Now Hiring: Product Owner - Training

Join our team! We are looking for a full-time permanent Product Owner - Training.

As the Product Owner, Training you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of Amii’s external education initiatives, including providing strategic direction and overseeing program administration.

Using your passion for education, you will consult with management, Program Owners, Lead Scientists, Applied scientists, educators, and stakeholders to ensure that student, business and science-related issues are understood and incorporated into program, course planning, and administration.

Combining a strong business sense with good problem-solving skills, you will play a crucial role in the strategic planning, program development and administration of Amii’s applied educational offerings.

The role focuses on achieving excellence in three main accountabilities:

  • Market Research & Learner Journeys
  • Instructional Design & Curriculum Development
  • Customer Success


  • 5+ years in product, operations, or project management in an academic or learning environment or 5+ years in curriculum development, instructional design or education leadership
  • A University degree in a relevant program is an asset. Fields of study can be broad and include Business, Communications, Economics, Management, or Engineering, Education, Education Technology or Library and Information Studies
  • Experience working within a technology-focused organization is an asset
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience is an asset
  • 3+years of budgeting processes and data management experience is an asset
  • Experience managing client projects and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate highly technical subject matter to a variety of audiences, including those that are non-technical
  • Proven experience in a knowledge translation environment, both academic and adult education is an asset
  • Knowledge of machine learning industry and terminology is an asset

Attributes & Expectations

  • Displays an ability to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Demonstrates presence, self-confidence, sound judgment, and superior problem-solving ability
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders. Operates with the highest standards of integrity and trust
  • A motivated leader who demonstrates individual drive and an uncompromising desire to achieve exceptional results
  • Promotes high-level cross-functional collaboration and establishes credibility while influencing peers to achieve common goals
  • Successfully manages multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates professional maturity, resourcefulness and self-discipline in engaging in the pursuit of the organization’s goals.
  • Critical and independent thought
  • Collegiality and willingness to listen to feedback and support teammates
  • Intellectual curiosity and the desire to learn new things, techniques, and technologies
  • Able to work independently and make informed decisions while collaborating with staff and subject matter experts when appropriate
  • Able to identify gaps in knowledge and triage their learning appropriately

What you’ll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • Competitive compensation including paid time off and flexible health benefits.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply, as we have lots of awesome projects that we're starting soon! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by January 8, 2021.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

About Amii

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) inspires world-changing machine intelligence for good and for all.

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our team of Machine Learning Scientists, Educators and Project Managers work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

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