Innovation Director

Faculty of Computer Science

Employment Opportunity #272-22.23



Closing Date: March 16, 2023 at 4:30 PM





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








Full-Time | Term Ending March 31, 2024| Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

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




Salary Range:

$62,997.00 - $81,893.00 per annum



Subject to Final Budgetary Approval.


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 Director of SPECTRAL, the Innovation Director works within the Spatial Computing Education, Training, and Research Lab (SPECTRAL) and builds relationships across a range of industries to develop service offerings that benefit the Centre's partners and align with the Centre.






































  • University degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or a combination of equivalent training and work experience may be considered.
  • 5 years in administration in information technology and/or R&D environment.


Additional Strengths












  • Graduate degree in Business Administration or Computer Science would be considered an asset.
  • Strong communication and planning skills.
  • Understanding of the aerospace and/or manufacturing sectors.
  • Experience and expertise in marketing, client relationships and budgeting.








The Spatial Computing Education, Training and Research Lab (SPECTRAL) is a research and development, industry liaison and training, student education unit that operates in close collaboration with regional, national, and international collaborators from aerospace and other industries to support needs around spatial computing and mixed reality (including virtual and augmented reality). SPECTRAL is a research center within the Faculty of Computer Science.




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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