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ELEMENTARY TEACHERS’ FEDERATION OF ONTARIO

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF FULL-TIME

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – PROFESSIONAL LEARNING/CURRICULUM

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The successful candidate will:

Provide senior administrative support, including, but not limited to:

  • Liaise with executive staff, local presidents, local members, on a daily basis ensuring professionalism at all times.
  • Assist committee and other meetings, booking meetings rooms, ordering food/drinks, and follow-up.
  • Create and maintain accurate databases related to the assigned area of responsibility with ability to retrieve and manipulate data quickly and efficiently.
  • In conjunction with the conference liaison, coordinate travel, release time, hotel arrangements, materials, a/v requirements, registration fees, and meals for participants for meetings, workshops, courses, conferences, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager or designate.

Skills required for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;
  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to change, and develop new skills;
  • Ability to communicate positively with staff members, political, and organizational representatives, while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality;
  • Advanced Windows and Microsoft Office 365 skills, as well as ability to learn new software as required.
  • Ability to safely lift up to approximately 10lbs or more.

Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of application and a resume to etfohr@etfo.org. Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., November 13, 2018, quoting posting #20181915 in your subject line.

  

ELEMENTARY TEACHERS’ FEDERATION OF ONTARIO

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF

DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY

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The Deputy General Secretary is a senior administrative officer who will assist the General Secretary in administering the programs and services of the Federation.

The successful candidate will meet many of the following criteria:

  • progressive management responsibilities in human resources, strategic planning, and program development and implementation;
  • administered programs successfully and supervised staff in an effective and respectful manner;
  • five or more years of experience in a leadership role, ideally in environments related to public education such as federations, associations, unions, or other non-profit public sector organizations;
  • experience in the development and administration of organizational budgets;
  • an understanding of the role of technology and social media in effective communications;
  • a practical knowledge of the operation of a provincial teachers’ federation;
  • a commitment to maintaining high quality publicly funded education;
  • demonstrated leadership in the area of social justice and equity work;
  • superior oral and written communication skills.

The Deputy General Secretary will be recognized as a strong advocate for teachers and for other education professionals. The successful candidate will have an understanding of, and a commitment to, the principles of unionism and social justice and equity. Possessing an excellent understanding of the issues, legislative trends, policies, and laws governing education in Ontario, the successful candidate will be a resourceful individual who thinks strategically and makes sound decisions under pressure. The capacity to engage actively in flexible problem-solving behaviours, manage complex work situations, encourage and mentor staff to build professional capacity in an environment of mutual respect and support will be key to ensuring superior programs and services for Federation members. The successful candidate will be calm and decisive in problem solving using fact-based data; collaborate with others; and demonstrate integrity and strong personal ethics to respond to the direction of the Executive and the needs of members

Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the supervision and administration of Federation programs, services, budgets, and personnel, and other duties as assigned by the General Secretary.

Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of application and a resume to etfohr@etfo.org. Applications must no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018, quoting posting #20181911 in your subject line.