CRDN Engagement Coordinator, Medical Genetics

University of Calgary

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Place Overview

The Division of the Medical Genetics within the Cumming College of Drugs invitations purposes for a CRDN Engagement Coordinator. This Full-time Mounted Time period place is for about 1 12 months (primarily based on size of grant funding), with the potential of extension.

The Engagement Coordinator to contribute to the event and operational effectivity of the Canadian Uncommon Illness Community (CRDN), a pioneering initiative that may deliver Canada to the forefront as a worldwide chief in uncommon illness analysis, care, and innovation.

Reporting to the Managing Director of the CRDN and dealing collaboratively with the Chair, Steering Committee, Working Teams and a number of high-level stakeholders in academia, healthcare, the neighborhood, authorities our bodies, and trade throughout Canada and past, this place will probably be liable for coordinating and managing administrative duties associated to conferences, proposals, and undertaking planning, and facilitating stakeholder engagement to assist the developmental and implementation of the CRDN.

Place Description

Abstract of Key Obligations (job capabilities embrace however are usually not restricted to):

Administrative and Challenge/Occasion Assist

  • Present important administrative help to the CRDN, together with managing emails, scheduling conferences, creating agendas, and recording minutes
  • Contribute to the creation of organizational documentation, together with phrases of reference (ToR) processes and procedures for operational effectivity, and preserve correct data and recordsdata
  • Put together reviews, shows, and different supplies for inside and exterior stakeholders to facilitate communication and decision-making
  • Help in planning, coordinating and executing CRDN occasions and initiatives and involvement in exterior occasions of the uncommon illness neighborhood, with oversight from the CRDN Managing Director
  • Help within the growth and administration of a broad spectrum of tasks and initiatives as they relate to the CRDN
  • Present assist to the CRDN chair, Steering Committee and Working teams as required

Engagement and Stakeholder Relations

  • Facilitate communication with CRDN stakeholders, together with affected person advocacy teams, healthcare professionals, researchers, authorities, and trade representatives
  • Coordinate conferences, webinars, and engagement actions to foster relationships and share precious info
  • Contribute to CRDN’s public relation efforts, sustaining constructive relationships with exterior companions
  • Scan, analysis, and analyze alternatives to assist CRDN stakeholders and suggest actions accordingly to develop the community’s impression and attain
  • Guarantee excessive diploma of confidentiality and integrity, exhibit discretion, professionalism, and good judgement in coping with confidential info


  • Assist handle media inquiries and communications, making certain correct illustration of CRDN’s mission and initiatives
  • Assist communication efforts, together with creating communications methods and supplies for web site content material, social media and different retailers

{Qualifications} / Necessities:

  • Undergraduate diploma in a related subject comparable to enterprise, healthcare administration or communication and expertise in a tutorial and/or healthcare atmosphere most popular, or equal expertise; a mix of schooling and work expertise will probably be thought of
  • 3 years of administrative expertise with an emphasis on distinctive organizational abilities, together with setting agendas, scheduling conferences, and assembly a number of calls for and pressures
  • Demonstrated expertise in undertaking and occasions administration, with the flexibility to deal with a number of duties and timelines
  • Should possess knowledgeable interpersonal and communication abilities, with the flexibility to work together and construct relationships with healthcare professionals, researchers, affected person and household representatives and/or affected person advocacy teams, policymakers, and trade leaders to foster collaboration and partnerships
  • Should exhibit professionalism, discretion, courtesy, cultural competence, and respect in all interactions with inside and exterior stakeholders, creating constructive relationships
  • Should possess a capability to function inside a fancy, multi-faceted work atmosphere and be a robust group participant
  • Robust writing abilities with the flexibility to write down clear and concise paperwork (e.g., operational paperwork), manage and edit paperwork and supplies, and make logical evidence-based, balanced arguments and choices
  • Should be resourceful, progressive, inventive, adaptive, and strategic in navigating challenges and downside fixing with a excessive consideration to element
  • Capacity to work independently, be self-directed and anticipate wants; plan, manage, coordinate, and carry out work with minimal route and supervision in a dynamic atmosphere
  • Capacity to collaborate successfully with others in setting targets and work with cross-sectoral stakeholders and groups to attain agreed upon targets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Workplace Suite (Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint, Groups, and Outlook Mail and Calendar) and different software program purposes comparable to Zoom, SharePoint, social media platforms, and digital advertising instruments required to keep up efficient operations
  • Capacity to remain up to date on developments within the uncommon illness neighborhood throughout sectors of analysis, healthcare, affected person advocacy, and authorities
  • Expertise in public relations, advertising and/or the not-for-profit setting thought of an asset
  • Understanding of educational analysis or healthcare techniques and operations thought of an asset
  • Familiarity with advocacy efforts within the uncommon illness subject thought of an asset 

Utility Deadline:  November 24, 2023

We want to thank all candidates prematurely for submitting their resumes. Please be aware, solely these candidates chosen to proceed on by the choice course of will probably be contacted.

Further Data

This place is a part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls underneath the Operational/Administrative Job Household, Section 3.

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Concerning the College of Calgary

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