Student Employment

Student Engagement Coordinator, Chartwells

Overview: With a can-do attitude and a passion for excellence our Student Engagement Coordinator works with the onsite team to ensure the food services locations are represented on campus in a positive and engaging way, and to drive revenue through marketing promotions and merchandising.

Duties:

  1. Social Media/Website
    • Continuous updating of the Food Dining Campus website &  Welcome boards at all locations
    • Stay up-to-date on online posts / blogs about food – follow what students are saying, read campus newspapers, online posts, etc.
    • Launch & Manage Twitter / Facebook accounts – run promotions to gain followers
    • Reply & Follow up with online customer compliments & complaints in a professional and timely manner
  1. Student/Customer Engagement
    • Key Executor of the monotony breakers, fun filled activities, food focus competition
    • Support campus events and cross promote as much as possible i.e. orientation week, stress relief, menu sampling, various campus fairs – have presence in person at fair tables
  1. Corporative Marketing Initiative
    • Assist Food Service Director with Chartwells rebrand activities
    • Assist and support marketing programs, promotions, brands/strategies as set by Chartwells Marketing
    • Create excitement around available marketing programs
    • Knowing food is the focus, all marketing has to have an educational component
    • Ensure internal and external brand marketing programs are being executed as per Chartwells standards

Required Qualifications:

  • 2nd or 3rd year student from King’s
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and other marketing and presentation software
  • Understand the importance and appropriate application of social media, websites, digital signage, and other innovative technologies
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task as well as think and demonstrate creative flair

Work Details:

  • Position reports directly to the Food Service Director
  • Successful student will be an employee of Compass Group Canada
  • Flexible work hours dependent on course schedule will 10-20/week – Monday to Friday
  • Contracted from August 29, 2018 to March 31, 2019, hourly wage plus benefits when eligible

Salary

$13.00/hour

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume to:

Celine Beland
Director Chartwells Food Services
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, NS
B3H 2A1
902-422-1271 ext 155
celine.beland@ukings.ca

Foundation Year Program Office Assistant, Academic Year 2018-2019 - August 24

The Foundation Year Program (FYP) invites incoming students to apply for the position of Office Assistant. The Office Assistant provides office support for the FYP Administrative Assistant and occasionally for FYP related evening events.

The Office Assistant must be registered in the FYP and be available for several hours per week at agreed-upon times.  Preference is given to students with previous office/administrative experience.

  • Remuneration is $11.00 per/hour + 4% vacation pay
  • You will be paid every two weeks
  • Training will be provided to the successful candidate
  • Additional hours may be available for other FYP or King’s-related events

A letter of interest, along with a brief résumé, should be sent on or before Friday, August 24th to

Elisabeth Stones, Foundation Year Program
University of King’s College
Halifax, NS B3H 2A1

or e-mailed to:  elisabeth.stones@ukings.ca

Students chosen for interview will be contacted in early September.

For further information, contact Elisabeth by e-mail at the address above or by phone at 902.422.1271, ext. 215

Registrar’s Office – Social Media Ambassador (part-time) - August 21

Deadline: August 21, 2018 at 11:59 pm AST

The student Social Media Ambassador creates social media content for prospective King’s students told from the current student perspective about King’s events and individuals. They are taught about King’s brand, tone, and narrative pillars, but encouraged to use their voice and first-person perspective.

The Social Media Ambassador will be responsible for social media content creation and outreach with students and influencers. They will produce text, photos, and short videos on a variety of topics throughout the year. Candidates should be deeply engaged in and connected with the King’s community and have an established social media presence. They will attend events after regular office hours as necessary.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities

  • Using the King’s, Dal, and community calendars to find events and opportunities for content creation.
  • Pitching topics and content ideas + approach for review by communications and marketing colleagues.
  • Understanding best practices and monitoring trends in social media among young adult audience demographic.
  • Ensuring the timely delivery of serialized posts from the student perspective and maintaining the student social media calendar in collaboration with communications and marketing colleagues.
  • Connecting King’s Future Students’ content to socialmedia trending topics in line with our Future Students’ accounts social media strategy.
  • Maintaining two-way communication with high schools’ social media accounts/representatives and providing them with up-to-date information.
  • Submitting relevant and engaging messages, videos, and pictures to Twitter (@Future_UKC), Facebook (Future.UKC), Instagram (@ukchalifax), and YouTube (kingscollegehfx) on a regular basis.

The above accountabilities are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described.

Education – Current University of King’s College student preferred with experience in generating video and digital content for social media platforms.

Experience – Strong and demonstrated ability to engage users through social media content. Ability to produce high quality photo and video content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Strong knowledge of current affairs and pop culture. Ability to manage and monitor multiple social media profiles through platforms like Hootsuite.  Strong knowledge of social media landscape and sites to leverage King’s message and profile to prospective students.  Ability to work independently as well as within a team.  Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.  Strong sense of judgment, discernment, discretion and sensitivity in relation to positing online content.

Closing Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Salary: $12.00/hour

Starting Date: Friday, August 31, 2018 – April 26, 2019 (15 hours/week) 

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to: 

Anna Candido
Assistant Registrar – Communications
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
anna.candido@ukings.ca 

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Foundation Year Program Technical Assistant, Academic Year 2018-2019 - August 24

The Foundation Year Program (FYP) invites incoming students to apply for the position of Technical Assistant. The Technical Assistant provides audio-visual support for all the FYP morning lectures and occasionally for FYP related evening events.

The Technical Assistant must be registered in the FYP, attend all FYP lectures (9:35-11:25 am, MWRF), and be available from 9:00 am prior to each lecture for set up.  Preference is given to students with previous audio-visual experience, and to students living on or nearby the campus.

  • Remuneration is $11.00 per/hour + 4% vacation pay
  • Each FYP lecture counts for two hours
  • You will be paid every two weeks
  • AV training will be provided to the successful candidate
  • Additional hours may be available for other FYP or King’s-related events
  • Qualified candidates could be considered for other audio-visual positions at King’s

A letter of interest, along with a brief résumé, should be sent on or before Friday, August 24th to

Elisabeth Stones, Foundation Year Program
University of King’s College
Halifax, NS B3H 2A1

or e-mailed to:  elisabeth.stones@ukings.ca

Students chosen for interview will be contacted in early September.

For further information, contact Elisabeth by e-mail at the address above or by phone at 902.422.1271, ext. 215

Registrar’s Office – Student Tour Guides (part-time) - September 12

Deadline: September 12, 2018 at 4:00pm AST

The Registrar’s Office is hiring two Student Tour Guides for the 2018/2019 academic year. The Student Tour Guides are responsible for interacting with prospective students and parents visiting campus, and showcasing our community and facilities. Candidates should be engaged and connected in the King’s community and have experience working with others.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities:

Student Tour Guides will work closely with the On-Campus Recruitment and Admissions Officer and will be responsible for the following:

  • Attending Foundation Year Program lectures with visiting prospective students and parents
  • Guiding visitors around campus, familiarizing them with the campus, resources, and facilities
  • Accompanying visitors to lunch and fielding questions about King’s
  • Attending bi-monthly meetings and updating the On-Campus Recruitment and Admissions Officer on progress of tours
  • Assisting with other on-campus recruitment events, including Open Houses, visiting school groups, guidance counsellor events, and occasional weekend tours (when necessary)

Education – Current University of King’s College student. Candidates must either be a Foundation Year Programme student with a 1:30pm tutorial or an upper-year student available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30am-1:30pm.

Experience – Preference is given to students with strong intrapersonal skills and experience working in a related field.

Closing Date: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Salary: $11.00/hour

Contract Dates: Monday, September 24th, 2018 – Friday, April 26, 2019 (15 hours/week)

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to: 

Emma Sutro
On Campus Recruitment and Admissions Officer
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
emma.sutro@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Registrar’s Office – Student Ambassador and Office Assistant (part-time) - September 12

Deadline: September 12, 2018 at 11:59pm AST

The Student Ambassador and Office Assistant will assist with procedures associated with admissions and recruitment, and they will report to the Assistant Registrar-Admissions as well as the Assistant Registrar-Student Recruitment. The incumbent will provide general clerical support to the office as required, and participate in projects related to student recruitment. The successful candidate will be efficient and organized when working independently on clerical tasks, but will also be comfortable with public speaking, as they may be asked to be a public-facing representative of King’s at Open Houses or local recruitment events. Candidates should be engaged and connected in the King’s community. The position may call for attending events after regular office hours as necessary.

Specific Duties/Accountabilities

The Office and Recruitment Assistant is responsible for the following:

  • Filing, mail-outs, and office work.
  • Assisting with the execution of on-campus recruitment events, such as Open Houses.
  • Delivering campus tours when there is a high volume of tour requests and/or the Tour Guides are unavailable.
  • Attending recruitment events in key schools around the Halifax Regional Municipality along with a Recruitment Officer.
  • Liaising with current students about ongoing recruitment initiatives.

Education – Current University of King’s College student.

Experience – Experience in office work and experience with public speaking preferred. Ability to work independently as well as within a team.  Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.  Strong sense of judgment and discernment in relation to representing the University to the public.

Closing Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Salary: $11.00/hour

Contract Dates: Monday, September 24th, 2018 – Friday, April 26, 2019 (15 hours/week)

To apply for this position, please forward resume and cover letter to: 

Yolana Wassersug
Assistant Registrar – Student Recruitment
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1
yolana.wassersug@ukings.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage and welcome those who would contribute to the diversification of our staff and faculty including, but not limited to women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visual minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Part-time Cleaner

Eastern Building Cleaners is one of Nova Scotia’s most trusted commercial cleaning companies. Over the past 35 years, we have built our reputation on providing exceptional cleaning service to our clients. Currently, Eastern Building Cleaners is seeking evening, weekend and on call cleaners for King’s campus.

As one of our cleaners, we promise

  • above average wages.
  • paid bi-weekly
  • access to an award winning health and wellness program
  • RRSP program
  • supportive team environment

To be one of our cleaners you will need

  • access to transportation
  • clean criminal record check
  • eye for detail
  • good Communicator
  • team Player
  • above all, a great work ethic.

Start date

As soon as possible.

How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to jointheebcteam@gmail.com.

Eastern Building Cleaners is an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified and interested parties to apply. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dining Services - Food Service Associate and Catering Attendant

Dining Services invites incoming students to apply for:

  • Food Service Associate
  • Catering Attendant

The Dining Services team is prepared to work with student schedules to benefit both parties.

For further details, please contact:

Celine Beland
Director of Dining Services
Prince Hall, University of King’s College

celine.beland@ukings.ca
(902) 422-1271 ext. 155

Athletics - Social Media Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Creating and executing daily content on our social channels (game day, final score, standings, news, etc.).
  • Ensuring consistent voice and visuals across all content shared.
  • In-game coverage (Twitter & Instagram stories) for home games.
  • Assist in planning content and growing audiences throughout the season.
  • Report to the Social Media Manager and Athletics Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Background in journalism is ideal but not required.
  • Social media & Photoshop knowledge encouraged but not required (training will be provided).
  • Strong interest in sports and social media.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Cannot be a current varsity athlete.

Job Perks

  • Free Blue Devils clothing.
  • Free drinks and food at home games.
  • Flexible work schedule.

Athletics - Photographer

Responsibilities

  • Taking and editing photos (and some videos) at select games and events.
  • Report to the Social Media Manager and Athletics Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Must have your own equipment (DSLR, laptop, etc.).
  • Experience with sports photography an asset.

Job Perks

  • Free Blue Devils clothing.
  • Free drinks and food at home games.
  • Flexible work schedule.