Job Opportunity: Undergraduate Communications Research Assistant with CFR

Job Opportunity: Undergraduate Communications Research Assistant with the Centre for Feminist Research, York University

Applications accepted until: May 8, 2017
Duration: Summer 2017
Approximate hours per week: 5-7
Job type: Part-time, on campus, Work/Study
Hourly wage: $16/hr

Eligibility: This position is for undergraduate students. Please make sure you are eligible for RAY and W/S positions before applying - thank you.

Job Description: The candidate will provide support to Centre for Feminist Research communications, knowledge mobilization and outreach strategies, including newsletter and social media, and support to the organization of CFR events. Tasks will include (1) compiling a biweekly newsletter of internal and external feminist events and conferences, calls for proposals, and job opportunities; (2) compiling the Annual Newsletter; (3) outreach and event dissemination via internal networks within the Centre and York University, as well as to external networks, through social media and the Centre website and Facebook page; and 4) logistical support to CFR events.

The student will have an opportunity to meet and engage with feminist faculty, community activists, and other students.
This work will be done under the supervision of the Coordinator of the Centre for Feminist Research.

Qualifications required:Background in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies preferred.
3rd or 4th year undergraduate student preferred.
Experience with word and data management (Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel) necessary. Experience with website management (WordPress), as well as familiarity with social media and fast typing skills necessary.

Desired skills: Social Media, Design, Email, Events Organization, Graphic Communication, Communications, Website Updating, Hosting Events

How to apply: Please apply via the Career Centre website at and searching for the position title, or job # 96077.