Who We Are
The Department of Gerontology has over 30 years of experience in providing interdisciplinary education in aging. The Gerontology Research Centre has had an active program of research, collaboration and knowledge dissemination since 1982.
The department's faculty are national and international leaders in their respective research areas. Faculty members and GRC staff are among the most successful at SFU in securing research funding/faculty/year. We offer our students extensive opportunities to work as Research Assistants on grant-funded projects to build their research, project management and knowledge translation skills, equipping them for success in the professional and academic field of aging.
About the Role
The Coordinator, Communications, Alumni Outreach and Community Engagement is responsible for GRC and Gerontology Department communications activities, management, coordination and administration related to outreach and community engagement activities and programs through coordinating marketing, administration, design, delivery and evaluation of outreach activities while establishing and maintaining working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. The role will support the two units with community and alumni outreach activities and student internship and practicum programs. The role oversees all communication including websites, newsletter, annual report, and communication activities related to community engagement. The role assists with local conferences and collaborates on communication activities related to GRC and the Gerontology Department’s research projects.