Anticipated start date: April 2019
Salary: $30,000-38,000 per year commensurate with experience.
Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM (flexible); occasional
evening and weekend work is required.
Language(s) of work: The successful candidate will be fluent in English and French.
Location: #708, 460 Sainte-Catherine Street W., Montreal (between McGill and Place-des Arts metro stations)
Benefits: A full staff position includes paid vacation leave (4%) and paid sick or personal leave, and offers a flexible schedule with compensatory time.
ELAN Quebec (English-Language Arts Network) is a non-profit organization devoted to helping Quebec’s English-language artists make connections with one another, with their
francophone colleagues, and with their audiences in Quebec, Canada and internationally.
ELAN currently employees four full-time, permanent employees and several part-time employees. (www.quebec-elan.org/team)
• Working closely with the Executive Director, the Research Coordinator will collect data about grants and funding available within the government of Quebec (CALQ, SODEC,
Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Education etc.) and assist in mapping available resources. The Research Coordinator will also collect data about needs within the English-speaking arts community and construct a map of community needs. The position requires the ability to collect and structure large quantities of information as well as the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of people, working in English and in French. This position will encourage individual creativity and offer scope for innovation.
Research Coordinator Qualifications:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
• Good written and oral communication skills in French;
• 3-5 years experience as a project coordinator or researcher;
• First rate skills with collecting data and keeping track of it using Excel or equivalent
• Ability to adapt activities as information is gathered and the project evolves;
• Solid interpersonal communication and ability to collaborate to achieve goals;
• Meticulous record keeping and data management;
• Resourcefulness and ability to work independently, with creative problem-solving
• Good computer skills with email, word processing, excel and databases;
• Ability to work harmoniously with many different collaborators;
• The ideal candidate would have experience working with a non-profit cultural
Duties of the Research Coordinator include:
• Assist with determining project priorities and activities;
• Plan protocols for data collection and community outreach;
• Collect quantitative and qualitative data;
• Establish system(s) to map the collected data;
• Set up meetings with collaborators, and take minutes of meetings;
• Oversee the work of specialized researchers;
• Coordinate focus groups and consultations;
• Other admin tasks as necessary.
ELAN is not located in a fully accessible building. There is a wide doorway at the front entrance, and five steps in the lobby leading to the elevators. A cement ramp at the back
entrance also provides access to the elevators. Wheelchair-accessible washrooms are available two floors below ELAN’s office. For further information, call 514.935.3312 or email
How to Apply
We are accepting applications immediately. Interviews will begin early April, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Please email the following materials to Guy Rodgers (Executive Director) at
• CV/Resume in Word or PDF format
• Cover letter in Word or PDF format
* In your cover letter, please detail your interest in the position, and highlight your qualifications for this position.
We appreciate the time and energy candidates put into this process and will begin contacting candidates on April 8 to update them on the status of their application.
If you have any questions about the position, or your candidacy, please call 514.935.3312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELAN is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals. We strongly encourage applications from
members of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups (i.e. persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and newcomers to Canada), and from all groups who
experience marginalization. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are comfortable doing so.