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Posting Number: CPM-8583
Position Title: Director, CLE Programs
Department: Osgoode Professional Development
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: H
Hiring Salary Range: $108,776 - $122,373
Maximum of Salary Range: $149, 567
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this posting will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

Osgoode Professional Development (OPD) is a revenue-producing unit which operates in a highly competitive market. Its mandate is to produce a net contribution. This position, along with others at OPD, has annual revenue and growth targets which must be met for satisfactory job performance. Reporting to the Assistant Dean/Executive Director, OPD, the Director, CLE Programs, will manage a large and important part of OPD’s business which currently accounts for 70% of the revenue of the organization. S/he will provide strategic planning, and oversight of quality development and execution, of all non-credit programs delivered live or online by OPD, including seminars, webinars, conferences, credit certificates and in-house and custom programs. Programs are delivered live in Toronto and in other locations in Canada and outside of Canada as well as online.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT 1 DUNDAS ST. W. TORONTO

 
Education:
Undergraduate university degree together with an LLB/JD from a Canadian law school, along with admission to the Bar in a Canadian Province. Post graduate certificate, diploma, or Master degree in adult education is desirable. MBA or other business, marketing or sales education or training would also be desirable.
 
Experience:
Minimum 7 years’ legal practice experience combined with a minimum 5 years CLE/professional adult education program development experience. 3 years’ leadership and staff management experience. Experience in a direct marketing environment and understanding of adult education principles is highly preferred.
 
Skills:
Ability to identify legal issues in order to develop relevant timely program content; ability to manage and coach content creators to maximize productivity and quality within tight time frames; knowledge of program development, direct marketing and copywriting skills; highly developed organizational and project management skills; people management skills; excellent relationship and customer management skills; strong motivational, persuasion, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Sales and strategic sales planning skills. Superior oral and written communication skills including public speaking; relationship management; skill in developing and implementing policies, programs and procedures; excellent planning and analytic skills; critical thinking skills required for program development and implementation; ability to use judgment and make fair, sound decisions, based on existing policies and procedures is key. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable, with a commitment to excellence, innovation, effective change management, and proven ability to achieve results.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: September 18, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
Extended Posting Date: September 18, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
External Posting Date: September 18, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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