SFU is currently hiring for a Coordinator, Indigenous Graduate Student Programs. This is a part-time position working 36 hours bi-weekly.
The Coordinator, Indigenous Graduate Student Programs is responsible for providing advice to Indigenous graduate students by establishing individual and group advisory services and sessions and coordinating information sessions.
The Coordinator supports Indigenous graduate students academically, socially and culturally as they make the transition to graduate studies at SFU and refers students to appropriate resources; collaborates cross-functionally with graduate departments, the Office of Aboriginal Peoples and the Indigenous Student Centre, and the Office of Graduate Studies to develop, plan and coordinate programs to support Indigenous recruitment, enrolment management and student retention; provides advice and guidance to department and faculty representatives and the Office of Graduate Studies by assisting in the development of culturally relevant series and programs to support Indigenous programs.
The incumbent participates in the planning of the communication strategies, the development and maintenance of web and print communication material and advocates on behalf of Indigenous graduate students within the SFU community and with external stakeholders, as needed
Application deadline: 4:30 pm on September 3, 2014.