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Posted on: January 22, 2019
Deadline: February 4, 2019
Grade: 12


Reporting to the Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute (SdBI), the incumbent develops and implements the Major in Sexuality Studies (MISS) program, including registration and advising as well as developing internship opportunities and recommending placements for students.

Primary responsibilities

  • Meet with all new MISS program students and provide advising, as needed, through duration of the program; maintain contact with students during their internship placements to ensure smooth working experience and meet at least once with students during their internship placement.
  • Screen students for admission into the internship programs; maintain an employer database and track placement of students.
  • Devise strategies and promotional projects and events that will promote the MISS program of the Institute in consultation with the Chair.
  • Analyze enrolment trends and identify opportunities for recruitment and for improving retention; prepare statistics and recommend improvements based on statistical analyses.
  • Organize and conduct new student orientation sessions; keep abreast of university and faculty new student services.
  • Coordinate Lillian Robinson Scholars arrangements.
  • Network with Concordia departments, community organizations, and feminist groups at the local, national and international level to promote SdBI events, activities, programmes, and initiatives; represent the Institute at various events.
  • Maintain SdBI events and publicity; run the SdBI Forum Committee in making decisions about SdBI sponsorship and planning of events.
  • Set the agenda, track the budget, present the different proposals received, coordinate event details and bookings, correspondence, and take and type minutes of the Forum Committee meetings.
  • Liaise with Concordia facilities and Media relations staff.
  • Participate in and provide input into SdBI’s communications and events budget planning in cooperation with the Principal, Forum Committee, and Administrative assistant.
  • Represent SdBI at community events and engage the public about our programs and events.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences and two to four years of experience, including at least two years working in the community sector for non-governmental organizations, interest groups and other not-for-profit organizations.
  • Familiarity working in a university context a definite asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of feminist, anti-racist, inclusive politics and processes.
  • Familiarity with social/community events planning and networks in Montreal; experience working within an intersectional framework to plan feminist events.
  • Verifiable track record for building rapport with public-sector organizations.
  • Very good knowledge (Level 5) of spoken and written French and English.
  • Experience in writing press releases and media relations.
  • Good knowledge (intermediate level) of Word, Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 (or equivalent) and with graphic design tools in order to generate posters, newsletters and communications.
  • Ability to build and maintain social media presence (twitter, instagram, Facebook, tumblr)
  • Highly developed organizational skills, with ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours during peak periods.


$65,444.99 to $78,173.81 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by February 4, 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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