Now Hiring: Program Coordinator - Talent

Do you hear artificial intelligence and get excited? Do you want to help build the world's strongest AI Talent Pipeline?

“Amii is thrilled to add a Program Coordinator - Talent to our Talent Team! One of my favourite parts about working at Amii is having constant access to some of the top emerging talent in the world. Talent is core to all of our products and clients at Amii and this role will strive to constantly improve the way we support students and set them up for successful AI careers beyond graduate studies.

I’m looking for a driven, creative and curious candidate, who isn’t afraid to run an experiment to move us forward, faster. You’re likely my ideal candidate if you:

  • Enjoy working with diverse groups of people to generate awareness about programs, and help to give them tools to enable them to be their best!
  • Have previous experience in database management and Hubspot automation and really enjoy this type of work!

AI talent is core to the growth of the field and the future economy. If you’re interested in being part of the organization that unlocks this opportunity in Alberta, I would love to hear from you.”

- Warren Johnston - Product Owner, Talent

About the Role

Reporting to the Product Owner, Talent, the Program Coordinator serves as a key member of a dedicated program stream and an active participant in facilitating excellent client relationships and industry partnerships within the organization. The Program Coordinator is responsible for customer success and prides themselves on creating exceptional experiences for Amii’s clients and program participants.

Also, the Program Coordinator acts as an invaluable team resource for end-to-end logistics of program and product delivery.

The Program Coordinator acts as an internal fixer for a cross-functional team and is driven to identify and remove barriers to ensure team cohesion and collaboration.

The role focuses on achieving excellence in three principal accountabilities:

  • Program and Product Execution
  • Client Success
  • Team Cohesion

The Program Coordinator also undertakes specific, but limited, planning roles when opportunities arise that are aligned with their skillset and growth plans.

Required Skills / Expertise

Required Qualifications: 

  • A University degree in a relevant program is an asset
  • Experience working within a technology-focused organization is an asset
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with partner organizations, potential partners such as companies, sponsors and community members
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologies
  • Experience in community relations, project management, business development and inbound marketing best practices
  • Ability to identify the needs of stakeholders and create/drive new solutions
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application

Attributes and Expectations: 

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders.
  • Exemplifies excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates an outgoing, positive, group-win approach and a willingness to learn and share
  • Successfully manages multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

What you’ll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Gain access to the Amii community and events
  • 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.

About Amii

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 cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, don’t wait to apply! We’re excited to add a new member to the Amii team, and the posting may come down sooner than the closing date if we find the right candidate. We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews as they come in until July 29.

When sending your application, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii. In your cover letter, please include one professional accomplishment you are most proud of and why.

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Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

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

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