Program Assistant

Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Union/Affiliation:
C.U.P.E. Local 3338

Pay range:
$1,658.37 - $1,879.50 Bi-Weekly

# of openings:
1

Position Grade:
7

Biweekly Hours:
56

Provides administrative and communications support to the supervisor of SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement in the development and presentation of community engagement events and community partnerships in the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts and at special projects such as 312 Main Street. Communicates information about SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement activities and programs, and assists in the programming and coordinating of community events in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. Creates and updates files on all projects in various stages of development; supports the project partnership contract process; collecting and checking incoming invoices and monitoring expenditures to ensure expenses are within budget parameters. Assists in the development of communications by updating the website; creating website content; maintaining and writing content for the blog and editing content using web developing and content editing applications. Provides support for community engagement and marketing initiatives in collaboration with the Director of SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement. Assists with report writing and reporting to funders. Supports the development of podcasts related to the Office.

Qualifications:
High School graduation and one year of post-secondary education including training in word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
3 years of experience. An equivalent combination of formal education, certificate/program of study ad experience is acceptable.
60 wpm keyboarding skills.
Good knowledge of general office procedures.
Good knowledge of the arts and culture community and its practices; and local and national related organizations.
Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications (e.g., Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro) at an intermediate level.
Ability to use desktop publishing, content and video editing applications (e.g., Final Cut Pro, AEM Adobe Creative Suite) at an intermediate level.
Ability to compose correspondence.
Ability to use mature judgment, initiative, and discretion.
Ability to work under deadlines with interruptions.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to use a digital SLR camera, video camera, and audio recorder.
Ability to build relationships with Downtown Eastside community organizations.
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.

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