Education Policy & Planning Strategist

College of Extended Learning

Employment Opportunity #215-22.23



Closing Date: February 17, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 3-Year Term | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week




Salary Range:

$61,608.00 - $80,093.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?





UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.








Reporting to the Executive Director, the Educational Policy & Planning Strategist works across CEL's Credit and Non-Credit units, to support the development of innovative programming (primarily online). The Strategist provides overall leadership, direction and oversight for the development of new collaborations between CEL, Faculties across UNB, and external partners.












































  • A Graduate Degree in Education and Policy Planning or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of related experience with experience in leadership and strategic planning. 


Additional Strengths
















  • A Ph.D. and faculty experience are considered an asset.
  • Certification in the provision of Teaching and Learning for Higher Education is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of post-secondary and lifelong learning in international contexts.
  • Expertise in education policy.
  • Experience with budget preparation.
  • Experience in continuing education. 








The UNB College of Extended Learning is the primary lifelong learning outreach vehicle for the University, and caries critical community-building and revenue-generation functions. As an educational entrepreneurial unit, CEL contributes to the economic, social, and cultural life of the province by providing educational programs and services to a wide spectrum of learners.




This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.










The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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