Employment at Yukon College

Technology Innovation Officer
Competition Number: HR17.60
Cold Climate Innovation
Salary: $35.10 to $41.78 per hour. Based on 75 Hours Bi-Weekly. Term position to: March 31, 2019 (Extension Possibilities)
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Monday, May 08, 2017
Statement of Qualifications (pdf)
Job Description (pdf)

As a member of the Cold Climate Innovation (CCI) Team you will be responsible for identifying and responding to Technology Innovation research projects, liaising with funders; generating funding proposals, preparing and managing budgets.

Key responsibilities include:
• Exploring and identifying technology innovation potential in the Yukon
• Supporting Yukoners in moving their technology ideas to the next level
• Staying on the leading edge of technology innovation
• Developing and maintaining relationships with technology partners, and funders

You will have an understanding of Information Technology and business as demonstrated by a combination of education such as relevant university degree in engineering, computer science, business and related experience. Required skills include: developing technology projects; developing and overseeing project budgets; project management; technology research experience; academic writing; preparing final reports, briefing notes; and liaising with funding agencies.

This position is best suited for the entrepreneurial spirit in order to grow capacity (personnel and funding) to enable increased quantity and quality of the respective programs’ deliverables so that the respective programs achieve their full potential.

For more information on Cold Climate Innovation (CCI), please visit: https://www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/research/programs/cold_climate_innovation.

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.