Position Title – Program Coordinator
Department/Unit Faculty of Management – General
Location – Halifax
Posting Number – S419-22
Employee Group – DPMG
Position Type – Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) – Two Years
Employment Type – Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) – 1.0
Salary – $48,529 – $64,821 per annum
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 almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Atlantic, housed at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management, provides startups with access to a network of accomplished entrepreneurs and investors. Originally conceived at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, CDL is one of the world’s premier seed stage programs for massively scalable science-based ventures. The program targets companies that have the potential to transform our social, industrial and economic landscape. Reporting to the Associate Director, Creative Destruction Lab, the Program Coordinator will ensure the successful execution of CDL-Atlantic and the program’s initiatives. The role will be essential in the coordination of logistical needs in the lead up to each CDL-Atlantic cohort, as well as continued support throughout the execution of the entire CDL-Atlantic program.
Periodic evening and weekend work, and some travel is required.
The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.
Post secondary education in business, marketing, public relations, or other relevant field, plus three years’ in a related role (or equivalent combination of training and experience) is required. Demonstrated event planning and marketing experience is required. The ability to balance multiple competing priorities under strict deadlines is key; the candidate must be organized, adaptable, tactful, and have a high level of attention to detail. Given the nature of the position, strong interpersonal and written communication skills are imperative.
Knowledge of the innovation/entrepreneurship ecosystem, University and industry trends are considered assets.
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (https://www.dal.ca/dept/leaders.html), in particular:
Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.Apply Now