Coordinator, International Law Group in Ottawa, ON

University of Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Coordinator, International Law Group
Ottawa, ON

section of the Common Law website and other social media sites. Performs duties to the Faculty’s standards… using all forms of social media Experience in event…

Organizes, plans and hosts events; develops and carries out communications and outreach strategies to engage uOttawa international law alumni, students, professors and the Ottawa international law community; develops and maintains content for the International Law Program section of the Common Law website and other social media sites. Performs duties to the Faculty’s standards and in a manner that conveys and enhances the reputation of the International Law Group. Works closely with the co-chairs of the International Law Group to implement the Group’s initiatives, meet its goals, and ensure that events and communications have the best possible impact and foster the best institutional image. The incumbent must exercise excellent judgment to handle unusual and stressful situations, time-sensitive and high-visibility events, and recurring and special functions such as major conferences and lectures, official visits by senior judges and politicians, alumni events, moot court competitions, workshops, retreats, and other important events.

Essential Qualifications
Knowledge of communications acquired through postsecondary education or equivalent experience
Experience in public relations, marketing and communications
Experience in researching and creating website content; experience in using all forms of social media
Experience in event coordination
Experience in developing databases
Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, word processors, email, Internet, and the ability to keep abreast of the latest developments in electronic communication
Experience in administrative writing, with experience in writing grant applications considered an asset
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong sense of creativity, autonomy, good judgment, tact and diplomacy
Strong writing and communications skills in English and French
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise 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. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Temporary assignment or contract of 06 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring.
This position is excluded from all union accreditation units.
Applications from employees holding regular positions 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 17h/week (2.5 days).
CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Don’t forget to add them to your resume.
We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.
If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-13
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