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Posted on: March 15, 2019
Deadline: March 28, 2019
Grade: 10


Reporting to the Principal of LCDS and to the Director of LSRC, the incumbent establishes priorities and administers related operations for LCDS and LSRC, including the functional supervision of interns.

Primary responsibilities

  • Serve as the main channel of communication for both LCDS and LSRC, including interactions with students, researchers, policy-makers and targeted community members and organizations.
  • Assist the Principal and Director with the development of short and long-term strategies to achieve LCDS’s and LSRC’s organizational and research objectives.
  • Manage and administer research grant accounts for LSRC and its research fellows.
  • Identify and compile internal and external research grant applications for LSRC and its research fellows.
  • Serve as a resource, providing both research related and academic related advice, to students enrolled in the units’ programs.
  • Identify research internship opportunities for LCDS students.
  • Functionally supervise student volunteers and interns from LCDS and LSRC.
  • Provide outreach and logistical support to the Principal of LCDS and the Director of LSRC in creating partnerships with universities and research institutes outside of Canada.
  • Provide outreach for both LCDS and LSRC via social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Wordpress; maintain the channels active and administered 24/7 at LCDS and remotely through internet-based solutions.
  • Collaborate with the FAS Communication Advisor to develop LCDS’ and LSRC’s visibility within the University system.
  • Network with non-governmental organizations, local artists and film-makers, scholars and politicians inside and outside of Concordia.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences and two to four years of relevant work experience in a university environment.
  • Master’s degree and previous experience in a research environment (research institute, NGO, etc) desirable.
  • Strong understanding of academic life and practice an asset.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French. Fluency in other languages an asset.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of web content management systems, Macromedia Contribute, as well as of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of graphic design and website design, SIS and the Concordia University Portal Administration desirable.
  • Strong and proven understanding of student life, and a strong record of liaising with student groups.
  • Strong proven experience creating social media marketing strategies.
  • Proven decision-making, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of University policies and academic policies and procedures (preferably in the Faculty of Arts and Science) desirable.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and potentially stressful environment.
  • Demonstrated pro-active attitude and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to set, assess, and reassess priorities, analyze and solve problems and multitask.
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to work autonomously.


$55,664.71 - $66,485.46 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 28, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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