EMPLOYMENT

Current Job Opportunities

Vice President External

Position Term: May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2022

Deadline for Application: March 31st, 2021

As Vice President External, you will play a key role in advancing the interests of the students of Saint Mary’s University through advocacy to all levels of government. You will engage with students to determine advocacy and policy priorities and bring recommendations to Students Nova Scotia and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA). Further, you will serve on relevant university committees, specifically on the Board of Governors. The mandate of the Vice President External includes research on advocacy issues and active participation on provincial and federal advocacy groups (Students Nova Scotia and CASA). In this role, you will work actively to integrate the association’s interests and work with the community.

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Have questions about this position and/or are interested in applying? We encourage you to reach out to our current VP External, Sam, at vpexternal.smusa@smu.ca!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to karla.hodge@smu.ca with the subject line “SMUSA VP External” no later than 11:59 PM on March 31, 2021.

Vice President Academic

Position Term: May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2022

Deadline for Application: March 31st, 2021

As Vice President Academic, you will play a key role in advancing the academic interests of the students of Saint Mary’s University. You will support students undergoing academic challenges and will serve as SMUSA’s primary student advocate on appeal committees and hearings. Further, you will serve on various university committees regarding academics, specifically on the University Senate and its sub-committees. The mandate of the Vice President Academic includes research on academic issues and the preparation of recommendations for members of the University community. In this role, you will be the association’s policy expert and the primary contact for students seeking guidance on a policy’s content and procedures. In terms of campus involvement, you will facilitate student outreach in order to inform SMUSA’s academic positions.

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Have questions about this position and/or are interested in applying? We encourage you to reach out to our current VP Academic, Abbie, at vpacademic.smusa@smu.ca!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to karla.hodge@smu.ca with the subject line “SMUSA VP Academic” no later than 11:59 PM on March 31, 2021.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Position Term: May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2022

Deadline for Application: March 31st, 2021

As Director of Marketing and Communications, you will play a key role in creating and executing a communications plan for the Association, promoting events and campaigns, effectively displaying the Association’s work, and connecting with the student body. You will be responsible for managing a small marketing team in order to design graphics for the Association and work with other members of the team to advertise SMUSA initiatives. You strive to build connections with students, increase transparency for SMUSA, celebrate the work of students, and share news stories in the community.

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Have questions about this position and/or are interested in applying? We encourage you to reach out to our current Communications Director, Kevin, at communications.smusa@smu.ca!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to karla.hodge@smu.ca with the subject line “SMUSA Communications Director” no later than 11:59 PM on March 31, 2021.

Director of Events

Position Term: May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2022

Deadline for Application: March 31st, 2021

As Director of Events, you will play a key role in planning engaging events for students throughout the year. You will be responsible for planning and executing Fall and Winter Welcome Weeks alongside the Societies Director. The primary purpose of this position is to create engaging and inclusive events for all students at Saint Mary’s University. Further, you will develop a relationship with the Residence Department and Residence Assistants in order to collaborate on events for residence students throughout the year. The mandate of the Events Director includes planning a wide range of events including pub nights, concerts, and event weeks, with themes such as Wellness or Financial Literacy. The Events Director will strive to build connections with all students on campus in order to plan and execute events that will reach a broad network of students.

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Have questions about this position and/or are interested in applying? We encourage you to reach out to our current Events Director, Travis, at events.smusa@smu.ca!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to karla.hodge@smu.ca with the subject line “SMUSA Events Director” no later than 11:59 PM on March 31, 2021.

Director of Societies and Engagement

Position Term: May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2022

Deadline for Application: March 31st, 2021

As Director of Societies and Engagement, you will play a key role in engaging with 50+ societies to ensure that they have sufficient support. You will be responsible for planning and executing Fall and Winter Welcome Weeks alongside the Events Director. Further, you will develop a relationship with the Residence Department and Residence Assistants in order to collaborate on engagement opportunities. The mandate of the Societies Director includes facilitating society workshops and approving society events and applications throughout the year. The Societies Director will strive to build connections with all society members in order to support society activities. In terms of campus involvement, you will be responsible for sharing the work of societies and supporting the planning of large society events.

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Have questions about this position and/or are interested in applying? We encourage you to reach out to our current Societies Director, Salma, at society.coordinator@smu.ca!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to karla.hodge@smu.ca with the subject line “SMUSA Societies Director” no later than 11:59 PM on March 31, 2021.

The Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association welcomes the contributions that individuals from traditionally marginalized communities, as outlined under the prohibited grounds for discrimination in the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act, bring to our organization. These include racialized people; Indigenous people; womxn; lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people; and people with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their application if they are a member of a marginalized community.