Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)
$61,225 To $73,114 Annually
# of openings:
The Coordinator assumes administrative responsibility for the management of the Creative Writing Program and assists in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Creative Writing Program in Lifelong Learning. The Creative Writing Program has five components: The Writer's Studio, The Writer's Studio Online, community outreach initiatives, and individual courses, workshops and events. The Coordinator participates in the Program's budget development process and financial management. The incumbent promotes the Creative Writing Program by developing and implementing marketing strategies, forming community partnerships, and coordinating community events and publications. The Coordinator works collaboratively with the Associate Director, course instructors and participants, University, faculty, visiting lecturers, students, and members of professional associations and the community, and Lifelong Learning colleagues to ensure the objectives of the Program are met each semester.
Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts, Publishing, Business Administration, or related field and three years of related experience, which includes experience in post-secondary program planning, development, and implementation; administration; marketing; and financial management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Excellent knowledge of the literary arts, creative writing curriculum, the current publishing landscape, and the needs of emerging writers.
Excellent marketing and event planning skills.
Excellent organizational, administrative, financial management, and supervisory skills.
Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation).
Proficient in the use of standard office applications (i.e. database, spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software).
Ability to exercise mature judgment, initiative, diplomacy and tact.
Ability to manage a number of complex projects according to timelines and within budget.
Ability to work in both structured and non-structured environments.
Ability to work well independently or collaboratively.
Assignment End Date: September 18, 2020
Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.