Job Title: Community Collections and Festival Outreach Coordinator

Salary Level: $ 14.50 /hr

Required Skills:

  • Bilingualism
  • Computer Skills
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Other
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Other Skills: event management experience is preferred.


  • Research and develop a list of Montreal literary, performance and art festivals interested to collaborate with the SpokenWeb project; coordinate collaborative SpokenWeb knowledge mobilization events.
  • Coordinate and man outreach tables with the aim to promote the SpokenWeb project.
  • Collaborate with researchers by collecting information to create a database of hands-on curriculum-alighted activities involving SpokenWeb archival collections.
  • Develop and create a database of contacts (pre-school to Grade 12 students, CEGEPs) interested in hosting trained , volunteers to provide free hands-on curriculum alighted literary activities, coordinate 1-2 pilot off-site visits.
  • Research and develop a list of Montreal and Quebec-based community archives to be featured on the Spokenweb website, develop descriptions for each of these archives.
  • Liaise with archive personnel to coordinate occasional on-site visits to community archives.
  • Attend all mandatory training sessions and meetings in accordance with the pre-agreed upon schedule.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Student Gains: Students will have an exciting opportunity to be a part of the large-scale interuniversity research project and gain project management and event management experience. They will also receive a solid training from professional project managers and literary scholars and learn about local literary scene.

Start Date: 7/1/2019
End Date: 8/31/2019

Duration: 1 Semester(s)

Hiring Department: English

Address: LB-685

Phone: 848-2424 ext: 4553

Contact Name: Yuliya Kondratenko

Contact Email: yuliya.kondratenko@concordia.ca

Deadline to apply: May 1, 2019

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