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Careers at Engineers Canada

National Capital Region Top Employer award logoEngineers Canada exists to provide national support and leadership on behalf of engineering regulators in Canada to promote and maintain the integrity, honour, and interests of the profession. 

We foster a work environment that challenges and empowers employees, promotes learning, teamwork, and innovation, and recognizes achievement.  Employees aspire to a high-performance culture that is focused on results and represents the combination of collaboration and clear direction with scope for autonomy. 

We need great people, creative ideas, and effective management of our resources.  We require committed individuals who can exercise leadership at all levels in the organization. 


Current Career Opportunities

Engineers Canada fosters a work environment that challenges and empowers employees, promotes learning, teamwork, innovation and recognizes achievement. Employees aspire to a high-performance culture that is focused on results and combines collaboration and clear direction with scope for autonomy. 

Content Creation Specialist (12 month contract)

Engineers Canada invites applications for the position of Content Creation Specialist. The content creation specialist writes, edits, and produces compelling and creative content that advances the engineering profession and positions Engineers Canada as the national voice for engineering in Canada. Working closely with the communications team and subject matter experts across the organization, the content creation specialist gives shape and meaning to the stories embedded in our work through both digital and traditional channels.

Key Accountabilities

  • Writing and editing content for digital and traditional media, including but not limited to social media, promotional materials, web copy, articles, press releases, speeches, reports, training materials.
  • Contributing creative and strategic input to Engineers Canada’s communication planning processes
  • Advancing Engineers Canada’s periodicals, such as our biweekly newsletter, and contributing to development of new opportunities
  • Capturing and producing video and audio assets
  • Photography, image editing, and graphic design

Qualifications and Experience

Education: Post-secondary degree or diploma in journalism, communications, language and literature studies, public relations, marketing,  or related discipline.         

Experience:

  • At least five years of experience writing and editing in a variety of genres for diverse media.
  • Experience in the development and execution of successful communications strategies.
  • Experience transforming detailed and complex material into compelling, concise, coherent and accessible communications assets.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and tasks and proficient in the use of project management principles, practices, and tools.
  • Experience with video, photo, and audio capture and production with an emphasis on social media uses.
  • Experience working with the wide diversity of cultures within staff, volunteers, clients, and the community in general.

Language: Proficiency in English is required; proficiency in French is desirable.                        

Qualified candidates are invited to demonstrate how they are what Engineers Canada needs through a cover letter of not more than 300 words and resume of 2 pages. Submit your package by email, no later than August 25th, 2017 to human.resources@engineerscanada.ca.

Accreditation Program Specialist

Engineers Canada invites applications for the position of Accreditation Program Specialist. Through the Accreditation Board, Engineers Canada accredits undergraduate engineering programs at Canadian higher education institutions. The Accreditation Program Specialist develops, sustains and supports programs that promote effective performance in the Accreditation Process.. This role contributes to all aspects of continual improvement of accreditation volunteer performance including supporting and preparing the Higher Education Institutions for accreditation visits..

Key Accountabilities

  • Accreditation Leadership & Decision Making
    • Contributes to projects that make up the ongoing Accreditation Improvement Program
    • Collaborates with the Practice Lead, Accreditation to develop solutions to address issues identified by the Accreditation Board
  • Accreditation Stakeholders Communication & Engagement
    • Supports the development and delivery of communications that ensure impacted stakeholders are aware and ready for changes
    • Manages accreditation-related communication activities around through the website, emails, newsletter and social media.
  • Accreditation Process Performance
    • Develops and reports on accreditation process performance measures
    • Provides support to ensure improvements are operationalized and accepted by process participants
  • Accreditation Resource Support
    • Identifies and, as appropriate, develops potential improvements to the accreditation process and makes recommendations to the PL, Accreditation.
    • Develops and makes recommendations for continual improvement of Accreditation Board onboarding and transition processes
    • Contributes to the development of budget associated with the program

Qualifications and Experience

Education: Relevant post-secondary education in a related field.

Experience:            

  • Experience working in a professional association/not for profit organization.
  • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment methods.
  • Knowledge of volunteer recognition and appreciation programs.
  • Knowledge of accreditation methods and tools.
  • Experience working with a wide diversity of cultures within staff, volunteers, clients, and the community in general.
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products; knowledge of Sharepoint.

Language: Proficiency in English and French is required.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email, no later than August 25th, 2017 to human.resources@engineerscanada.ca

Governance Administrator (14 month contract)

Engineers Canada invites applications for the contract position of Governance Administrator. The Governance Administrator provides a high level of support to the Board, Board Committees and the Officers of the Board  and manages all aspects of policy governance. In addition, the Governance Administrator ensures readiness for Board meetings and acts as recording secretary.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides support and serves as administrative liaison to the President, other Board Officers and Board members, including ensuring that the President is properly prepared to represent Engineers Canada at stakeholder meetings.
  • Manages all aspects of policy governance, including processing and tracking policy amendments, ensuring the Board Policy Manual is up-to-date, and providing guidance to staff regarding policy changes and implementation.
  • In collaboration with others, plans and organizes Board and Board committee meetings, assembles agenda books and acts as recording secretary. Assists in the preparation of documentation and follow up of action items.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: Relevant post-secondary education in governance, or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working with a Board of Directors and/or board appointed committees, preferably in an association environment.
  • Knowledge of policy governance.
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products; knowledge of Sharepoint.

Language: Proficiency in English and French is required.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email, no later than September 8th, 2017 to human.resources@engineerscanada.ca

To recruitment agencies: Engineers Canada is not responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes received from recruitment agencies.

For more information

For more information contact Vicki Kelly, Director, Human Resources at Vicki.Kelly@engineerscanada.ca