Our employment page is updated regularly, and all new job openings are also posted to CIGI's Twitter account (@CIGIonline). Whether or not employment or volunteer opportunities exist at a given time, all applications and resumes sent to [email protected] are kept in an active file for three months. Resumes will be acknowledged only for those candidates under consideration for an interview.

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Director, Global Economy

This position, reporting to the President, will oversee the strategic development and execution of CIGI’s Global Economy Program and its research and impact related activities. This role includes development and design of the program framework, assist in creating an annual workplan and budget, initiate and maintain strategic and funding relationships with national and international partners, actively contribute to research activities and publications, and manage staff and Fellows in the Global Economy Program.

Software Developer

Closing Date
Reporting to the Digital Media Manager, the Developer works as part of the Digital Media team and is responsible for building an assortment of digital properties. The Developer is expected to contribute ideas and recommendations, based on their software development experience, on how to build robust solutions that meet the needs of our stakeholders. The Developer is expected to stay current with industry trends and help keep CIGI development plans in line with how web technology is evolving.

Program Assistant - Global Security & Politics

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CIGI has a unique opening for a Program Assistant. Based at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, the Program Assistant will provide direct administrative support to the Global Security & Politics Program (GSP) across all aspects of administration ranging from complex to routine and serving as Scheduling Assistant to the Program. This position is a one-year contract with a possible extension.

Senior Program Assistant - ILRP

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The Senior Program Assistant is the senior scheduler responsible for the ILRP office calendar, scheduling the Program Director’s time, reconciling with requirements for the Senior Management Team and CIGI Board Meetings, working with the program assistants to coordinate and reconcile the Deputy Directors’ schedules and all ILRP activities and events.

Social Media Engagement Specialist

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The Social Media Engagement Specialist is a full-time position responsible for the day-to-day content development of CIGI's social media channels in close collaboration with other members of the Communications team as well as Digital Media, Publications and research program staff. In addition to creating and posting social media content in a variety of formats, the position actively engages stakeholders in two-way conversations online as part of CIGI’s overall outreach strategies.