Reporting to the Administrative Coordinator the Project Coordinator will lead a team of two researchers and will oversee the implementation of a History based project that focuses on the History of the Black English Speaking Population of Montreal. Working with the research team he/she will be responsible for strategy, evaluation, budgeting, and the coordination of partnerships to manage the development, promotion, participation in and advancement of the project.
Duties and Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Administrative Coordinator, recruit, interview and select research staff with appropriate skills for the project activities.
Manage a team of 2 researchers and delegate project tasks based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.
Assist in the recruitment of youths to participate in a yearlong history project (2018-2019).
Engage and ensure participation of all key stakeholders involved in the project.
Organize and coordinate the consultations and meetings.
Ensure and maintain effective and on-going communication with individuals and groups involved directly or indirectly in the project.
Maintain project documents, including timelines, internal processes and deliverables for the project.
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
Ensure that program documents and reports are consistently up-to-date and submitted on time.
Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.
Working with the Finance and Administrative Director, monitor and ensure all project expenditures are within budget and approved.
Communicate on a constant basis with the General Manager, providing weekly reports as needed.
Prepare and perform marketing of the project.
Prepare final project reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in the funding agreement.
Participate in project events (fundraisers, workshops, site visits, exhibits, etc.)
Relevant University Degree in Social Science or in a related field
Experience in project management, project evaluation and budgeting
Demonstrated experience in community based participatory research methodologies and program analysis
Knowledge of community development and community outreach strategies and tools,
Experience in networking and working with diverse populations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and including report writing, and publication/presentation of research results
Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem-solving and organizational skills
Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
All interested candidates ready for this challenge are requested to send their resume to the attention of Ms. Raeanne Francis, Administrative Coordinator. Applications will be accepted until September 5th, 2017. Please note that we will only contact those candidates retained for an interview. Selected applicants must provide attestation to academic study. BCRC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. At BCRC we provide equal employment opportunities to the designated groups and we welcome applications from women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We thank you for your interest in working for BCRC.