Manager of Growth and Innovation

Manager of Growth & Innovation (2-year Contract, renewable)

$75,000 per year

35 hours/ week, 10 months/year (flex time)

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chair of OCTE, the Manager of Growth & Innovation will work closely with the OCTE Executive to grow the membership in terms of affiliated boards and OCTE members, and support strategic innovation to develop new projects, services and professional development opportunities in support of Technological Education across Ontario. This position will play a major role in strategic development, professional development, member communications, grant writing, website updates, committee support and financial management.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Strategic Development: Work with the OCTE Chair and Executive to strategically plan OCTE initiatives and professional development opportunities to innovate the organization and meet provincial Technological Education needs

Conference and Professional Development Co-Chair: Work with a committee to plan and deliver OCTE Conferences and professional development sessions

Member Communications: Manage board affiliation, email updates, member registration and communications to support the growth of the organization

Grant Writing and Report Development: Pursue new and existing funding opportunities, grant writing and report development to secure additional funds for OCTE initiatives

OCTE Committee Support: Work with each OCTE Committee to support the development and implementation of strategic plans and projects

Financial Management: Responsible for invoicing, tracking payments and working with the OCTE Treasurer to ensure transparency and accountable bookkeeping

Website Updates: Work with the OCTE Communications Committee to update and maintain the OCTE website as required


Apprenticeship, College Diploma or University degree in a related field

Minimum of three (3) years experience in an educational setting

Excellent understanding of the education system, including Science and Technology, Technological Education and related programs (i.e. Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, Specialist High Skills Major, Experiential Learning)

Excellent digital literacy skills and proficiency

High degree of initiative, independent work, sound judgement, collaboration and decision-making skills, and problem-solving expertise.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills


organizational, time-management and strong interpersonal skills

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to be received no later than Friday November 1st at 4:00pm, and should be addressed to Dave Lewis, Chair of OCTE, and emailed directly to:

We thank all candidates for your application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.