Conference Manager (IASPM)

  • Location: Literature, Folklore & The Arts
  • Competition Number: AS014P
  • Deadline: March 7, 2020

CBU invites applications for a part-time limited term position in the department of Literature, Folklore & The Arts, in the School of Arts & Social Sciences. The position will commence immediately after selection or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing day-to-day details related to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music conference and pre-conference. The Conference Manager will be responsible for ensuring that timelines and benchmarks are being met, liaising with stakeholders, and providing assistance where appropriate.

Qualified candidates are required to apply online at and provide the following:

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AS014P) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 12:00 a.m. 7 March, 2020. 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. Once a successful candidate has been chosen, all applicants shall be notified of their status.

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.


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2