Company Name:
Council of Alberta University Students
Approximate Salary:
22.00 - 25.00 Per Hour
Edmonton, Alberta
Education and Research
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Some College Coursework
#1 9908 109 ST
403 466 6941

Communications, Research, and Policy Coordinator

Reporting Structure: Reports to the Executive Director of CAUS


Organizational Status: Part-Time


Compensation: $22-25/hr, for 80hrs/ month (20hrs/week)


Date of position establishment: Upon approval by the membership


Requirement of work / Work Location: Flexible (Remote, and In office)


Position Summary:


The successful candidate would be primarily responsible for research, review, writing, and development of policies and position / research papers related to CAUS’ advocacy.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to and assist with CAUS’ Policy Committee and Research Committee* priorities
  • Review of and recommendations based upon government legislation, external stakeholder programs, policies, and reports related to post-secondary education and CAUS’ approved mandate 
  • Work with the Executive Director and Chair to engage in consultation with external stakeholders to develop and maintain relationships to inform the policy, research, and publication priorities determined by CAUS’ membership
  • Prepare a variety of written documents, such as briefing notes, literature reviews, presentations, data and analytical reviews, and other resources at the request of the Executive Director and/or membership of CAUS
  • Engages in annual review of the organization’s policies to ensure accuracy and relevancy
  • Developing materials and messaging for external communications, including, but not limited to campaigns, publications, and relevant industry updates








Required Qualifications:



  • Relevant education and/or demonstrable work experience related, but not limited, to post-secondary education, research and policy development, political science, policy studies, communications, and public and/or government relations
  • Excellent research, quantitative, and analytical skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to analyze and succinctly summarize data into accessible language 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, alongside a self-driven work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and milestones
  • Able to work with a team, and independently 
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings or weekends
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite




Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.