Peer Idea Activator

Are you interested in connecting and collaborating with fellow students to generate ideas and design solutions to enhance the student experience at SFU? Peer Idea Activators are paid student staff who provide support to the Student Experience Initiative (SEI) by guiding fellow students through systems mapping and idea generation events around Student Experience Initiative (SEI) related themes.

Taking on a leadership role, the Peer Idea Activators engage students both in short-term opportunities and longer-term design-thinking initiatives and will provide input and guidance to the project at all stages, from researching and planning the events to sharing back the results to the SFU community.

Apply now if you are looking for a dynamic and innovative leadership opportunity and possess the qualifications located in the Job Description. We are committed to a diverse workplace to represent the student population and better meet the needs of students, so SFU students of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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The Student Experience Initiative (SEI) aims to enhance the experience of students by developing high-impact opportunities for engagement with the Simon Fraser University (SFU) community. Our mission is to create lasting platforms that help build relationships and connections across the SFU community for students, faculty and staff. In doing so, we hope to shift the SFU culture to become increasingly more student-focused and holistically supportive. Ultimately, we envision an accessible, healthy learning environment where students feel a sense of belonging.


Contact: Precious Ile, Student Development Educator at: 

For Position Details and how to apply:

  1. Go to and click on "Student"
  2. Log in with your computing ID and password
  3. From the left hand menu, click on "Opportunities"
  4. Click on "Getting Involved"
  5. Enter the Job ID in the "Search by Opportunity ID" search field

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i Note:  This opportunity is recognized on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR), an official University document that tracks students’ co-curricular involvement at SFU. Learn more about the Co-Curricular Record.

Type: Paid
Campus: Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver
Hiring Period: March - April

Job ID: 4788
Start date: September 2019
Application deadline: April 15, 2019