UBC Collegia Advisor

Looking to help build a community on campus? Apply for a Collegia Advisor position today!

Overview

Who can apply?

First-Year Commuter Communities:

  • Any undergraduate student with second-year standing or higher as of September 2020. Previous experience in student development desired.  Preference for students who have previously been a commuter at university/college.

Indigenous Students' Community:

  • Any graduate or undergraduate student with second-year standing or higher as of September 2020. Previous experience in student development desired. Applications from Indigenous students will be prioritized for this collegium. 
No. of positions available49
Time commitment

Training begins Monday, August 24, 2020.

Full-Time work from August 24 - September 4 for Training and the Jump Start Collegia program.

Regular work schedule is 10 hrs/week for the 2020-21 academic calendar year.

*Please refer to the position description for detailed time requirements and training

Position description
Skills developed
  • active listening
  • development and implementation of educational and social programming
  • peer helping
  • conflict resolution skills
  • development of wellbeing strategies
  • building community through understanding
Contact

orientations.leaders@ubc.ca

Application Process

The following questions will be required for your application:

  1. Why are you interested in the Collegia Advisor role? What do you hope to learn and contribute in your role as a Collegia Advisor and why is this important to you?  (MAX 150 Words)
  2. Briefly describe a time that something unexpected happened mid-way through an important project (e.g. classroom, workplace, artistic endeavor, etc.). Please ensure to touch on the situation, what your action was, and the result of the situation. What did you learn? (MAX 150 Words)

Indication of interest in working in a First-Year Commuter Community will prompt the following question:

  1. As a Collegia Advisor, you will be working with new-to-UBC students from diverse backgrounds, with diverse knowledge and experiences. How would you foster community with a group of new-to-UBC students? (MAX 150 Words)

Indication of interest in working in the Indigenous Students' Collegium will prompt the following question:

  1. As a Collegia Advisor in the Indigenous Collegium, you will be working with Indigenous students from all years with diverse experiences and backgrounds. How would you foster community with this group of students? (MAX 150 Words)

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM PST on Sunday, January 12th, 2020.

Applications for this role are now closed. 

More info

Learn more about UBC Collegia here.