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Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC)

Application Deadline: February 11, 2013   Starting Date: May 27, 2013

Position: Project Assistant

Job Description:

The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) is seeking a dynamic and competent Project Assistant for the 2013 Summer Semester. Reporting to the Operations Manager, and working closely with the Education and Communications Coordinator, the Project Assistant will be responsible for assisting with several project-based initiatives including:
• Assist in the enhancement of the SDRCC appeal policy template for national sport organizations and the development of a simplified template for clubs and provincial sport organizations;
• Develop a case manager’s handbook for internal appeal processes to assist staff or volunteers in small sport organizations;
• Develop new fact sheets for the SDRCC website;
• Assist with the preparation of year-end corporate publications; and
• Provide project support to the electronic archival of SDRCC accounting files. The Project Assistant will also assist SDRCC staff in the day-to-day operations of the Centre.

This position will require a high level of attention to detail in the accomplishment of tasks and good interpersonal skills to be part of a small work team. The successful candidate will be autonomous, resourceful, and comfortable working in a busy environment.

This position being offered as part of the SRCC Student Internship Program, the successful candidate must first and foremost be enrolled in an academic co-operative education or internship program that is relevant to Sport Management, Sport Administration, Kinesiology and/or Sport Law.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must also:
• Have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and the ability to learn other basic computer programs;
• Possess solid written and verbal communication skills; and
• Be fluent in one of the two official languages; however bilingualism is considered an asset.

Qualities: The ideal candidate will:
• Be a strong team player and able to collaborate on numerous projects;
• Be able to work independently and as a team member in a cross-functional office environment;
• Have knowledge and/or experience with the Canadian sport system;
• Have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Be able to recognize socially acceptable norms and adopt behaviours that are aligned with the values of the Centre; and
• Have the ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

The SDRCC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Thus it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The SDRCC is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Only applicants selected for interview will be acknowledged. Please, no telephone inquiries.

Duration of Employment: 12 weeks between May 27 and August 30, 2013; hours may vary based on internship requirements.

Type of Position:
Part Time - Summer / Student

View Attachment: Summer internship opportunity SDRCC -2013EN.pdf

Contact Information:
Tanya Gates
Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC)
1080 Beaver Hall, Suite 950
Montreal , QC, Canada
Tel. 1.866.833.7767
Fax. 1.877.7331246


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