Employment at Yukon College

Program Enhancement Officer
Competition Number: HR 17.25
Cold Climate Innovation
$32.35 to $38.51 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly. Term to March 31, 2018.
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Thursday, March 02, 2017
Statement of Qualifications (pdf)
Job Description (pdf)

Yukon Cold Climate Innovation Centre (YCCIC) is a partnership between applied researchers, industry and government dedicated to developing, commercializing and exporting sustainable cold climate technologies. The centre facilitates collaboration between scientific researchers and businesses with the goal of creating commercial solutions that address cold climate issues.

Furthermore, the applied research program led by the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Northern Energy Innovation is established to address the needs of the pan-territorial energy industry. Through academic partnerships with all three colleges in the Canadian territories (Yukon College, Aurora College, and Arctic College), the industry-driven program aims to advance the electric power industry through research and development, training highly skilled personnel, and knowledge dissemination to technical personnel, the scientific community, and the general public.

The Program Enhancement Officer will be working with the Cold Climate Innovation (CCI), and   the Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Northern Energy Innovation by overseeing the day to day operations of the team.   This will include: identifying and coordinating funding opportunities, organizing meetings, providing administrative and financial support, preparing and tracking research projects as well as organizing meetings and workshops.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree in a relevant discipline (preferably Research and/or Administration based).  Required skills include: experience coordinating research projects, excellent written and oral communications, office administration, proposal development, and project management skills.  

This position is best suited for the entrepreneurial spirit in order to grow capacity and support our respective programs achieve their full potential.

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.