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Manager, Faculty Affairs & Continuing Education and Professional Development

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

The Manager of Faculty Affairs and CEPD is responsible for providing leadership and direction through the planning, development and operation of the Faculty Affairs and the Continuing Education and Professional Development portfolio. The Manager will plan and develop continuing education activities for faculty, and other northern Ontario health care professionals which include all activities related to continuing health development education. The Manager will collaborate with the Director of Faculty Affairs and CEPD to bring growth and viability to the Portfolio.


Tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Supervise the work of the Portfolio staff including providing feedback, coaching and performance management; manage and maintain day-to-day activities and special events (ensuring that work is evenly distributed between the two campus sites and the appropriate inclusion of communities of Northern Ontario); maintain the approved budgets and program funding; draft, implement and maintain policies, procedures and protocols that support the Portfolio mandate.
• In collaboration with the FA and CEPD senior leadership team provide strategic direction for the Office of FA and Continuing Education and Professional Development Units Unit (i.e., operational plan and direction).
• Work in collaboration with all Units at NOSM; in particular the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Portfolios, the Indigenous and Francophone Affairs Units to identify faculty members’ educational needs and ensure the appropriate development of subsequent educational programming in order to meet all accreditation requirements;
• Together with Local Education Groups develop innovative educational activities and events for their members
• Work collaboratively with the Director of FA and CEPD to maintain a NOSM CME office, as per CME accreditation guidelines and work in collaboration with Faculty Development and Continuing Medical Education (CME) offices in the other medical schools as well as other key partners such as the Guidelines Advisory Committee (GAC) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Ontario
• As a member of the Lead Program Planning Committee plan, implement and manage the CME office and calendar, to ensure activities are in accordance with the NOSM strategic plan and coordinated with other important NOSM events.
• Expand revenue generation through NOSM CME activities, including supporting program expansion and development by seeking program funding through preparation and submission of operating grant applications and proposals to government agencies and other external funding agencies.
• Jointly with the Lead Program Planning Committee, develop an online education strategy which includes securing funding, hiring and supervising staff including curriculum designers.
• Oversee the stipendiary faculty recruitment, appointment, reappointment, promotion and evaluation processes.
• All other duties as assigned.



• Bachelor’s degree (BA or BSc) in related discipline (education, health, administration, business) combined with a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree, from a recognized Canadian university with accreditation or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience managing unionized staff
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience with development of continuing professional development, medical education or adult education programming.
• Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Accounting & financial management skills
• Best-practice online teaching and learning skills; learning management systems
• Adult education principles
• Research methodology; quantitative and qualitative research skills
• Management information systems knowledge
• Marketing skills
• Operations management skills
• Human Resources management capabilities (recruitment, scheduling, labour relations, performance management, conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, and coaching)
• Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations that apply to the work being performed


• Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)
• French/Indigenous language skills would be considered asset

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume along with verification of academic accomplishments
quoting the competition number # 2019-1253-TC to:

Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Attention: Human Resources
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6
Fax: (705) 671-3880

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.