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Education Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Education Coordinator
Department/Unit Psychiatry
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S040-24
Employee Group NSGEU Local 77
Position Type Regular, On-Going
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1
Salary $26.71 - $33.81 per hour ($48,606 - $61,535 per annum, 35 hours per week)
Classification C6
Provisional Statement
This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Job Design Unit in approximately six months.
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary
The Department of Psychiatry is a clinical academic department within the Faculty of Medicine. Reporting to the Operations Manager, Education Coordinator is responsible for administering and coordinating the Department of Psychiatry’s continuing professional development program, Geriatric Psychiatry Subspecialty training program, the fellowship program and the Global Psychiatry Graduate Program.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide administrative support to the Geriatric Subspecialty Director. Assist in the organization of curriculum.
  • Provide support to the Geriatric Psychiatry Subspecialty Training Committee, the Competency Committee (Evaluation Committee), and the Curriculum Retreat. Set up meetings, take minutes, follow-up on outstanding issues, prepare accreditation documentation.
  • Provide administrative support to the Global Psychiatry Graduate Program Committee; prepare information for admissions review and fast-tracking review including calculating GPAs, summarizing transcripts, CVs, and letters of interest. Coordinate annual review of student progress.
  • Provide support to the postgraduate fellowship program. Act as principal contact and primary resource for recruits, staff, faculty, department head, and leadership. Coordinate recruitment efforts to attract internal and external candidates to the graduate and fellowship programs.
  • Act as the principal contact and primary resource for continuing education activities while independently coordinating the monthly, annual and periodic activities of the program.
  • Provide administrative support to the director of education and coordinate the monthly meetings of the Education Management Team Committee (EMT).
The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Required Qualifications
  • Business/Office Administration program plus approximately five years progressively responsible and related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience).
  • Experience with videoconferencing and various software packages (e.g. Adobe Professional, Excel, database systems and Word) as well as the ability to learn new software.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills as well as tact, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to work independently.
  • Experience in a health professional education environment, and knowledge of medical education programs and/or academic health care environments.
  • Knowledge of One45, Brightspace and/or Sharepoint.
Job Competencies
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core competencies (, in particular:

- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Adaptability
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Service
Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration
Bargaining unit employees (NSGEU local 77) are given priority consideration and will be notified on the status of their application following assessment. All other applications will be considered when there is no qualified candidate from the bargaining unit.

We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 02/07/2024
Close Date 02/21/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter