Sports Information Assistant Jobs Vacancy in University Ottawa Ottawa
University Ottawa Ottawa urgently required following position for Sports Information Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Sports Information Assistant Jobs Vacancy in University Ottawa Ottawa Jobs Details:
Enhances the Universitys reputation by coordinating activities in support of communication and media relations strategies for varsity sports programs. Helps develop print, media and web content according to the plans developed by the sports information officer. Improves archiving for Gee-Gees varsity programs through research and stewardship.
Undergraduate degree, preferably in communications, public relations or sport management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in sports information, journalism, public relations or sport management, preferably with a university athletics department
Knowledge of the various Gee-Gees varsity programs
Experience working with OUA/RSEQ/U SPORTS requirements (an asset)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English with experience writing newspaper-style articles
Experience in assisting with communication plan operations and working under deadlines
Experience interviewing subjects for profiles or reaction pieces
Strong interpersonal skills, with diplomacy and tact
Experience in using computer software, such as word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, video editing, Photoshop and database applications
Availability to work predominantly non-traditional hours during peak periods of the competitive season (August to April)
Bilingualism English: spoken and written (required); French: spoken (an asset)
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Dont forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).