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Cultural Activities Assistant

Job Reference: 
Ongoing Position: 
Full or Part Time: 
On Call
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2012
Location:  Royal Roads University, BC, Canada

This is a casual, on-call position for approximately 2-4 months.

Cultural Activities AssistantInternational Programs Office

Reporting to the Director of International Custom Contract training, you will help coordinate and participate in international student activities and events throughout the summer as a part of the cultural experience for various summer programs being offered. You will work directly with the international students, taking them on activities, & making announcements during class. You will provide event planning and administrative support to the International program office. Having sound knowledge of the university and its history, you will also provide castle tours to students and delegations as requested.

To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • A minimum of one year relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience successfully organizing activities and events
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Enthusiasm for working with students from overseas
  • You must have a valid class 4 driver’s license in good standing
  • Fluency in spoken Mandarin or Japanese would be an asset

This is a casual, on-call position that may include evenings and weekends. The hourly wage is $18.00 and the University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

Please forward your cover letter and resume (preferably in electronic format) to: E-mail: Competition # 12-043-G0050, or, Human Resources - Career Opportunities, Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2, Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on June 12, 2012 and will close on June 22, 2012; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.