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Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent
Competition Number: 2023-018

Accreditation and Quality Consultant (PS4)

Education

Central Office

Halifax, Nova Scotia

This position may be eligible for hybrid or remote work after demonstrating successful progression in proficiency in the position

School of Health and Human Services
2 Continuing Full Time Positions
: Commencing approximately March 13, 2023
Application deadline is 11:59PM, Feb 2, 2023

Competition No. 2023-018

The salary scale for Professional Support 4 is based on twelve steps that range from $65,772.05 - $91,950.66. New Professional Support may receive up to a maximum of seven steps for relevant occupational experience which is $78,960.43 annually.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

What you will be doing…

The Accreditation and Quality Consultant will report to a School Manager and is responsible for a full range of activities that would contribute to the day-to-day operational delivery of programs within the School of Health and Human Services.

The Accreditation and Quality Consultant will play a key role in the accreditation/program approval process, including the development of documents, managing multiple priorities and timelines, and supporting internal and external partners. The consultant will also be involved in the development of quality improvement initiatives in programs across the school. This position will support the data requirements for quality assurance and planning, including research, analysis and reporting.

What you'll need

Qualifications

You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand your position as a role model to each of our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a post-secondary degree in a related discipline such as. education, health, social services, business administration or another relevant discipline.
  • Project management certificate would be an asset.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of recent and related occupational experience in leading projects, which may include accreditation and /or quality improvement processes.
  • Occupational experience that includes in health and human services would be considered an asset.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail Sharepoint, Adobe, Excel, MS Teams.
  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in your daily work including facilitation of virtual meetings.
  • You have experience in research, data collection, financial tracking and report writing.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact with a diversity of people and support resolution of issues
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in quality assurance processes and program evaluation.
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You are a strong communicator
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to continuous quality improvement.
  • You have strong project management skills
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning
  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation, transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time. NSCC offers more than 140 career-oriented programs throughout the province at our 14 campuses, including our online eCampus. Programs are offered through five academic schools – Access, Education and Language; Business and Creative Industries; Health and Human Services, Technology and Environment; Trades and Transportation – and reflect the labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. An annual survey of College graduates shows that 82% are employed one year after graduation, most in their field of study, with 94% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia. NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own. All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about our hiring process, please follow this link.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.
You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.
You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publicly accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.
You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

As a condition of employment, Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete a two-year (part-time) adult education program delivered by NSCC. This adult education program is a significant investment on the part of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete the program within their probationary period. Term full-time Professional Support employees whose term appointment is twelve or more months are also required to participate in this program.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at [email protected] Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.