Advocacy Services Assistant

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Location

1455 de Maisonneuve Ouest (Hall Building) H-222
H3G 1M8 Montreal , QC
Canada
Quebec CA
Category: 
Added on: 
18/09/2018
Expires in: 
18/10/2018 (1 day)
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249
Borough: 
Wage: 
19.06 $ per hour
Hours Per Week: 
12-16
Description: 

Description/Scope:
The Concordia Student Union is currently seeking an undergraduate student studying full-time to fill the position of Advocacy Services Assistant at the CSU Advocacy Centre. Reporting to the Student Advocacy Coordinator, the Assistant helps students who find themselves in difficult academic related situations by accurately identifying their needs and executing the necessary course of action.

Responsibilities:
– To represent students in disciplinary meetings and hearings
– To help identify the best course of action in relation to students’ academic careers
– To review and edit student requests, readmission applications and other clerical duties
– To assist and advise students on procedures, rules and regulations
– To assist in promoting the services of the Centre to undergraduate students
– To contribute to larger projects

Essential Requirement(s): 
– Undergraduate student studying full-time at Concordia
– Superior listening and communication skills both written and verbal
– Ability to handle pressure and difficult interpersonal situations
– A strong knowledge of Concordia’s Code of Conduct (Academic)
– A strong knowledge of Concordia’s Code of Rights and Responsibilities
– A strong knowledge of all of Concordia’s regulations and policies
– Strong problem solving skills
– Knowledge of the CSU and it’s services
– Knowledge of the rules of natural law
– Able to take initiative and work independently
– Strong organizational skills
– Must be able to work with and represent the full spectrum of diversity within the Concordia community.
– Computer literate

Asset(s): 
– French or Mandarin are primary assets.
– Arabic, Hindi/Urdu or other languages are secondary assets
– Any training, certificate, or education related to the functions of the role
– Relevant experience is highly desirable
– Be approved for Work Study

Applications must include
– Cover letter and C.V.
– Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 class schedule.
– If available, please also include a copy of your authorization for Work Study received by e-mail from the Financial Aid & Awards Office.

How to Apply:
Send your cover letter, CV, class schedule, and Work Study authorization (if available) to jobs@csu.qc.ca (do not send through Facebook). Please use “Advocate – Fall 2018” as the subject line of your email.

Nearest Metro Station: 
English Spoken: 
Necessary
English Written: 
Necessary
French Spoken: 
Asset
French Written: 
Asset
Method to Apply: 
E-mail
Skills, Experience: 

Notes/Other:
Internal candidates shall have preference according to the Collective Agreement
Students applying must be available to work an average of 12 to 16 hours per week.
For more information contact us at advocacy@csu.qc.ca .

Deadline to Apply: 
Monday, September 24, 2018
Date Job Begins: 
Monday, October 1, 2018