Information Technology - Staff Coordinator


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Nov 28, 2018
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Certificate, Diploma
Job ID job-9439

Position Summary

At Alberta Blue Cross, we are dedicated to exceptional customer experience and community leadership.  We are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans.  We believe in what we do and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.


Under direction of the Director, the IT Staff Coordinator uses their combination of technical expertise and leadership abilities to coordinate and drive talent acquisition and activities across our entire Information Technology team.


  • Coordinate IT resource planning initiatives, ensuring the IT resourcing plan is aligned with future business needs and technical architectural direction.
  • In collaboration with Human Resources, draft technical job descriptions based on requirements from IT Hiring Managers.
  • Involvement with technical screening and interviewing to select suitable candidates for further consideration in the IT hiring process.
  • Develop and maintain repeatable techniques to accurately determine the technical abilities of incoming candidates.
  • Build and maintain the processes and data required to proactively identify suitable internal candidates for existing and upcoming IT vacancies.
  • In collaboration with Learning & Development and Human Resources, coordinate training and development activities across IT to ensure team skills are aligned with current and future needs.
  • Increase the profile of the Alberta Blue Cross IT team by serving as a key technical representative at relevant technical industry events, and coordinating attendance by other team members as required.


  • Degree or diploma in computer science or a related program, or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years’ experience in technology-related roles; hands-on software development experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience in interviewing and hiring technical resources is an asset.
  • Demonstrated strength in planning, organizing, and coordinating.
  • Proven strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strong skills in verbal and written communication.
  • Proven ability to develop and build effective working relationships.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at


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