Community Education Project Officer, Trades & Technology

Thompson Rivers University
November 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$31.18 - $34.65
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Application Restrictions

For Internal CUPE Applicants Only

Job Type

Support Staff (CUPE)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Closing date for internal CUPE applicants


Applications will be reviewed commencing the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” and may continue until the position is filled.

Internal CUPE applicants must submit their application by 4pm on the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” for their Seniority to be recognized. Applications received after the "closing date for internal CUPE applicants" will be considered alongside external applicants.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Support Type

Auxiliary (Over 4 Months)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)


The Hours of work are subject to change depending upon departmental requirements


The hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 7 hours a day, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Schedule Description


This position maintains a variety of areas of responsibility but will be primarily responsible for coordination and oversight of specific purpose projects. The position will be responsible for tracking project expenditures, revenues, and reconciling transactions in the TRU general ledger related to the projects. The position will oversee the coordination of monthly activity reporting and updating government reporting system (CIMS). This position will perform reviews and analysis of projects contracts and activities that require strong project and contract management skills, and a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.


  • Coordinate activities, resources, and information of multiple projects working with numerous stakeholders for each project.
  • Reconciles and analyzes project expenditures, budgets, and forecast of specific purpose accounts including working with the Finance Department to identify adjustments to the GL.
  • Prepares external project specific monthly and annual reporting and ad hoc internal reporting.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets a variety of project specific information and data. Develops, reviews, and improves project processes.
  • Prepares working papers and other associated documents for project contract requirements.
  • Reviews and verifies project costs entries and adjustments to ensure project remains in scope.
  • Develops and produces routine and ad hoc management information reports for a variety of stakeholders.
  • Provides financial and outcome reports to various governmental and non-governmental agencies as required in the procurement of external contract funding.
  • Assist in the forecasting process, including the budgeting of specific purpose funds. Works with the project team to identify and improve internal controls and processes.
  • REPORTS TO Associate Director, Community Education and Workforce Training



  • Business Degree with a major in Accounting

  • Five years recent related progressive accounting and project management experience, including expertise in developing spreadsheets, financial and analytical reports as well as project management processes

  • Experience in summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting financial data
  • Strong project management/contract management skills
  • Demonstrates skills of adaptability, and versatility with administrative and facilitation skills to keep the project focused on its objectives and within scope
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Demonstrated skills in planning and innovative problem solving
  • Strong experience using FAST and working knowledge of CIMS would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of a project tracking processes (Brightworks, Gantt Charts, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to cope effectively in an environment of changing priorities and reporting timelines

  • Sitting at desk and computer for long periods of time
  • General office conditions
  • The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

    Pay Band

    $31.18 - $34.65 ( CUPE Grade 09 (90% - 100%) )

    Salary rate

    Please Note: This position may be subject to a 90% salary for the first 560 hours of employment.


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> School of Trades and Technology -> Trades, Continuing Studies

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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