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Manager, Outreach and Events

Date: April, 2014
Reports to (Job Title): Associate Director, Communications and External Relations
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Department: Institute for Quantum Computing


Main Campus


35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

The incumbent will plan, implement and manage a large program of outreach activities, scientific conferences and events that advance IQC’s strategic objectives. This position is responsible for managing all facets of these programs, including setting and administering budgets, managing contractual staff and vendors, managing sponsorship relationships and delivering programs.

Key Accountabilities:

Planning, budgeting and program execution



Managing internal and external contacts and vendors







Communications and Promotion


Position Requirements


Undergraduate degree



MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
Basic Basic Basic other

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Level of Responsibility:

The incumbent will possess proven ability, extensive experience and strong working knowledge and understanding of event and conference planning in relation to achieving IQC and the University’s stated goals.

Decision-Making Authority:

Responsible and accountable for the successful execution of events and conferences at IQC.

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Minimal demands typical of a position operating within an office environment with extended working hours in preparation for and during events.

Working Environment:

Minimal exposure to disagreeable conditions typical of a position exposed to stress and pressure associated with project manager responsibilities. Work outside the normal operating hours of the institution can be expected in this role.