Simon Fraser University

In the place where innovative education, cutting-edge research and community outreach intersect, you'll find Simon Fraser University. Our vision? To be Canada's leading engaged university.

Born in 1965, SFU has become Canada's leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia's largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and around the world.

Simon Fraser University Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dec 04, 2018
Contract
Administrative and Events Coordinator Employment Duration Temporary Full Time Location Vancouver Closing Date December 10, 2018   Union/Affiliation: Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA) Pay range: $55,943 To $66,807 Annually # of openings: 1 Position Grade: 7 Biweekly Hours: 72 The Administrative and Events Coordinator is a key position in the administration team and works closely with the Associate Director on administrative activities and processes related to day-to-day operations at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. This position coordinates office resources and the allocation of space; coordinates the selection, acquisition, and/or maintenance of all software, hardware, office equipment, and ancillary services of the Centre; acts as the Centre's liaison for the procurement of services and goods; and coordinates timekeeping activities. This position is also responsible for managing special events and establishing operational, administrative, and event documentation and resources to develop know-how and expertise in these areas within the Centre. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Arts, Marketing, or other relevant discipline and two years of related experience in areas such as coordination of complex administrative processes, managing events, staffing processes and office management; experience in creating culturally appropriate spaces for engagement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, including knowledge of social and historical contexts; experience working with groups traditionally under-served by government or facing barriers to participation, including experience with participatory engagement processes; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.   Excellent event management skills. Excellent administrative and project coordination skills. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Excellent change management and systems-thinking skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Excellent problem-solving, analytical reasoning and conflict resolution skills. Excellent client service skills. Good knowledge of best practices for inter-cultural engagement, including cultural literacy in the norms of multiple communities in Metro Vancouver and Canadian contexts. Good knowledge of University policies and procedures. Ability to research, understand, explain and apply policies and procedures. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, and exercise initiative, tact, sensibility, discretion, and diplomacy.  Ability to delegate administrative tasks/activities and provide work direction to other team members.  Ability to integrate SFU student experiential learning and faculty member participation in the Centre's programming in ways that are context appropriate. Ability to appropriately apply Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP). Assignment End Date: December 31st, 2019 Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.   
Simon Fraser University Vancouver, BC, Canada
Nov 27, 2018
Full time
Administrative and Events Coordinator Employment Duration Temporary Full Time Location Vancouver Closing Date December 10, 2018   Union/Affiliation: Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA) Pay range: $55,943 To $66,807 Annually # of openings: 1 Position Grade: 7 Biweekly Hours: 72   The Administrative and Events Coordinator is a key position in the administration team and works closely with the Associate Director on administrative activities and processes related to day-to-day operations at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. This position coordinates office resources and the allocation of space; coordinates the selection, acquisition, and/or maintenance of all software, hardware, office equipment, and ancillary services of the Centre; acts as the Centre's liaison for the procurement of services and goods; and coordinates timekeeping activities. This position is also responsible for managing special events and establishing operational, administrative, and event documentation and resources to develop know-how and expertise in these areas within the Centre. Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Arts, Marketing, or other relevant discipline and two years of related experience in areas such as coordination of complex administrative processes, managing events, staffing processes and office management; experience in creating culturally appropriate spaces for engagement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, including knowledge of social and historical contexts; experience working with groups traditionally under-served by government or facing barriers to participation, including experience with participatory engagement processes; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.   Excellent event management skills. Excellent administrative and project coordination skills. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Excellent change management and systems-thinking skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Excellent problem-solving, analytical reasoning and conflict resolution skills. Excellent client service skills. Good knowledge of best practices for inter-cultural engagement, including cultural literacy in the norms of multiple communities in Metro Vancouver and Canadian contexts. Good knowledge of University policies and procedures. Ability to research, understand, explain and apply policies and procedures. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, and exercise initiative, tact, sensibility, discretion, and diplomacy.  Ability to delegate administrative tasks/activities and provide work direction to other team members.  Ability to integrate SFU student experiential learning and faculty member participation in the Centre's programming in ways that are context appropriate. Ability to appropriately apply Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP). Assignment End Date: December 31st, 2019 Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.