AAC Career Opportunities

Bilingual Program Coordinator Position

Overview of AAC:

The Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) is an industry-led, not-for-profit, organization that accesses and invests public funds into projects that are priorities for Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food industry.

The AAC invites applications for the position of bilingual program coordinator. The program coordinator’s primary duties include promoting the AAC and its funding programs, assisting with the delivery of funding programs and managing projects from the pre-proposal stage to the completion of approved projects. Work would be at the AAC office in Guelph and the position will report to the Executive Director.

Job Related Core Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Capacity to work in a self-directed manner, establish priorities and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Sound analytical and decision making skills
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as an advocate for the AAC and AAC funding programs to raise the profile of the organization and solicit applications
  • Complete activities required for preparing an application for the committee/board’s review, including responding to pre-proposals, meeting with applicants, reviewing and processing applications, carrying out due diligence, presenting projects to the board of directors, reviewing minutes and relaying results to the applicant
  • Complete post-board activities related to project management including, the completion of agreements, budget management, report management, project amendments and CRM database entry
  • Complete other operational and strategic tasks, as required by the organization

Job Requirements:

  • Bilingual in English and French
  • A diploma/degree in Agricultural Science or Business or a related discipline
  • General knowledge of the agriculture and agri-food industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to travel within the province
  • Excellent customer service skills

Please apply in confidence no later than December 8, 2017 by sending your resume, and a one-page summary of significant personal accomplishments that reflect your potential success in the position to:

Agricultural Adaptation Council
Attn: Human Resources
381 Elmira Road North, Unit 1, Guelph, ON, N1K 1H3
Email: mdireto@adaptcouncil.org 

We thank all those who apply. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.