Job Posting 79392

Director of Employment and Learning
YWCA Saskatoon
Saskatoon area
YWCA Saskatoon
closes in 13 days (Thu, 10 Feb)
full time  •  based on experience



Department is responsible for the overall management functions such as program delivery, administration, financial control, funding applications and employee supervision.  This position researches and keeps informed of emerging and on-going needs for women and their families within Saskatoon in the area of work readiness and employment, and works to provide services that reflect and meet these needs.


Position Reporting: Reports to the CEO


Direct Reports:  12-15:  all employees of Employment and Learning Centre


Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week




  • As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Operations to deliver services as outlined in agreements with funding agencies.
  • As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, works closely with the CEO to develop and implement integrated strategies for Employment & Learning Department and supporting action plans for the strategic plan.
  • Monitors revenue levels and financial position of the department.
  • Promotes a consistent image and professional presence in the community.
  • Implements processes to support exemplary customer service.



  • Post secondary education combined with relevant experience, preferably at a management level
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a similar role within a workforce development setting
  • Strong knowledge of Saskatoon’s labour market trends, opportunities and challenges
  • Familiar with return-to-work strategies, employment training and counselling 
  • Knowledge of fundamental human resource management systems
  • Experience leading diverse and dynamic teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to facilitate consensus and manage conflict
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superior communication skills
  • Well-developed relationship-building and ability to develop rapport and communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Competent in the use of specific digital applications Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point; and Zoom
  • An understanding of and commitment to, the philosophies of YWCA Saskatoon
  • Familiarity with a unionized work environment would be beneficial.



Based on experience


A full position description can be found at



Please send a resume with cover letter by email to Cara Bahr, CEO at .

Apply soon! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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