Jobs & Opportunities

Publishing Program Sessional Instructor and TA Postings Spring 2019

The Publishing Program is accepting Sessional Instructor and TA applications for the Spring 2019 (1191) semester.

Publishing Sessional Postings Spring 2019 (1191)

PUB Sessional Hiring Practices

Sessional Instructor Application Deadline : Friday, November 2 (4:30pm)

 

Publishing TA Postings Spring 2019 (1191)

Publishing TA:TM Priority

TA Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 6 (4:30pm)

 

 


SFU Library Travel Scholarship for OpenCon 2018

OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career academic professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. OpenCon 2018 will be held on November 2-4 in Toronto, Canada. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2018 is by application only.

The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2018 extend far beyond attending the Toronto meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.

Complete and submit the application form by August 1, 2018 to apply for the Simon Fraser University Library travel scholarship to attend OpenCon 2018. Simon Fraser University graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are eligible to apply through this form. The Simon Fraser University Library will decide which applicant will receive the scholarship, and applicants will be notified by August 31, 2018.

**please note: the SFU Library scholarship includes registration to OpenCon. The scholarship is not restricted to those already accepted to attend.**


Digital Fellow Position for Fall 2018

The Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL) invites applications for the DH Fellow program for the Fall 2018 semester.  DH Fellows are graduate student positions that support the research, training, and outreach mandates of the DHIL.

Working in collaboration with the DHIL planning committee, the DH Fellow will contribute to the technical development of lab-associated digital research projects, provide training on digital tools via workshops and consultations, and participate in lab hosted events and programming.

The posting is available on the SFU Library website. Please contact dhil@sfu.ca with any questions or to discuss the posting.






Raincoast Publicity Assistant Wanted

 

January 29, 2018

Publicity Assistant at Raincoast

Raincoast Books, based in Richmond, B.C., is seeking a Publicity Assistant to start immediately.  We are looking for a motivated and organized professional who has excellent communication and technical skills to work in our Richmond office.

Our publicity assistant supports the work of our three publicists and our freelance publicists outside the company. The successful candidate’s tasks will include:

  • organize media mailings and compile campaign results
  • monitor bestseller lists
  • maintain departmental databases
  • process invoices
  • organize blog tours
  • send out excerpt materials
  • coordinate award submissions
  • create online newsletters

The successful candidate will possess:

  • superior writing and copyediting skills
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite tools
  • a minimum of two years of relevant media, marketing, publishing or senior book retailing experience

The following technical skills will be an asset:

  • an interest in Young Adult and Children’s publishing
  • a basic proficiency in HTML
  •  experience with MailChimp

Candidates should send their résumé and cover letter by February 2 to:

Fleur Matthewson

Publicity Manager

Fleur@raincoast.com

 

We regret that we can only acknowledge applications from candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls or agencies, please.

 


Copyediting Position at BC Pension Corporation

COPY EDITOR

Temporary Assignment – Up to Three Months

 

Branch:  Plan and Member Communication Job Type:  Temporary full-time
Classification:  Communications Officer R14 Union/Excluded:  BCGEU
Salary Range:  $45,431 to $51,491 per annum Security Screening:  Yes
Competition:  PC17: Additional:  Funding for relocation will not be provided.
Closing Date:  

 

Geographically Restricted:  Funding for relocation will not be provided.

BC Pension Corporation is one of the largest professional pension services organizations in Canada. Doing meaningful work and with a challenging mandate, we provide comprehensive pension services to five BC public sector pension plans. In addition, the corporation is executing on a forward-thinking, transformational strategy that will change the way we serve plan members and employers. Our strategic plan, From 12 to 21, is an ambitious program of business transformation that supports high service levels and cost-effective delivery through better use of technology, improved business process and continued attention to staff training and development. It’s the ideal setting for a consultative team player who thrives in a collegial, results-oriented client service delivery environment.

Reporting to the Manager, Communications, the Copy Editor edits and proofs communication products to ensure clarity and standardization. Communication products can be complex, controversial and sensitive in nature. The potential for content to be miscommunicated may have a negative impact on the Pension Corporation and exacerbate sensitive circumstances and cause embarrassment to the Corporation. The Copy Editor provides feedback to the writer on all aspects of the written product. The position must establish strong relationships with all levels of staff across the Corporation. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Diploma in a related field such as communications or journalism or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience.
  • A minimum of two years’ editing and proof reading or related experience which encompasses multiple communication channels and products suitable for the level of the position.
  • Experience using computer applications including MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Adobe and in internet researching.
  • Experience with the Chicago Manual of Style.

Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the required job qualifications as listed in the selection criteria above. Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.  An eligibility list may be established. Testing may be required.  

Only applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted to move to the next stage (at-home written assessment and/or an interview).  All candidates are notified of the outcome of the competition once it has been completed.

To apply:

Please apply through our career websitehttps://bcpensioncorp.prevueaps.ca/jobs/

 Contact: Human Resources

                Email: Jobs@pensionsbc.ca

PDF available: Copy Editor JD