Job Number: 21-16
Opening/Closing Date: April 1, 2021 to April 15, 2021
Description

Antler River Watershed, Western Ontario Waterways and Horseshoe Falls Regional Councils are seeking an individual to fill the role of Administrative Assistant, Website Management on a part-time (10 hrs./wk.) term basis to December 31, 2021.

The Regional Council is a decision-making body responsible to serve and support Communities of Faith within its bounds and provide necessary oversight.  Antler River Watershed, Western Ontario Waterways and Horseshoe Falls Regional Councils are part of the same staffing region with many staff serving all three regional councils.

These three regional councils represent diverse contexts: major urban centres as well as rural regions and recreational communities. Within them are significant hubs for technology, manufacturing and academia. The regional councils are committed to supporting the United Church's work of reconciliation and its desire to be intercultural and bilingual. The work of the regional councils and their staff will be viewed through this lens. All three regional councils have been provisionally designated Affirming and are in the process of developing an action plan to continue this priority.  Additionally, in June of 2020, the Executives of the three regional councils committed to engaging Black Lives Matter as a focus for the coming church year.

The COVID pandemic has changed the way the church meets and shares information.  The shift towards electronic gatherings and web-based content has accelerated. In order to fulfill their purpose statements, each regional council needs to be able to two things in a timely way:  connect regional council members online and provide current information on the web.

The Administrative Assistant, Website Management is responsible for the maintenance and updates of the websites for the three regional councils:  www.arwrcucc.ca, www.wowrcucc.ca and www.hfrcucc.ca. They will update and maintain the websites, updating/adding/removing content, ensuring ease of navigation, timely, accurate and engaging website content.

Qualifications

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, education, experience and ability required.

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma (or working towards) in website design and development, multimedia design, or information design together with at least 1 year of experience in website production/maintenance
  • Knowledge of and experience with standards-based web design and development
  • Excellent level of competence with computer networks and website management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including editing and proofreading along with the ability to listen carefully and respond appropriately
  • Ability to provide visual images that capitalize on the web platform and engage viewers while also ensuring easy navigation to text links
  • Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills to resolve website challenges
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential together with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

As part of our ongoing commitment to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, The United Church of Canada will provide assistance to employees who request accommodation throughout their employment with us, unless the position is deemed to be a bona fide occupational requirement and/or to the point of undue hardship considering issues of health, safety and cost.

Working Conditions

This position works from home under normal working conditions. A laptop will be provided along with a subsidy towards the provision of internet. The hours for the position are flexible and time sheets will need to be submitted on a monthly basis. Occasional overtime may be required.  

Compensation

Salary will be $1,118.82/month ($25.44/hr.) plus 6% vacation pay.

To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, quoting the job number to careers@united-church.ca.