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Student Mentor (Part Time)


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Job TitleStudent Mentor (Part Time)
Position Details

Enrolment Services is seeking nine (9) highly motivated, energetic and passionate current University of Lethbridge students to join our dynamic, creative, collaborative, and data driven team. From the moment of application to the end of first year, orientation and transition programming guides our newest students and their families from the point of acceptance until the end of their first year at uLethbridge.

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Orientation and Transition, you will be the face of our programming. You will be assigned a group of new students to mentor by email and in-person. You will be a role model and someone incoming students and their families look up to and trust. Your role is to share your experience: provide a current student perspective and connect them with the services, departments and opportunities they need.

Expected workload:
• January – April | There is a mandatory training session on Thursday, January 4 (up to 8 hours). You respond to new student inquiries and provide support, direction, assistance and reassurance future uLethbridge students need. You reply to emails and facilitate activities to engage and introduce new students to our campus and city. Additionally, you work 10 hours/month in the Enrolment Services office.

• May – August 30 | New students continue to email questions and inquiries. You provide the support, direction, assistance and reassurance they need. This position is designed to be flexible enough to fit with your summer plans, regardless of job, travel, location etc. The expected workload is 2 – 4 hours per week. In addition, you participate in a major transition event in June (up to 8 hours).

• August 31 – December 4| You are back on campus by August 31 for training, first year Residence move in (September 1) and New Student Orientation (September 3 & 4). You respond to emails and facilitate activities to engage and introduce new students to the campus and city throughout their first semester. Additionally, you work 10 hours/month in the Enrolment Services office.

Supported by the Enrolment Services office, you will be provided with the necessary knowledge, resources, and training, including how to give campus tours. As a student mentor, you will gain valuable personal and professional skills including leadership, event planning and execution, time management, workshop development and so much more. You will meet new people, get involved and build community on campus.

If successful, you will be a member of the team from January 3 to December 4, 2019. You are required to take courses and be on Lethbridge campus during the spring and fall semesters.

Hiring Range: $15.00 per hour

Position Qualifications

Strong communication skills, written and verbal, a passion for customer service and a high level of professionalism are of the utmost importance. You work effectively as an individual and in a group. Occasionally, evening and weekend work is required.

This position is open to University of Lethbridge students in good academic standing, currently registered in a part-time or full-time course load. Students in Co-Op or practicum placements during either spring or fall semester may find scheduling a challenge, but are still welcome to apply.

If this position sounds like it was made for you, please email a creative and passionate cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Deadline to apply is Friday, November 9, 2018.

Hiring RangeHiring Range indicated in Position Details
CampusLethbridge
Employment GroupStudent
Position Category
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date10/16/2018
Close Date11/09/2018
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants

If this position sounds like it was made for you, please email a creative and passionate cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Employment Equity

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

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Student Wellness Worker


Dean of Students, First Peoples’ House
Competition No.  –    S114837460
Posting Date  –    Oct 24, 2018
Closing Date  –    Nov 07, 2018
Position Type  –    Full Time – Operating Funded
Salary Range  –    $58,675 to $81,208 per year
Grade  –    10
Hours  –    35

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits .

Reporting to the Director and working in close collaboration with First Peoples’ House staff and other units within the Dean of Students portfolio, the Student Wellness Worker will provide support to First Nations, Metis and Inuit learners.  Supports will be related to providing information to help students’ wellbeing and will include offering self-care sessions, facilitating wellness activities, hosting Wellness Week, working with students in crisis, and planning activities/providing resources associated with preventing and reducing substance misuse.

The successful candidate must have knowledge in or be familiar with the traditions, values, and beliefs associated with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit cultures.

Duties

  • Conduct thorough needs assessments from a strengths-based approach and considering diverse student experiences to develop a thorough understanding of presenting student needs
  • Engage and empower students in the decision-making process to identify and develop support or referral options based on best practices and the needs of the individual
  • Provide assistance to students in the area of adjusting to new changes and challenges like new to the university, medical disorders, relationship issues, and historical trauma 
  • Coordinate and conduct traditional healthy parenting, and healthy relationships sessions
  • Support students in receiving fundamental needs like the food bank, emergency housing, medical services, and child welfare 
  • Offer quality guidance and counseling to First Nation, Metis, and Inuit students
  • Provide crisis intervention and suicide risk assessment as well as short-term client stabilization when required
  • Develop strong partnerships and positive working relationships with and acts as a liaison between many campus and greater community services to maintain direct, seamless connections to all suitable resources
  • Support and assist in creating relevant First Nation, Metis and Inuit student mental health policies and procedures
  • Liaison with campus resources and faculties to address and promote mental health amongst First Nation, Metis and Inuit students
  • Organize resources for the use of the student and introduce them to the appropriate support groups 
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Qualifications

  • Social Work Degree (BSW) required with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Must be in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Worker
  • Experience in suicide risk assessment and prevention
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impacts of historical trauma within First Nation communities
  • Knowledge and experience relating to First Nations culture and approaches to healing
  • Experience in providing crisis and short-term counselling support, information and referrals 
  • Experience with working in Metis Settlements, First Nation or Inuit communities
  • Experience in group facilitation and support and build resiliency of students
  • Ability to seek and build relationships with families, social services systems, such as child welfare, justice, health, income supports, and education
  • Experience working with people with addictions and/or other mental health concerns
  • Experience working with victims of sexual assault 
  • Knowledge of the Indian Residential School System and the effects this system has had on former students and their families
  • Experience working with LGBTQ and two-spirit peoples 
  • Knowledge and connections with external organizations 
  • Proficient working knowledge of computers and programs
  • Ability to work with confidential information in a professional and sensitive manner

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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Archiving Student

Job description: Documentary film company seeking iSchool students/grads for short term contract.

Mercury Films is a Toronto-based documentary production company. We are looking to make a second deposit of materials into the University of Toronto Archives. We have approximately 25 boxes containing tapes of various formats as well as printed material and binders that require sorting, labelling and cataloguing in preparation for integration with the Archives. This work will be done under the supervision of the Mercury team.

Start date: Week of November 5th 2018

Duration: Approximately 2 weeks, part time, flexible hours, as required to finish the job

Remuneration: $15/hr

Positions: 2

To apply, please send your resume to [email protected] , and include in your subject line ARCHIVING November 2018

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Tenure-Track Position in Data Science

The Department of Mathematics
and Statistics at Concordia University invites applications for one tenure-track
position in Data Science.  Candidates in any area are encouraged to apply;
however, preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching
address the mathematics of data science and who will support the development of
data science at Concordia.  Applicants must
have a PhD degree at the time of appointment, a strong research record, and
demonstrated interest/experience in teaching both at the undergraduate and
graduate levels.   

 

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current
curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching
philosophy/interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a research
statement that describes past achievements, the candidate’s role publications, expertise,
and future goals. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of
reference sent directly to:

 

Dr. Cody Hyndman, Chair

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Concordia University

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

Montreal, Quebec  
H3G 1M8

Canada

[email protected]

http://www.mathstat.concordia.ca

 

Subject to budgetary approval, we
anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor,
for August 1, 2019. Appointments at a more senior level may also be considered.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. All applications
should reach the Department no later than December 3, 2018. All
inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair.  For additional information, please visit
the departmental website.

 

Concordia University is strongly committed to employment
equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and
staff.  The University encourages
applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of
visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons
with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates
are invited to self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be
given priority. 

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting
requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’
status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of
origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of
the following statements:

 

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

 

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

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