Learning and Development Advisor

Professional and Continuing Studies
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Closing date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 17:00
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Full or part time: 
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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.  

  • 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 & experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of adult education requirements, principles, methods and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the analysis, design, delivery, implementation and evaluation of learning and development opportunities for adults
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills including presentation skills, technical writing skills  and learning technology trends and issues
  • Culturally sensitive to various overseas markets and multilingual abilities are an asset
  • Ability to operate in an environment of deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Strong diplomatic skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally, and maintain a professional approach to working relationships and conflict resolution
  • Ability to work in a creative and driven, team-based, collaborative environment
  • Experience managing education or training contracts is required
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Advanced 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:  rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of:

16-119-P0091 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The 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.