Job Posting 88136

Public Engagement Coordinator
BC Public Advisory Network (BC-PAN)
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
669 Howe Street, Vancouver
closes in 31 days (Fri, 28 Oct)
full time - temporary / contract  •  TBD

BACKGROUND

(0.4 FTE – Two days/week - 12-month contract)

The BC Public Advisory Network (BC-PAN) brings a unique public voice and perspective to health regulation topics and issues. The BC-PAN is a joint engagement initiative of 11 BC Health Regulators whose shared mandate is to serve and protect the public.

To learn more about the BC-PAN, please visit www.bcpan.ca.

POSITION SUMMARY

The public engagement coordinator is responsible for providing a wide variety of administrative support services, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the BC-PAN.

The ideal public engagement coordinator has:

  • an understanding and a genuine appreciation for effective public engagement
  • the ability to communicate respectfully and appropriately with BC-PAN members and the college partners
  • a detailed administrative approach to organizing and prioritizing tasks
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • a flexible schedule that will allow for attendance at all BC-PAN meetings (set at the beginning of the fiscal year)

This position is an excellent opportunity for a university student or someone looking for part-time work, with the opportunity to interact with many different people. The role offers optimal flexibility, exposure to a fast-paced and diverse work environment, and generous hourly compensation.

The position requires one day per week in person at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC’s downtown Vancouver office with the option of working remote for the second day of the week.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • coordinate the college partners involved with the BC-PAN (circulate documents, organize meetings/videoconferences, etc.)
  • assist in recruiting, interviewing, and selecting members to be involved in the BC-PAN
  • act as the key contact and support person for the BC-PAN members
  • monitor, track and maintain all records of expenditures, including submission of forms/receipts to finance department
  • maintain the BC-PAN website and social media channels
  • create, administer, and synthesize surveys
  • organize college-specific consultations with BC-PAN members when needed
  • plan and organize BC-PAN meetings in collaboration with the BC-PAN facilitator
  • assist with developing supporting documentation and reports
  • perform other related duties as required

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required skills and qualifications include:

  • post-secondary education (in progress) with training in communications, administration, public engagement or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • one to two years of recent related work experience, specifically, engaging with a diverse group of individuals
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • ability to organize, work independently, set work priorities, and meet deadlines
  • effective oral and written communication with accuracy and attention to detail
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • ability to exercise tact and discretion when discussing sensitive and/or contentious matters
  • ability to work with discretion in preparing and handling confidential and sensitive information
  • demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, meet tight deadlines, and manage changing priorities

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to .

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This is a 12-month contract, with the possibility for extension.

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