About QEC

The Queen’s Engineering Competition (QEC) is an annual event that allows engineering students from different disciplines attending Queen’s University to compete in a variety of engineering competition categories. QEC showcases the innovation and creativity of Queen’s Engineering students, throughout a weekend of good-natured competition. The winners of each category are selected to compete at the Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC), where they compete for cash prizes and a chance to attend the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC).

We are currently hiring for the following director positions:

  • Director of Sponsorship
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Logistics
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Challenges

Below are the general requirements and details that apply to all positions. All Directors will be reporting to the Co-Chairs throughout the work term and are expected to conduct regular meetings with their Coordinators.

General Requirements

  • A flexible weekly schedule with an eagerness to put forth quality work
    • Work term will be from April 2023 to the Conference date in 2024, including summer months (although less time commitment)
    • Passion for creativity and innovation in STEM
    • Excellent management and organizational skills
    • A highly driven and optimistic mentality
    • Nice to have qualities:
      • Leadership experience
      • Relative experience pertaining to desired position (eg. Finance coursework)

    Sponsorship Director Requirements

    • Oversee Sponsorship Coordinators
    • Make/Update Sponsorship Package
    • Research grants/donations to apply for

      Marketing Director Requirements

      • Oversee Marketing Coordinators
      • Plan and actively manage posting schedules
      • Organize media (photos, videos, social media) during the conference

      Logistics Director Requirements

      • Oversee Logistics Coordinators
      • Work closely with Finance Director to ensure all expenditures stay within budget
      • Effectively book venues and amenities to be used throughout the event

      Finance Director Requirements

      • Manage cash inflow and outflow
      • Work with co-chairs to make and update conference budget
      • Work with the sponsorship team

      Challenges Director Requirements

      • Oversee Challenges Coordinators
      • Plan overall structure and delivery of challenges
      • Maintain quality and integrity of challenges

      The Human Rights and Equity Office encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, Persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. The HREO will provide accommodation support to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the interview process, please contact the HREO at (equity @ queensu.ca) or (613-533-2563)

      Contact the incoming Co-Chairs, Rodrigo Del Aguila (20rdav @ queensu.ca) and Mariam El-Behiry (19meb17 @ queensu.ca), if you have any questions about the position.

      Applications are due on March 31st, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

      Interviews are expected to be conducted starting the week of April 1st, and will be in person.

      Apply now and contribute to a long-lasting tradition of teamwork, community, and engineering fun at Queen's!