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Posted on: May 17, 2019
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Grade: 11


Reporting to the Manager Student Life, the incumbent is responsible for the design, implementation and support of student life and leadership initiatives including liaising with student groups, clubs, associations, and individual students to enhance the student experience.

Primary responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and direct outreach and leadership programs and activities aimed at responding to students’ expressed needs and supporting their involvement in student affairs and student life; develop material to support these programs.
  • Advise and mentor student leaders on matters related to leadership development, student committees, student organizations, special projects and special task forces.
  • Assist student groups to plan orientation/frosh activities.
  • Co-design and facilitate workshops for student leaders.
  • Work with University stakeholders to organize projects and improve planning processes related to student life.
  • Ensure the coordination of the Orientation/Frosh Culture Change and the service learning program Community Compass, as well as any new projects related to student engagement.
  • Coordinate the Safe Serve Program and facilitate the training.
  • Assist student groups and associations with mediation and conflict resolution.
  • Liaise with student services and other internal contacts.
  • Compile information to prepare reports and recommendations.
  • Represent the Office of the Dean of Students Office on committees.
  • Oversee student leadership programming events and recommend improvements
  • Perform other duties in support of the operation of the unit.


  • Bachelor’s degree with two to four years of related work experience. Previous experience working in an academic setting is an asset.
  • Good spoken and written English (Level 4) in order to communicate effectively and to draft correspondence, documentation, and reports; basic spoken and written French (Level 3) to respond to general inquiries.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint (to work with documents, spreadsheets and presentation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with students.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in sustainability.
  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently.
  • Strong planning, organizing, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work outside normal operating hours.


$60,610.55 – $72,396.19 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by May 31, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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