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Posted on: December 11, 2019
Deadline: January 7, 2020
Grade: N/A


This posting represents a one-year full-time contract position.


Reporting to the Director, Programs, the incumbent provides expert support in building a recognition of competencies service at CCE. He/she develops and implements strategies and action plans aimed at delivering quality services of validation of competencies to potential clientele.

Primary responsibilities

  • Lead in the development and operation of the validation of competencies and skills service at CCE; develop an action plan consisting of systems, procedures and tools to implement for the validation of competencies service.
  • Develop the instrumentation necessary to implement the validation of competencies in CCE programs; develop monitoring and coaching tools.
  • Develop content expert training tools to ensure standardization and rigor across subject-matter specialists.
  • Develop, train and maintain a network of in-house and external content experts; coordinate the work of specialists in the development of assessment materials in validation of competencies.
  • Provide support to candidates in the development of their validation of competencies dossiers and/or portfolios in close collaboration with content specialists; support all stakeholders at each stage in the process of validation of competencies.
  • Ensure alignment of processes and tools with CCE courses and program competency maps designed for validation pathways; consult with CCE programs team on validation of competencies requirements on existing and new program development.
  • Participate in the development and promotion of validation of competencies canvassing new expertise and new clienteles; analyze the needs of individuals and organizations and develop service offerings.
  • Participate in working groups or committees, related to the role.


  • Master’s degree in a related field, such as career training and development, human resources management and/or education, with two to four years of related experience.
  • Experience in administration in a university environment is an asset.
  • Previous experience in teaching and designing learning experiences.
  • Experience in developing and/or coordinating recognition of prior learning services.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills with ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience working with adult learners.
  • Very good knowledge (Level 5) of spoken and written English and good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written French in order to write reports, to give and interpret detailed information, explanations, and instructions and deal with people in situations that require accurate use of both languages; knowledge of other languages desirable.
  • Excellent inter-personal, decision-making, problem solving skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in a team environment.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Professional; strong editorial skills and experience in documentation and content production.
  • Ability to foster a positive teamwork environment.
  • Ability to work extended hours throughout the year.


$ 70,835.00 – $ 84.599.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by January 7, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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