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Halifax, NS
Healthcare
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent
$37,647 - $45,911 / year

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada's leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region's intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,800 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that's celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) unit is responsible for providing leadership in medical education and research for faculty, physicians, other health care providers and community-based physicians. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Program Coordinator provides clerical and administrative support for CPD, particularly planning the Community Hospital Program sessions and CPD Webinars.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and clerical support to CPD programs, particularly the Community Hospital Program and Webinars.
  • Coordinate Community Hospital Program events; compile topics, recruit speakers, confirm dates, advertise to community area physicians. Conduct post program duties including processing and distributing speaker's honorarium and travel claims, along with a post presentation report.
  • Coordinate webinars; recruit speakers, confirm date, set up speaker webinar training, and update the CPD website with the webinar details. Conduct post webinar duties, including processing and distributing speaker's honorarium and travel claims, along with a post presentation report, and uploading the recorded presentation to the website.
  • Create weekly newsletter, "Dalhousie CPD Current Events" to be distributed to family physicians and record applicable credit hours of Community Hospital Program and Webinar participants in a database.
  • Assist with requests from directors or managers for other CPD events and to provide conference support as required.

Note: The incumbent must be available to work overtime, as required.

Qualifications: Completion of Business/Office Administration program with approximately three to five years' related work experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task to meet various deadlines required. 

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Apply online by 10 p.m. on August 24th, 2018 to competition N77-18073

Salary Range:  $22.28 - $27.17 per hour (32.5 hours per week, $37,647 - $45,911 annually). (C-5)

This position is part of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union Local 77 (NSGEU).

Bargaining unit employees for NSGEU local 77 are given first consideration and will be notified regarding the status of their application. All other applicants will be considered when there is no qualified internal candidate. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

A little bit about us

Dalhousie University

 Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that’s celebrating 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

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