FYE Student Coordinator

First Year Experience Student Coordinator

About the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

The Centre for Student Involvement & Careers is a hub that facilitates and enhances student learning through career building enriched educational experiences. Through orientation and peer mentoring, the Centre supports new students to become successful university learners, prepared to achieve their, academic, personal and career goals. It is a central point for all graduate and undergraduate students and employers on the UBC Vancouver campus to meet, connect, network and build relationships and to research and explore career options. The Centre connects students to workplace learning, mentoring, volunteer and leadership opportunities; and offers career and employment-related services to students, academic departments, employers, and alumni.

As a First Year Experience Student Coordinator, you will collaborate with programs and faculties across UBC to deliver meaningful, coordinated and innovative events to encourage student engagement and improve the student experience. The primary programs include Jump Start and Imagine UBC. 

For more information about Jump Start, visit: students.ubc.ca/new-to-ubc/orientations/jump-start.

For more information about Imagine UBC, visit: students.ubc.ca/new-to-ubc/orientations/imagine-ubc.

You will receive supervision and direction from one of the First Year Experience Coordinators and will work very closely with other members of the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers team.

General position responsibilities

Under direct supervision, responsibilities of the First Year Experience Student Coordinator include:

  • Assist in the development, promotion, and delivery of multiple events of varying scope and size with a focus on Jump Start and/or Imagine UBC
  • Assist in the development and implementation project management methodologies and techniques for creating event timelines and workflow
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and orientation of student volunteers for various events and programs
  • Build relationships and maintain regular, professional communication with stakeholders across the UBC community and with external partners
  • Represent the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers in communications and interactions with a broad range of individuals including staff, faculty, alumni, community members, and other students
  • Work collectively with the other members of the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers team on the goals, leadership, and success of programs
  • Providing support and recognition to senior orientation leaders, orientation leaders, and volunteers while maintaining regular communication with them throughout the summer and during the program.
  • Photocopying and compiling documents; ordering supplies and materials for programs
  • Managing the administrative email inbox and corresponding with partners and stakeholders in a professional and timely manner
  • Familiarity with content management systems (ex. Wordpress and Drupal) and Adobe Suite would be an asset


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