Job offer: Information Officer|CRIR-IURDPM

Information Officer

Job description

The Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM) is seeking a Communications Officer for a full-time assignment. Under the supervision of the Head of Department and in close collaboration with the scientific direction of the IURDPM-CRIR, the candidate’s main mandate will be to support the internal and external communications of the IURDPM.

Main tasks

  • Contribute to the development of IURDPM’s communication plan to reach different target audiences.
  • Develop and manage the IURDPM partner list, participate in internal and external communications.
  • Manage the IURDPM website (editing, content review, usage indicators, etc.)
  • Contribute to the development of information tools and knowledge transfer products of the IURDPM, such as the newsletter.
  • Ensure the dissemination of IURDPM news and success stories in the relevant IURDPM and CCSMTL tools.
  • Capture and document in a register the achievements of IURDPM researchers and disseminate them through various IURDPM, CIUSSS and CRIR channels.
  • Follow up on communication requests with researchers and IURDPM team members (media requests, use of social media).
  • Participate in the organization of events such as partner meetings, symposiums or activities for the general public.
  • Support the implementation of IURDPM’s scientific activities (lunchtime conferences, student presentations, etc.).
  • Write and prepare minutes, presentations, reports, and contribute to the IURDPM’s annual review.

Profile required

  • Academic level: University degree with specialization in communications, other education may be considered with significant work experience in communications.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years experience in a communications-related position. Experience in a scientific or rehabilitation environment is an asset.
  • Language skills: excellent writing and communication skills in French, bilingualism an asset, ability to synthesize and popularize information.
  • Technological skills: autonomy in the use of the Office© suite, page layout software and other software relevant to the position, knowledge of web tools and social media.
  • Personal skills: sense of responsibility, autonomy, creativity, ability to work in a context of cooperation and partnership, thoroughness and attention to detail, ability to work on several files at once. Open-mindedness, ability to listen to others and to adapt to the realities of each person.

Work conditions

  • Work in an environment with a rich scientific and professional life.
  • Be part of a dynamic team and a large community of researchers, students and research staff.
  • Hourly rate based on education and experience, plus benefits and insurance plan.
  • Main work location: Gingras Pavilion, 6300 Darlington, Montreal, H3S 2J4
  • Job status : Full time permanent Work schedule : 5 days a week

Submit your application

Interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation to Manon Parisien, Head of Department Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM) CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Ile-de-Montréal:

Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.

The CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal subscribes to an equal access program. Applications from targeted groups (women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Aboriginals and persons with disabilities) are encouraged. Accommodation may be provided, upon request, depending on the situation.