EPSB.ca » Our District » Careers » Exempt

Exempt Career Opportunities

Positions within the exempt staff group include school and central services non-management positions not covered by a collective agreement.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Exempt Non-Management Terms and Conditions‌‌

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Web Content/Business Writer

Competition: 250204

Job type
12-month, full-time, temporary

Description

The Human Resources department in Edmonton Public Schools is looking for an experienced web content/business writer to support their efforts in revitalizing some of their web content and professional documents.

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • You have a post-secondary diploma in communications, marketing, technical/business writing or journalism (or a related field)
  • You possess proven progressive experience in technical/business writing and writing for the web 

ABOUT YOU:

  • You can effortlessly write and edit for a variety of mediums and purposes (e.g., website content, business communications, forms, letters, etc.)
  • You are a champion of plain language—expertly breaking down jargon and working with subject matter experts to produce materials that have an impact and resonate with audiences
  • You have the demonstrated ability to write and edit clear, engaging and grammatically correct content for a variety of audiences
  • You have a deep understanding in creating an engaging user experience
  • You are quick to collaborate and adept at engaging with a variety of stakeholders
  • You have excellent overall writing and editing skills in a number of different styles/tones
  • You are highly organized and meet deadlines
  • You have impeccable spelling and grammar

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with HR functional areas to develop content overviews, to refresh select department forms, templates or documents
  • Writing content yourself and coordinating written content from others
  • Ensuring written content adheres to company style guide

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($2,731.40 - $3,488.80 bi-weekly) - Salary corrected
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Account
  • professional development opportunities

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

THIS POSITION IS TERM-DEFINITE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION.

View the full job posting



COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT

Competition: 250660

Job type
12-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools’ Communications department is looking for a permanent, full-time communications expert who specializes in media relations, issues management and general communications support.

Reporting to the Manager of Executive Communications, you will be responsible for:

  • Fielding and triaging media calls, including providing schools and central services departments with media relations and other essential advice and assistance
  • Coordinating media interviews for the Board Chair and Superintendent, as necessary
  • Serving as media spokesperson, as necessary, including identifying and supporting content experts for media interviews
  • Finding and pitching good news stories about the District to media
  • Writing and editing news releases, speaking notes, key messages, social media content and other communications vehicles
  • Collaborating on a variety of communications-related projects and initiatives

ABOUT YOU:

  • You are smart and insightful and can assemble media and issues management strategies with IKEA-like precision
  • You’re in it for the greater good; you need to know your work is making a difference and that you are doing something important—95,000 children, that’s who you keep in mind in all that you do
  • While you have tons of media experience savvy, you are a PR wonk at hear; you’ve spent more time in a Communications shop than in a newsroom
  • You are cool as a cucumber under pressure while still being a servant to urgency; your calm is reassuring the people around you
  • You are a champion of plainspoken communication—you know how to translate lingo and jargon and work with colleagues to craft communications that people outside the organization can understand
  • You bring a range of expertise, including communications planning, issues/crisis management, media relations, writing and editing
  • You are well-versed in working with a broad range of communications tools and tactics
  • You are comfortable acting as a spokesperson and have experience in doing so
  • You have a “Spidey-sense” about issues that affect Edmonton Public Schools, and you use it to make sure your work supports and enhances our reputation

MORE ABOUT US:

We are Edmonton Public School’s Communications department. Our team provides a range of services, including media relations, corporate communications, online strategy, graphic design and event planning. Working with us is never boring; we manage issues and support initiatives that are challenging, exciting and always evolving. We are proud to support students in our 205 schools and our Board of Trustees. But we are most excited to know our work is strengthening public education and serving students, families and communities throughout Edmonton.

TO APPLY, YOU MUST HAVE:

  • A diploma or degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field
  • A minimum of three years related work experience, including media relations experience

IT WOULD BE A BONUS IF YOU HAD:

  • Membership in IABC, CPRS or ACE
  • The secret to an outstanding chocolate chip cookie recipe

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($2,731.40 – $3,448.80 bi-weekly)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Account
  • professional development opportunities

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

View the full job posting



School Family Liaison

Competition: 250673

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Working collaboratively within a trans-disciplinary team, the successful candidate for this full-time, 10-month, permanent position will provide assistance, leadership and direction for students and their families who have developmental delays or disabilities.  This position is designed to engage the child's caregivers in a process that helps them to implement the goals and objectives of the IPP within the home and community environment.

ABOUT YOU:
• you are an excellent communicator and relationship builder
• you are a team player who shares ideas, resources and strategies to support students and their families
• you are compassionate and supportive to the needs of children and their families
• you believe that each child has potential and deserves to thrive to the best of their ability
• you know how to connect people with community resources and assistance

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• a diploma in Social Work
• experience working with early years children, preferably in an educational environment
• knowledge of community resources
• excellent interpersonal and communication skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:
The School Family Liaison will:
• support families and children receiving programming during Early Education or Kindergarten placement
• conduct student and family needs assessments
• provide parental support through counselling and referrals to community agencies
• organize, plan and oversee Family Oriented Programming in the home, school and other settings

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:
• competitive salary ($2,256.10 - $2,874.90  bi-weekly)
• a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
• Health Spending/Wellness Account
• Professional development opportunities

Note: This position is located at Beacon Heights, Homesteader and Sifton School. Access to a vehicle for travel is regired.

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

 

View the full job posting