FNUniv Casual student position – closes March 14

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The First Nations University of Canada is accepting applications for the position of a Casual Student Worker for the VP Academics Office. FNUniv is hosting the CINSA (Canadian Indigenous and Native Studies Association) Conference and this position will work closely with the VP Academic’s Office in the organization of the event.

The Organization:

With three campuses, First Nations University provides an opportunity for students of all nations to learn in an environment of First Nations cultures and values. The First Nations University continues to uphold its mission of enhancing the quality of life, and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations people. The University is a unique place of learning specializing in Indigenous knowledge and providing post-secondary education for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students alike within a culturally supportive environment. First Nations University is a federated college of the University of Regina, and its academic programs are accredited through that institution.

Duties and Qualifications:

Under the general direction of the VP Academic, the Student Worker will be responsible assisting with the Canadian Indigenous and Native Studies Association Conference by; booking spaces, ordering supplies, putting up posters, etc.., and other related duties as assigned.

The Successful Candidate:

Must be a full-time First Nations University of Canada student; Preferably 3rd year student

Must be reliable; Must show initiative; Must be able to work independently; Must be able to work with the public; Must have good keyboarding and internet skills.

Salary: Rate of pay is based on completed credit hours ($13.41 – $18.35/hour).

Hours of work: Approximately 10 hours a week beginning March – June 2016.

Application Procedure:

First Nations University of Canada would like to thank all candidates who have applied. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The First Nations University of Canada relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position; therefore please indicate your status on the cover letter.

Qualified applicants must clearly state how they meet the screening criteria in their application for employment.

Deadline for applications is March 14th, 2016. To apply for this position, please apply online at www.fnuniv.ca.

Your interest with the First Nations University of Canada is appreciated; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information:

Should you have questions or want to learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Human Resources Department at (306) 790-5950 ext. 2506.