Job Opportunity: Administration and Communications Coordinator

  • Posted on: 6 October 2022
  • By: Anika

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is seeking creative, forward-thinking, collaborative applicants for a full-time position as Administration and Communications Coordinator.

OCUL is a consortium of twenty-one academic libraries from across Ontario collaborating to provide high quality services equitably to students and faculty across the province. For over 50 years OCUL worked to extend the capacity of our members, resulting in premier access to cutting-edge research and scholarly information services for over half a million university students, faculty and staff across the province. OCUL is an administrative affiliate of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Administration and Communications Coordinator will work within a small team to provide high-level support to OCUL administration, operations, and governance. The position will work closely with the OCUL Executive Director to oversee and administer a broad portfolio of OCUL operations, including member and service provider outreach, external relationships, organizational strategy, staff and committee orientation, telecommunications, purchasing and procurement, and organizational governance, among others.
The Administration and Communications Coordinator will identify and assists in the development of strategies and plans to communicate, market, and brand OCUL operations, services and initiatives. In doing so, the position engages superior writing skills to produce a variety of communication products; builds relationships with stakeholders and audience members and coordinates the organization’s web presence.

We are seeking applicants with communications experience, a strong academic education, solid work experience in an academic environment (preferably a university), and relevant experience in member engagement.
OCUL offers a competitive total compensation package and a collaborative work environment. The hiring salary range for this position is $63,100 - $74,843. OCUL maintains office space in Robarts Library at the University of Toronto, but our staff are currently working from home. Plans for a return to the workplace have not been finalized, and there is a possibility of remote work from within Ontario for this position.
COU is an equal opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those considered for interview will be contacted.
OCUL is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Those qualified are asked to submit a cover letter with resume, outlining your experience and suitability for the position as well as salary expectations, to: anika.ervin.ward [at] Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, October 28, 2022.