CityLAB Coordinator

City of Hamilton - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities - home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged empowered employees. Help us achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully. #BeTheReason


JOB ID #: 16471

CityLAB Coordinator
City Manager's Office
City Manager
Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. W

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 Full-Time Temporary

UNION/NON-UNION: Non Union Other Full Time

HOURS Of WORK: 35 per week

SALARY/HOUR: $15.861 - $20.187 per hour
  • Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.
STATUS/LENGTH: Full-Time Temporary
Note: this temporary position is expected to last up to 12 months.

Job Description ID #: 7424


Reporting to the Project Manager, CityLAB, provides support in program development including directly assisting the orchestration of the CityLAB program.


Support the effective coordination and planning of the various programs and projects.

Monitor and document the ongoing status of current projects, communicating with a variety of internal and external partners.

Contribute to the communications needs of the program by assisting with social media, website updates, and monthly newsletters.

Support building effective relationships between faculty, city staff and students during project initiation and operation.

Assist with the day to day operations of CityLAB in building positive relations with internal and external stakeholders.

Facilitate various phases of projects and required reporting to ensure a consistent tracking and evaluation approach.

Co-ordinate projects, programs or events that require the collaboration of a variety of internal and external resources.

Co-ordinate the production of materials.

Provide support in the development of required materials for publication of projects and the programs.

Coordinate the scheduling of meetings and events related to the programs, event planning as appropriate.

Perform other duties as assigned that are directly related to the responsibilities of this position.

Participate in project meetings, developing, editing and following up on action items to bring concepts from idea to reality.

Collect data through various surveys to track progress of projects and program.


Demonstrated experience in project coordination and/or community engagement, normally acquired through the completion of a Degree or Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have had experience working with CityLAB in the past.

Capable of working independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team and of building strategic relationships both within and outside the organization.

Experience in a computerized environment. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Must have superior written, oral and visual communication skills, including experience in creating and editing documents.

Ability to balance a number of projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines is essential.

Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.

The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants

The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.