Job title: Coordinator, Communications, Digital Design & Analytics

Company: Dalhousie University

Job description: Built on a 115-year foundation, the Faculty of Engineering is the largest engineering school in Atlantic Canada. We offer a broad range of graduate and undergraduate programs to over 2,600 engineering students. With a history of innovative and impactful research and teaching, Dalhousie Engineering supports a dynamic and active community, bringing together scholars from multi-disciplines, and collaborating with the broader community for the betterment of Nova Scotia and beyond. Reporting to the Manager of Communications, Marketing and Outreach, the Coordinator will work collaboratively with a variety of partners across the University to deliver superior leadership in the delivery of Faculty analytics, internal/external communications support, and ongoing website development and design.
Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of a Faculty communications strategy to better identify, create and communicate content to celebrate the successes of the faculty.
  • Works with departments and units to identify potential initiatives/successes requiring communications support
  • On an ongoing basis, maintains Faculty of Engineering website; working with Faculty partners to edit and author new information to be posted on the website.
  • Assists with the creation of Faculty reports such as the Faculty Donor Report and Benchmark Report by working with the Advancement office on the collection, discernment, and visual representation of data.
  • Work closely with the Information Engineer to build, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support admissions, web analytics, and strategic plan objectives.
  • Examine, interpret and report results of analytical initiatives to partners in leadership, Advancement, Communications team, and Engineering Undergraduate office.

NoteThe successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Required Qualifications

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  • Undergraduate degree with three to five years’ experience (or an equivalent combination of training an experience).
  • Exceptional communication skills, solid writing abilities, and leadership skills.
  • Experience developing, writing, and collaborating on web content.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work on multiple projects and with diverse teams.
  • Must be creative and have experience identifying target audiences/stories and devising content that engages, informs, and motivates.
  • Basic understanding of HTML and demonstrated experience with Adobe Experience Manager Touch-Enabled UI.


  • Knowledge about the Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University and associated universities.
  • Knowledge of undergraduate engineering programs across Canada.
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage initiatives within an academic landscape.
  • Google analytics experience.

Job CompetenciesThe successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (https://www.dal.ca/dept/leaders.html), in particular:– Respect & Inclusion
– Adaptability
– Knowledge & Thinking Skills
– Communication
– Service
Additional InformationDalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application ConsiderationApplications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity StatementDalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit .Posting Detail InformationNumber of Vacancies 1
Open Date 05/02/2024
Close Date 05/09/2024
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Direct Access to PostingSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents * Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents * Cover Letter

Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 06:51:57 GMT