Union Hired Positions

HIRING TWO UNION HIRED POSITIONS!

The King’s Students’ Union (KSU) is now accepting applications for the:
Union Hired Position
to Support Racialised Students
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

 

The King’s Students Union (KSU) is the representative body for all students studying at King’s. The union provides advocacy, services and supports for all King’s students. The KSU hires two equity based Union Hired Positions (UHP) per academic year. The KSU is now hiring one Union Hired Position to support racialized students. The students’ union recognizes a need to increase supports to ensure the safety and well-being of racialized King’s students and provide opportunities for these students to meet. This position is responsible for working within an anti-oppressive framework. The person hired will be responsible for coordinating logistics for meetings of racialised students including booking rooms and providing other identified necessary supports.

 

Equity Statement

The King’s Students’ Union welcomes the experience and contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to the organization. These groups include but are not limited to: racialized people; Aboriginal people; women; lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, non-binary, queer people; people with disabilities; and people who have mental health concerns. We encourage all applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community. We are committed to constantly improving our anti-oppression policies and care measures to continue the removal of barriers and promote participation and access.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Complete three to five hours of work per week in the KSU office
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings of racialised students
  • The position will be directly supervised by the Student Life Vice-President and participate in bi-weekly check-ins with the Student Life Vice-President

 

Application Requirements:

  • Must be a student studying at King’s and enrolled in a program of study at King’s during the 2017/2018 academic year and identify as a racialised student

 

Assets, but not required:

  • An understanding of students’ unions and the services they provide to their members
  • Experience with organizing events

 

Timeline and Compensation:

The union hired position will receive a $600 honorarium over the course of the academic year.

 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and a cover letter. Please include your name and contact information in the file names of your resume and letter.
Drop off in person or email to info@ksu.ca with “UHP APPLICATION” in the subject line:

Attn: King’s Students’ Union

King’s Students’ Union Office, Link

6350 Coburg Road

B3H 2A1

Halifax, NS

If you have any questions about the Union Hired Position for Mental Health Research please contact: Michaela Sam, Services and Campaigns Coordinator at scc@ksu.ca.

 

 

The King’s Students’ Union (KSU) is now accepting applications for the:
Union Hired Position
for Mental Health Research
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

 

The King’s Students Union (KSU) is the representative body for all students studying at King’s. The union provides advocacy, services and supports for all King’s students. The KSU hires two equity based Union Hired Positions (UHP) per academic year. The KSU is now hiring one Union Hired Position to carry out a research project on mental health. The position is responsible for creating educational materials about the resources and supports available to address student mental health both on and off campus. The project also aims to create materials to help students understand the often confusing and inaccessible ways to access academic accommodation. In order to create materials, the student hired will be responsible for conducting research to understand the current strengths and weaknesses of University services with the goal of improving the Union’s advocacy in this area.

 

Equity Statement

The King’s Students’ Union welcomes the experience and contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to the organization. These groups include but are not limited to: racialized people; Aboriginal people; women; lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, non-binary, queer people; people with disabilities; and people who have mental health concerns. We encourage all applicants to self-identify in their cover letter or application if they are a member of a marginalized community. We are committed to constantly improving our anti-oppression policies and care measures to continue the removal of barriers and promote participation and access.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Complete three to five hours of work per week in the KSU office
  • Create educational materials on mental health resources available to students by Feb 16, 2018
  • Compile and present a report on mental health resources available to students by Feb 16, 2018
  • The position will be directly supervised by the External Vice-President and participate in bi-weekly check-ins with the External Vice-President

 

Application Requirements:

  • Must be a student studying at King’s and enrolled in a program of study at King’s during the 2017/2018 academic year

 

Assets, but not required:

  • An understanding of students’ unions and the services they provide to their members
  • Experience with graphic design

 

Timeline and Compensation:

The union hired position will receive a $600 honorarium upon the project’s completion and submission of report by Friday February 16, 2018.

 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and a cover letter. Please include your name and contact information in the file names of your resume and letter.
Drop off in person or email to info@ksu.ca with “UHP APPLICATION” in the subject line:

Attn: King’s Students’ Union

King’s Students’ Union Office, Link

6350 Coburg Road

B3H 2A1

Halifax, NS

If you have any questions about the Union Hired Position for Mental Health Research please contact: Michaela Sam, Services and Campaigns Coordinator at scc@ksu.ca.