The Manitoba Teachers’ Society is dedicated to “safeguarding the welfare of teachers, the Status of the teaching profession and the cause of public education in Manitoba.”  MTS represents approximately 15,000 Manitoba Educators in 40 local Teacher Associations across the province.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – DISABILITY BENEFITS

The Administrative Assistant’s primary role is assisting the Payroll Specialist in the processing of claimant disability income replacement benefits. The secondary role is the provision of administrative support services to our Disability Benefits Plan Management and Case Managers who provide on-going services to The Society’s members as it relates to disability payments and membership services to claimants. 

The successful applicant will have a Grade 12 education plus completion of the Canadian Payroll Compliance Practitioner Program, Level One and a demonstrated proficiency in the manual calculation of monthly income replacement benefits. Preference will be given to those with payroll and administrative support training and experience in the disability benefits/insurance industry. Knowledge and understanding of both PHIA and PHIPPA legislation and requirements is necessary. Proven competency in Microsoft Office Suite and database management software programs is required. The successful candidate will have superior organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Attention to detail, critical thinking and excellent customer service skills are essential to success in this position. French will be considered an asset.

This position is covered by a collective agreement, provides a comprehensive benefits package and excellent working conditions.  The starting salary for this position will be $46,121 annually. Benefits include employer paid Health, Dental and Vision Care, Group Life, EAP and assigned parking, plus 3 weeks’ vacation, a reduced work week during the summer months and access to professional development opportunities. 

Resumes and the names of three references, will be accepted electronically until 12:00 noon October 20th, 2017:

The Human Resources Administrator

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society
191 Harcourt Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 3H2
Email:recruitment@mbteach.org


PUBLIC AFFAIRS FACILITATOR

The Public Affairs Facilitator will provide strategic communications advice on political issues, act as a political analyst and undertake measures to profile the educator profession in both the political and public spheres.

This position includes management of member and public polling, creation and supervision of campaigns, including TV and radio commercials, writing briefs, position papers and material for The Manitoba Teacher, making presentations at meetings, seminars and Provincial Council and managing a budget line.

The successful candidate will have a university degree in a related area and a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience. Excellent public relations skills, presentation skills and superior written communication skills are absolutely necessary. The successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of political issues and an understanding of Society activities and the public educational system. Strong organizational, communication, and time-management skills and the ability to maintain a high standard of diplomacy and discretion is essential. Being adept at setting priorities, meeting deadlines and exercising independent judgment is also critical to this position. A high level of adaptability and initiative and the ability to interact cooperatively with others is a key to success in this position. Fluency in French will be considered an asset. 

Conditions of employment are covered by a collective agreement. Duties are to commence as soon as possible.

Resumes will be accepted electronically until October 30th, 2017 at 4:00 pm and can be forwarded to:

Human Resources Administrator

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society
191 Harcourt Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 3H2
Email: recruitment@mbteach.org


EDUCATOR ASSISTANCE PROGRAM COUNSELLOR

The Educator Assistance Program provides counselling services for its members throughout the province. Due to a retirement the Society is seeking to fill an EAP Counsellor position.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate graduate degree at the Master’s level and be a registered member of a professional psychotherapy association. A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in providing counselling to adults in a broad range of therapeutic issues is required. Individuals must have the ability to work flexible hours including Saturdays. This position requires some provincial travel. Verbal and written fluency in French will be considered an asset.

The Society offers excellent working conditions and a comprehensive benefits package including employer paid health, dental and group life benefits, professional development monies, free assigned parking and 32 days of vacation annually. The annual starting salary for this position will be $116,536.00. Terms and conditions of employment are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.  

Applications, including a resume and the names of three references, will be accepted electronically until Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 4:00 pm and should be addressed to:

Human Resources Administrator

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society
191 Harcourt Street
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 3H2
Email: recruitment@mbteach.org


Consideration is given to the appointment of people in such a manner as to reflect the diversity of Manitoba’s population. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.