This is a provisional classification. Formal classification procedures will be initiated by the Compensation & Job Evaluation Unit in approximately six months. About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada's leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region's intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 19,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018. Job Summary
The Faculty of Management is recognized for its innovative, values-based approach to management education and research. Graduates are leaders and managers in the business sector, public sector, and civil society who live the Faculty's vision of inspiring transformational solutions. Reporting to the Assistant Dean (Administration), the Communications and Projects Coordinator will lead key reputation-building projects for the Faculty. Key
- Plan and manage communication projects to highlight partnerships with key stakeholders.
- Work with faculty members to promote their research activity to the wider community.
- Conduct competitor analysis and support academic ranking submissions.
- Collaborate with academic programs leads to develop student recruitment communication strategies.
- Manage special projects related to faculty brand development and initiatives resulting from new strategic plan. Note
- Undergraduate degree in Communications & Marketing, Business, Public Relations or Journalism, plus three to five years' experience in a related field (or equivalent combination of training and experience) is required.
- Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating communications strategies. Proven project management skills with demonstrable achievement of outcomes.
- Extensive knowledge of social media and other communication platforms. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal) are required.
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie's core and leadership competencies (https://www.dal.ca/dept/leaders.html), in particular:
- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Thinking and Acting Strategically
- Relationship Building Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program. Application Consideration
Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.