The Opportunity

Saint John, NB
Education and Training
$44,556 - $55,695 / year
Competition Number: #108-23.24

Closing Date: September 22, 2023 at 4:00 PM

The Office of the Vice-President Saint John is responsible for all academic, administrative, financial and operational matters on the Saint John Campus. The Promise Partnership is a community outreach initiative through the Office of the Vice-President which has a goal to help children and youth in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods graduate from high school and access post-secondary education. Through this program, UNB students serve as mentors and tutors in local schools and community centers, where they focus on supporting kids from K-12 to develop stronger skills in literacy, numeracy and digital competencies. Our programs provide academic support to hundreds of local youth, contributing more than 300 volunteer opportunities annually.


Full-time | Term Ending May 8, 2026| Saint John | On-Campus

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week

Salary Range: $44,556 - $55,695 per annum

This salary range is subject to increases based upon the terms of the new collective agreement once signed by both parties.


Reporting to the Managing Director, Promise Partnership, the Education Coordinator, Promise Partnership is a community-minded leader able to coordinate, streamline, and enhance the local elementary, middle school, and high school offerings. The Coordinator will also support the Managing Director in expanding the program elsewhere in New Brunswick.

  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee day-to-day operations of the elementary, middle, and high school offerings.
  • Supervise between 1-3 staff.
  • Help recruit, interview, train, and support 100+ UNB students as Promise Partnership tutors and mentors.
  • Collaborate closely with the Office of Experiential Education and the Youth Enrichment Coordinator.
  • Coordinate logistical tasks related to budgets, student transportation, food arrangements, billing, etc.
  • Establish and foster strong relationships with community schools, teachers, and other external partners.
  • Identify and collaborate with other community-based programs offering complementary support in community schools.
  • Research and help design new program offerings, in collaboration with program staff, local schools and community partners.
  • Research and help design training offerings for UNB students.
  • Support the Managing Director with program evaluation.
  • Support the Managing Director and other staff with the growth of the program, especially in digital literacy and with expansion elsewhere in the province.


  • College diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of direct experience managing youth-related programs and/or community-outreach programs.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Additional Strengths

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience with program development and delivery.
  • Demonstrable experience managing participant logistics and risk.
  • Creative and motivated.
  • Highly organized.
  • Comfortable in social settings and establishing new relationships.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working across ecosystems.

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The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

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UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.

This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.

The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.