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Positions:
Program Manager
Location:
Charlottetown
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
November 1, 2019
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
This is a contract term position for November 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. (Term may be renewed or extended depending on performance and funding approval)
Required Skills:
Skills & Qualifications:
• Knowledge of the PEI agriculture industry is required
• Agriculture degree considered an asset
• Education/Teacher experience considered an asset
• Proven experience as a program coordinator or relevant position
• Knowledge of program and project management
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe, WordPress and social media platforms
• Strong communication and active listening skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Team-oriented but able to work independently
• Must be able to lift over 10 lbs.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Work Schedule:
Weekdays
Job Description:
Agriculture in the Classroom PEI (AITC-PEI) is a provincial member of the national organization Agriculture in the Classroom Canada. Alongside other provincial members, we are driven by a passion for the agriculture and food sector and lifelong learning.

AITC-PEI delivers accurate, balanced, and current curriculum-linked agri-food resources, programs, and initiatives that are based on science. Through inquiry-based learning, we encourage students and educators to be curious, critical thinkers. By offering dynamic and unique outreach opportunities to connect with Canadians who make their living in agri-food, we bring students up close and personal with Canada's agriculture and food story.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Coordinate delivery into PEI classrooms on current National & Provincial initiatives working with project coordinators
• Coordinate booth at Teacher Convention
• Develop new projects & teacher resource materials for new programming, including curriculum linking.
• Develop relationships with commodity boards, agri-business, primary producers and other organizations
• Develop relationship with Department of Education & Lifelong Learning and Department of Agriculture & Land
• Work with Agriculture in the Classroom Canada and other provincial AITC’s

Employment Terms:
• This is a contract term position for November 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. (Term may be renewed or extended depending on performance and funding approval)
• This position is full-time employment at 30 hrs/week
• Compensation will align with experience
• Some work outside of regular business hours and/or outside of the office will be required.
• A combination of working at Office and from home may be considered
Wages:
Compensation will align with experience
To Apply:
Agriculture in the Classroom PEI 
Please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at: info@peiagsc.ca

Closing Date: October 23, 2019

We thank all applicants, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.