Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Activity Assistant - non credit courses

Canada

Expired

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Part time Non Credit Instructors (PTIC)

Posting In effect from

28/3/2024

Closing Application Date

12/4/2024

Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Anticipated Start Date

18/6/2024

Position End Date (If Applicable)

DUTIES

The successful candidate will assist with all activities scheduled for the intensive non-credit English language programs. Classes are typically multi- levelled and comprised of students from diverse linguistic and sociocultural backgrounds. The activity assistant must be prepared to participate in all scheduled recreational and cultural activities, responsible for confirming these events. They must actively engage with students on all activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should possess the following attributes:

  • great attention to detail
  • ability to handle cash and maintain accurate records of expenditures
  • able to anticipate needs and solve problems
  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • be able to participate in all recreational activities
  • ability to communicate effectively with all members of the International Training Centre team
  • Current first aid certification would be an asset.

    All positions are subject to final approval of contracts.

    Police Information Checks are required

    $18 - $27 per hour depending on experience and education

    Pay Band

    Location

    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed

    35

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> TRU World -> International Contract Training

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

    Job details

    Title

    Activity Assistant - non credit courses

    Employer

    Thompson Rivers University

    Location

    Canada

    Published

    March 29, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 12, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.

    The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.

    Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.

    The university is in the vicinity of the commercial districts and residential areas. And next door to Tournament Capital Center that is Kamloops' biggest recreational centre. Also, the University offers various outdoor adventures and cultural activities around its campus.

    With TRU's World division, they have many international partners. With 26,000 studying students on the campus or through distance and online learning, the university provide 140 on-campus programs and 60 open learning programs. It has 2000+ employees including academic faculty, staff and administration.

    TRU provides its students with academic research, extracurricular activities for community services. Most students from are from China, India and Saudi Arabia with other 70 countries.

    33,000+ Canadian Alumni and 15,000+ International Alumni have graduated from TRU's undergraduate, graduate and vocational training programs. The TRU Alum stay connected with AlumNights that happen in Vancouver and Victoria. The notable alumni of TRU are Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, Canadian novelist and former professor at the University of British Columbia, Steven Galloway; and Kamar Burke, Canadian retired professional basketball player.

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