Position: Education Manager
Salary Grid: $65,000.00 – $84,500.00
Location: Remote work arrangements within Canada will be considered
The First Nations Housing Professional Association (FNHPA) is a new professional association committed to excellence in expanding housing management capacity for First Nations organizations. FNHPA is seeking a highly motivated, independent, and dynamic individual who will be responsible for developing, directing, and implementing all educational programs and activities associated with the Education department for the First Nation Housing Professionals Association, existing and future FNHPA members.
The FNHPA offers a competitive salary, benefits and pension contribution along with the opportunity to learn new skills and be involved in innovative and interesting projects. FNHPA is an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a healthy and inclusive environment for all employees.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Overseeing, developing, implementing, and evaluating a structured, culturally relevant learning curriculum for the First Nations Housing Professional Certification program.
- Organizing programs and activities in accordance with FNHPA vision and goals.
- Developing new programs to support the direction of the association.
- Creating and managing immediate, short- and long-term goals for the department.
- Developing an evaluation method to assess programs strengths and identify areas for improvement.
- Writing program funding proposals and implementing successful proposals.
- Outlining necessary marketing and communication activities required to advance the program nationally.
- Managing subordinate staff in day-to-day performance of job.
- Ensuring project development milestones/goals are met and adhering to program budgets
- Designing and adapting e-learning courses, webinar programs, and specific curriculum learning paths as per market needs.
- Responsible for the Prior Learning and Assessment process, including maintaining and updating the PLAR information guide, self-assessment tool, and evidence grid.
- Sourcing, evaluating, and training of instructors on the FNHP certification program.
- Ongoing development and management of the National Professional Examination which includes sourcing, training, maintain and evaluating a pool of exam evaluators.
- Identifying opportunities for training connected to emerging housing trends and member needs.
- Developing partnerships with like minded organizations based on extended learning and specialization opportunities for FNHPs.
- Curating new certification pathways and programs based on the outcome of research.
- Planning, administering, and controlling budgets for the different educational programs.
- Providing learning plans for new employees when the need arises.
- Overseeing continuing education for all members and supporting Instructors on their delivery of the courses.
- Providing relevant reports on the FNHP program activities such as course registrations, examinations, course results, etc.
Qualifications & Experience
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent.
- Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a related position is required.
- Experience working with First Nations governance, management, and community members.
- An understanding of First Nations Housing issues and programs.
- Able to design appropriate learning solutions for staff and members.
- Able to integrate new technology to support the certification program.
- Intermediate to advanced computer literacy in Windows environment, Microsoft Office suites and social media platforms and Moodle.
- Understanding of best practices.
- Fluency in French is an asset.
|Preferred Skills and Abilities
- Advanced written and oral communication skills.
- Well developed planning, organizational, and time management skills.
- Ability to work with members and co-workers in a helpful and respectful manner
- Conflict resolutions skills.
- Sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrated leadership and relationship management skills.
If you have the required qualifications and can fulfill the roles and responsibilities as described, please forward your resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Candace Bennett, Executive Director.
Persons of First Nation ancestry will be given preference as per (s. 16(1) CHRA). Such applicants are asked to self-identify in their cover letter.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity.