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Company Name:
Alberta International Medical Graduates Association
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Executive Director - Alberta International Medical Graduates Association

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the efficient and effective management of day to day operations of the association (Calgary and Edmonton) and its programs; hire and supervise staff; oversee programs, delivery, member needs, organizational planning, internal/external evaluations, government budgets, reporting and partnerships.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets for IRCC’s approval, negotiation and claims. Oversee all financial aspects of the association.
  • Plan and develop programs and services based on member needs & priorities, which reflect both process & funding requirements; submit funding proposals and liaise with funders. Document, track and report.
  • Program delivery (internal) – Mock NAC OSCE & MMI training, CCRASH & IELTS courses, Interview Prep, LoP designation and AGM plannng.
  • Maintain positive relationships with key stakeholder and partner groups.
  • Represent the association in the community in an informed, neutral, positive and supportive manner.
  • Secure and build relationships with alternative funding sources and develop and oversee fund development; for holistic membership use and program distribution.
  • Ensure that the association has proper marketing collateral for programs and activities, as approved by IRCC.
  • Connect with government and other bodies regarding organization’s mission.
  • Carry out all duties and expectations assigned by the funder as well as other duties assigned by the Board.
  • Work with the Board and keep them informed on AIMGA’s work via meetings & ED documentation.
  • Seek to expand the association vision: open pathways, cross-provincial collaboration, pre-arrival support and technological outlets to support membership.


Education Requirements

Master’s Degree preferred.  Alternative combination of degree’d education and skills/experience would be considered.


Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with the challenges, issues and processes within the Internationally Educated Healthcare Profession field – with Internationally Educated Physicians specifically - is a strong asset.
  • 5+ years’ experience in non-profit management, and experience working in a Board-governing capacity (strategic planning an asset).
  • Grant/proposal writing and financial or budget/accounting experience are strong assets.
  • Extensive operational and project management experience with a proven track record of success, preferably within the field of medicine or medical education.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and respond to pressure with composure.
  • Ability to manage a dynamic work environment with changing contexts and complex situations with members, staff, externals and volunteers with demonstrated professionalism, empathy and confidentiality.
  • Resource & curriculum development or design and implementation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail (able to anticipate and be responsive) and demonstrated comprehensive reporting skills which includes, but is not limited to: working with Microsoft Office products and government reporting systems.
  • Ability to balance independent and collaborative work is a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills, as well as proven ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Computer programming/IT familiarity an asset .

Start date TBD. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This is a full-time, salaried position. Salary range is commensurate with skills, experience and funding. Please apply, with a cover letter and resume, directly to: [email protected]