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Events And Office Organiser-Penticton

Job ID62-FD-C3-FD-8D-6D
CompanyOkanagan College Students' Union
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2022-06-21
Posted Until2022-12-18
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
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The Okanagan College Students' Union is seeking an outgoing, motivated Campus Organizer based in Penticton for a permanent position.

This is a full time position with an average of 40 hours per week, with some flexibility and weekend work required. Rate of compensation: $22 to $24 per hour depending on experience. Start date will be August 4th, 2022.

Responsibilities: The Campus Organizer shall undertake duties as directed by the Okanagan College Students' Union Executive Director. The Duties may include but not be limited to the following:
-Assisting in the member services operated by the Students' Union,
-Coordinating OCSU membership outreach initiatives,
-Engaging in general office work, collaborating with OCSU staff,
-Event planning, coordination and execution,
-Recruiting and managing student representatives,
-Managing on-campus student food bank and positive space,
-Arranging on-campus programming with community partners,
-Liaising with the college and other coalition partners,
-Assisting with the work of the Penticton Campus council, & Board of Directors,
-Minute taking of meetings, preparation of reports,
-Traveling and transporting as required,
-Some evenings and weekend work required,
-Attending monthly Board of Directors meetings in Kelowna,
-Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

The Successful Candidate will possess the following skills:
-Knowledge of the aims and issues facing the student movement in BC & Canada,
-Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma,
-Experience in managing social media accounts,
-Ability to work independently,
-Willingness to travel, valid driver's license, reliable transportation,
-Experience in event planning and coordination,
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail,
-Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel,
-Basic use of computers (knowledge of Apple technology an asset),
-Excellent written and verbal skills in English,
-Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 15lbs.

The Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:
-High school graduate and post-secondary degree or diploma,
-Ability to work independently,
-Prior experience managing small teams,
-Prior experience working with positive spaces and/or organized LGBTQ2S+ spaces,
-Familiarity with social media communication platforms,
-Commitment to a high standard of member service,
-Minimum two years of relevant work experience in an office environment.
Start DateAugust 4 2022
Essential SkillsMicrosoft Office
Report writing
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Valid driver's license (and reliable vehicle)
Event planning
Able to work independently
LanguagesEnglish, Any Others Considered An Asset
Weight HandlingUp to 15lbs on occassion
Work SettingsThe Okanagan College Students' Union (OCSU) is a not-for-profit organisation that runs within Okanagan College, but is a separate entity from the institution and represents around 6000 students across the Okanagan Valley.
The successful candidate will field questions about the student union and its services from students, work closely and collaboratively with OCSU staff in the Kelowna and Salmon Arm offices, and recruit students in the fall for campus council. With this council, the successful candidate will run the OCSU Harbour-A student food bank and positive space, plan and execute events, and run campaigns.

The office culture of OCSU is a dynamic one; we doing everything from hosting fun events for students, to supporting students in advocacy cases, to lobby all levels of government and the institution, and many things in between. The successful candidate needs to be flexible and prepared to move through a variety of tasks and projects through the day as it is common for new challenges or urgent matters to come up on short notice.
Additional SkillsExperience navigating and/or assessing policy an asset
How To ApplyPlease forward a resume and cover letter via e-mail by 9am on July 6th, 2022 to:
Executive Director
Okanagan College Students' Union

Applications will be accepted by email only, no in person or phone inquiries please.
We appreciate the interest expressed by all applicants, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Okanagan College Students' Union is an employment equity employer; applications from all qualified candidates are welcome; in particular, applications are encouraged from racialized people, queer people, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and women. Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience working in an advocacy role with student/not-for-profit organizations.