Department: Professional and Continuing StudiesReference number: 16-119-P0091Closing date: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 17:00Employment status: TemporaryFull or part time: Full-timeCompetition status: Completed Job description: Reporting to the Manager, Contract Training and working within a collaborative team environment, the Learning and Development Advisor is responsible to support the implementation and administration of programs and services for our competitive, leading edge and high quality educational training programs. The Learning and Development Advisor plays a lead role between faculty, contractors, students and internal and external RRU stakeholders. The Advisor supports the overall vision and contributions of the Professional and Continuing Studies unit by supporting the planning of training and providing personalized follow up with clients, students and Associate Faculty. Qualifications: Degree in a relevant field and at least 5-7 years of experience in the areas of client-centered service, program development and administration; or equivalent combination of education & experienceKnowledge and understanding of adult education requirements, principles, methods and processesDemonstrated knowledge and experience in the analysis, design, delivery, implementation and evaluation of learning and development opportunities for adultsExceptional communication and interpersonal skills including presentation skills, technical writing skills and learning technology trends and issuesCulturally sensitive to various overseas markets and multilingual abilities are an assetAbility to operate in an environment of deadlines and multiple prioritiesStrong diplomatic skills and the ability to exercise sound judgmentAbility to liaise effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally, and maintain a professional approach to working relationships and conflict resolutionAbility to work in a creative and driven, team-based, collaborative environmentExperience managing education or training contracts is requiredDemonstrated project management skillsAdvanced computer skills (including MS Office Suite, SharePoint, Social Media) Application submission information: This is a temporary full-time position working 37.5 hours per week for approximately 6 months. The role is positioned within Grade 4 with a recruitment salary range starting at $53,768 per annum. The university is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of:16-119-P0091 – Last name, First nameOr mail to:Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, BC V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511The competition began on December 21st, 2016 and will close on January 12, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.