• Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • 2022-07-17


International and Canadian Student Network (ICSN) Coordinator 

Service Description: The International & Canadian Student Network is a WUSA student-run service on campus. If you are seeking to have a great experience at Waterloo beyond academics and beyond borders, then this is the service for you! We aim to make all local, international and exchange students feel welcome here at the University and in Waterloo. Throughout each term we create fun opportunities for you to make meaningful connections with people from around the world!
Job Title: Coordinator, ICSN (2 Term Contract – Fall 2022 – Winter 2023)
Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service
Reports To: WUSA Services Manager
Weekly Hours: Up to 15/Hrs per week
Rate: $16.00 /hr
Effective Date: August 30th, 2022
End Date: April 29th, 2023

Benefits of Working for ICSN: 
Networking with a variety of on campus leaders
Build supervisory skills
Manage a team of dedicated volunteers
Creative collaborations to engage in meaningful event planning

Role Description: The ICSN coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining the overall vision and goals of ICSN. The role is responsible for managing and motivation the team of volunteers and executives as well as creating exciting events and engaging activities aimed particularly at connecting international and exchange students with the Canadian experience.

Key Accountabilities:  
Manage and oversee all events and activities to ensure that executives and volunteers are fulfilling their responsibilities in line with our mission and respond to their questions.
Financial accountability and management
Work with the SSO to create meaningful engagement opportunities
Create partnerships with various groups and departments on campus to strengthen and enhance the service
Manage the budget for the term
Coordinate team building and appreciation initiatives throughout the term, including, but not limited to an end of term dinner or activity
Respond in a timely manner to any inquiries through email and social media
Hiring and training of the Executives on: Staff Office hours, organize on-campus and online promotion, maintain social media platforms
Recruit incoming volunteers and Executive Team
Attend a weekly meeting with the Services Manager and must submit an end of term report in accordance with the WUSA policies and procedures
Submit hours tracking and payroll information as required

Requirements and assets for the role: 
Strong understanding of the international student experience at the University of Waterloo
Knowledge of the supports and other information needed by international students
Must be a current undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo and enrolled in the term(s) indicated
Strong volunteer management skills and proven leadership attributes
Must be committed to fulfilling the required hours to ensure quality of service
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to lead a team, engage and motivate
Able to make timely decisions, independently and with a group
Strong interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Event management and planning experience
Previous budgeting and financial experience an asset

Training Requirements: 
Required to attend training with WUSA Services Manager prior to official start date (dates TBA)

Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating experience and how you meet the requirements of the role to services.support@wusa.ca with the subject line “WUSA ICSN Coordinator Fall 2022 by July 17th 2022, at 11:59PM. 

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