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Regional Manager

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  • Excellent career opportunity for an individual with experience in leadership and management. 
  • A highly competitive salary of $60,000 to $100,000 based on skills and experience along with benefits!
  • Work within a beautiful region from which you will have access to a multitude of summer and winter activities.
About Northern Lakes Collaborative Services

Northern Lakes Collaborative Services (NLCS) delivers supports and services to children, youth, and their families within our NLCS boundary inclusive of schools from Northland School Division, High Prairie School Division, Koinonia Christian School, Living Waters Catholic Regional Division, and First Nation Schools. 

The services we offer through the providers we work are Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Behaviour Management Consultations, Physiotherapy, Vision Consultations, and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Consultations. 

About High Prairie, Alberta

This role will find you working in an extended region around High Prairie. Prominently situated in the heart of Alberta’s picturesque Mighty Peace Country, High Prairie is a thriving community of 3,000 people and is widely regarded, by visitors and residents alike, as one of the Province’s best kept secrets.  

Comprised of a rich, unique and multifaceted blend of cultures, including Anglophone, Francophone and Aboriginal, the region is driven by a strong economic engine, fueled by key sectors such as agriculture, forestry, oil and gas and tourism.  

High Prairie offers unsurpassed natural beauty, a wealth of recreational activities, and adapts perfectly to all seasons. With camping, hiking, fishing and golf in the summer, you can look forward to snowmobiling, skiing, ice hockey and curling in the winter months. The area also boasts rodeo grounds, baseball diamonds, an equestrian centre and aquatic centre. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, there is also a town library and local museum. 

With a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, affordable housing and an unwavering commitment to fostering a safe community for all, High Prairie is an ideal place to raise a family. 

Come and see for yourself all that High Prairie has to offer, or simply visit our website

About the Opportunity

Currently, High Prairie School Division No. 48 on behalf of Northern Lakes Collaborative Service (NLCS) is searching for an experienced Regional Manager in High Prairie, Alberta for an anticipated commencement of August 27, 2019.

The Regional Manager is a key leadership role within the Northern Lakes Collaborative Service RCSD and works under the direction of the Leadership (LT) and Executive Teams (ET). The primary responsibility of the regional manager is the implementation of key decisions and establishing and contributing to the achievement of program goals while also ensuring adherence to the RCSD regional requirements and governance model. 

Additionally, as Regional Manager you will promote the program's mission and vision through the building of positive relationships while working within an inter-disciplinary environment alongside education authorities, Alberta Children's Services, Community and Social Services, Alberta Health Services, and several First Nations within the region. 

More specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrating leadership in modelling and working to achieve the goals of the governance teams.
  • Preparing strategic plans and annual reports as required by the regional and provincial office.
  • Preparing proposals and developing/facilitating projects required by the governance teams. 
  • Gathering and analyzing data on supports and services as identified by the LT/ET as well as by the province. 
  • Coordinating and hosting meetings, as determined by the governance teams, with dates/locations set annually. 
  • Providing supervision and/or coordination of the NLCS service providers. 
  • Ensuring children, youth, and families with low incidence needs have access to supports. 
  • Providing regular updates to the LT and ET in consultation with the designated banker. 

In order to qualify for this role, you must have a Degree in health, education, children's services, community and social services or a similar field along with previous management or leadership experience. 

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • Knowledge of strategic planning and project management principles.
  • Knowledge of services for children and youth including community resources. 
  • Experience and understanding of First Nations (asset)
  • Understanding of educational context (asset)

Above all, you'll have excellent communication skills, a child and family orientation, and a commitment to providing quality services which you will use to drive collaboration and consensus.  

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary of $60,000 to $100,000 based on skills and experience. 

In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefit coverage for Extended Health Care, Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Extended Disability, Dental, and Health Spending Account
  • Pension Plan
  • Your work schedule closely follows the school calendar allowing you extended break times (e.g. Christmas, Spring Break, Summer)
  • Professional development assistance 

Upon joining us, you will find a skilled team that is positive and supportive. 

For a unique opportunity to bring your experience to an exciting role in High Prairie and the surrounding area - Apply Now!

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Posted: May 9, 2019
Closes: June 8, 2019