Student Assistant - New Student Transition
Douglas College
New Westminster, BC, CA
1d ago

Work Arrangements

Hours of work : up to a maximum of 20 hours / week. The work terms for this position are :

1.Summer 2019 : May 6, 2019 August 19, 2019

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms.

It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

Student Engagement is looking for a Student Assistant to assist with the planning and implementation of new student transitional programming and other related events.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning and delivering transitional programming on campus, specifically the EDGE event and First Year Fridays
  • Assist in the design and development for promotional materials in collaboration with the Student Engagement Communications Team
  • Assist in the development and presentation of educational content for the EDGE event, First Year Friday, and other related programming
  • Assist in planning and facilitating and evaluating activities during events
  • Meet with the Student Engagement Coordinator weekly
  • Created a safe, inclusive and welcome environment for everyone attending events.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • The availability to attend the EDGE event (September 12-14,2019)
  • Has the ability to deal with issues with maturity and thoughtfulness as they arise
  • Is detail-oriented, organized, responsible, professional and flexible
  • Is comfortable and has the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Has an open mind to cultures, practices, and sexual orientations different from your own
  • Has excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Is committed to inclusion and is culturally sensitive to the unique challenges of diverse student groups
  • Has the flexibility to work at either campus (New Westminster and the Coquitlam Campus)
  • Has a basic working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • Has experience in event planning (desired)
  • Has leadership experience (desired)
  • Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

    2.The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

    3.The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

    International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

    2.The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W).

    Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria. Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

    An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

    Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.

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