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Job Number:  46277
Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator
Job Posted: Saturday, 14 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 29 July 2018
(54 days ago)
Simon Fraser Student Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: 32.47

Internal/External Job Posting

Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator



Description: The Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator (CRPC) coordinates necessary research on behalf of the Society in support of Society campaigns and initiatives as well as interpreting, maintaining and developing Society and other policies.


The Simon Fraser Student Society is an equal opportunity employer.


This is a full time (up to 35 hours) permanent position and is included in the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3338‐5 at a wage rate of $32.47 per hour with additional benefits as defined in the Collective Agreement.


Goal: To work with Board and staff to develop and implement campaign strategies that align with key advocacy priorities and will support or help to mobilize stakeholders to undertake action to achieve desired organizational and university policy change.


Working Relationship(s)/Role in Organizational Structure: The CRPC works closely with the Communications Coordinator. The CRPC reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and serves as an advisor to the Executive Committee, Advocacy Committee, and other committees as required. The CRPC attends meetings of the Board of Directors as necessary.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Undertake research related to Society goals, campaigns and policy development
  2. Provide concise and comprehensive analysis, interpretation, and strategic recommendations to elected officials regarding issues and documents regarding the Society
  3. Assist elected officials with the review and development of the Society’s Constitution, By-Laws, policies and procedures ensuring that best practices and protocols are met, and consulting with SFSS legal on same as appropriate
  4. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the Society, its structures, priorities, policies, agreements, contracts, events and activities
  5. Act as a resource person for the Society by ensuring that goals, interests, and direction are maintained
  6. Maintain the confidentiality of the Society’s records, activities and affairs and ensuring statutory and regulatory requirements and standards are met
  7. Encourage and support coordination activities with CEO, members of the Board, staff and volunteers to develop campaigns that address issues of concern to the membership
  8. Other duties as determined by the CEO


Required Skills and Experience:

  1. A post-secondary degree or diploma in relevant field is required
  2. Proven experience/knowledge of developing campaign strategies and of using different campaigning tools or approaches to achieve organizational goals
  3. Skills and experience utilizing multiple research sources, and producing accurate and succinct research resource materials in support of Society campaigns and organizational policy
  4. Broad knowledge of and experience in conducting legislative, administrative advocacy in a post-secondary education environment
  5. Computing skills (Microsoft Office Suite and database software)
  6. Ability to work in a demanding, self-supervisory, multi-task environment, within clear timelines
  7. Strong interpersonal skills by being proactive in maintaining organizational communications and working relationships

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to  citing that you are applying for the Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator position in the subject line. Acceptable file formats include MS Word documents or PDF files. Unreadable files will be ignored. Applications must be received no later than 11:59 PM (PST) Sunday, July 29th, 2018. Desirable start date: as soon as possible. Applicants must be available to work Monday to Friday during regular office hours. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Karen Atara
Simon Fraser Student Society
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

www:   sfss.ca/jobs/

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