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Program Manager

The Tri-Community Adult Learning and Literacy Association (TriCALA) is one of 120 community adult learning councils throughout the province who serve mostly rural populations.  TriCALA coordinates the part-time non-credit learning needs of adults in Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, and all of Parkland County.  We are supported by a grant from Advanced Education.


We Are

  • Committed to inclusive, diverse, and open learning

  • Helping people gain skills and employment

  • Creating a foundation for lifelong learning

  • Champions for literacy development

  • Reducing barriers for learners

  • Increasing literacy and numeracy levels

  • Embracing multiple learning formats and learning styles


The Position

Reporting to the Chairperson of the Board of Directors, the Program Manager is responsible for the administration and programming for TriCALA. The Program Manager is the link between residents of Parkland County, the Town of Stony Plain and City of Spruce Grove, and adult learning information and opportunities. This is a permanent full time 35-hour per week position with some flexibility required.


Key Responsibilities

  • Communication and coordination of Adult Learning Programs

  • Administrative Tasks

  • Collaborate with Community Partners and Funders

  • Revenue Generation


Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills

  • Ability to generate revenue to support program goals

  • Ability to effectively assess and communicate community learning needs to appropriate organizations

  • Ability to develop and implement an ongoing and effective marketing program

  • Professional communication skills

  • Knowledge of government structures delivering adult education to the population

  • Financial Management skills

  • Ability to take the initiative and to work unsupervised

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary business or public administration degree/diploma or equivalent

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in the not-for-profit sector in a management role

  • Knowledge of Adult Learning principles with experience working in a literacy-based organization is an asset 

  • Strong marketing, public relations and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders 



  • $45,500 - $55,000 annually

Upon completion of probationary period, we offer:

  • 3 weeks vacation plus closed between Christmas and New Year

  • Flexible work options available

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to

  Applications will be screened beginning on June 13, 2022.

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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