Director of Continuing Education and Professional Studies

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

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le Nov 12, 2019
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Type d'emploi


SAIT seeks an entrepreneurial, innovative leader to re-imagine and lead Continuing Education and Professional Studies.

Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Alberta, is a global leader in applied education offering upgrading, apprenticeship, certificate, diploma, applied degree and baccalaureate degree programs to its 11,000+ full time and 1,200+ part time students, 8,700+ apprentices and almost 35,000 corporate training and continuing education students.

SAIT students take instruction in over 100 career programs, 1,800+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses through eight academic schools — Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation, and Transportation.

Hands-on learning in unique labs and classrooms, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with industry partners ensure SAIT students are career-ready when they graduate.


Connaissances et compétences


As the new Director of Continuing Education and Professional Studies, you are a dynamic individual who will strategically leverage existing programming, while curating and designing new content and delivery methods to meet the needs and expectations of 21st century learners.

As a senior leader, you bring experience (ideally) from various sectors — business, industry, academia, and have strong knowledge of product development, customer service and marketing.

Tâches et responsabilités


  • Redesign, curate and develop a strategic and responsive continuing education and professional studies program for the institution that is student centric, industry relevant, and unique to SAIT.
  • Lead and drive the overall coordination and integration of a re-imagined continuing education and professional studies program across the institution, including business alignment, content development and sourcing, instruction modality, service standards, feedback systems, and tools and technology.
  • Provide dynamic leadership in a complex environment combined with the ability to coordinate, manage, leverage, and integrate the efforts of faculty, staff, contractors and partners.


An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in a related field such as an MBA or an MEd will be seen as an advantage.

Comment candidater

SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 


For more information, or to submit an application, please contactBrittany Stansfield at or Alex Verdecchia at

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