Student Assistant III – Student Orientation Coordinator

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Student Orientation Coordinator
Department: Recruitment & Retention, Student Services
Salary: $12.98 per hour
Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Start date:June 1, 2020
Length of appointment: July 1 to Sept. 20, 2020
Number of positions: 1
Date issued: February 4, 2020


  • Develop and execute transition to academic and campus life programs and events for Orientation day and welcome week, in conjunction with various campus and community partners
  • Maintain presence on BU Student Life social media
  • Develop the necessary communication materials for new students and parents
  • Provide campus tours throughout the summer
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Enrolled at Brandon University with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher at time of application
  • Skills with event planning and promotion, volunteer coordination, and marketing
  • Outstanding leadership, organization skills, and critical and creative thinking skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work flexible days during Orientation and welcome week(s)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as a team
  • Knowledge of campus and community resources
  • Respect for and enthusiasm about serving a diverse population
  • Ability to monitor and update social media presence
  • Excellent computer skills (word processing, email, database management, spreadsheets)
  • Returning to studies at Brandon University in September 2020

To apply:

Applications will include a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be submitted to:

Kathleen Richards
Acting Director of Recruitment & Retention