Learning & Development Assistant

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada’s fastest-growing major airport over the past 10 years, the fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to more than 60 destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. At EIA you become part of a tightly knit team, working in a supportive environment, dedicated to fulfilling our vision of more flights to more places.


Job Description


Reporting to the Human Resources Business Partner, the Learning & Development Assistant is accountable to support learning and development activities and events for the airport. This position plays a key role in assisting in the development and design of current and future training programs. The Learning & Development Assistant will also be responsible for the tracking, completion and follow up for applicable training grants for the airport. The Learning & Development Assistant has strong cross-functional linkages to all SBUs at all levels within the organization.


  • Collaborate with leaders and subject matter experts to determine current and future learning capabilities through assessment interviews.

  • Execute administrative functions of the L&D program through: research, organization, planning and administration tasks of the L&D program.

  • Manage the full cycle of job grant applications from; application submission, completion and reimbursement.

  • Track and report on budget allocation and status updates.

  • Research and initiate corrections and improvements to course offerings.

  • Demonstrate a high performance, high discipline, safe, accountable, focused, innovative and achievement-oriented, helpful manner of working.



  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent

  • Successful candidate must be a student currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. Transcript or proof of enrollment must be provided with submission of application.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with directly related experience and/or education.

  • Successful candidate will have a proven history of working well within a team-oriented environment.

  • Flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to respond quickly to changes and new tasks.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain appropriate airport security clearance, acceptable criminal record check is required.

Additional Information

Learning & Development Assistant

1 Full-Time, Summer Student (May to August); Poster #2018-13

REPORTS TO:     Human Resources Business Partner

BAND:                  Excluded

SALARY:             $19.00 to $22.00 per hour

POSTING DATE:  March  13, 2018 (Internal/External)

CLOSING DATE:   March 23, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m (Internal), or until a suitable candidate is found (External)

Applicants from this competition may be utilized to fill future vacancies of a similar nature.