CUPE3908: Deadline is noon on Thursday September 1st. Applications should be sent to

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Vacancy: Recording Secretary (Communications Officer)

As the Recording Secretary (Communications Officer), you will be responsible for overseeing the Local's staff in all the Local's record keeping, including (but not limited to): Minutes of all meetings, correspondence, e-mail lists, and membership databases.

The vacant position is only open to members of Unit 1 and Unit 2.

Candidate will become a member of the Executive Committee, and will receive a monthly stipend of approximately $560 with the expectation of approximately 5-7 hours of work per week. The position will commence immediately and be held until the next Annual General Meeting and Elections, Oct/Nov 2016. For more information, please contact us at:

Principal Duties:

  • Responsible for the Local’s internal and external communications, including (but not limited to):
  • Maintaining the Local’s website
  • Maintaining the Local’s social media accounts
  • Production of any regular outreach material, digital and hard copy, such as newsletters, posters, brochure
  • Responsible for staying informed and researching any outreach vehicles that may be useful or relevant to the Local 
  • Chairs executive and membership meetings when the President and Vice-President are absent
  • Assists in mobilization and education of the members
  • Member of other committees as time and priority allow

Skills and Experience that would be assets:

  • Previous experience as a Contract Faculty member (at Trent and/or other Universities)
  • Able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Previous experience as a board member in the public or private sector
  • Interest and/or experience in the field of social justice/ workers rights
  • Interpersonal skills/ Communication skills

Deadline is noon on Thursday September 1st. Applications should be sent to

Last modified: 24-Aug-16

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