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Involvement Opportunities

Paid Positions

Competencies NU Wor​k?

​Academic Success Program Facilitator

The Academic Success Program Facilitators support the academic success of their peers through academic coaching. The Facilitators act as mentors by challenging, supporting, and guiding students towards academic and personal success by identifying their personal strengths and creating a plan of action to address their academic concerns.

​Collaboration
Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Diversity
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis

No

Ask Me Team Facilitator

The Ask Me Team Facilitator supports the Student Learning and Transitions team by facilitating 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. The Ask Me Team Facilitator also recruits and supports an executive team of volunteers to promote and attend initiatives, programs, and events around campus which enhance the student experience.​

Collaboration
Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Diversity
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis​

Yes

​Orientation Assistant

The Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) Orientation Assistants support the department in planning, implementing, and assessing first-year student orientation programming including New Student Orientation (NSO), International Student Orientation, Summer Transition Program (STP), and components of Frosh Week.​

​Collaboration
Communication
Decision Making
Diversity
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Research
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis​

​No

​Peer Tutor

The role of the Peer Tutor is to support the academic development of the student being tutored (Tutee) by assisting in the understanding of concepts in a specific course. Sessions will take place on campus during predetermined times where both Peer Tutor and Tutee are available. Peer Tutors provide expertise, experience, and encouragement. Peer Tutors do not provide “answers” but rather assist in the learning process.​

​Collaboration
Communication
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Inclusion
Organization
Providing Feedback​

​No

Peer Writing Assistant

The Peer Writing Assistant supports the academic development of students by talking about writing with peers in mutually beneficial ways. As a member of Student Learning and Transitions’ Peer Educator team, Peer Writing Assistants will also offer hours in the Academic Skills Drop-In Centre to aide students who require additional support with their academic writing. Peer Writing Assistants provide expertise, experience, and encouragement. Peer Educators do not provide “answers” or editing services, but rather assist in the learning process.​

Collaboration
Communication
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Synthesis​

​No

​Student Experience Assistant

The Student Experience Assistant supports the department in planning, implementing, and assessing student experience programming including various orientation and transition programs​

​Collaboration
Communication
Decision Making
Diversity
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Research
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis​

​No

​Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) Assistant

The Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) Assistant supports the department’s various programs, initiatives, and services which seek to support students in achieving academic and personal success at Nipissing University (e.g., Long Night Against Procrastination, New Student Orientation, Student Success Workshops).

​Collaboration
Communication
Decision Making
Diversity
Ethics​​
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Research
Social Responsibility
Synthesis

No​

Student Accessibility Services Assistant

The Student Accessibility Services Assistant supports the department in planning, implementing, and assessing the Summer Transition Program programming scheduled for late August. This program is designed specifically to support students with disabilities transition to Nipissing University. The Student Accessibility Services Assistant also supports the department’s various programs, initiatives, and services aimed at providing students with an accessible and barrier free learning environment.

​Collaboration
Communication
Decision Making
Diversity
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Organization
Receiving Feedback
Research
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis​

​No

Residence Don

The responsibilities of a Residence Don are to promote the mission and goals of the residence life program at Nipissing University, to ensure that the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS) are upheld, to advise and support students in their residence communities, and act as a referral agent for campus and community resources, in collaboration with the residence life team.​

​Collaboration
Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Decision Making
Diversity
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility​

​No

Returning Residence Don

The responsibilities of a Returning Residence Don are to promote the mission and goals of the residence life program at Nipissing University, to ensure that the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS) are upheld, and to advise and support students in their residence communities, and act as a referral agent for campus and community resources, in collaboration with the residence life team. Returning Residence Dons are expected to act as a resource, coach and mentor to new staff.​

Collaboration
Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Decision Making
Diversity
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Receiving Feedback
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility​

​No

Community Advisor

The Community Advisor is a senior student staff position whose primary responsibility is to promote the residence life program in accordance with the Residence Life Values. Community Advisors have responsibilities in the areas of community development, student conduct, team development, and administration.​

Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Decision Making
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Providing Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Research
Responding to Change
Social Responsibility
Synthesis​

​No

Living Learning Community Don

Living Learning Community (LLC) Dons are Returning Dons that support a specific theme based community. LLC Dons are expected to act as mentors, provide community specific programming throughout each Living Learning Community. The LLC Don is responsible for programming to a specific theme and fostering student engagement in the themed community. LLC Dons are expected to act as a resource, coach and mentor to new staff.

​Collaboration
Communication
Conflict Negotiation
Decision Making
Diversity
Empathy
Ethics
Excellence
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Initiative
Organization
Research
Social Responsibility​

​No

​Academic Don

Academic Dons are responsible for providing students and Residence Life Team members with academic support and programs in the residential environment. Academic Dons are expected to assume responsibility for supporting a broad range of academic programming for their residence complex communities and acros​s campus.

​Collaboration
Communication
Decision Making
Ethics
Excellence
Functioning Independently
Goal Setting
Idea Generation
Initiative
Organization
Research
Social Responsibility​

​No

Volunteer Positions

​​Volunteer Positions Competencies ​RSD Approved?

AskMe Team Volunteer

The Mission of the AksMe team is to assist incoming students navigate their transition to Nipissing University and create opportunities for student engagement through

  • planning and facilitating events and actives,
  • attending and supporting events on campus and in the community, and
  • maintaining regular contact with students face-to-face, via email, and through social media.

AskMe team volunteers will be provided with integrated learning opportunities throughout the term of their volunteer contract.

AskMe team Volunteers will:

  • Attend AskMe team volunteer training sessions
  • Plan and implement student engagement activities
  • Attend and support events with first year students
  • Mentor through face-to-face experiences
  • Assist with training and recruitment of Orientation Leaders
  • Assist with planning and facilitating NSO sessions as assigned​
  • Assist with facilitating NSO programming
  • Apply

​Collaboration
Diversity
Ethics
Idea Generation
Inclusion
Excellence
Empathy

​Yes

​Orientation Leader July 2016

We are looking for energetic and positive team players with strong communication skills. Orientation is a great way to build new friendships, share your experiences with incoming students and supporters, and improve your leadership skills.

Orientation Volunteers will have the opportunity to lead a group of incoming students or supporters during Orientation. You will be creating a dynamic and enthusiastic environment, facilitating group icebreakers, mingling with new Lakers, guiding campus tours, and more!​

Apply

​Collaboration
Diversity
Ethics
Inclusion
Excellence
Empathy

​Yes



 

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