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Post-secondary Education Coordinator - Ocean Networks Canada

Post-secondary Education Coordinator - Ocean Networks Canada

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ONC is seeking a Post-Secondary Education Coordinator to develop, implement, and evaluate education and engagement initiatives


Post-Secondary Education Coordinator, Ocean Networks Canada

992026, SG11, continuing

Recruitment Range: $68,897 - $75,964

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is a world-leading organization that supports ocean discovery and technological innovation for science, society, and industry. ONC operates innovative cabled observatories that supply continuous power and Internet connectivity to a wide range of scientific instruments located in coastal, deep-ocean and Arctic environments. ONC’s Community Observatories are located within traditional territories of Indigenous peoples adjacent to Marine Protected Areas or Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas on Canada’s Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic coasts. These systems integrate cameras, hydrophones and other scientific instruments to gather data for use by local communities for monitoring ocean conditions.

ONC’s Learning and Community Engagement department is seeking a Post-Secondary Education Coordinator (PSEC) to develop, implement, and evaluate education and engagement initiatives aimed at communities, educators and post-secondary students in BC, across Canada and internationally. The PSEC actively pursues and supports opportunities for engaging adults, community learners, and the public in ocean science and technology and the mandate of ONC. The PSEC is responsible for learning resource and program development, engagement with students and educators, outreach and public engagement and capacity building.

Qualifications and Experience

We seek someone holding a PhD degree with a focus on topics related to coastal ecology, Marine Protected Areas, fisheries, community-engaged research, Indigenous studies, marine conservation, sustainable blue economy, or other relevant studies.

Other required experience includes:

  • Cultural competency, including an understanding of colonization, decolonization, land issues, and respect for Indigenous cultural protocols.
  • Ability to take complex scientific and technical information and turn it into compelling materials.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Proven ability with communicating through a range of digital communication tools and tactics, including webinars, social media platforms, live streaming, etc.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

A detailed job description and application process can be found on the UVic Careers website at: 

The deadline for applications is April 17, 2023, at 4:00 pm (PST)

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Not Applicable

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