Program Co-ordinator - Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC) - Department of Pathology and Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College - REPOSTED

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Date of Posting: 
June 26, 2013
Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC) - Department of Pathology and Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College
Program Co-ordinator
Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Commensurate with qualifications (grant funded)

July 2013 to July 2014, with the potential for extension up to 2.5 years pending funding (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

 The Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre CCWHC: is recruiting a program coordinator for Canada’s national response to White Nose Syndrome in bats.
The successful applicant will serve as the chief assistant to the Executive Director of the CCWHC for Canada’s national response to White Nose Syndrome in bats Duties will include managing and coordinating all aspects of the meetings and work of the committees, working groups and stakeholders associated with this response, documenting meetings, writing reports, obtaining, synthesizing and communicating information, attending and presenting at meetings, searching for and organizing scientific data and using databases. As required and as time permits, the successful candidate will participate in other duties related to the local activities of CCWHC, Atlantic Region (eg. fieldwork and assistance with post mortems).

The successful applicant will have a minimum of a BSc in biological science and several years of work experience in positions that include administrative and communication responsibilities. Candidates with post-graduate degrees also will be considered but evidence of administrative and communications experience and accomplishment will be weighted heavily. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders such as employees of federal, provincial and territorial governments, academic institutions, and nongovernment organizations, as well as with members of the general public. Independent work habits and good interpersonal skills are essential qualities for this appointment. Fluency in French would be an asset. Computer literacy is essential. Vaccination against rabies and a license to drive a car in Canada are required.
* Please note that previous applicants need not reapply

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

A. Park

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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