COVE, the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship, is a collaborative facility on the Halifax harbour for applied innovation and commercialization in the ocean sector. Our incredible tenants are a mix of exciting new start-ups, growing innovative companies, researchers and large organizations looking for growth through innovation and collaboration. Already an important part of Nova Scotia and Canada’s economy, COVE propels global ocean economy by providing marine infrastructure, a collaborative space, and programs where ocean ventures start, grow, and prosper.
COVE is seeking an innovative and agile Education and Outreach Manager with a passion for the ocean to work in collaboration with and under the direction of the Director of Workforce Development. The Manager is responsible for developing and launching local and national strategic level workforce and education development initiatives focused on building engagement and capacity within the ocean technology sector. The Manager will engage with a wide variety of stakeholders including educators, youth, industry partners and government departments. The Manager will work together with COVE’s stakeholders and partners to adopt, implement, and scale initiatives and programs to grow the talent pipeline in the Blue Economy.
You will be responsible for developing opportunity pipelines and driving successful adoption and implementation of related education and workforce-readiness programs in the ocean technology sector. You are an excellent public speaker and have a passion for “people projects”. You enjoy working with diverse groups of people and have the ability to cultivate relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders and have a distinctive ability to communicate complex ideas in succinct and compelling ways. You are self-motivated, result-oriented, and able to build a plan and make things happen, while upholding honesty and integrity without compromising attention to detail.
This is a one-year term position with the possibility for extension.
COVE is an equal opportunity employer. You can find out more information about COVE at www.coveocean.com. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, note that relocation costs are not supported.
To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking "Apply". The deadline for submission is 3:00pm, June 10, 2021. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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