RESEARCH & INTERACTIVE (R&I) SERVICES
October 13, 2017
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary coordinator for its Research & Interactive (R&I) Services for up to 12 months or to return of incumbent. Effective date to be determined.
The position reports to the Director, Research & Interactive (R&I) Services.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Strategic planning: with staff, develop annual departmental strategic plans aligned with organizational priorities established by senior leadership;
- Project coordination: coordinate the assignment of R&I Services work, as well as requests from the director's, president's and treasurer's offices, BCGEU components, provincial executive committees, and other departments; oversee and approve work produced by staff;
- Committee and coalition work: assist staff to most effectively use their participation on union committees and community coalitions in the service of our membership;
- Staff supervision: provide guidance, direction and supervision to staff; monitor operational requirements and workload; with staff, identify opportunities for training and development;
- Budget administration: with director, develop R&I annual operational budget proposals; oversee project budgets and expenses;
- External committees: represent the BCGEU on committees established under the public service and other collective agreements, in meetings with government and opposition, and on union central committees or working groups, as assigned;
- BCGEU committees and components: provide administrative support to BCGEU provincial executive or ad hoc committees and/or components, as assigned;
- Other duties: may be assigned other duties to support departmental or broader union objectives.
- skills and experience in project planning and coordination, budget administration and staff supervision;
- extensive knowledge of the full spectrum of mainstream and digital communications and campaigns;
- knowledge of activist-research, cultural critique, and community-based participatory research;
- familiarity with educational program delivery, including curriculum development and popular education;
- excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- experience as a union staff representative or organizer is an asset;
- an understanding of the goals and values of the labour movement.
Travel is required, therefore, applicants must hold a valid B.C. driver's licence.
The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ workers and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.
Submit applications no later than 5:00 pm on October 20, 2017.
Resumes will be accepted by e-mail to: email@example.com
Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland