APEGA Career Opportunity: 

Professional Development Coordinator

Full-time, Temporary (December 2022)
Location: Edmonton
Competition #22-32

Want to be part of a team that makes a difference? Come be part of the change.

Since 1920, APEGA has been regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience to serve the public interest in Alberta.

We are looking for energetic individuals who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You need to be committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and have a desire to deliver exceptional service. If you reflect these values, have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference through your work, and are passionate about acting in the best interest of public safety – then come be a part of our diverse team!

Together we can help shape the present and future practices of professional engineers and geoscientists of Alberta.

Position Summary

The Professional Development Coordinator (Regulatory Emphasis) reports to the PD Officer and works as part of APEGA’s Career Development team to support the PD portfolio – specifically working with Regulatory on practice standards-related CPD. This position supports current and future Regulatory CPD delivery as well as the annual PD Conference. This role acts as a liaison to Regulatory to determine upcoming CPD needs and supporting the Regulatory PD delivery process. This role also specializes in e-Learning and generates online learning resources and opportunities for Members through an LMS system. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop PD materials that support member learning needs related to Regulatory and the Legislature and ensure existing PD is updated and reviewed regularly
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure the needs of Regulatory PD are being captured
  • Identifying member learning needs and determining the best learning tools to deliver content based on the scope and need of APEGA and its members while considering feasible options
  • Administrate the Regulatory PD sessions so that the members may complete their mandatory requirements by:
    • Liaising with Regulatory to book the monthly dates sessions and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure PD learning is in line with APEGA regulations and standards.
    • Managing the logistics of PD sessions from start to finish
    • Creating and sending out participant certificates after each session
  • Research/Schedule professional development sessions to assist members in their professional learning by:
    • Sourcing PD presenters and evaluating presenter proposals and contacting potential speakers
    • Sourcing, vetting and promoting external PD opportunities to Members
    • Creating registration and web page event listings to each session
    • Coordinating with presenters and providing any support they require
    • Source and develop online learning opportunities as feasible
    • Liaise with office services for internal room arrangements and catering needs
    • Compiling evaluation summaries
  • Assist in planning the yearly Professional Development Conference by:
    • Working in conjunction with the Events team to ensure a fair representation of speakers/topics
    • Suggesting possible speakers and topics
    • Managing conference logistics and day-of delivery tasks

Competencies, Skills & Attributes

  • Competencies: Exemplifying Integrity; Fostering Communication; Results Orientation; Service Excellence; Teamwork; Analytical Thinking; initiative; Problem Solving; Writing Skills; Event Management
  • Ability to function with a high degree of independence
  • Ability to build effective working relationships and demonstrate professionalism with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to handle the multitude of sessions at any given time
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments to develop, promote, and deliver PD opportunities 

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business, Commerce, Education or a related field combined with 3-5 years of professional experience in education, adult learning, career development, etc. 
  • Experience curriculum design, course development and/or technical writing is required.
  • Experience using a Learning Management System to deliver online learning courses is required.
  • Experience in project management would be considered an asset.
  • Technical knowledge relating to engineering and/or geoscience would be considered an asset.
  • Equivalencies may be considered.
  • This position will work a flexible model that includes 50% of the time in office and 50% from their home office. Employees are required to have a designated confidential workspace at home with quality internet. This flexible work model will be reviewed periodically and updated as needed.

How to Apply

Closing Date: Until successful candidate is found.

We acknowledge all candidates working in their area of expertise may build their knowledge, skills, and competencies in several ways. We welcome candidates from a breadth of backgrounds, who may have equivalent skills and competencies to the ones listed above. There may be APEGA positions posted that have specific regulatory requirements, and in keeping with those requirements, APEGA will follow the guidelines that we are bound by. All candidates are considered with the objective to enhance APEGA’s people and culture.

APEGA’s Vaccination policy and protocol is currently suspended requiring agency contractors and staff to be fully vaccinated and required to show proof of vaccination. This policy and protocol may be reinstated at any time in alignment with public health measures.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and resume, including your salary expectations, as one pdf document (file name: LastName_FirstName.pdf) to the People Experience Team at [email protected].

Please note, each submission needs to clearly indicate the competition number of the position you are applying for. If you are submitting a resume for multiple positions, please ensure you send a separate submission for each competition.

We acknowledge all candidates working in their area of expertise may build their knowledge, skills, and competencies in several ways. We welcome candidates from a breadth of backgrounds, who may have equivalent skills and competencies to the ones listed above. There may be APEGA positions posted that have specific regulatory requirements, and in keeping with those requirements, APEGA will follow the guidelines that we are bound by. All candidates are considered with the objective to enhance APEGA's people and culture.​

Thank you for your interest in APEGA.
Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

EMAIL [email protected]