We’re Hiring – Mobilization Assistant

Position Title: Mobilization Assistant                                    Position Type: Casual

Term Length: Maximum 200 hours

Closing Date:  April 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM

The Carleton University Academic Staff Association is the union representing over 850 faculty, instructors and

librarians at Carleton University. Originally founded in 1952 and certified in 1975, the Association is the oldest

union for academic staff in Ontario.

Job Posting (Internal and External)
Position Title: Mobilization Assistant
Position Type: Casual Appointment
Term Length: Maximum of 25 hours per week up to maximum of 200 hours
Closing Date: April 5, 2018 at 4 pm

A full job description can be found below.

Qualifications
The education, skills, knowledge and experience required of the Mobilization Assistant include:
• A post-secondary degree or diploma and experience in labour relations;
• Superior interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); and,
• Strong information technology skills.

The position is unionized with Unifor Local 567.
The Carleton University Academic Staff Association is an equal opportunity employer. Members of equity seeking
groups are encouraged to self-identify. Women, people of colour, people with disabilities, gay,
lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender people and Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position.
Applications should be sent by April 5 at 4:00 PM (preferably electronically) to:
Hiring Committee
Carleton University Academic Staff Association
2003 Dunton Tower, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6
Fax: (613) 520-4426
email: [email protected]
Internal applicants will be given priority. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No
phone calls, please.

Carleton University Academic Staff Association
2003 Dunton Tower, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6
Tel: (613) 520‐5607 | Fax: (613) 520‐4426
[email protected] | www.cuasa.ca

Job
The mobilization assistant’s main functions are to assist in communicating with members about pending and current bargaining negotiations between CUASA and the employer.
Reporting lines: reports to and works under the general direction of the President and/or Chief Negotiator. Will support the Communications Administrative Assistant when asked.

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The duties and responsibilities of the Mobilization Assistant include:
1. May be requested to attend meetings of Campus United and the Ottawa and District Labour Council.
2. Will develop and coordinate events, campaigns, and other activities designed to increase member involvement in the association and to increase non-member awareness of association issues, in the time periods leading up to and during bargaining. The assistant will conduct these duties in consultation with relevant committee chairs and in consultation with the Communications Assistant.
3. As directed by the President and/or Chief Negotiator, in consultation with the Communications Assistant, preparing and delivering information presentations to the CUASA membership regarding bargaining. Continued communication with units on bargaining when requested by the President or Chief Negotiator.
a. This will include meeting with the academic units.
4. Familiarity with social media, to support the Communications Assistant and others in maintaining constant social media communications in the periods before and during bargaining.
5. Perform other tasks requested by the President and/or Chief Negotiator.

Pay rate: $28 per hour.

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