The Archives Assistant will work closely with the GSS President and Administrative Assistant to arrange archival and recordkeeping systems for all GSS Council and Committee related materials; these materials include documents regarding the activities of the student-led society that has served UBC Vancouver graduate students from its home at Thea Koerner House since 1962.
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and mentoring students and entrepreneurs in the field of entrepreneurship while gaining valuable experience in the field. The role will involve coordination between the Graduate Student Society (GSS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Entrepreneurship department at UBC.
The Events Assistant works under the joint supervision of the GSS VP Students and the General Manager, oversees the entire venue operation of the Graduate Student Centre, encompassing over 9,000 square feet of rentable space, as well as the GSS Loft. Based in the Graduate Student Centre, the incumbent will assist in organizing the numerous graduate student events at UBC Vancouver throughout the year. Some of these events include an annual graduate student orientation for 1,000 new students, sports leagues, classes, hikes, ski trips, and other initiatives to improve graduate student life.
The student will work closely with the Vice-President External and the GSS Executives to develop policy reports and recommendations to be presented to local, provincial, and federal government officials as well as external organizations as they relate to GSS advocacy campaigns. The ideal candidate would have a passion for data-driven advocacy to benefit graduate students, excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn about laws and policies governing research and innovation as well as graduate student life and funding.
As part of the Graduate Student Society you will play an important part in advocating for the graduate student community on important topics like supervision, housing and harassment by preparing, administering, and analyzing the annual GSS Student Satisfaction Survey (GSS-SSS).
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the GSS Finance team with various accounting-related tasks and projects while gaining valuable experience in the field of accounting.