Communications Assistant B (Work Study)

McGill University

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Hiring Unit:
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (Communications Office)

Position Summary:

  • Under the direction of the Manager, Communications, the work/study student participates in the smooth functioning of the unit’s operations.

  • Responsibilities include:

  • Posting news items, visuals and events online to Health e-News, Envoke and other media platforms

  • Preparing daily In the News emails circulated to leadership

  • Researching, retrieving and posting Faculty news published on other non-Faculty sources

  • Providing ongoing logistical Event support

  • Supporting special projects, e.g., development of online communications request form, research and retrieval of historical images and information, RSVP/Survey administration, capturing and organizing key Office processes, including related templates and contact information, etc.

  • Providing general administrative support.


  • Current undergraduate student in any discipline
    English-French bilingualism

  • Experience with Content Management Systems and website maintenance

  • Skills in searching multiple types of information environments

  • Education or experience in one of the following domains: communications, library and information studies, knowledge management, web systems, usability or marketing

  • must be enrolled in a WORK STUDY program at McGill.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Experience with SharePoint sites/MS Teams (asset)

  • Familiarity with the marketing email platforms (asset)

  • Basic familiarity with graphic design software, such as Adobe Photoshop (asset)

Minimum Education and Experience:

High School Diploma 1 Year Related Experience

Hourly Salary:

(AMUSE B) $20.48

Estimated Number of Work Hours per Week:

30 (Part time)

Position Start Date:


Position End Date:


Deadline to Apply:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

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