STEM Education Program Supervisor

Mount Royal University
August 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$20.00
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Job Title

STEM Education Program Supervisor

Requisition #


Job Type

Hourly (for Casual)





Position End Date (if applicable)



MRU Main Campus - Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Primary)


About MRU

Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, more than 15,000 credit students choose from 13 bachelor degrees and 36 majors.

Mount Royal University is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut'ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda. We are situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is "Mohkinstsis," which we now call the city of Calgary. The city of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation.

Mount Royal University is committed to removing barriers and fostering the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented or discouraged in our society. In support of our belief that diversity in our faculty and staff enriches the work, learning and research experiences for the entire campus community, we strongly encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply and self-identify.

About MRU Camps

Extraordinary kids deserve extraordinary camps! At MRU Camps we strive to offer high-quality programming for children and youth in a fun, innovative, and culturally inclusive environment since 1990. MRU Camps focuses on providing an environment where children and youth can grow and thrive to the best of their potential. For more information on our programs, visit our website at www.

MRU Camps Guiding Principles:

  • We lead through example and are accountable for our actions.
  • We communicate honestly, openly and consistently.
  • We strive to provide inclusive programming and acknowledge diversity.
  • We nurture a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
  • We aim for academic growth in all subject areas.
  • We prepare campers for leadership and service in society.
  • We respond to challenges and use innovative ways to better serve our community
  • About the Role

    As the STEM Education (SE) Program Supervisor, your job is to assist with the planning and preparation of your respective program stream leading up to the 2024 summer camp season. Under the supervision of the Youth Program Coordinator, you are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all SE camps, which includes leading a team of Instructors and Leaders to effectively deliver thematic, age-appropriate lesson plans to campers. You will also work closely with the other Program Supervisors, Administrative Assistant, Supplies & Inventory Supervisor, and Supplies and Inventory Assistants.

    This is a casual position working the equivalent of full-time hours from May 1 - August 26, 2024. Scheduled shift times are 8:30am - 4:30pm (May and June) and anytime between 7:00am - 6:00pm (July and August), Monday through Friday. Program Supervisors must have flexible hours for the months of July and August.

    All MRU Camps staff are required to provide the following at their own cost prior to commencement:

  • Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search (valid within one year).
  • Standard First Aid (valid within two years) and CPR Level C (valid within one year).
  • Responsibilities
  • Review, revise, and develop camp resources (e.g., lesson plans, timetables, supplies lists, printables, etc.)
  • Assist with the onboarding process by planning and delivering training and orientation week for all 70+ summer camp staff.
  • Manage and direct a team of approximately 20+ summer camp staff.
  • Provide behavioural and classroom management guidance to Instructors and Leaders.
  • Effectively resolve questions, issues, and concerns from parents, staff, and campers in a professional and timely manner.
  • Complete mandatory daily, weekly, and seasonal administrative tasks (answering emails and phone calls, staff schedules, attendance sheets, registrations, final reporting, etc.).
  • Liaise with supplies and inventory to confirm that the needs of all assigned camps are being met on a regular basis.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the performance of both staff and curriculum to ensure programs are operating at a high standard.
  • Contribute to promoting a safe and inclusive environment for all MRU Camps stakeholders.
  • Qualifications
  • Experience working in a childcare/educational setting in a supervisory and administrative capacity (minimum 2 years).
  • Experience with customer management software is an asset.
  • Experience in curriculum development, lesson planning, and organizing activities for children and youth.
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in using Google Workspace tools (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Mail, Forms, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in or a passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
  • What We Offer

    Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success. We strive to be an employer of choice among Canadian post-secondary institutions.

    At Mount Royal University, we recognize that people are a combination of many intersecting identities; we work to cultivate an environment that welcomes the whole person, and harnesses the strength that is available in our diversity, creating a rich and inclusive workplace.

    Salary: $20.00 per hour

    Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

    A cover letter and resume should be submitted in one .pdf formatted document. Please title your .pdf document as follows: Last Name, Requisition Number.pdf (ex. Smith, Coordinator, 999999.pdf).

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and others currently eligible to work in Canada will be given priority.

    Recent Mount Royal graduates who are foreign nationals may be eligible to work on campus. Please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website under Post-Graduation Employment athttps:// www.

    If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify [email protected] and we will work together on the accommodation request.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.

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