Work at FCAT

The School of Interactive Arts and Technology, is an interdisciplinary research focused school where technologists, artists, designers and theorists collaborate in innovative research and immersive study. The School of Communication emphasizes critical thinking, reading, analysis and production while studying media and technology from a critical perspective, focusing on big data and technology studies, media and culture. The meeting of creative practice with academic inquiry is core to the School for the Contemporary Arts, which works to foster artists and scholars who are equipped to engage with and contribute to important contemporary dialogues, issues, and challenges. As the only postgraduate Publishing Program in Canada, our program is the premier training ground for publishing professionals where students are equipped with the tools they need to excel in the publishing industry. The Master of Digital Media is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media.

Positions

Indigenous Peer Mentor for the School of Communication (CMNS)

The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentorship program aims to support new Indigenous students in their transition to SFU. The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentors will provide a safe, fun, and welcoming introduction to university life by sharing their knowledge about university life and resources. Mentors will be matched with new students and connect with them regularly virtually and through in-person activities. Mentors will each coordinate one social event for Indigenous students. They will also participate in select recruitment activities and attend events such as Welcome Day and campus tours.

Principle Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and deliver on-campus social, cultural and well-being events that assist new student transition to SFU and their FCAT program
  • Promote and attend FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentor events
  • Provide guidance and support to Indigenous Students in FCAT
  • Actively engage with new students and help them navigate university life
  • Participates in select recruitment activities when requested
  • Attend Peer Mentorship meetings and training / orientation sessions
  • Communicate with FCAT staff to create and promote an open and welcoming campus environment

Qualifications:

  • In good academic standing in an FCAT program
  • Self-identified as Indigenous at Simon Fraser University
  • A positive attitude with a strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cheerful attitude and positive role model 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a wide range of members of the public 
  • Reliable with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

Learn more and apply

Deadline to apply:  July 19, 2022.

Indigenous Peer Mentor for the School for the Contemporary Arts (SCA)

The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentorship program aims to support new Indigenous students in their transition to SFU. The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentors will provide a safe, fun, and welcoming introduction to university life by sharing their knowledge about university life and resources. Mentors will be matched with new students and connect with them regularly virtually and through in-person activities. Mentors will each coordinate one social event for Indigenous students. They will also participate in select recruitment activities and attend events such as Welcome Day and campus tours.

Principle Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and deliver on-campus social, cultural and well-being events that assist new student transition to SFU and their FCAT program
  • Promote and attend FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentor events
  • Provide guidance and support to Indigenous Students in FCAT
  • Actively engage with new students and help them navigate university life
  • Participates in select recruitment activities when requested
  • Attend Peer Mentorship meetings and training / orientation sessions
  • Communicate with FCAT staff to create and promote an open and welcoming campus environment

Qualifications:

  • In good academic standing in an FCAT program
  • Self-identified as Indigenous at Simon Fraser University
  • A positive attitude with a strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cheerful attitude and positive role model 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a wide range of members of the public 
  • Reliable with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

Learn more and apply

Deadline to apply:  July 19, 2022.

Indigenous Peer Mentor for the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT)

The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentorship program aims to support new Indigenous students in their transition to SFU. The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentors will provide a safe, fun, and welcoming introduction to university life by sharing their knowledge about university life and resources. Mentors will be matched with new students and connect with them regularly virtually and through in-person activities. Mentors will each coordinate one social event for Indigenous students. They will also participate in select recruitment activities and attend events such as Welcome Day and campus tours.

Principle Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and deliver on-campus social, cultural and well-being events that assist new student transition to SFU and their FCAT program
  • Promote and attend FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentor events
  • Provide guidance and support to Indigenous Students in FCAT
  • Actively engage with new students and help them navigate university life
  • Participates in select recruitment activities when requested
  • Attend Peer Mentorship meetings and training / orientation sessions
  • Communicate with FCAT staff to create and promote an open and welcoming campus environment

Qualifications:

  • In good academic standing in an FCAT program
  • Self-identified as Indigenous at Simon Fraser University
  • A positive attitude with a strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cheerful attitude and positive role model 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a wide range of members of the public 
  • Reliable with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

Learn more and apply

Deadline to apply:  July 19, 2022.

The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentorship program aims to support new Indigenous students in their transition to SFU. The FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentors will provide a safe, fun, and welcoming introduction to university life by sharing their knowledge about university life and resources. Mentors will be matched with new students and connect with them regularly virtually and through in-person activities. Mentors will each coordinate one social event for Indigenous students. They will also participate in select recruitment activities and attend events such as Welcome Day and campus tours.

Principle Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and deliver on-campus social, cultural and well-being events that assist new student transition to SFU and their FCAT program
  • Promote and attend FCAT Indigenous Peer Mentor events
  • Provide guidance and support to Indigenous Students in FCAT
  • Actively engage with new students and help them navigate university life
  • Participates in select recruitment activities when requested
  • Attend Peer Mentorship meetings and training / orientation sessions
  • Communicate with FCAT staff to create and promote an open and welcoming campus environment

Qualifications:

  • In good academic standing in an FCAT program
  • Self-identified as Indigenous at Simon Fraser University
  • A positive attitude with a strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cheerful attitude and positive role model 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a wide range of members of the public 
  • Reliable with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

Learn more and apply

Deadline to apply:  June 19, 2022.

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