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Research and Events Coordinator

Primary Purpose:

To lead the coordination and implementation of events related to the Business Research Integration and Development Group at Edwards (BRIDGE) centre, including the communication of completed research projects and events.

Nature of Work:

This position reports to the Managing Director of the BRIDGE centre. Working closely with the Director, BRIDGE Centre, this role requires self-motivated and independent work to provide research coordination on a variety of projects. The position will effectively document, communicate, and follow up on assigned tasks and deliverables for research team members and our industry/community partners.


  • Provide logistics support to conferences and symposia, including the Global Prairie Forum, bringing together industry experts and research, and support for all BRIDGE related events.
  • Builds partnerships and collaborations with Saskatchewan Industry and the Edwards School of Business faculty.
  • Develops knowledge translation materials, strategies, and related materials to encourage participation and support for research/centre related projects and activities.
  • Liaise and manage projects between the BRIDGE centre, researchers, and industry/community partners to ensure partnership goals are met.
  • Participate in regular team meetings.
  • Maintain project documentation.
  • Follow up on assigned tasks with team members and stakeholders.
  • Effectively document, communicate, and track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Plan team meetings and logistic planning for international research delegations and projects.
  • Meet timelines and deliverables, including reporting and document development.
  • Develop feedback loop to ensure effective communication of knowledge translation materials to all community partners.
  • Develop Data Management Plans with researchers and industry/community partners.
  • Effectively establish work scope, timelines, work plans, and accountabilities for self and team members to ensure quality and clarity of scope for projects.
  • Other projects as required.

Qualifications :


Completion of a relevant undergraduate degree is required. A graduate degree is considered an asset.


Minimum of five years or research coordination or events related experience is required. Proven track record with research coordination/project management, event planning, and administration. Understanding of research processes and team dynamics; understanding of qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed-methods analyses; experience with engagement and consultation with Saskatchewan industry, community, and international partners. Experience working in and with diverse populations and international environments preferred. Experience with journal publications an asset.


  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to take initiative and be self-directed.
  • Strong organizational skills are essential.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with competing demands and deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Effective coordination of logistics for meetings and other events.
  • Strong critical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think strategically with a long-term vision.
  • Ability to carry out the collaborative duties efficiently with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in applicable software programs, including Microsoft Office suite.

Department: Edwards School of Business

Status: Term - 2 years with the possibility of extension

Employment Group: ASPA


Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0

Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $66,030.00 - 103,174.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Family (if applicable): Specialist Professional

Salary Phase/Band: Phase 2

Posted Date: 3/7/2024

Closing Date: 4/7/2024 at 6:00 pm CST

Number of Openings: 1

Work Location: May be eligible for hybrid work under the terms of USask's Alternative Workspace Guidelines

The successful applicant will be required to provide the following current verification(s) where 'Yes' is indicated below. Further information is available at:

Criminal Record Check: Not Applicable

Driver's License and Abstract Check: Not Applicable

Education/Credential Verification: Not Applicable

Vulnerable Sector Check: Not Applicable

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin / taapwaywin / tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan's main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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