September 21, 2012
The First Nations Governance Program in the Faculty of Management is seeking a part-time Program Assistant to begin work as soon as possible. This position is a great opportunity for a student whose studies may include but are not limited to management, marketing, education or Native American Studies. The successful applicant will assist in delivering the FNMI Mentors Program which is intended to encourage interest in post-secondary education in junior and senior high students by matching them with University of Lethbridge students. A second mentors program will match current UofL students with U of L alumni.
Participate in promotional activities and recruitment of UofL students who will act as mentors to junior and senior high students, and recruitment of alumni mentors and UofL mentees.
Create displays and information booths to engage the FNMI student population in awareness of the mentors programs.
Assist in coordinating events and planning group activities for the mentor/mentees.
Coordinate training sessions with Counseling Services and Risk & Safety Services.
Collaborate with the University of Lethbridge Student Liaison and Recruitment Office, Alumni Relations Office and the FNMI Alumni Chapter.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Good judgment and initiative with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and students
Must be creative and innovative and have an interest in promoting FNMI initiatives on and off campus
Please submit resume and cover letter by October 5, 2012 to:
First Nations Governance Program
M-2057, Markin Hall
University of Lethbridge
Those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted within 3 days of the closing date. All candidates are thanked in advance for their interest.