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Ask MeTeam Student Assistant (NUWORK)

 Student Employment - NUWorks

POSITION TITLE:                                ASK ME TEAM STUDENT ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT:                                  STUDENT LEARNING AND TRANSITIONS

POSTING DATE:                                 NOVEMBER 20, 2017      

CLOSING DATE:                                 JANUARY 15, 2018

EMPLOYMENT DATES:                    AUGUST 27, 2018 – APRIL 26, 2019

RATE OF PAY:                                     $12.06 - 12.36/ HR AS DETERMINED BY HR POLICY

HOURS OF WORK:                            UP TO 10 HOURS PER WEEK 

Successful candidates will be required to apply and demonstrate approval for NU Work funding to maintain this position.

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ask Me Team Student Assistant will assist the Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) team by aiding the Ask Me Team program in helping incoming and current students get answers they need and information about upcoming events in a timely, convenient manner. The Ask Me Team uses social media and the Nipissing University website as a means to share information about all things Nipissing University.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

The Ask Me Team Assistant will assist the SLT team by aiding with:

  • Assist with maintaining the Ask Me Twitter and email accounts with the support of the Ask Me and Student Learning and Transitions team;
  • Assists with a training and development program for the executive team of volunteers;
  • Assist with the coordination of staff and faculty involvement in the Ask Me Team during peak transition periods throughout the academic year;
  • Assist with promoting and attending various NU initiatives, programs, and events to increase student awareness and engagement;
  • Participate in outreach initiatives in support of the Student Learning and Transitions department and the Ask Me Team program (i.e. class visits, booths, short presentations);
  • Participate in ongoing professional development including in-service opportunities provided by the department; 
  • Completion of utilization and satisfaction reports; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Prior to assuming the duties of the position, candidates must complete the following:

  • In person, orientation and training session(s) as outlined by the department
  • Completion and submission of all required paperwork

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must be able to attend the hiring carousel on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018.
  • Must apply and be approved for the NUWORK Program.
  • Upper-year student (2nd year and above) with knowledge of Nipissing University programs, initiatives, and services with a minimum overall average of 70%.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
  • Appropriate and professional behaviour at all times. 

* Please note that the availability of this position is pending final budget approval.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to sdshiring@nipissingu.ca.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for participation in the selection process will be contacted. Those contacted for consideration will be asked to provide three (3) references at a later date. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please submit your letter of application and resume by: January 15, 2018, 04:00 PM

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job title to sdshiring@nipissingu.ca.​



 

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