Learning Materials Specialist (Internal Applicants Only) MacEwan Bookstore, Campus Services
MacEwan University
Edmonton, AB, Canada
6d ago

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-

centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full-

and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs : four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one-

and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Please note that this opportunity is only open to internal applicants.


The Learning Materials Specialist is responsible for the purchasing and inventory control of learning materials, including new and used texts, reference and general interest books, and special orders for resale at MacEwan Bookstores at all campuses.

This position collaborates with faculty to ensure accurate and timely provision of learning materials and is crucial to student success.


  • Ability to make independent, sound decisions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with limited supervision
  • Strong computer skills, including competency in using bookstore operating system and college student system
  • Qualifications

    Post-Secondary Degree in Business, Supply Chain management or equivalent with 3-5 years working within an academic environment.

    An understanding of MacEwan University programs including alternate delivery formats for learning material. Knowledge of the complexities in the purchasing of textbooks, trade books and related merchandise would be an asset.


    When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes :

  • Competitive base pay
  • Generous vacation time
  • Secure pension plan
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Effective recognition and retention programs
  • Continuous learning culture
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

    MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-

    identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Category Full-Time Continuing

    Salary MSA Band E $52,434 to $64,938 per annum Closing Date October 16, 2019 Competition No. 19.10.163

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