts; overseeing change management and communication to staff regarding new policies, procedures and processes; creating business processes and policies, and liaising with the Policy Analyst for approvals; leading a team of professionals dedicated to educational and research-focused programming using traditional and digital learning delivery methods by ensuring they have the resources needed to successfully deliver programs, and other related duties as required.


Experience (5 - 7 years) in a management capacity in an academic environment and/or the public sector; completion of a Master’s degree in Business Administration or Adult/Post-Secondary Education or related discipline; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Strong skills in strategic financial management, including administrative, organizational, leadership, conflict resolution, analytical and problem solving are required, as are excellent written, verbal and interpersonal, and strong computer skills. Familiarity with Memorial University policies and procedures, as well as familiarity with the Faculty of Medicine and accreditation processes will be considered assets.

SALARY $65,960 - $85,501 per annum (Management and Professional)

CLOSING DATE June 21, 2019

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at (709) 864-2434.

Inquiries about this opportunity should be directed to the Faculty of Medicine - Memorial University, Medical Education Centre, St. John’s, Room M2M229 or by telephone at (709) 864-6371.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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