3200 Kempt Road, Suite 202

B3K 4X1, Halifax NS


Position Title: Program Coordinator for Information and Referral Services/Office Manager

Job Description

Under the Supervision of the ADAM Chair and Board of Directors, the Program Coordinator for Information and Referral Services will direct the Partnership Intervention Program (PIP) for Integration and Retention of African Canadian Immigrants in Nova Scotia which is supported by funding from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration. The position also includes a responsibility for assisting with tasks associated with the daily activities at the ADAM office.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • will be responsible for the overall management of all of ADAM’s settlement services which includes reporting, evaluation, proposal writing, fundraising, contacts with partners and donors, and other activities related to immigration and settlement services.
  • will develop strategies for increasing the membership and volunteer activities of ADAM, will develop a budget for the PIP, and will also manage the financial reporting for ADAM as a whole, in cooperation with the ADAM Board Treasurer, whenever possible, will assist in ADAM day to day office activities and projects.
  • will communicate and maintain the membership list in cooperation with the ADAM Board Secretary.
  • will manage volunteer staff as required.
  • will provide regular oral and written reports to ADAM Board.


  • university degree in arts, social sciences, community services, business administration or related disciplines.
  • advanced computer skills in MS office applications.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • familiarity with public relations and marketing an asset.
  • at least 2 years’ experience working with a non-profit or government organization is preferred, and prior experience in immigrant services is a definite asset.
  • solid project development/management experience is an asset.
  • fluency in both English and French is an asset but not a requirement.

Position Package:

  • 7.5hr/day, 5 days a week
  • Annual salary of $46,000.00
  • Position commences immediately  

Date Posted:  August 1st, 2017                                     Closing Date Extended:  September 13th, 2017

Position Start Date:  Immediately

Please, all applicants MUST email their resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Thank you for your interest in serving the African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes.



Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, poised to celebrate 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Dalhousie students and faculty engage in learning and discovery across our 12 faculties — whether in the classroom or in the more than $135 million in research we conduct each year with hospitals, industry, governments, non-profit agencies and universities around the globe. Whether it’s our passion for teaching and learning, our commitment to the highest levels of research, our priority for diversity and inclusiveness, or our dedication to serving local, national and international needs, the Dalhousie community is united in our quest to make a lasting impact on our world.

Dalhousie’s Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources (AVP, HR) leads, plans and directs the full range of HR functions and services including HR information and analysis, payroll, insured benefits and pension administration, compensation, employee relations, academic staff relations, and talent management, including recruitment, organizational health, and training and development. Reporting to the Vice-President, Finance and Administration and a key member of the senior administrative team, the AVP, HR is a strategic HR advisor to leaders across the University and a role model for Dalhousie’s values. Accountable for ensuring that HR strategy and service is aligned with the University’s strategic objectives and supportive of the academic mission, the AVP, HR works in collaborative partnership with academic, administrative and HR leaders across the University. In pursuit of excellent customer service, efficiency and contemporary HR practice, the AVP, HR promotes the identification and supports the introduction of new and enhanced policies, systems and practices and fosters the development of capacity and capability of the HR team.

As the ideal candidate, you bring leadership experience and understanding of the broad range of HR functions, ideally from within a post-secondary or a similarly large, complex, unionized environment. You have a deep understanding and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. You are conversant in contemporary HR practices and trends and have led the introduction of new policies, systems and processes to support recruitment, engagement, development and performance of talent. You are a valued advisor, able to successfully build cooperative relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and areas. You are a skilled mentor, coach and facilitator whose demeanor and attitude earn the respect and set the tone for those around you.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Anna Stuart or Shauna Smith at 902-425-2148, or submit your application online at: 11368.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.