Programs Manager, School of Tourism & Hospitality Management

Faculty of Management
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Closing date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

As the Programs Manager, you will oversee, manage and streamline the day-to-day non-academic functions of the program areas within the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. You will report to the School Director, and collaborate with the School Manager and Administrative Manager to ensure the efficient and effective management of the programs’ administrative processes, program schedules, budgets and contracts. You will supervise Program Associates within the Program areas.

You will work closely with the Administrative Manager in supporting hiring processes, welcoming and orienting new staff, faculty and associate faculty to the Program areas and university.  As the Programs Manager you will work closely with the appointed Faculty Business Manager to ensure the financial policies and procedures are followed, budgets are monitored and managed. You she will also support targeted marketing activities as required, including website updates and providing prospects with information.

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in administrative management or equivalent education and experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; a graduate degree is preferred
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of post-secondary business education requirements, principles and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience in budgeting, cost estimation, and fiscal management principles and procedures
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-range goals
  • Ability to secure cooperation and commitment from internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to make decisions based on financial and economic analysis, while ensuring the university’s best interests are met
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment preferred


Application submission information: 

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. This position has been evaluated at Grade 4 and the recruitment range starts at $53,768.00 per annum.  Royal Roads University is also pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-086–M0218 - 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 October 11, 2016 and will close on November 2, 2016; 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.