Education Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation

The Education Manager is accountable for the successful operations of the Education program according to the organization’s vision, objectives, and strategic direction. This position is responsible for the efficient operations of all elementary, secondary and post-secondary education matters and is an advocate for education in the community. Possessing excellent communication and management skills, the Education Manager builds effective working relationships with community groups, funding agencies and other external contacts, and has a clear, results-oriented focus on community development.
Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives for programs and services aligned with the strategic direction, including program delivery and evaluation
2. Manages the day-to-day operations of various educational programs such as the Elementary/Secondary and Post-Secondary education programs, Post-Secondary Educational Assistance Program (PSEAP), and evaluates these programs
3. Conducts needs assessments, identifies learning gaps and provides leadership to develop plans and priorities in creating programs to address the learning requirements of the organization and community that improve learning outcomes
4. Oversees and supervises all program staff; coordinates and participates in the recruitment of staff
5. Takes responsibility for the orientation, performance review and development of staff
6. Manages team performance by setting expectations and regularly reviews performance with staff; acts as coach and mentor to address performance issues, and consults with Band Administrator when progressive disciplinary actions are required
7. Prepares and monitors budgets; provides appropriate funding to eligible students and tracks payments
8. Ensures regular reporting to appropriate agencies, most importantly completing financial reporting for respective government funding bodies
• Degree or Diploma in Education or Business Administration or related studies
• Three to five years of education, business and/or management experience
• Experience supervising and managing staff
• Experience in the development of curriculum, proposals for funding, program assessment, and financial management
Working Conditions:
• Some travel to affiliated organization locations will be required
• Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job which may include heavy lifting and carrying occasionally
• May need to respond to rare after-hours or emergency calls
• Receives moderate supervision with less frequent direction and review of the work performed
Conditions of Employment
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence
• Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements OR access to company vehicle is provided and requires a valid Driver’s Licence
Interested applicants may apply by submitting a resume and a cover letter outlining their applicable skills and wage expectation.

ATTENTION: Band Administrator
Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation
General Delivery, Dog Creek, BC
Or Fax: 250-440-5679
Or email:
We thank all those that apply, however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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