MNU Careers

MNU Careers

Manager of Administrative Services
Application Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 16:30
Length of Term:
Statement of Qualifications:

Founded by nurses, Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) is an active, member-driven organization dedicated to meeting the unique needs and interests of its members. MNU represents 12,000 nurses, of all designations, who work in a variety of health care settings, including: acute care, community health, home care, mental health and long-term care. The union enables members to voice their concerns on issues that affect their profession. The organization is led by an elected Board of Directors and is supported by a staff of approximately 35 employees.

The MNU is seeking a Manager of Administrative Services to manage the organization’s operations. The successful candidate will support the execution of the strategic plan, which will in-turn provide exceptional service and value to the member base. Reporting to the President, the Manager of Administrative Services will oversee: Accounting, Member Services, Information Technology, Administration, Project Management, Internal Communication, Risk Management, Human Resources, Facilities and Organizational Planning.

Manager of Administrative Services


The Role

  • Actively work with the President on the development and execution of the organizations’ strategies;
  • Work with the Accounting team responsible for financial management including: budgets, revenue and expense reports, financial analysis, accounts payable and accounts receivable;
  • Oversee and manage IT staff, and IT Operations, including oversite of: maintenance, networking, security, backups, hardware management, policies and procedures, user and password management, etc.;
  • Be an internal champion for membership services, ensuring MNU is continually providing value to membership base, as well as continuously improving current services and planning future offerings;
  • Be an internal resource for organizational HR practices and policies;
  • Responsible for the overall office management of the MNU office;
  • Enhance the organization’s overall performance through the development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures;
  • Responsible for managing administrative and membership staff reporting to this position including work assignments, hiring, succession planning, coaching and development;
  • Is responsible for planning and organizing MNU conventions, special meetings, and Board meetings;
  • Liaise with the external accounting firm on annual audits, and distributing the annual report;
  • Represent MNU on select external Boards.

Selection Criteria

  • Preferably a Bachelor’s Degree with financial focus or post-secondary accounting courses;
  • 5+ years management experience, ideally in union management or labour relations environment;
  • Exceptional understanding of operations, accounting, finance and people management is required;
  • Experience managing IT, and facilities operations is a definite asset;
  • Must have a strong understanding of human resource management in a unionized environment;
  • Proven experience with training, mentoring, developing staff;
  • Experience overseeing organization performance, process improvement and change management an asset;
  • High-energy, self-starter, with ability to work proactively to create a positive working culture;
  • Politically astute with excellent interpersonal, communication and decision-making abilities.
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For more information or to apply, please submit a resume in confidence to quoting project #20107

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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