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Director - Corporate Affairs and Communications

Requisition ID: 8882 

Position Number: 20085193

Posting End Date: June 19 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Work Location:

Department / Unit: Corporate Affairs & Communication 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Position Overview

Reporting to the President and CEO, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the Director, Corporate Affairs and Communications is responsible for assisting the President and CEO, the Chair of the Board of Directors and the Senior Leadership Team with the planning and development of strategic initiatives, including the planning,  coordination and execution of the activities of the Hospital Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of St. Boniface Hospital Auxiliary Inc. The Director also provides advice and support in matters of strategic and corporate communications and provides leadership for French Language Services, Volunteer Services; governance and corporate policies; corporate and community relationships and partnerships,  and performing other related duties as assigned.  


  • Five (5) years related experience in a professional capacity, preferably in the health care sector.
  • One (1) year supervisory/management experience.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Public Administration, or other related area.


Note:    An equivalent combination of education and experience, as deemed recognized by the Hospital, may be considered in lieu of the above.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in the use of various common software applications which may include, but is not limited to, spreadsheet, word processing, power point, database, internet and email applications.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand both official languages fluently A+ per hospital standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both official languages (French and English).
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with staff, external agencies and stakeholders.
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to retain information of a confidential nature.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple issues/projects and meet deadlines.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. 


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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