Manager Skills Training and Economic Development
St. Lawrence College
Brockville, ON, CA
9d ago

Job Type : Administrative / Management

Start Date : Immediately Department : Innovation and Business Engagement


Under the general direction of the Director, Innovation and Business Engagement, the incumbent initiates, leads, and manages annual and multi-

year plans and projects. They act as a focal point for the internal and external community on projects related to skills, training, and economic development.

  • The Manager, Skills, Training, and Economic Development is a liaison between the College and government, community, and industry clients to conceive, develop, and implement strategies to achieve the following objectives : upgrade skills of employees;
  • provide meaningful re-employment training to those in transition, underemployed, or underrepresented in the labour market;
  • and support the economic development of our communities. The incumbent represents the College by participating on provincial committees addressing the training needs of underrepresented groups and plays a lead role in pursuing government or private sector funding to support labour market development initiatives.

    The incumbent develops channel partners of interacting organizations and individuals. Negotiates and manages business relationships that support government funded applications.

    The incumbent provides curriculum and program development of market needs and identifies new opportunities for business and economic development.

    Furthermore, the incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing and sustaining alternative sources of revenue through the delivery of corporate learning services, workforce development initiatives and personal development offerings to a wide range of employers and clients in the public and private sectors.

    The incumbent initiates and supports new business ventures, including strategic alliances and partnerships that align with and contribute to the achievement of the College’s Strategic Plan.

    The incumbent is responsible for and accountable for the generation of jointly set revenue targets on an annual basis.


    Three-year diploma / degree in a relevant field of study such as Business, Marketing, Human Resources, Economic Development (or equivalent).

    Experience in Training in Teacher of Adults, Curriculum Development and Design, Evaluating Learning, B2B Sales and grant writing are all assets.

    Five years of recent and relevant work experience. Please see the Search Criteria and Job Fact Sheet for further details.

    The incumbent must have a Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening).

    Salary and Terms

    In addition to the salary range of $71,963- $89,953 the compensation package includes a performance-based salary program and a comprehensive benefit package.

    Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Start Date : Immediately

    Send Cover Letter And Resume To : employ, quoting in the subject line Competition Number : ADMIN-18 / 19-030, Manager, Skills, Training and Economic Development.

    Note : Your cover letter and resume must be attached as one document only. Your document should be in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.

    e.g. in Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format or Microsoft Word Format and saved as LastName, FirstName.

    Closing Date : June 22, 2018 (4 : 00 p.m.)

    Posted : June 11, 2018

    The College is committed to employment equity. We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify.

    St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities.

    To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Consultants.

    Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

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