Robertson is the School of New Work. Our vision is for everyone to have a good life through a prosperous and fulfilling career. Robertsonâ€™s mission is to empower our students with the most relevant training and up-to-date industry insights to thrive in a modern work environment.
At Robertson, motivated students can advance their education by studying online and via hybrid delivery of classes. The Robertson team assists students while in program and after graduation to ensure they have the tools they need to succeed in a new career. Robertson team members are guides for our students on their career path as they navigate their college and educational experiences during their time at the College.
Having a deep understanding of the demands of the modern workforce is integral to what we offer our learners. That is why internally, we place such value on building a work culture that is flexible and adaptive to the changing world of work. We also seek out diversity in our team. We #CelebrateEverything and encourage team members to take paid time off to celebrate their cultural, religious, and spiritual holidays. Our team is intentionally talent-dense - our strength lies in the differences in backgrounds and expertise that we each bring to the table.
Ours is a fast-paced environment where we continually challenge ourselves to think outside of the box. We want our team to feel welcomed, energized, and engaged while having fun. If this sounds like the right fit for you - we invite you to come join us!
We are seeking a Program Coordinator, Medical Laboratory Assistant for our Laboratory Assistant (MLA) Program.
Reporting to the Manager of Operations, School of Health the Program Coordinator will ensure all MLA program academics and operations are in compliance with policies and procedures and provincial regulations. The Program Coordinator also provides guidance to instructors and students, based on policies and procedures and maintains the smooth running of the Medical Laboratory Assistant Program.
Medical Laboratory Assistants play an essential role in hospitals, private and public health laboratories, clinics, research laboratories, commercial diagnostic supply companies and insurance companies.
The Medical Laboratory Assistant Program is committed to:
Graduating students who are able to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of Medical Lab Assistants
Providing a quality Medical Laboratory Assistant program that aligns with the existing Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science(CSMLS) competencies
Preparing graduates to successfully pass the CSMLS Examination
Preparing graduates to find successful employment in hospitals, clinics, and private labs
Encouraging graduates to recognize the need for continuing education and professional affiliation
Duties of the MLA Program Coordinator:
Provide leadership in curriculum development and program mapping for the MLA program..
Coordinate the development of program policies and procedures where applicable.
Ensure compliance to National Standards in CSMLS framework.
Review course outlines with program team members and instructors.
Coordinate on-going program evaluation; and
Respond to student concerns and escalate to the Manager of Operations when needed
Responsible for gathering feedback from stakeholders, documenting, analyzing information and executing plans of actions
Keep up to date with the standards for the MLA profession set by the CSMLS and the industry requirements
Prepare reports for the accreditation body
Participate in program budget and forecast review
Organize and chair program team meetings;
Assist Student Services to identify students at risk and coordinate plans for these students as required; and
Coordinate implementation of student success strategies including College and program orientations and Student Handbook.
Internal and External Liaison
Work collaboratively with Admissions, and Practicum team staff.
Attend Program Advisory Committee meetings.
Facilitate an external Advisory Board
Act as a consultant for the Admissions and Marketing teams.
Education requirements: Medical Lab Technician or Medical Lab Assistant
Work experience requirements: 3+ years of work experience as an MLT or MLA
Familiar with CSMLS standards and industry needs
Experience with accreditation processes is an asset
Experience working with a diverse student population is an asset
Sound knowledge in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
Experience with online learning management systems (Moodle, D2L, etc) an asset
Donâ€™t feel like you meet every requirement? We encourage you to apply anyways! Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement.
Education Canada Group (parent company of Robertson College) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our inclusive work environment and encourage people from all walks of life to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels seen, heard and valued. We embrace our team's differences and know that diversity in our team is the strength that drives our success. We want you to feel welcomed, energized, challenged, and engaged while having fun. Come and grow with us! If you are someone who loves the highs and lows of doing meaningful work with like-minded team members, weâ€™d like you to hear from you. If you would like to request for reasonable accommodations for the interview process, please let us know.
As a company we are committed to uplifting indigenous voices, respecting traditional lands, raising awareness and working in collaboration with Indigenous partners in the spirit of reconciliation.
We acknowledge that our campus located in Winnipeg is on Treaty 1 territory, the traditional lands and waters of Anishinaabe [AH - NISH - AH - NAH â€“ BAY], Ininiwak, Anishininiwak, Dakota, and Dene (DEN-EH) peoples, and the National Homeland of the Red River MÃ©tis. We acknowledge that our water is sourced from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation located on Treaty 3.
In Alberta, We acknowledge Robertson College is on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai (Gay-aynah), Piikani (Pe-gun-ee)), the Tsuutâ€™ina (soot-tin-a), the Iyarhe (E-a-hey) Nakoda Nations, the MÃ©tis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.
In Edmonton on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional gathering place, traveling route and home for many Indigenous Peoples including the Nehiyawak/Cree, Tsuutâ€™ina, Niitsitapi/Blackfoot, MÃ©tis, Nakota Sioux, Haudenosaunee/Iroquois, Dene SulinÃ©, Anishinaabe/Ojibway/Saulteaux, and the Inuk/Inuit.
Job Type: Full-time, Contract