Job title: Student Assistant

Company: University of Saskatchewan

Job description: Student AssistantIn the appointment of Student Assistant, your general duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Coordinate garden logistics at the McEown Park Community Garden
  • Primary contact for gardeners throughout the summer months
  • Supporting covid-19 procedures
  • Administrative and communication support
  • Solving gardener complaints or disputes
  • Addressing facilities or operational problems
  • Supporting gardening education
  • Representing the university amongst the garden

Your general location of work will be the McEown Park Community Garden and remotely online, and you will report to Janelle Hutchinson.Required Number of Hours: Up to 20 hours per week
Duration of Employment: May 13, 2024 up to October 31, 2024Qualifications (Skills and Abilities): Candidates must be a registered USask graduate student planning to attend classes in September and have a good understanding of urban gardening and food security based on their studies in horticulture, nutrition, sustainability or a related field. Must have experience in gardening, community or student organizing in multicultural settings, knowledgeable about student life in residence and conflict resolution.Required Competencies:

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  • Must have strong communication skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with internal and external partners
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Comfortable with physical tasks such as setting up water hoses, assisting with setting up garden plots or handling garden tools

To Apply: Interested applicants must include the following in their application: cover letter, curriculum vitae. Inquiries for this position can be directed to Matt Wolsfeld.Where a graduate student is appointed to this position, it will be in scope of PSAC.Department: Sustainability Office
Status: Casual
Employment Group: Graduate Students – PSAC
Rate of Pay:
Posted Date: 5/6/2024
Closing Date: 5/13/2024
Number of Openings: 1
Work Location: May be eligible for hybrid work under the terms of USask’s Alternative Workspace Guidelines#LI-DNI The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job date: Mon, 06 May 2024 22:44:56 GMT