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Located in a beautiful heritage house on the downtown Concordia campus, the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance is a university research centre affiliated with the faculties of Fine Arts and Arts & Science. Our goal is to study and promote effective teaching and learning strategies, through an active association with educational and community-based organizations. Examples of research areas include: literacy and numeracy, second language instruction, learning strategies, citizenship, hate speech and radicalization.


  • Minimum B.A. required 
  • Experience working in an office environment and performing general administrative tasks
  • Experience working with office equipment (e.g. photocopiers, phone systems, printers etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of a database mgmt system (e.g. Filemaker Pro, EndNotes) an asset
  • Strong English and French oral and written skills are essential
  • Assists the Manager in the preparation of research-related documents (e.g. grants, policies & procedures) and centre reports (e.g. the CSLP Annual Report), in both official languages as required
  • Organizes special CSLP-related events (e.g. research fair, annual retreat, seminars, workshops etc)
  • Writes up Minutes for CSLP Executive and Advisory Board meetings
  • Creates and maintains databases of various mailing lists and the CSLP membership
  • Maintains a database of the researchers’ productivity and outputs (e.g., grants, conference presentations, publications, etc.), using EndNotes
  • Updates members' CV information in EndNotes and eRegroupement databases
  • Manages both the director’s & manager's calendars
  • Schedules travel arrangements for researchers
  • Schedules various events, appointments and meetings as required (e.g. reserving refreshments, equipment, rooms)
  • Aids CSLP faculty and support staff as required (e.g. photocopying, proofreading & editing manuscripts)
  • Works collaboratively with the Grants Officer on special projects as the need arises.
  • Other general office duties (e.g. maintains the CSLP filing system, manages and orders office supplies, sorts and distributes CSLP mail, prepares meeting rooms etc.)

This position is a full-time, one year contract with the possibility of renewal. Starting date: Immediately.

Individuals who are interested in working in a vibrant, lively, research environment should send a covering letter and CV by April 6th to the CSLP’s Manager, Anne Wade at

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