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Our reputation is built on retaining the very best faculty and staff, working together with the ultimate end goal of inspiring our students. We hire motivated, qualified, innovative and passionate individuals with expertise and diversity. We inspire and reward our employees with professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits and a community-like workplace.

Employment Opportunities

Director of Information Technology

Director of Information Technology

Under the direction of the Assistant Head, Finance & Operations, the Director of IT is a driving force in the schools’ digital transformation. As a member of the Management Team, and managing a team of 4 IT professionals, the Director of IT will lead and develop innovative technologies that support teaching, learning, student life and administrative operations. Using technical expertise, the Director will provide strategic leadership, planning and management in all areas of information technology. This will include developing and overseeing campus-wide technology policies, procedures, services and facilities at an operational and strategic level.

The Director will lead the strategic vision and implementation of the school wide technology plan.  They will be responsible to assess operational and academic needs using industry expertise and research to provide technology solutions, programs and initiatives. In consultation with the Assistant Head, Finance & Operations, the Director of IT will oversee the school wide technology budget including operational, capital and long range planning. The Director of IT will contribute to the leadership of the school as a member of the Management team and an advisor to the Board of Directors.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • University or College degree in Computer Science, and/or Information Technology or equivalent preferred.
  • 5 years of experience leading a team of IT professionals, preferably in an educational environment;
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts;
  • Skill in designing and implementing new IT related procedures, policies and strategies.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders (students, parents, staff, faculty)
  • A proven record of a sustained commitment to professional growth and improvement;
  • Ability to initiate new ideas and contribute to the strategic development of the school;
  • Innovative, creative and dynamic while staying abreast of latest technology research and programs;
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment;
  • Demonstrated track record of management and leadership;
  • Experience managing and developing a team;
  • Project management experience;
  • Exceptional customer service skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level of familiarity and/or expertise with Windows 10 Pro, Windows Server, (including Active Directory), GroupWise, MS Office, Google Docs, and network design, topology and communication;
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud software and the Edsby LMS platform would be an asset.

Full job description is available by request.  As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving

Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving 

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development, the Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will develop strategies and long-range plans for alumni and parent engagement leading to achievement of annual giving goals. This will include identifying key metrics and analytics for evaluation, tracking and reporting and the development of giving strategies to enhance participation of alumni and other constituents. The Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will develop strategies, plans and processes for enhancement, maintenance and utilization of Raiser’s Edge database in alignment with departmental objectives. Working closely with other members of the Development team, Communications team, Board members, faculty and staff, the Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will successfully increase annual giving to achieve fundraising goals. 

 

This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and customer service skills. The ideal candidate has a University or College degree, a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience, and preferably a CFRE or other fundraising designation.  This experience will be coupled with proven experience strategizing, researching, planning and implementing annual fund giving. Candidates must have extensive experience with the use of a donor database, preferably Raiser’s Edge, in order to record, analyze, report and track prospects through “moves management”, along with significant exposure to use of data analytics. In addition, applicants must bring familiarity with all legislation pertaining to charitable giving. Experience working in an educational environment in the alumni relations area is an asset, with independent school experience preferred.

 

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

Facility Services Afternoon Shift Custodian

Facility Services Afternoon Shift Custodian 
Part-time (25 hours per week)   
 

Reporting to the Manager, Facility Services, and taking daily direction from the Afternoon Shift Team Leader, the part-time Afternoon Shift Custodian will act as a member of the Facility Services team providing cleaning, security, facility rental and function support, and snow removal as needed.  One of the goals of this position is to ensure that our community is welcomed to a safe, clean and functional facility. 

The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and communication skills and can deal with all constituents in a professional, courteous and customer service oriented manner.  The ideal candidate is adaptable and flexible, takes direction and likes to work in a team. The successful candidate has previous experience in a Custodian capacity and has used janitorial equipment in a school environment, is physically fit and adheres to safe work practices

 

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a resume to:

Human Resources

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

   

Senior Development Officer

Senior Development Officer

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development, the Senior Development Officer will be a lead solicitor in bringing the Pickering College vision to external constituencies to build long-term relationships to secure philanthropic support, with key responsibilities for donor identification, solicitation and stewardship.  This will be achieved through managing the major gifts program at Pickering College to achieve identified targets during the course of the current capital campaign and beyond.  This will include identifying and cultivating prospects, and managing a portfolio of major gifts prospects with a focus on gifts greater than $50,000.  The Senior Development Officer will identify and research prospects using a variety of resources including the Raiser’s Edge database, and will research and develop material for case statements, proposals, call plans and briefing notes.  Working closely with other members of the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team, Board members, Communications team, faculty and staff, the Senior Development Officer will successfully secure donations to achieve desired fundraising goals. 

This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and customer service skills.  The ideal candidate has a University or College degree, a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience, and preferably a CFRE or other fundraising designation.   This experience will be coupled with proven experience strategizing, researching, planning and executing major gifts of greater than $50,000 in a campaign environment.  Candidates must have extensive experience with use of a donor database, preferably Raiser’s Edge, in order to record, analyze, report and track prospects through “moves management”, along with significant exposure to use of data analytics.  In addition, applicants must bring familiarity with all legislation pertaining to charitable giving.  Experience working in an educational environment is an asset, with independent school experience preferred.

 

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

Digital Communications Coordinator (Contract)

Digital Communications Coordinator

4 days per week (1-year Contract) 
 

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Digital Communications Coordinator works with members of the Pickering College community to generate engaging and timely community communications on digital and print platforms in support of the strategic directions of the Communications Department, the Admission Office, and the school’s overall Strategic Plan. This position supports ongoing communications projects and assists in keeping members of the

Pickering College community engaged and informed as one of the school’s chief storytellers.

The Digital Communications Coordinator will perform the role of ‘roving reporter’ throughout the school community to generate relevant stories to be used on the website, in e-newsletters, and digital content for social media. This position will create and maintain a number of calendars both for external and internal audiences with input from various school departments, as well as maintain a multi-media library of photos and videos. As the editor of PC Connects, a bi-weekly newsletter of school activities, the Digital Communications Coordinator will liaise with teachers and internal departments to write, edit, and produce the newsletter.

This position requires excellent writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills. The ideal candidate has a post-secondary education, preferably in Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Corporate Communications or related discipline, along with 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in an independent school environment and/or a not-for- profit agency. Candidates must bring a strong work ethic and ability to deal with all constituents in a professional manner. Proven photography, videography, video editing and production skills, as well experience with social media management are required. Candidates must have strong computer skills including expertise with using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software. This position is a one-year maternity leave beginning August 27, 2019. Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request. Full job description available by request.

Alumni and Parent Relations Coordinator

Alumni and Parent Relations Coordinator 

Reporting to the Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving and as a member of the Development/Alumni and Parent Relations Team, the Alumni and Parent Relations Coordinator will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating effective parent and alumni programs and events. The role of the Coordinator is to nurture alumni, parent, and past parent relations with the School and with each other; thereby strengthening and maximizing their engagement to enhance their goodwill towards, and participation with, the School, leading to the eventual role of supporter and donor. 

This role will interface with a variety of departments, including Admission, Marketing & Communications, and Academics leading to expanded parent and alumni support.  As the initial point of contact for alumni and for parents in all engagement-related (non-academic and/or non-school) projects, the Coordinator will create, facilitate, implement and evaluate events and activities and individual communication related to alumni and parent engagement-related initiatives, and help develop strategies for these target constituents. 

This position requires excellent organizational, communication, and problem solving skills coupled with high standards of professionalism and strong customer service skills.  The ideal candidate has a University or College degree and experience working in an educational or non-profit environment in the alumni relations or membership area.  Candidates must be comfortable using technology and have experience with the use of a donor database, preferably Raiser’s Edge.   Previous experience with planning and executing events is required along with the flexibility to attend occasional evening and weekend events. 

 

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

 

Social Worker (Part-time Contract)

Social Worker (Part-time Contract) 


The principle tasks of the School Social Worker are to help students and families make the best use of available opportunities and resources and to fully develop each student's individual potential. The School Social Worker brings to the educational process an understanding of the psychosocial development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences as they interact with the educational process. Further, the School Social Worker provides the necessary professional skills to assist students and communities in problem solving and conflict resolution in a safe and healthy manner.

Under the supervision of the school administration and reporting to the Assistant Head of School, Academics and Student Programs, and in collaboration with the school-based student support team, the School Social Worker offers a broad range of direct services. The School Social Worker addresses the social, behavioural, and emotional factors which impede a student's school performance. The primary focus of the School Social Worker is to provide support to students and their families where there are complex issues which may require counseling, community agency involvement, family support as well as situations involving chronic truancy and mental health concerns. The Social Worker will provide direct and indirect services to students, school student-support teams, individual staff and parents/families kindergarten to Grade 12, with a focus on adolescents.

This position requires candidates to have a Master’s in Social Work accompanied by 3 years of social work experience in an educational setting preferred.  Experience working with children and youth in a multi-disciplinary team.  Ability to communicate well with students, parents, and staff with a high degree of diplomacy and professionalism and using sound judgment. Candidates must be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to:

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

After Hours Care Provider

Pickering College is recruiting a dynamic, energetic and qualified individual to work with K-6 students in the After-Hours Care Program.  The successful candidate must be reliable, punctual, compassionate, caring and professional. 

The hours required for the position are 3:30pm-5:30pm Tuesday to Thursday.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children (teaching, day-care, babysitting or camp experience preferred)
  • ECE or B.Ed. designation preferred
  • CPR and First Aid training

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must provide professional references and a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.

If you would like to be considered for the After-Care position, please submit your cover letter and resume via email to our Human Resources department:

 

humanresources@pickeringcollege.on.ca