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e-Facilitator (Manitoba clients)

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Executive Director

Are you a visionary leader who is passionate about online learning to support newcomers?

Do you enjoy networking and engaging stakeholders?

Do you have experience working in the not-for-profit sector?

The Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director for English Online Inc.

English Online is a not-for-profit organization that provides flexible online learning services to newcomers. We are seeking an experienced manager and inspiring team leader who understands the unique challenges of program management in a not-for-profit environment and will advocate for the strategic role online learning plays in the successful settlement of newcomers.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and day-to-day management of the organization and plays a key role in its overall success.

The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in the design and delivery of online learning services along with experience in business and fiscal management derived a university degree in a related field and/or previous employment. Additional assets include experience in the ESL learning industry and/or the settlement sector; a high level of comfort with self-directed learning concepts and technology; experience working in a not-for-profit environment; and partnership networks and seeking out funding opportunities.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Leadership
  • Operational Planning and Management
  • Program Planning and Management
  • Human Resources Planning and Management
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Community Relations/Advocacy
  • Risk Management

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • University degree in a related field (Human Resources, Educational Technology, Business, Community Development)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit or voluntary organizations
  • Awareness of federal and provincial legislation applicable to not-for-profits including: employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage etc.
  • Capability to understand computer technologies relative to digital learning resources and web software applications for education and training including a good understanding of the role technologies play in the development and delivery of online learning programs. In addition, a basic understanding of web software applications and their technologies, database tools and network systems would be highly desirable.
  • Awareness of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization
  • Skills in human resource management, financial management and project management

Personal Characteristics
The Executive Director should be able to demonstrate adaptability, behave ethically, build relationships, communicate effectively, creativity/innovation, focus on client needs, foster teamwork, make decisions, organize, plan, solve problems and think strategically and plan long term projects.

Additional Information

  • For a complete description of all job duties, please email eodirector2019@gmail.com before the deadline.
  • Start: on or after August 1, 2019
  • Hours: 37.5 hours/week (typically) (Note: EO Staff work different shifts ranging from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. Schedule flexibility will be required).
  • Location: Winnipeg. Location onsite. Some telecommuting arrangements might be considered. Travel to Manitoba regions is expected.
  • Conditions of Employment: A police record check, proof of: education, work experience, and eligibility to work in Canada is required.
  • Salary: $50,000 to $60,000 (benefits available upon approval from the insurance company)

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter and updated resume before 8:00 a.m. CDT on June 28, 2019, via email to eodirector2019@gmail.com with a subject line “Executive Direction Application 2019”. You will receive an email notification to confirm your application has been received; if you submit your application on the weekend or holiday, your submission will be confirmed the earliest business day.

Selection Process: Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. We anticipate interviewing candidates soon after the submission deadline.

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e-Facilitator (Manitoba clients)

English Online is hiring a full-time e-Facilitator based in Winnipeg, MB, to support online self-directed learners. This year, English Online is expanding its services to eligible Manitoba clients through the Live and Learn Plus program funded by the Government of Manitoba.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the project e-Facilitator will engage in a broad range of services within the context of settlement and integration. The incumbent will be responsible for the promotion of the extended services among the target client group, building connections with agencies and service provider organizations in the province to raise awareness and streamline referral process.

Incumbent will work directly with the target client group to facilitate usage of the online self-directed modules available on the Live & Learn website, deliver online virtual classes. The e-Facilitator will orient and guide learners to develop a program of study, i.e. Personal Learning Plan. In addition, e-Facilitator will provide feedback as well as settlement and language support to learners via phone, email and/or Skype. Incumbent will work closely with the Intake Assistant and the Learner Services team to get input on workshop content and design and other relevant resources.

The successful candidate will be self-reliant and able to manage timelines for deliverables. Documentation for work process, good file management and timely reporting is expected, as well as the ability to interpret policies and procedures and deal with highly confidential and sensitive material.

The successful candidate will:

  • Schedule and deliver project activities
  • Visit local and regional SPOs and agencies to promote the extended services and meet with the target clients
  • Work collaboratively with partners to assure positive engagement with English Online resources and services
  • Conduct Needs and Evaluation Surveys and focus groups
  • Respond to programming needs as identified by stakeholders
  • Update resources, activities, quizzes, and handouts for online classes
  • Deliver virtual classes
  • Provide one-on-one support to clients by email, phone, the learning platforms and online communicators, i.e. Skype.
  • Monitor and moderate the discussion board in a timely manner
  • Participate in team meetings; Attend and assist with events as required
  • Maintain timely reporting
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned

e-Facilitator Qualifications

  • TESL Certification, recognized by TESL Canada, and University Degree
  • 1 to 3 years teaching or tutoring adult ESL
  • Successful experience teaching or tutoring in an newcomer environment
  • High user of learning technologies and web-based training. Specifically, experience with the following applications: WordPress, Social Media, Skype, BigBlueButton is an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint); experience with LMS and databases; high level of comfort with computers
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in an electronic workplace is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team and independently
  • Experience delivering online courses is beneficial
  • Additional language is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license

This is a full-time position, 37.5 hr/week. Paid training will be provided.

Start date: July 15, 2019 or as soon as possible
End date: March 31, 2020
Schedule: To be determined. Some evenings and weekends maybe required.
Location: Winnipeg. Telecommuting may be available for this position.
Wage: $21.53 p/ h

Application Process:
Please submit a cover letter and updated resume before 8:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, July 1, 2019, via email to info@myenglishonline.ca with a subject line “e-Facilitator MB clients Application June 2019”. You will receive an email notification to confirm your application has been received.

Selection Process: Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

As part of the selection process candidates will be interviewed using behavioral, and scenario-based interview questions via Skype.

Application and Interview Tips:

  • English Online Inc. supports clients via online technologies, please highlight your technological skills and experience in your cover letter. Be specific on what applications you have used (Hint: look at the list of the qualifications, there are many free online tutorials on the tools mentioned.)
  • The online portion of the interview will be via Skype. Please familiarize yourself with the different functions in Skype and give some thought on how you would facilitate a Skype chat with a learner.
  • English Online uses a self-directed learning model to facilitate learning. Understanding current trends and pedagogy of self-directed learning would be beneficial. Acquaint yourself with our organization and activities (Website; Twitter; Facebook)
  • Past applicants volunteered with us, brought with them a teaching portfolio, uploaded YouTube video to present grammar points, created activities for self-directed learners, shared their teaching blog, participated in an online course or online workshop and presented evidence of their commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.

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Intake Assistant (Manitoba clients)

English Online is hiring a part-time (term) Intake Assistant based in Winnipeg, MB, to support online self-directed learners. This year, English Online is expanding its services to eligible Manitoba clients through the Live and Learn Plus program funded by the Government of Manitoba.

Reporting to the project e-Facilitator, the Intake Assistant ensures the clients successfully register with English Online Live and Learn Plus program by processing referral forms, as well as self-referral registrations. The incumbent responds to phone, email or in-person inquiries regarding course registration and general information and assists the e-Facilitator with client outreach and one-on-one support. Excellent client service, organizational, time-management and record keeping skills are required as well as the ability to interpret policies and procedures and deal with highly confidential and sensitive material.

Responsibilities

  • Process client referrals and registrations
  • Assist clients with registration, website access and navigation
  • Respond to phone /Skype/email/ in-person inquires about the Live and Learn Plus program
  • Handle administrative requests and queries from the Project e-Facilitator
  • Assist the e-Facilitator with client outreach
  • Assist the e-Facilitator with one-on-one client support via email, phone, or Skype
  • Coordinate communications, postcard distribution with other service providers
  • Organize, set up and appropriate materials for meetings, fairs and presentations
  • Maintain monthly statistics report
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

  • One to three years’ experience in an settlement, newcomer, or immigrant related work environment
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills with newcomer clients are critical
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently in an electronic workplace that include: learning management systems, synchronous communication tools, web browsing, word processing and database
  • Proficient in MS Office(MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint); experience with LMS and databases; high level of comfort with computers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as are interpersonal, problem solving, teamwork and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to take instructions and work independently
  • Previous experience as an administrative assistant virtual assistant or office admin assistant is an asset
  • Additional language is an asset

This is a part-time position, 22.5 hr/week. Paid training will be provided.

Start date: July 15, 2019 or as soon as possible
End date: March 31, 2020
Schedule: To be determined. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Location: Winnipeg. Telecommuting may be available for this position.
Wage: $18.50 p/ h

Application Process:
Please submit a cover letter and updated resume before 8:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, July 1, 2019, via email to info@myenglishonline.ca with a subject line “Intake Assistant MB clients Application June 2019”. You will receive an email notification to confirm your application has been received.

Selection Process: Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

As part of the selection process candidates will be interviewed using behavioral, and scenario-based interview questions via Skype.

Application and Interview Tips:

  • English Online Inc. supports clients via online technologies, please highlight your technological skills and experience in your cover letter. Be specific on what applications you have used (Hint: look at the list of the qualifications, there are many free online tutorials on the tools mentioned.)
  • The online portion of the interview will be via Skype. Please familiarize yourself with the different functions in Skype and give some thought on how you would facilitate a Skype chat with a learner.
  • English Online uses a self-directed learning model to facilitate learning. Understanding current trends and pedagogy of self-directed learning would be beneficial. Acquaint yourself with our organization and activities (Website; Twitter; Facebook)
  • Past applicants volunteered with us, brought with them a teaching portfolio, uploaded YouTube video to present grammar points, created activities for self-directed learners, shared their teaching blog, participated in an online course or online workshop and presented evidence of their commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.

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