Please read the posting and application information carefully. Applications without the required documents (resume, cover, and Supplemental Information Request) will not be considered.
Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: September 2, 2019
This position provides day-to-day support and coordination for the Indigenous Gathering Space and serves to strengthen the overall Indigenous student experience by providing organizational and/or promotional support for co-curricular and campus life opportunities and activities. This position is also responsible for the coordination and implementation of small and large scale events that help students make a successful transition into (or back to) college. As a front line member of the Indigenous Gathering Space, this position also provides general information and referral service so students locate and access the resources and support that they require.
For a copy of the position description, please click here.
Education & Experience
- Two-year diploma program related to business, public administration, or other community oriented field.
- Two (2) years of recent related student services experience in an educational setting with program development, planning, and delivery of services/programs and workshops, preferably in a post-secondary environment.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of Indigenous peoples, cultures and protocols locally, provincially and nationally
- Working knowledge of current and emerging issues with Indigenous student services and/or support.
- Experience working closely with British Columbia Indigenous communities/organizations, would be considered an asset.
- Previous experience in student program administration with proficient understanding of student success and engagement programs preferred.
- Knowledge in the use of computer applications including word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (Excel), e-mail and Internet searching.
Skills & Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively and courteously in English, both in writing and verbally.
- Work independently as well as a member of team to provide information, assistance and related services to students, faculty, and staff.
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload effectively.
- Analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment
- Ability to work well under pressure with frequent interruptions.
- Ability to interpret and apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Keyboarding: 40 wpm
- Superior presentation skills.
- Ability to research, design and present program information.
- Intermediate proficiency to operate software applications within a Windows environment (Word, Excel and Power Point).
- Ability to maintain web pages using a content management system would be an asset.
Salary Range: $1,769.57 - $2,022.85 Bi-Weekly (Pay Grade 21)
Employee Group: CUPE
Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am - 4:30pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.
Please note that internal applicants are given first consideration.
Competition No.: C115-19
Closing Date: 4:30PM on September 25, 2019.
Application Information: Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your required documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time.
*Additional Information Required: Please click here to download the Supplemental Information Request (SIR) and submit the completed form with your application. Applications submitted without the SIR will not be reviewed.*
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.
We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.