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Douglas College

Student Assistant, Student Success Advising

Position Details

Position Title Student Assistant, Student Success Advising Posting Number 00927SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level I Salary Range $14.89/hour Position Type Student Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 09/08/2020 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift N/A Work Arrangements
The position is located at the Coquitlam/New Westminster campus but this position may require you to temporarily work remotely to comply with the current Covid-19 social distancing guidelines.

Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
1. Winter 2021: January 4, 2021 - April 22, 2021
2. Summer 2021: May 10, 2021 - August 19, 2021
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Student Assistant - Student Success Advising offers services by listening to student concerns, providing operational, technical and peer support services, such as, information on registration procedures, college services and resources and analyzing information.


- Welcomes students and visitors to Enrolment Services
- Provides general information to students on College functions and procedures related to registration, scholarships, awards and bursaries.
- Assists students (in person, or email) by identifying student resources and/or referring to the appropriate services.
- Host and triage online Student Success Advising appointments (i.e. Zoom Drop-Ins)
- Participates in online and in-person instructional workshops (i.e. Online videos and in-person information sessions)
- Participates in classroom visits and other on campus recruiting events to promote Student Success Advising services
- Maintains student resources, such as forms, supplies, documents, and brochures
- Performs other student assistant related duties as required
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
- To be a "Returning Student", who has completed a minimum of 24 credits at Douglas College, with a minimum of 2.67 GPA
- An excellent command of the English language in all areas
- Public speaking and leadership skills
- Proficiency in MS Office platforms and able to use new software programs
- The ability to identify institutional resources
- The ability to critically reason
- To maintain confidentiality in accordance with Douglas College policies
- To be responsible and conscientious

1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:

1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation - "May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria." Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

An original copy of a Social Insurance Number ( SIN ) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.
Link to Full Position Profile Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Open Date 09/03/2020 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please include the following:
- Douglas College Student ID number or indicate if you are enrolled in another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C.

- Domestic or International student status

- Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for:
1. Winter 2021
2. Summer 2021

- If selected for an interview please bring one of the following:
1. Proof of enrollment for work term from Douglas College OR
2. Proof of enrollment for work term from another post-secondary institution OR
3. Domestic students only: proof of registration for the term immediately preceding the work term and indication of intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term
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