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Faculty of Education Vancouver Summer Program – Employment and Volunteer Opportunities. Due: June 17, 2016

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The Faculty of Education will be running three packages (LLED, ECPS, and Early Childhood Education) as part of the Vancouver Summer Program. PDCE is supporting the administration of this program and we are looking to hire 2 Cultural Exchange Student Ambassadors and 10-15 Cultural Exchange Volunteers.

Further information: http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/vancouver-summer-program

Cultural Exchange Student Ambassadors will support the Vancouver Summer Program. They will assist in the planning and facilitation of orientation and social activities for visiting students on behalf of the Faculty of Education, help students orient and adapt to studies at UBC, and provide a supportive atmosphere for students while they are in Vancouver. The incumbent will work closely with the Cultural Coordinator and the Professional Development & Community Engagement (PDCE) unit within the UBC Faculty of Education. The position reports directly to the Manager of Professional Programs in PDCE.

Duties & Responsibilities: Assisting with the planning and facilitation of orientation and social activities. Assist with airport pick-up and residence check-in when students arrive (July 14-17). Attend and facilitate Orientation (July 18 all day), and evening and weekend social activities. In conjunction with the Cultural Coordinator, liaise with other faculties and external units including catering services, entertainment venues, transportation companies, and building facility managers. Assist with the development of a template for future program implementation.

Wage: $22/hour

Deadline: June 17, 2016

Apply: Submit cover letter and résumé to Andrea Webb andrea.webb@ubc.ca or in person to PDCE office

Cultural Exchange Volunteers will be working closely with the Faculty of Education’s Cultural Exchange Students Ambassadors and the Cultural Coordinator to provide visiting students with a fun, safe, supportive, and meaningful exchange experience.  Cultural Exchange Volunteers will engage with VSP students by encouraging participation in a range of social and cultural activities, and supporting them throughout their orientation and transition to UBC and Vancouver.

Duties & Responsibilities: Attend a mandatory orientation and training session, attend and assist with welcoming activities including but not limited to residence check in, campus tours, city tours, and orientations events, attend and engage VSP students at various social and cultural events on evenings, weekends, and some weekdays, assist the VSP staff in facilitating events.

Hours per week: 5 – 15

Apply: email cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcript addressed to Renae Roles; r.roles@alumni.ubc.ca

 

Job – Academic Success Counselor, Leech Lake Tribal College, Due: Oct. 21, 2015

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LEECH LAKE TRIBAL COLLEGE
OPEN POSITION
 
POSITION TITLE: Academic Success Counselor
 
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Dean of Students, advise new and prospective students to programs within the College and assists students in exploring careers, evaluating academic abilities, and setting goals. Academic Success Counselor provides individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of students.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assesses the student’s stage of development and promotes student growth by determining suitable developmental tasks; assists student in establishing realistic and attainable academic and career goals.  Advises students on academic, career and personal issues; identifies the educational and career options appropriate for each student and assists with the analysis of each option. Identifies options for student to satisfy degree requirements; evaluates and makes recommendations on petitions and amendments to student’s program of study; assists students in completion.  Monitors academic progress of students; analyzes progress reports from instructors; determines eligibility and satisfactory progress toward degree; identifies current and potential needs and refers students to appropriate resources for assistance.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or related field and 1 year academic advising experience; a minimum of one 1-3 years related work experience in an academic environment. Master’s degree in related disciplined and related experience preferred. Experience with electronic student management software is a plus. Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
 
POSITION CLOSES: October 21, 2015
 
Visit our website at www.lltc.edu for more information.  Send LLTC application and resume to: Human Resources, Leech Lake Tribal College, 6945 Littlewolf Rd Cass Lake, MN 56633. Phone (218) 335-4261