Arts Student Engagement Officer

University of British Columbia

Workers – Non Union

Job Class

Job Profile
AAPS Salaried – Pupil Administration, Degree B

Job Title
Arts Pupil Engagement Officer

Improvement and Management 2 Centre for Pupil Improvement & Management Pupil Affairs VP College students

Compensation Vary
$6,551.00 – $9,418.83 CAD Month-to-month

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Posting Finish Date
December 2, 2023

Notice: Purposes shall be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

At UBC, we consider that attracting and sustaining a various workforce is vital to the profitable pursuit of excellence in analysis, innovation, and studying for all school, employees and college students. Our dedication to employment fairness helps obtain inclusion and equity, brings wealthy variety to UBC as a office, and creates the mandatory circumstances for a rewarding profession. 

Job Abstract

The Arts Pupil Engagement Officer is chargeable for creating, implementing, and managing efficient scholar engagement methods in assist of a tradition of studying, management, involvement and repair for all college students within the School of Arts at UBC.  This function gives experience and steering across the improvement and administration of scholar engagement programming for the Arts first 12 months expertise, in addition to for college students within the higher years of their undergraduate diploma. The incumbent manages the planning, supply, and evaluation of Arts scholar engagement programming and initiatives, manages a workforce of scholar workers and volunteers, and is chargeable for linking Arts and broader UBC strategic scholar plans into the Arts scholar engagement framework.

The Arts Pupil Engagement Officer is instrumental within the implementation of a complete Arts scholar engagement framework, and works in shut partnership with different Arts employees and school, scholar organizations (Arts Undergraduate Society/Alma Mater Society), alumni, and group companions to ship scholar engagement programming and initiatives throughout Arts.  The function additionally evaluates scholar engagement programming throughout the school, identifies alternatives for Arts to reply to rising scholar engagement wants, and develops new pilot initiatives that emerge from gaps recognized from Arts college students and group.

The incumbent requires the flexibility to work versatile hours, together with some evenings and weekends.

Organizational Standing
The Arts Pupil Engagement Officer is supervised by the Affiliate Director, on the Centre for Pupil Improvement and Management, and receives path from the Affiliate Dean, College students within the Arts, Dean’s Workplace. The incumbent will work in collaboration with Arts scholar service departments (akin to Arts Tutorial Advising, Arts Co-op), Tutorial items and applications throughout the school in addition to scholar organizations and employees on the Centre for Pupil Improvement and Management. The place will supervise and prepare scholar employees and volunteers and supply scholar engagement experience and steering to employees and school members throughout the School of Arts.
Work Carried out

Manages the continuing improvement and implementation of methods to create a tradition of engagement, management, involvement, studying, and repair for college students throughout the School of Arts.

  • Develops, assesses, and implements engagement methods in assist of scholar improvement and management in Arts.

  • Manages and informs an Arts scholar expertise framework that’s in alignment with approaches and priorities recognized by the School of Arts and the UBC Pupil Strategic Plan.

  • Oversees the analysis, design, supply, and evaluation of Arts scholar engagement studying sources, applications, initiatives, and pathways; these embody transition and orientation applications akin to Think about UBC, the Arts Peer Tutorial Teaching program, scholar chief improvement, and associated initiatives embedded in core scholar engagement actions in Arts.

  • Offers skilled recommendation to Arts college students, school, employees, and group companions on improvement and participation in scholar engagement initiatives; collaborates with companions throughout the school of Arts to develop personalized, Arts-specific occasions and applications for college students and alumni.

  • Researches and develops new approaches and sources for Arts scholar group engagement and group partnerships, together with facilitating occasions and programming that join college students with alumni and group.

  • Participates on cross-campus scholar engagement committees and communities of observe throughout the college.

Designs and delivers applications and initiatives for Arts college students in any respect ranges of research with a give attention to constructing group and a way of belonging, id and values improvement, fairness, variety, and inclusion, management, private {and professional} improvement, educational success, and ability improvement in shut session with educational, group, and scholar companions.

  • Develops engagement fashions, designs engagement and management curriculum, and evaluates the impacts of scholar engagement programming throughout the School of Arts

  • Manages and develops employees, together with skilled and scholar employees, guaranteeing efficient supply of programming; develops capability to ship program content material and lead and create new initiatives.

  • Advises Arts school on incorporating scholar engagement and improvement into curricula and educational applications.

  • Designs and leads workshops and mentorship periods for Arts college students round a variety of engagement and improvement matters together with skilled faculty interviews, networking, profession exploration, skilled expertise improvement,

  • In collaboration with Arts and college companions, designs, delivers, and evaluates educational teaching applications and assist workshops together with coaching and mentoring scholar leaders.

  • Engages in and resolves complicated issues associated to the implementation of scholar engagement programming and initiatives; escalates points to Arts senior management as acceptable.

  • Identifies alternatives for Arts to reply to rising scholar engagement wants and points; leads occasions and initiatives to discover these points and recommends and develops new pilot initiatives in Arts that emerge from gaps recognized from Arts college students and group enter and analysis findings.

  • Develops and manages particular initiatives as operationally required.

Develops, assesses and implements administrative techniques in assist of scholar engagement and improvement in Arts.

  • Manages the annual cycles of Arts scholar engagement and expertise applications akin to orientation and transition, together with Think about Day, Arts Peer Tutorial Coaches, Aspire Mentorship Program, the Graduating Pupil Leaders reception, and others; this consists of outreach and communications, occasion design and administration, and post- programming analysis.

  • Designs and manages recruitment plans to rent scholar employees and enormous groups of scholar volunteers for Arts scholar expertise programming; this consists of overseeing timelines, creating advertising and marketing methods, main data periods and oversight of hiring and onboarding course of.

  • Manages ongoing improvement of Arts scholar engagement programming administrative processes and techniques together with efficient program documentation and communication.

  • Manages confidential data for workers and college students, and abides by UBC privateness guidelines set out within the Freedom of Info and Safety of Privateness Act (FIPPA)

  • Oversees a database of Arts scholar engagement actions to facilitate occasion promotion, administration, and analysis.

Consequence of Error/Judgement
Errors in judgment might trigger severe outcomes and identifiable deterioration to college and scholar relations; scale back companies; trigger embarrassment; enhance occasion and program prices; and negatively influence the School of Arts repute and accountability with organizations, college students, school and employees. Choices have an effect on the event of relationships each inside the college and in exterior communities. Offering incomplete or inaccurate data to college students can have a robust antagonistic influence on UBC’s potential to recruit college students and on college students’ potential to attain their educational objectives. Poor administration of employees or volunteers might result in inefficiency or discontent. Lack of ability to work cooperatively with college students, employees, and school will jeopardize the efficient provision of companies to college students.
Supervision Obtained
With supervision from the Affiliate Director, Centre for Pupil Improvement & Management and beneath the overall path of the Affiliate Dean, College students within the School of Arts. The incumbent should train resourcefulness, initiative, and wonderful resolution making within the coordination and supply of scholar engagement and studying applications. The Officer will train appreciable judgment and innovation in creating and implementing applications and supporting scholar studying.
Supervision Given
Supervises scholar workers and volunteers and will supervise employees. Can be required to take duty for initiatives which can be considerably carried out by others, together with school, employees, and scholar volunteers who are usually not straight supervised by the coordinator. Should work cooperatively with different employees, college students and school to make sure that frequent objectives are established and achieved.
Minimal {Qualifications}
Undergraduate diploma in a related self-discipline. Minimal of three to 4 years of associated expertise, or an equal mixture of training and expertise.
– Willingness to respect various views, together with views in battle with one’s personal

– Demonstrates a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, data, and expertise associated to fairness, variety, and inclusion

Most popular {Qualifications}

Masters diploma in a related self-discipline most popular. Expertise working in a post-secondary setting in program improvement and program administration, significantly within the areas of scholar engagement, improvement & management. Expertise managing complicated applications together with improvement, planning, and implementation of concepts collaboratively with stakeholder teams. Experience in designing and delivering academic workshops and managing massive occasions. Information of the sphere of management improvement, profession improvement, scholar improvement and associated literature and analysis an asset.

Distinctive communication expertise, each verbal and written. Capability to speak with cross-cultural sensitivity in an intercultural setting.  Capability to guide others and to perform as an efficient workforce member. Capability to work with and assist a variety of individuals in a peaceful, respectful, and efficient method. Demonstrated potential to work collaboratively with a wide range of completely different stakeholders. Earlier expertise with supervision of scholar employees (together with hiring, coaching and efficiency administration) could be an asset.

Capability to plan forward, anticipate issues, and meet deadlines. Capability to research issues, suppose critically, establish key data and points, and successfully resolve them.

Acknowledges, displays upon and challenges one’s personal biases and assumptions. Acknowledges and addresses private and institutional assumptions and behaviours that create limitations to inclusion. Actively seeks a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, data, and expertise associated to distinction.

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