Advocacy Services Assistant

Type of Position: permanent (part time)

Start Date: TBD

Location: CSU Advocacy Centre – H-222

End Date: Permanent

Salary/Hourly Rate: $18.71/hr

Deadline to Apply: Dec 8th 2017

The Concordia Student Union is currently seeking an undergraduate student to fill the position of Advocacy Services Assistant at the CSU Advocacy Centre. Reporting to the Student Advocacy Coordinator, the Assistant helps students who find themselves in difficult academic related situations by accurately identifying their needs and executing the necessary course of action.

-To represent students in disciplinary meetings and hearings

-To help identify the best course of action in relation to students' academic careers

-To help identify the best course of action to help students navigate Concordia’s bureaucracy

-To review and edit student requests, readmission applications and other clerical duties
-To assist and advise students on procedures, rules and regulations
-To assist in promoting the services of the Centre to undergraduate students
-To contribute to larger projects

Essential Requirement(s): 
-Superior listening and communication skills both written and verbal

-Ability to handle pressure and difficult interpersonal situations

-A strong knowledge of Concordia's Code of Conduct (Academic)
-A strong knowledge of Concordia's Code of Rights and Responsibilities
-A strong knowledge of all of Concordia's regulations and policies

-Strong problem solving skills
-Knowledge of the CSU and its services
-Knowledge of the rules of natural law
-Ability to take initiative and work independently
-Strong organizational skills

-Must be able to work with and represent the full spectrum of diversity within the Concordia community.
-Computer literate
-Internal candidates shall have preference according to the Collective Agreement
-French or Mandarin are primary assets.

-Arabic, Hindi/Urdu or other languages are secondary assets
-Any training, certificate, or education related to the functions of the role

-Relevant experience is highly desirable

-Work Study approval

*Note- The Work Study program allows full-time Concordia students to work on-campus part-time and is a service supported by Financial Aids and Awards office. Visit for more information on how to apply for a Work Study Authorization. Keep in mind that eligible students must be registered full-time in a program and receiving governmental student aid. International (except U.S.) students are exempt from the latter criteria.

Applications must include
- Cover letter and C.V.

How to Apply
Send your application to Please title your email "CSU Advocate - 2018 "

Students applying must be available to work an average of 12 to 16 hours per week.
For more information contact us at .
Please also provide your fall 2015 and winter 2016 class schedule.

Deadline: 2017-12-08

Job Closing Date: 

Friday December 8th 2017

Contact E-mail Address:

Job Closing Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number: 
514-848-7474 ext 7313