General Manager, Wild Rose College
Listed on April 15, 2021
Wild Rose College is currently recruiting for the position of General Manager to lead the College into 2021 and beyond.
After 2.5 years of leadership and management, our current GM is transitioning out of her role in order to occupy a different role within the organization. This is a full-time, remote work position with plenty of opportunity for the right individual. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to be involved with Canada’s leading provider of herbal education, with a thriving team and thousands of students, we want to hear from you.
Working closely with the Direction & Owners, the General Manager is responsible for the daily, monthly, and yearly planning and execution at the College. The responsibilities of this position include:
-Educational system management & student retention strategies
-Ability & competence in ongoing development of Human Resources (vacation policy, health benefits, employment packages) & Career Development (training opportunities, ongoing and timely reviews, direct feedback)
-Direct management of a team of 15 employees, contractors, and interns
-Overseeing the Administrative Department, the Marketing & Communications Department, the Education Department, and Technology
-Decision making, mentorship, guidance, and providing alignment based on metrics, budget, team flow, and student requests
-Maintenance and development of networking connections with the herbal community, course creators, instructors, and organizations
-Planning and launch of new initiatives, projects, and updated materials
-Maintaining a high level of professionalism and communication expertise in ensuring all departments remain connected at all times
-Keeping a close pulse on the herbal community, events, trends, and discussions
-Commitment to procedures, processes, guidelines, and calculated decisions
-Ability to adapt and change course while providing cohesive leadership
-Project management and scheduling of staff, events, course releases, and calendar
-Management & Business Administration experience 5+ years
-Demonstrated ability to work independently and in team settings
-Ability to manage and work with staff, direction, interns and contractors
-Proficiency at project management
-Proven leader, mentor, and administrator
-Impeccable communication style both written and spoken
-High level and integrity, confidentiality
-Ability to proactively delegate the right tasks to the right people at the right time
-High proficiency and experience with Google Drive, WordPress, LMS, Mailchimp, Trello, CRM, Dropbox, Zoom, and other platforms
-Strong demonstrated ability with social media platforms and online marketing
-Strong attention to detail with ability to see with perspective & the ‘big picture’
-Ability to compassionately and confidently handle hirings, leaves, vacations, absences, contracts, and terminations
-Candidates considered for the position live and work on the land now known as Canada. Our staff are currently distributed between BC, AB, MA, ON, and QC & acknowledge we live and work on unceded Indigenous territory.
Pay scale: $52,000 to $68,000 per year based on experience.
35h per week during regular business hours. Some evenings and weekends may be required during special events. $1,500 a year in flexible health & lifestyle spending, $1,200 a year in phone & computer allowance, paid vacations & statutory holidays. Paid career development & training opportunities. Work from home & some travel may be required for special events.
Wild Rose College invites people of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome applicants of under-represented communities to be considered for this role based on qualifications.
To apply: send cover letter and resume to Marie White, General Manager at [email protected]
Only candidates considered for the role will be contacted for an interview.
This listing will remain open until the position has been filled. We thank all that apply and wish you the best of luck.
the Wild Rose team