Student Term Positions
A wide range of areas at the Students' Union hire students or recent grads for a one year term and they are responsible for the management and operations of areas such as InfoLink, Student Events, Student Groups, Sustainability, Orientation, Safewalk, Leadership, Recognition and Involvement. The term for most of the positions is May - April, however exceptions do apply.
We usually open up for applications in March for positions that start in May, and post in August for positions that start in October. Please check back at those times, or contact us if you would like more information.
Full Time Positions
The following positions are full time, working 37.5 hours per week. These positions are looking for either a recent grad from the U of A or a student in their final year of school with a light course load.
Assistant Program Lead - Student Group Services is responsible for student group resource development and maintenance, along with student group registration. They will also be responsible for administration of student group granting programs and support of the student group office space in the Students' Union Building.
Assistant Program Lead - InfoLink assists with the service delivery of the Student Life Central, InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre, and International Services Centre Desk InfoLink locations. They are responsible for scheduling and supporting the student staff working at those locations.
Leadership & Recognition Specialist is responsible for leadership program administration, design and support (including the Emerging Leaders Program, the Alberta Student Leadership Summit, and leadership training for student group executives).
Sustainability Engagement Specialist is responsible for sustainability program administration and support, with a focus on education and outreach programming. They will be responsible for recruitment and project development with a team of sustainability volunteers, in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability.
Safewalk Specialist oversees all operations of Safewalk, a volunteer program that operates to increase campus safety by providing safe passage on and around campus within certain boundaries. They are responsible for volunteer recruitment, management, and supervision, as well as all logistics and standards for the Safewalk program.
To apply for the following positions, you must be a student at the U of A, registered in at least 1 course in both the fall and winter semester you are employed for. These positions work 35 hours a week in the summer and 25 hours per week September to April.
Student Events Coordinator is an entry level position, working in a team environment responsible for enhancing student life and creating campus community through a variety of programming initiatives. The SEC will primarily focus on the logistical aspects of Students’ Union events.
Student Promotional Coordinator is an entry level position, working in a team environment responsible for enhancing student life and creating campus community through a variety of programming initiatives. The SPC will primarily focus on promotional and recruitment aspects of Students’ Union events.
Leadership & Recognition Coordinator contributes to the operations of all leadership services and recognition programming through the Students' Union services.The person in this role will largely focus on leadership and recognition events including the Alberta Student Leadership Summit and the SU Awards Night.
Peer Support Centre Coordinator contributes to the operations and organization of the PSC. They work closely in overseeing the organization and operations of the Peer Support Centre. The position is responsible for volunteer recruitment, interviews, appreciation, training, and evaluation, as well as PSC-wide resource management, statistics, and assessment.
Sustainability Operations Coordinator is primarily responsible for the operations and organization of the Students' Union Farmers Market, the Bike Library and Workshop, and the Campus Community Gardens.
InfoLink Senior Peer Advisor focus is to provide quality customer service to the campus community. InfoLink currently has three partner locations: Student Life Central, InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre, International Services Centre Desk