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THE ASU

is looking for a

SEXUAL HEALTH RESOURCE CENTRE (SHRC) MANAGER

This is a FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL position

The SHRC Manager reports directly to the General Manager and is responsible for the administration and leadership of the Sexual Health Resource Centre in the Acadia Student Union. The Manager provides visionary leadership toward creating a comprehensive, vibrant center that partners across the campus and community to support, advocate, and educate around positive sexual health. This position will be the primary point of contact for the ASU’s and Acadia’s efforts to create a safe, equitable, and healthy student community. The Manager also has a special responsibility to create a welcoming environment in the SHRC and at SHRC programming that facilitates students’ advancement, growth and development in sexual health knowledge and practices.

The successful candidate must possess specific knowledge of sexuality, gender and sexual identity, and issues of concern related to the development of positive sexual health in communities. A demonstrated commitment to work with individuals and groups with a wide array of backgrounds and identities must be in evidence within past work experience.

Additional Information

Desired academic and work experience: A Degree in Counseling, Student/Community Development, Psychology, and/or Gender studies or related fields is highly desired. Experience working with college/university students in a diverse and complex university setting is an important asset for this position.

Hours: 40 weekly, regular hours occurring 8:30am-4:30pm with possible evening/weekend exceptions.

Compensation: starting salary of $43,541, three weeks vacation (additional two week holiday break in December), Health and Dental package, annual $250 Wellness Fund, RRSP matching program, hybrid workplace.

TO APPLY:  Cover Letter and resume should be sent to the ASU General Manager at

meghan.mcdonald@acadiau.ca

Deadline for applications is June 17th, 2022

Check out the attached document for more details about this job offer

THE ASU

is looking for a

RETAIL AND FOOD SERVICES COORDINATOR

 

This is a

FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL position

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and dynamic individual to joint our Retail and Food Service Team. As a coordinator, you will be involved, in close collaboration with the Retail and Food Service Manager, in overseeing the day-to-day operations of multiple retail hubs in the ASU. We foster a positive and welcoming environment to all and as such, we employ a diverse team of students throughout the academic year. As coordinator, you will work in tandem with the Retail and Food Service Manager to identify, support and implement operational goals. The coordinator will liaise with our student staff, our customer base, and various suppliers and stakeholders, ensuring that operations run seamlessly.

DUTIES:

Customer Service: All aspects of engaging and interacting with our customer base in a friendly and efficient manner while surpassing their expectations. You are the front-line face of our services.

Human Resources: Assist with recruitment, training and coaching of our student staff as well as assisting with performance/attendance management and day to day supervision. Mentoring our team as well as recognizing and developing top performers.

Administrative Duties: Cash handling and completion of daily cash reconciliations. Liaise with suppliers, customers, service providers and key stakeholders. Assist with mail room administration. Filling and tracking online orders. Maintaining tracking forms. Tracking sales data, production sheets, temperature logs etc. Inventory Control and product ordering. Sales: Recognize and share potential opportunities for sales growth. Ensure our services are welcoming, clean, well stocked, and in “ready for business” condition. Merchandise products in a way that is enticing to our customers. Process on-line orders and assist with special events and catering. Represent Retail Services at various events (Craft Expo, Open House, Homecoming etc.). Food Service: Assist in catering. Food Preparation and procurement. Inventory control including product rotation, costing/pricing, signage, taking stock, replenishment and shrink management. Health and Safety: Follow and enforce best practices in Food Safety. Monitor equipment and potential occupational health and safety concerns and report them to the manager. Uphold a high level of cleanliness within our services. Other Related Duties.

Additional Information:

Hours: 35-40 hours weekly (with potentially more during study breaks, exam periods and for special events). Days, evenings, and occasional weekends.

Compensation: $15/hour plus 4% vacation pay.

Start Date: August, 2022 (9 month term as this is a newly created position. There will be a review at the end of the academic year, with possibility of extension/renewal).

Training: Paid Training prior to commencement of the academic school year. Training Seminars throughout the year. To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume along with any qualifications to michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca

UNION MARKET IN THE SUB

is looking for a

SALES ASSOCIATE -

Part Time Student position

We are in search of outgoing and customer service driven students to join our fun and interactive team. This is a great opportunity to earn extra cash, while at the same time, attaining many transferable skills which will supplement your educational experience. We offer flexibility as well as a good “work-life-school” balance and are conveniently located on campus.

DUTIES: The main objective is to provide customers with a high level of customer care with each visit to the market. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, customer service, sales, ordering and receiving stock, pricing and stocking of merchandise, opening and closing of the store, handling cash and making deposits, general cleaning, the organization and distribution of mail, phone answering and directing calls and other related duties. The Union Market employee is often the face of the ASU.

THIS IS A STUDENT STAFFED POSITION

TERM: September 1st 2022 - April 30th 2023 (with 3 Month Probationary Period)
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.
 

CAJUN'S ACADIA GEAR IN THE SUB is looking for a SALES ASSOCIATE -

Part Time Student position

We are in search of outgoing and customer service driven students to join our fun and interactive team. This is a great opportunity to earn extra cash, while at the same time, attaining many transferable skills which will supplement your educational experience. We offer flexibility as well as a good “work-life-school” balance and are conveniently located on campus.

DUTIES: The main objective is to exceed our customer’s expectations when it comes to the products and services provided by Cajuns. The Cajun’s sales associate is the face of our business. They must have strong communication skills and enjoy working with people. Although this is a team environment, staff must feel comfortable working on their own with minimal supervision. Staff must be able to multi-task and also have strong problem solving/de-escalating skills to handle customer complaints should they arise. More specifically, duties also include retail sales, opening and closing the store, cash handling and preparing deposits, stocking and merchandising, inventory control and participating in ordering, sound product knowledge of our various clothing lines, pricing and labeling stock, preparing on-line orders, cleaning and sanitizing of the store, assisting with advertising and marketing of Cajun’s including social media content and other related duties

THIS IS A STUDENT STAFFED POSITION

TERM: September 1st 2022 - April 30th 2023 (with 3 Month Probationary Period)

RATE OF PAY: $13.35 per hour (Increases to $13.60 effective October 1st, 2022) plus Vacation Pay, Staff Discount in Retail Services
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.

PERKINS IN THE SUB

is looking for a student who wants to work in

FOOD SERVICE

We are in search of outgoing and customer service driven students to join our fun and interactive team. This is a great opportunity to earn extra cash, while at the same time, attaining many transferable skills which will supplement your educational experience. We offer flexibility as well as a good “work-life-school” balance and are conveniently located on campus.

DUTIES: The main objective is to provide customers with a high level of customer care and product quality with each visit. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, customer service, sales, ordering and receiving stock, pricing and merchandising of product, opening and closing, handling cash and making deposits, cleaning and sanitation, food and beverage preparation, food safety, filling mobile orders and other related duties.

THIS IS A STUDENT STAFFED POSITION

TERM: September 1st 2022 - April 30th 2023 (with 3 Month Probationary Period)

RATE OF PAY: $13.35 per hour (Increases to $13.60 effective October 1st, 2022) plus Vacation Pay, Staff Discount in Retail Services
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.

THE AXE BAR & GRILL

is looking for

FOOD PRODUCTION STAFF 

Food Production staff will work to ensure the highest possible quality produced in a timely fashion for all Axe/Perkins Kitchen offerings keeping in mind product freshness, food safety, innovation, portion control, and waste. They are responsible for the “flow of food” through the Kitchen which includes the grill line, sandwich prep area, pizza oven, and all other kitchen workstations. The Food Production staff reports to Axe Bar and Grill Manager.

DUTIES: Duties include all aspects of food production as it pertains to the flow of food through the kitchen. You will also be involved in the procurement of food supplies and the maintaining of a clean and safe work environment.

TERM: August 19th 2022 - April 30th 2023
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: david.foley@acadiau.ca & Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.
DEADLINE: May 10th, 2022 at 4:30pm

AXE BAR & GRILL

is looking for students who wants to work on

WAIT/ BAR STAFF

While on duty, the position of Wait Staff works to ensure the competent and friendly service of food and/or drinks to patrons of the Axe Lounge and Students’ Centre bar events. Wait Staff report to the Manager.

DUTIES: Serving drinks and food at the Axe Lounge or at Students’ Centre events. Also responsible for stock, cash, and cleaning of the bar.

TERM: August 19th 2022 - April 30th 2023
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: david.foley@acadiau.ca & Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.

THE AXE BAR & GRILL

is looking for a

DOOR STAFF / HOST

While on duty, the position of Door Staff works to ensure that the Axe Lounge and Students’ Centre bar events provide an enjoyable and safe environment for patrons. Door Staff report to the Bar Services Manager

DUTIES: Checking ID’s at the door of the Axe Lounge or Students’ Centre events; responsible for crowd control, cleaning of the bar, and enforcement of Nova Scotia Liquor Control Act and ASU door policies. Assigning seats and ensuring wait staff are aware of new customers.

TERM: August 19th 2022 – April 30th 2023
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and a copy of your most recent completed semesters marks and the attached application form. Online: david.foley@acadiau.ca & Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.

THE AXE BAR & GRILL

is looking for a

KITCHEN SUPERVISOR

Full-time

POSITION OPEN FOR NO STUDENTS

Food Production staff will work to ensure the highest possible quality produced in a timely fashion for all Axe B&G Kitchen offerings keeping in mind product freshness, food safety, innovation, portion control, and waste. They are responsible for the “flow of food” through the Kitchen which includes the grill line, sandwich prep area, pizza oven, and all other kitchen workstations. The Kitchen Supervisor reports to Axe Bar and Grill Manager

DUTIES: Duties include all aspects of food production and control, as it pertains to the flow of food through the kitchen and into the dining room. You will also be involved in the procurement of food supplies and the maintaining of a clean and safe work environment. As Kitchen Supervisor, you will provide support and leadership to a team of part time students, while working closely with the Bar Manager. Some administrative duties may also be required. You will liaise with the front of house staff to maintain a smooth flow of food and assist with maintaining a high level of both customer service and consistent food quality.

TERM: August 2022 - May 2023 (potential for extension through summer)
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, and any relevant qualifications to management. Online: david.foley@acadiau.ca & Michael.sutherland@acadiau.ca Incomplete resumes will not be considered.

Centre for Global Education (CGE) Coordinator

The Centre for Global Education (CGE) was founded in 2007 by Acadia students. The CGE seeks to facilitate and promote dialogue between various cultures at Acadia through hosting cultural events and activities.

DUTIES: Shall hold a minimum of 3 office hours per week • Organize and Facilitate regular meetings of the organization • Act as an International Ambassador during Orientation Week • Is the responsible for appointing and overseeing officers for CGE Office • Host a variety of social and educational events on behalf of CGE office including the International Banquet as per the CGE constitution • Sit on the ASU Diversity and Inclusion Committee • Provide semesterly reports to the ASU • Recruit new members!
 

TERM: May 1st 2022- April 30th, 2023
This volunteer position is eligible for honorarium upon successful completion of the term
TO APPLY: submit cover letter and resume to Hannah.hutchinson@acadiau.ca Campus Engagement Manager
DEADLINE: May 10th, 2022 at 4:30pm

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