Communications Administrator (MR1048, COM1A, GR2)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for Management and Professionals


Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Communications Officer, the Communications Administrator is responsible for producing communications material and offering multimedia services including audiovisual and graphic design to the Department of Communications, Ingram School of Nursing. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the School of Nursing's website and using social media for updates and promotions related to the School's events and activities. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting all media/digital communications for the School with the formatting, layout, and uploading of content;
  • Responsible for the weekly ISoN eblast though the gathering and collection of material (including the organization of content, the layout of images), as well as for the researching and uploading of content. May be asked to contribute to the creative direction of the material if needed;
  • Perform HTML (text and images) updates on the Ingram School of Nursing website to including retouching of images, cropping and resizing to ensure material is visually appealing and consistent with the School's image and communication strategy/branding;
  •  Responsible for submitting website content translation to the in-house translator within the Faculty of Medicine (in-house translator) all while ensuring deadlines and timelines are met;
  • Perform social media update including uploading content to Twitter, etc, along with sourcing new social media platforms to maximize visibility;
  • Provide multi-media and graphic design support for events: including uploading and removing content, assistant with promotional material through the creating of digital invites, along with light digital work;
  • Contribute to new ideas related to communication efforts of the unit;
  • Provide general administrative support related to the communication efforts of the unit.

Minimum Education & Experience: 


Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 

Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and to prioritize urgent tasks; Must be customer-service oriented; Proven multi-tasking ability and ability to handle a variety of projects at once; Must have some experience in digital design and experience using multi-media platforms, ideally within a research/academic environment; Proficient using Photoshop, experience with HTML or website management systems ; Proficient in social media platforms and Microsoft Office suit (Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Excel); Bilingualism is an asset; English spoken and written – excellent ; French spoken and written.

How To Apply: 

Please submit your application online at

Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.

The deadline to apply for this position is December 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

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Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 02) $42,600 - $53,300 (midpoint) - $64,000
Nine (9) months
Reporting to: 
Communications Officer
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