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

Available opportunities are listed below.

Student Assistant
Student Life

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.

The University provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity

The Student Assistant position is part of the MacEwan University Student Life team and works collaboratively with other staff and students to create the best possible engagement experiences for our students. The person in this role will be assisting with student programming both and New Student Orientation events (NSO), and First-Year Experience (FYE) and supporting students at the Welcome Centre in Building 7. The position will be a blend of on-campus and virtual office hours working from home.

Position

Duties for the Student Assistant may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Planning and implementation of student programming;

  • Marketing and recruiting participants for FYE;

  • Event planning for student events;

  • Researching best practice in student engagement initiatives;

  • Providing administrative support to the FYE and NSO programs;

  • Establishing and maintaining communication with students through social media and other technology platforms; and

  • Following a communication plan to successfully reach out to FYE students.

  • Providing support to students and guest to the university at the Welcome Centre in Buiding 7.

The Student Assistant will report to the Manager, Student Life. This part-time student worker position from January 4, 2021 – March 30, 2021, will be 15 – 17.5 hours a week; with an occasional shift in the evenings to accommodate student programming.

Candidate

Applicants must be a current MacEwan student entering their second or subsequent year; any student outside of MacEwan will not be considered. The applicant must be passionate about supporting students, have excellent organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and experience in public speaking would be an asset. The successful incumbent will have demonstrated leadership, strong problem-solving skills, and professionalism. Technological competencies in Google documents and social media would be essential. Experience as a MacEwan University student leader is beneficial.

Benefits

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

  • Competitive base pay

  • Effective recognition and retention programs

  • Continuous learning culture

  • Opportunities for career growth

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.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

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 per hour
Closing Date November 29, 2020
Competition No. 20.11.107
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