SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2021: Project Administration Officer, Department of Education

  • Location: Cape Breton University-Remote
  • Deadline: June 21, 2021


  • Location: Cape Breton University with possibility of remote work
  • Deadline: June 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Project Administration Officer: Department of Education

Position Description:

The CBU Department of Education invites qualified students to apply for the position of project administration officer.

The successful candidate will work with both the Manager of the Bachelor of Education and the Manager of Teacher Education, along with the department chair on projects which could include:

  • conducting a literature review to understand trends and best uses for social media within higher education recruitment
  • working with Marketing and Communications on updating our websites and social media accounts
  • develop a student orientation package for the various graduate programs
  • interview current and past students as part of efforts to collect testimonials related to the excellence of our programs (to be used on our social media accounts and marketing materials) and as part of our ongoing efforts to diversify our student body
  • Contacting new and returning education students on important dates/registration/orientation etc.


  • a current CBU student having completed at least 1 year of study
  • strong working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Moodle, CBU Student Accounts including CBU email and the Compass Student Account
  • knowledge of CBU processes and procedures
  • working knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tiktok
  • strong communication skills
  • able to work independently and as part of the larger Department of Education team
  • Interest in the field of education (planning to or currently pursuing an education degree) would be a strong asset.

*Anticipated to be on-campus work, but subject to change to remote work as well.

Duration: Full-time, 8 weeks (anticipated start date of July 5)

Rate of Pay:  $18.95

How to Apply:

Forward cover letter and resume to Alyssa MacDonald, Manager of Teacher Education,