Capacity Building Coordinator
POSITION TITLE: Capacity Building Coordinator
POSITION TYPE: 0.5 FTE. Part time, temporary.
Term position. 1 Oct 2021 – 31 March 2022.
LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta
APPLICANT DEADLINE: Monday, September 20th. 12 noon MDT.
Mandatory Start Date 1 October 2021
COMPENSATION: $55,045 annual salary equivalent.
TRAVEL 40% Travel required within Alberta
Scope of Position/Job Purpose:
In May 2019, ACGC launched a four-year program titled ‘Inspiring Action for Global Citizenship’ which aims to enhance the contribution of Canadians to Canada’s international development efforts towards gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, reducing poverty and inequality and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. ACGC is currently seeking an experienced Capacity Building Coordinator to help guide programming and drive results of this program on a part-time temporary capacity.
Reporting to the Executive Director of ACGC, the Capacity Building Coordinator will be responsible for developing and carrying out the capacity building and knowledge sharing activities.
Key Working Relationships – This position reports to the Executive Director of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation.
Decision Making – This position is responsible for managing a budget which is set by the Executive Director and the ACGC Board of Directors.
Required Skills and Experience:
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and resume the following competencies:
Sector Expertise: Technical knowledge of gender equality programming, and the UN SDGs in the international aid sector. Knowledge of various national and international frameworks for the UN SDGs.
Drive for results: Ability to guide team in setting goals and targets, and achieving results
Communication Skills: Strong writing ability; strong group facilitation skills
Event Planning: Ability to develop and organize events for large numbers of people.
Teamwork: Ability to collaborate and work in small teams, committees, and across sectors to achieve results
Passionate for Learning: A desire for lifelong learning and sharing knowledge with others
This position will be based at the ACGC office in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends, and will be required to travel at least 40% primarily in Alberta.
ACGC is strongly committed to anti-racism and diversity within its community, and especially welcomes applications who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas in the workplace, including visible minority group members, Indigenous persons, persons living with disabilities, and members of under-represented gender and sexual orientation groups.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and résumé to by 12pm (MDT) on Monday, September 20th 2021
The cover letter must clearly articulate how the candidate meets the requirements of the position.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Those selected for an interview will be asked to provide 2 references, and may be asked to complete a written assignment.
For more information about ACGC please visit www.acgc.ca.
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