Manager, Melda Murray Student Centre

Halifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

Dalhousie University

Estimated salary $51,504 - $69,683 a year

Job Description:

Position Information Position Title Manager, Melda Murray Student Centre Department/Unit Faculty of Engineering General Location Halifax Posting Number S049-20 Employee Group DPMG Position Type Term Duration of Contract (if applicable) Three Years Employment Type Full Time Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0 Salary $51,504 - $69,683 per annum Classification ADM-05 Provisional Statement
This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Compensation & Job Evaluation Unit in approximately six months.
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada's leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region's intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 19,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary
The Melda Murray Student Centre is a one-stop resource centre for engineering students that aims to enhance student experience on Sexton campus. Reporting to the Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies, the Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the centre, for programming in the space (including for developing and implementing outsourced programming), and for triaging students to proper supports on and off campus to reduce barriers they may be experiencing. The incumbent will be passionate about supporting students through their experience at Dalhousie University and will continuously evaluate and work to ameliorate the Centre's services when needed.
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Melda Murray Student Centre.

  • Proposes, creates, manages and organizes student programming for the Centre. Identifies service gaps and sources or develops programming to meet those needs.

  • Manages budget and plans spending within the budgetary resources.

  • Hires, trains and supervises student
  • Maintains knowledge of and working relationships with University student support services; assesses and refers students to appropriate services.

  • Maintains strong working relationships with all stakeholders.
Note Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in social or applied sciences, or suitable combination of education and experience in an academic environment (or an equivalent combination of training and experience) is required. Experience in developing, delivering and facilitating programming to post-secondary students with a minimum of two years' experience in a post-secondary setting is required. Demonstrated ability to secure funding for programming initiatives and experience with website / social media management and student supervision are considered assets.
Job Competencies
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie's core and leadership competencies (, in particular:
  • Self-Awareness & Professionalism
  • Respect & Inclusion
  • Communication
  • Service
  • Accountability for Performance & Results
Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration
Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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