Women in Engineering and Geoscience (Multiple Executive Positions)
April 18, 2019
Open Until Filled
Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division is a community that encourages and promotes women at all levels in engineering and geoscience. Our aim is to build a strong and supportive community to connect, attract, promote, retain, and advocate for women in engineering and geoscience.
If you are a current member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC and are interested in becoming a Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division Executive member, apply today. Executive members will take office after the Division’s Annual General Meeting.
- Communications Coordinator
- Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
The objectives of the division executive are to:
- Organize professional development opportunities for division members.
- Create a forum for dialogue and build relationships with other stakeholders working to advance women in engineering and geoscience.
- Present considered opinions and recommendations to the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Council or other related volunteer groups.
- Exchange and disseminate information among division members.
- Identify ways to increase the recruitment and retention of women in engineering and geoscience.
- Identify issues that impact women in engineering and geoscience and work with Engineers and Geoscientists BC to develop strategies to address them.
- Recognize the successes of women in engineering and geoscience.
- Improve the career path of women in engineering and geoscience.
Some of the duties and expectations of division executives are:
- Liaise with the association on division business, ideas and initiatives.
- Ensure Engineers and Geoscientists BC and Division initiatives are aligned.
- Attend all division executive meetings.
- Adhere to division policies and the Engineers and Geoscientists BC‘s Terms of References.
- Collaborate with other Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology organizations in the Lower Mainland, BC, and Canada.
- Promote membership to potential members.
- Provide content for the Division website as well as other communication mediums.
- Liaise with executive members on incoming requests for initiatives, volunteer opportunities, or other business.
- Current Engineers and Geoscientists BC member.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Strong work ethic, and
- Team player.
- Each position requires a one year commitment.
- Commit to a minimum of 2–10 hours a week to the business of Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division (time commitment varies by position).
- Improve leadership and organizational skills.
- Gain an understanding of board governance.
- Build your network with other professionals.
- Create a leadership reputation within the engineering and geoscience community.
- Contribute to the advancement of the professions of engineering and geoscience by sharing your knowledge and experience.
- Learn new skills.
- Earn credits for CPD and service awards.
- Be recognized as an Engineer and Geoscientists BC Volunteer.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.