Simon Fraser University

Coordinator, Indigenous Graduate Student Programs (Simon Fraser University)

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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.


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IERG 9th International Conference 2014 – Call for papers

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Imagination: The great workhorse of learning

Conference dates:  Wednesday, July 2nd through Friday, July 4th, 2014

Location: Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada

This year, the IERG again invites researchers, educators, practitioners, students, and policymakers to join us in continuing to shift the paradigms of theory and practice in education. We welcome proposals on a diverse range of research and practice concerning uses of the imagination in educating.  We welcome a variety of forms of theoretical or practical presentation, including papers, round table sessions, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and other formats that might suit your contribution.

CONFERENCE SUBMISSIONS: Please send a one-page outline of your proposal to Please include: 1.    Name presenter(s) 2.    Address, telephone and E-mail address 3.    Organization and position 4.    Abstract: 100-150 words (Title of abstract in bold). 5.    How your presentation relates to Imaginative Education. 6.    Category. 7.    Your session choice: 45 min. presentation or 90 min. workshop

All proposals are carefully reviewed to ensure that they meet content standards and align with the IERG conference theme. We greatly appreciate all proposal submissions. Due to limited space and available sessions, however, we are only able to accept a certain number of proposals.  Should your proposal be accepted for presentation at the IERG 2014 International Conference on Imagination and Education, you and any co-presenters are required to register and pay the presenters fee, within a 2 week period following the notification of acceptance.

Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2014 Visit the IERG website for more information:

SFU Spring 2014 First Nations Studies Sessional Instructor and Teaching Assistant

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Applications are now accepted for a number of temporary instructional positions in Spring 2014

Sessional Instructor positions:  Deadline for Application: 4 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2013.

Teaching Assistant position: Deadline for Application: 4 p.m., Monday, November 4, 2013.

Application details and full postings:

Other online posting locations:

These positions are subject to budget availability and satisfactory enrollment.  Please submit ONE application for EACH position.

Department of First Nations Studies             email:

Simon Fraser University
General Office: Saywell Hall 9091
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada

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