Events Coordinator

  • University of Ottawa
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Oct 10, 2019
Contract Adminstration Budget Development/Management Event Management Event Planning Project Management Team Leadership/Management/Supervision

Job Description

Events Coordinator

Job ID: J1019-0358
Job Type: Temporary Assignment or Contract
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 10, 2019
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
Union Affiliation: SSUO
Unit: Communications and Marketing
Job Reports To: Manager, Marketing and communications
 
Salary (Grade: 09)
Hiring salary range
$61714-$77,956

Position Purpose

Plans, manages and promotes events that engage alumni, raise awareness in the community, foster ties between strategic partners and the academic community, and support recruitment, fundraising and research activities.

Essential Qualifications

College diploma in marketing, event management, fundraising, or communications, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Minimum five years’ experience in a similar role
Proven ability to formulate creative ideas and to analyze, evaluate and negotiate details to create a successful event
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines
Self-reliance and good judgment
Project management experience
Experience in supervising teams and volunteers
Knowledge of budget management policies and practices
Strong organizational skills
Knowledge of computer systems and software such as Windows, word processors, web applications and graphic design software, social media platforms, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, internet browsers and email
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key Competencies

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.

Note

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.

Temporary assignment or contract of 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring Applications from employees holding regular positions part of the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).

 

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Country

Canada