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Job Posting - Coordinator OPIRG-Carleton
Coordinator - Full-time position (40 hours per week)
The Ontario Public Interest Research Group at Carleton University
(OPIRG-Carleton) is seeking a full-time Coordinator (40 hours per week) for
January 4, 2000. OPIRG is a student-funded and directed environmental and
social justice volunteer organization. OPIRG uses research, education and
action to promote social awareness and to act in the public interest.
Campus Relations -Build and maintain good relations with campus groups and
media; developing and maintaining visibility; networking with groups on
Projects and Communications - Plan and execute special events/projects;
deal with media facilitate groups etc..
Volunteer Management - recruit, train and supervise volunteers
General Office Administration - Provide support to the Board of Directors
and carry out assigned tasks; manage day to day operations and
administration of the office; supervise grant and part-time employees etc..
* Experience with social and environmental justice issues; non-profit
setting an asset
* Keen ability to network, maintain media relations and creatively
produce promotional material
* Capability to plan events, work under stressful conditions and to
* Organizational and time management skills in addition to strong
interpersonal and communication skills
* Computer literate - email, desktop publishing an asset
* Base rate of pay $15.36/hour
* Progressive unionized work environment with dental and health plan
In order to increase the range and diversity of perspective, skills and
experiences presently existing within OPIRG, the Employer and the Union
agree that, where applicants are qualified, hiring preference shall be
given to persons from groups who face systemic barriers to employment,
including but not limited to women, members of racial minorities,
aboriginal people, lesbians, gays and bisexuals, and applicants with
Applicants who wish to be considered for employment equity should mention
this in their cover letter.
DEADLINE for applications: 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 10, 1999
NOTE: Given the tight timeline applications arriving after the deadline
will not be considered! Interviews for the position will be held December
Please submit resume, cover letter and a 250 word essay on THE ROLE OF
STUDENT ACTIVISM IN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS to :
Hiring Committee / OPIRG-Carleton
326 Unicentre Building, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6
or fax to (613) 520-3989
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