DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Summer Program Guide
School of Continuing Education (SCE) International

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

SCE International is seeking 3 students to fill the role of Summer Program Guide. The students will be responsible for hosting groups of international High School/University learners visiting MacEwan University for 4-week English Language programs. SCE International plans the program, with learners in English classes during mornings and/or afternoons, and participating in cultural activities weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends.

The Summer Program Guides will accompany the groups on their cultural activities, such as canoeing on the North Saskatchewan, visiting West Edmonton Mall, attending a public swimming pool, exploring Elk Island Park, and enjoying some summer festivals in the city. Summer Program Guide(s) will work with SCE International staff to plan and administer all activities. Office work is required, such as confirming bookings, helping with logistics, planning transportation and sending communications to the group.

This is a part-time position; maximum 25 hours/week for a total of 6 weeks.

Start date: July 2 or June 24, 2019
End date: August 03 or August 9, 2019

Skills

The successful applicants must be responsible, outgoing, and organized. Applicants must be flexible and be able to problem solve quickly and efficiently.

They must be able to manage large groups as they are planning and leading activities for groups of approximately 20-80 learners at a time. Strong communication skills are key as the group is learning English as an additional language. A passion for Edmonton and Canadian culture is a must!

Applicants must have a good understanding of the Edmonton Transit System and be able to navigate groups using both ETS buses and LRT systems.

The student will have the following:
• Standard First Aid training
• Experience working with teens/young adults
• Experience managing large groups
• Police Criminal Record checked

Applicants must be:
• Attending a post-secondary institution
• Enrolled in a program that will result in a Certificate, Diploma, or Degree
• Returning to school in the fall term

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca. Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Student Casual
Salary $15.00 - $21.83 / hour
Closing Date May 26, 2019
Competition No. 19.05.087
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