Careers

Why work for GUS Canada?

When you join our GUS Canada team, you join a community of like-minded professionals, industry experts and thought leaders. Join our team and become part of shaping the future of Canadian and global education.

GUS Canada is strongly committed to cultivating diversity throughout our community. We strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming, where everyone is respected and treated fairly. We value diversity and inclusion, cooperation, and sustainability.

GUS Canada also recognizes that it is critical that we attract, retain, promote, and develop talented employees so that our team reflects the diverse backgrounds of the communities we serve.

GUS Canada is an equal opportunity employer promoting fair and unbiased treatment in the workplace and creating unlimited opportunities to thrive. GUS Canada will not discriminate and will take measures to safeguard against discrimination in all aspects of employment on any protected grounds of discrimination. We welcome the diversification of our community by creating and supporting fair and equitable initiatives and removing barriers faced by equity-seeking groups.

How to apply for a staff position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé and the names of three references to: jobs@guscanada.ca

Currently available positions

Salary range: $110,000 – $125,000

Primary Purpose

Under the guidance of the VP, Partnerships and Business Development GUS Canada, the incumbent is responsible for initiating new product offerings and partnerships opportunities.  The Director, Public – Private Partnerships maintains existing relationships with partner institutions and ensures that new partnerships are in line with GUS goals and operational capacity. 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Plays central role in developing GUS Canada Pathway and Partnership brand awareness by building strong relationships with Canadian colleges and universities, participating in industry events, engaging with key internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Works closely with GUS Canada colleges’ functional teams to liaise with public partners.
  • Liaises with internal stakeholders (Academic; Operations, Pathways, HR, Compliance, Marketing) in each phase of public – private partnership to ensure organizational alignment and partnership goals.
  • Works closely with Sales and Recruitment teams in communicating partnerships’ updates and training materials, provides training on ongoing basis.
  • Leads GUS Canada Partnership team that supports public – private partnerships (Manager and Associate Director).
  • Stays current with postsecondary educational trends as well as programs and marketing methodologies and other external trends impacting need for new pathway offerings for GUS Canada institutions.
  • Prepares business plans and PLI for new partnerships.
  • Maintains newly developed programs and existing partnerships for product quality and process improvements.
  • Ensures ongoing PPP contract compliance and successful contract renewals.
  • Supports development of partnership/pathways marketing materials.
  • Attends monthly management meetings and provides department reports.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Position Requirements
  • University or college degree (Master’s degree preferred) in business or education, or an appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of successful managing partnerships in the education sector,  or in a similar role and/or environment.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the public post secondary education environment in Canada.
  • Experience in a supervisory role and leadership roles.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Acts with ethics, accountability and integrity and demonstrates sound judgment and respect for the individual in all interactions with others.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Works well in entrepreneurial environment where decisions and actions need to happen quickly and professionally.
  • Uses initiative to identify problems, implement independent immediate solutions and create an alternative solution when needed.
  • Builds trusting and productive relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Strong English language skills; other languages are an asset.
  • Ability to prepare and conduct presentations and meetings.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Strong computer proficiency, Microsoft Office ( e.g. Excel, Word and Power Point).
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Must reside in Ontario.

Location: Flexible (Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON as travel to either office will be required on occasion)

Reports To: Chief Technology Officer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary range: $95,000 – $115,000

Primary Purpose

The Salesforce platform is a critical technology for GUS Canada as we “lead the future of education.”

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), the Senior Salesforce Developer/Administrator plays a multifaceted role that is responsible for the GUS Canada Salesforce platform, including the development of workflow rules and data validation processes. In addition, this role shall oversee system administration of Salesforce and related systems, including all data integrations, system customizations, database maintenance and upgrade testing. This role is a remote position. There will be flex space available in Vancouver and Toronto for occasional onsite visits as required.

Specific Responsibilities

The Senior Salesforce Developer/Administrator will be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company.

  • All aspects of Salesforce user and license management including new user setup/deactivation, roles, profiles, permissions, public groups, OWD, sharing rules
  • Salesforce configuration changes, including (but not limited to): Workflow, Process Builder, Flow, assignment rules, approval processes, fields, page layouts, record types, dynamic layouts, apps, actions, custom settings, mobile administration, dashboards and reports
  • Sandbox environment management
  • Identify and gather requirements, translating into best practice, scalable solutions with a focus on an exceptional user experience
  • Identify unused or underutilized platform features
  • Create a platform roadmap and define priorities, liaising with stakeholders
  • Own the communication of any platform changes to end users and stakeholders
  • Data management to improve Salesforce data quality, implementing rules and automation as needed
  • Proactive system maintenance including Security Reviews, Release Updates, Health Check, and Optimizer
  • Respond to user support tickets
  • Monitor and improve user adoption of the Platform
  • New user and ongoing user training
  • Technical documentation
  • Work with GUS Canada integrated applications including two Student Information Systems, Microsoft 365, Unit 4 Financial Management, and other enterprise and academic applications
  • Make recommendations for improvement to the Salesforce support processes at GUS Canada
  • Develop Apex (classes and triggers), Lightning Components, and Visualforce to extend Salesforce in order to support business requirements
  • Establish DevOps code repository and version control for continuous integration and delivery of Salesforce solutions
  • Application development, including basic Visualforce pages/Lightning pages, Lightning Web Components, assist with each release cycle to implement and deploy new/updates to existing applications and code,
  • Working with GUS Global API’s, and middleware tools for systems integration.
  • Working with GUS Canada integrated applications including two Student Information Systems, MySQL, Power BI, Microsoft 365, Unit 4 Financial Management, etc.
  • Establishing and leading testing regimes include systems and unit testing and debugging,
  • Striving towards coding best practices and data quality
  • Contributing to technical documentation
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Senior Salesforce Developer/Administrator position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Salesforce product knowledge and at least two years of Salesforce development experience
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator Certification is an asset.

Competencies:

  • Experience implementing and developing solutions in Apex, Visualforce, and Javascript
  • A proactive attitude to Salesforce enhancements
  • A good work ethic, ready to absorb best practice from the team
  • Developing solutions with best practice front of mind
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications
  • Ability to create technical documentation
  • A proactive attitude to platform enhancements
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Translating requirements into technical solutions
  • Experience in change management and governance
  • Training end users and key stakeholders
  • Experience implementing Salesforce configuration changes, including (but not limited to): Workflow, Process Builder, Flow, assignment rules, approval processes, fields, page layouts, record types, dynamic layouts, apps, actions, custom settings, mobile administration, dashboards and reports
  • Competency in HTML, XML, Flex, ASP, SQL, Java or C++, REST and SOAP-based web services
  • Familiarity with developing on other cloud platforms, especially AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Demonstrates continued personal/professional development
  • A proactive attitude to platform enhancements
  • Designing scalable, best practice solutions
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Translating requirements into technical solutions
  • Experience in project management, change management and governance
  • Training end users and key stakeholders
  • Experience implementing Salesforce configuration changes, including (but not limited to): Workflow, Process Builder, Flow, assignment rules, approval processes, fields, page layouts, record types, dynamic layouts, apps, actions, custom settings, mobile administration, dashboards and reports
  • Demonstrates continued personal/professional development
  • Active in the Salesforce community
  • Knowledge of Higher Education
Primary Purpose

GUS Canada is looking for a highly creative graphic designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations, both in print and digital media. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design software and skilled with every step of the design process from concept to the final deliverable. Working as part of the Marketing & Communications team at GUS Canada, the graphic designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects and speaks to our audience. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project.

Specific Responsibilities
  • The ideal candidate must be able to maintain brand consistency, introduce fresh ideas, and execute effective digital and traditional marketing campaigns.
  • Able to work as part of a team to help solve creative challenges and present workable options.
  • Liaise with suppliers (print, promotional, web advertising placement, magazine ad placement).
  • Ensure brand consistency, be the brand guardian to ensure effective messaging and strong brand recognition.
  • Ensure high quality standards while meeting deadlines and working in fast-paced environment.
  • Creation and maintenance of the following materials: brochures, flyers, pull-up banners, posters, presentation templates, event materials including invitations (print and digital) and other promotional materials.
  • Digital Design – Design landing pages, digital ads, emails, infographics, web banners, social media posts, e-newsletters, and other assets for websites and app.
  • Print Design – Design for print ads, swag items, packaging, displays and more.
  • Illustration – Create illustrations and infographics for use in email, social media and display.
  • Update and maintain internal databases of design files and photography.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Excellent eye for detail.
  • Ability to communicate design choices clearly.
  • Respect timelines/deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly dynamic work environment.
  • Great at multi-tasking – Work on multiple projects simultaneously, troubleshoot obstacles, and provide outstanding communication to the team throughout the design. process. Must be organized and able to manage several projects simultaneously and in order of priority.
  • Conceptual thinking. Can start a project off from an incredibly strong point of view and come up with original concepts to move the project forward.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills—the ability to work with many different people across the organization and the confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly.
  • A great attitude and a lack of ego.
  • Has a keen understanding of design based on visual, cultural, and popular trends.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) skills in English.

Education and Experience:

  • Creative digital portfolio demonstrating outstanding conceptual thinking and design skills.
  • University degree or college diploma in visual arts, graphic design or any commercial arts and communications.
  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience.
  • Has a strong stylistic approach, and a strong foundation in what makes a good design.
  • Designs with the end user’s needs in mind. Proven track record of successfully owning the execution and delivery of consumer-facing advertising.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other graphic design software, as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS is a plus.

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those candidates who will be considered for an interview.

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