Student Employment

Student Peer Support Worker - March 1

Dept:  Dean of Students & the Stay Connected Mental Health Project

Full/Part:  7 hours/week on average (must be available to attend all training on August 28th, 29th & 30th, and to attend regular (every 3-4 weeks) peer network meetings. Please see the Job Description for more info (also available at the Front Desk of Alex Hall).

Compensation:  $5,000 Honorarium for Aug/Sept ’18 to Apr ’19

To Apply: Please submit CV/resume with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to the Alex Hall Front Desk by March 1, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Questions? Contact Ginny Wilmhoff, Assistant Dean of Students virginia.wilmhoff@ukings.ca or 902-422-1271 ext 200.

Alexandra Hall Desk Staff - March 2

Alexandra Hall Desk staff works with the Deans, Dons, Patrol, Security and Facilities staff to support and encourage students and visitors to the University.

All desk staff are expected to uphold our residence policies and behave in a professional manner.  Desk staff report to the Desk Supervisors, the Residence Receptionist and the Dean of Students.

The daily role of the student desk staff includes:

  • Answering the telephone, as well as the university switchboard as required
  • Placing mail in appropriate mailboxes and providing mail pick-up for residents & visitors
  • Assisting students, staff, faculty & visitors with questions and requests
  • Distributing spare residence room keys & reporting fee payment in appropriate log
  • Distributing access and keys for spaces on campus to students and visitors as required
  • Providing online payment service for DalCard holders
  • Providing printing service from the desk printer, using the DalCard system
  • Handling Lost & Found with incoming found items and helping people looking for lost items
  • Recording all items left for pick-up by others, labelling items & placing them in assigned storage

Desk Staff Wages (subject to budget approval)

  • Day and evening shifts: $11.40 per hour / Overnight shifts (midnight to 8:00am) $12.75 per hour
  • Student staff is entitled to work 20 hours per week

This position is available to all returning King’s students.

Applications are available online and also at Alex Hall front desk.  Applications are due by Friday March 2, 2018.

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, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Patrol Supervisor - March 2

Patrol Supervisor Job Description and Expectations

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students, a Patrol Supervisor is to set an example for all Patrol staff, demonstrating what is expected from them as students and as representatives of the university. Duties include hiring, training, scheduling, being on-call, regular meetings with the Dean, upkeep of the Patrol office, and submitting payroll bi-weekly. Supervisors are responsible for disciplining staff, but must first consult with the Assistant Dean on issues such as suspension or staff dismissal, which, if necessary, is carried out by the Assistant Dean or Dean. As Supervisor, you are a liaison between staff, administration, and the Dean’s Office. You will implement any new policies and communicate with the Assistant Dean, Dean and Patrol staff regularly.

Specifically, Patrol Supervisors are expected to:

  • Share duties of supervision, shift scheduling, mentorship, and training with co-supervisors.
  • Know and uphold the Residence Guidelines.
  • Follow through with complaints by Patrol, students, and front desk workers, by documenting all personnel incidents and informing the Assistant Dean.
  • Ensure adequate coverage of all shifts.
  • Provide feedback to Patrol workers as to their job performance and provide documentation to workers with suggestions for required improvements, if necessary.
  • Provide professional leadership to Patrol workers, leading by example.
  • Receive training from current supervisors, the Dean, and Assistant Dean during the 2018 Winter term.
  • Maintain communication with Patrol workers.
  • Ensure Patrol understands the importance of the Patrol Log and Incident Reports and the manner in which they should be filled out and submitted to the Assistant Dean.
  • Maintain team confidentiality and student confidentiality.
  • Communicate confidentiality policies & protocol to all workers.
  • Maintain communication and professionalism with the Dons and Front Desk supervisors.
  • Maintain cleanliness of Patrol office.
  • Meet regularly with the Dean or Assistant Dean of Students and perform other duties as requested.
  • Assist the Assistant Dean with Patrol interviews for 2018-19
  • Assist the Assistant Dean with training events, including attendance and participation in the Fall Training event on August 29th, August 30th, and August 31st, 2018.
  • Assist in organizing Shadow Shifts for incoming Patrol staff hires.

Wage: Stipend (for all general administrative duties) of 5 hours per week at $11.40 per hour (during term) = $57.00/wk + wages for Patrol shifts worked.

Applications are available here and also at Alex Hall front desk. Applications are due to the Alex Hall front desk by 12 midnight, March 2nd 2018.

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, visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Patrol Staff - March 16

Position Description and Expectations

Patrol play a crucial role in our community by taking the pulse of our campus on a daily basis. As part of a peer support group, you must get to know residence students and to encourage them to uphold our residence policies and guidelines. You are to be an example of proper conduct for all students of the University and are expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner. Patrol staff are members of the King’s residence staff, reporting to the Patrol Supervisors and to the Assistant Dean of Students.

The Residence Guidelines are available online .

Specifically, Student Patrol members are expected to:

  • Work in a professional capacity with the Dean, Assistant Dean, dons, front desk, security, and facilities management staff.
  • Know and encourage fellow students to uphold the Residence Guidelines and show a general respect for campus life. If you are unclear about a policy, please speak with a Supervisor or the Assistant Dean.
  • Conduct hourly rounds of the residence, as set forth in the shift check-list, reporting any anomalies or problems in the Patrol Log.
  • Ensure Incident Reports are filled out appropriately and submitted at the end of every shift.
  • Maintain team and student confidentiality.
  • Seek assistance and accept direction from the Duty Dons on shift, when necessary.
  • Accept scheduling and direction as given by Patrol Supervisors.
  • Ensure coverage of assigned shifts. If you are unable to cover an assigned shift you must find a replacement worker, and failing that, notify the Patrol Supervisors.
  • Conduct minor facilities maintenance if necessary or as directed. (e.g. sweeping or shoveling)
  • Maintain communication with Patrol Supervisors, and promptly inform them of any personnel problems.
  • Attend Patrol staff meetings (once per term and/or as required).
  • Check your email account daily to be informed of all Patrol updates.
  • Patrol members who show up to work intoxicated or under the influence of drugs will be immediately dismissed.
  • Patrol members who show up late, or miss three shifts or meetings will be suspended or dismissed.
  • Read the Patrol Manual in its entirety and attend a mandatory, three-day paid training period, from Wednesday, August 29th to Friday, August 31st 2018.
  • New patrol staff members must work 3 “shadows shifts” with returners prior to assuming their own shift.
  • Work additional shifts during Fall Orientation Week.

Patrol Wage (subject to budgetary approval) :

Early evening shift (8 p.m. to 12 mid): $11.40 per hour · Late night shift (12 mid to 8 a.m.): $12.75 per hour. Workers will regularly work approximately 4 to 8 hours per week, depending upon the availability of shifts. Additional shifts may also come available. A maximum of 16 hours per week is permitted, on occasion.

Applications are available here and also at Alex Hall front desk. Applications are due at noon on March 16, 2018 to the Alex Hall front desk.

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, visible 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.