Event Manager


On October 4-6 2017, Cape Breton University (CBU) will be hosting a three-day writing and performance studies workshop aimed at international traditional fiddle and dance scholars and performers.

CBU invites applications for the part-time term position of Event Manager for the period July to December 2017. The maximum number of hours will be approximately 210.

The successful candidate will help with the administration of the workshop, including promotions, registrations, communications, venue bookings, transportation, finances, and providing relevant information to participants ahead, during, and after the workshop. The Event Manager will be responsible for ensuring that timelines and benchmarks are being met.

The hours of work will fluctuate during the period of employment. Hours of work will increase significantly immediately before, during, and after the workshop.

Please view the full job description.

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (EM1706) and identifying his/her education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. June 22, 2017. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca