SFU Public Square is a new signature program which aims to advance the university’s commitment to community engagement. The goal of the project is to be the go-to convenor for solutions-oriented dialogue on public policy issues and is housed in the Centre for Dialogue, Office of the Academic Director.
Provides administrative support for the SFU Public Square by collaborating with the Executive Director in the development of strategic initiatives. Identifies strategic opportunities in the community and the university for SFU Public Square activities; organizes, delivers, and reports on project initiatives; conducts research on event themes; assists in the negotiation of partnerships and sponsorships; conducts presentations for internal and external partners; recruits, orients, and supervises temporary staff, student internships and work-study placements; participates in promotional and outreach activities, participates in the development and implementation of the communications and marketing plans; manages the design and development of the project web site; assists in the preparation of grant proposals; liaises with administrative and academic personnel, community members, external organizations, government and agency personnel and prepares written summaries by researching, compiling, documenting and reporting information.
Please note: This position is located at Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC.
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