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Student Employment Opportunity

Posted by Dalhousie Classics Department on August 21, 2020 in News

The Department of Classics at Dalhousie University invites applications for casual, part-time positions as follows:

Position:  Student Mentor

Posting Date:  August 21, 2020

Application Deadline: September 2, 2020 Term:  September 1 – December 31, 2020

Department/Location:  Online

Pay Rate:  $12.55 per hour

Hours of Work:  Approximately 5 – 8 hours a week

Work Assignment: A student mentor specifically focused on building and maintaining a sense of community among students in the Dalhousie Classics Department during the Fall term through organizing events and sending out messages.  The student will work in collaboration with the Department Chair, but should also be creative, independent and able to suggest new initiatives and approaches to building and maintaining a vibrant community in an online university environment.

Requirements:  Must be a current Classics student.  Must be computer and software literate.  Strong communication and trouble shooting skills a necessity.  Knowledge of technology platforms and tools is essential. Any experience in creating and maintaining online communities is especially welcome, and the candidate should have ideas about what kinds of extra-curricular activities would support and encourage Classics students and connect them with each other while the university remains online.

Position:  Communications Assistant

Posting Date: August 21, 2020

Application Deadline:  September 2, 2020 Term:  September 1 – December 31, 2020

Department/Location:  Online

Pay Rate:  $12.55 per hour

Hours of Work:  Approximately 5 – 8 hours a week

Work Assignment: A student position devoted to keeping an active social media presence and a dynamic and up-to-date web page for the Dalhousie Classics Department.  The student will work in collaboration with the Department Chair, but should also be creative, independent and able to suggest new initiatives and approaches to building and maintaining a strong online presence for Dalhousie Classics suitable both for current students and alumni.

Requirements:  Must be a current Classics student.  Must be computer and software literate, with a good understanding of how to use a variety of social media platforms to connect effectively with students and keep them engaged in the extra-curricular life of the Classics Department.  Strong communication and trouble shooting skills a necessity.  Must be able to produce eye-catching announcements and advertisements and find and generate regular Classics-related content which would be interesting and compelling to our students.

To apply, please send a letter of introduction and resume to:

Dr. Eli Diamond

Acting Chair

Department of Classics

Eli.Diamond@dal.ca