Current Opportunities

  • Job and Volunteer Opportunities with the GSA

    Job and Volunteer Opportunities with the GSA

    Special Newsletter – September 8, 2021

    As we embark on the 2021-2022 academic year together, our Team is excited to share some paid and volunteer opportunities with you! We are actively recruiting grad students to join our Association in a number of facets. From joining the Executive Committee to volunteering on one of our internal committees, the array of involvement is wide open.

    Check out the positions we are currently recruiting for:

    Vice-President, Student Engagement (paid)

    The Vice-President, Student Engagement (VPSE) can be considered an event planner for the GSA; they are responsible for the organization, coordination and general management of all the GSA social, recreational, and educational activities. The VPSE advocates for the inclusion of graduate student specific events and programming and works collaboratively with campus units to create such events and programming.

    Click here to read our full posting and find the application information. Please review all documents thoroughly before applying.

    Deadline to apply: Friday, September 17, 2021 at 4 p.m. (EST)

     

    Chief Returning Officer (paid)

    The Chief Returning Officer (CRO) oversees the election processes of the GSA. With the assistance of the Elections Committee, the CRO will plan, organize, and execute all election stages for the 2022-2023 GSA Executive positions. This role will include acting as the first point of contact for all election inquiries, overseeing the online voting process and announcing the official results.

    Click here to read our full posting and find the application information.

    Deadline to apply: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 4 p.m. (EST)

     

    Board of Directors (volunteer)

    Our Board of Directors is involved in making decisions that define the vision and mission of the GSA, its strategic objectives and priorities, priority populations, the organizational values, and the future course for GSA.

    At this time, we are only seeking applications for directors from Education, Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Click here to review the role and responsibilities of the Board.

    Click here to review the set meeting dates of the Board.

    We are accepting applications on a rolling, first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in applying, please email gsaed@brocku.ca for more information.

     

    Program Assembly (volunteer)

    The Program Assembly is comprised of program delegates from each of Brock’s 51 graduate programs who act as liaison between the GSA Executive Committee and the graduate students within their program. This meaningful dynamic created allows for greater opportunity to bring forward issues or concerns from within the programs to the forefront of GSA operations.

    Click here to read our full posting and find the application information.

    Deadline to apply: Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4 p.m. (EST)

     

    GSA Committees (volunteer)

    The GSA Committees are a great place for students who interested in graduate student life and leadership to volunteer. Not only is it a chance to meet other graduate students from different programs and faculties, they will also collaborate with GSA Board Directors and members of the Executive Committee to make graduate student life at Brock better for all students.

    Dependent on the committee, they may meet upwards of bi-weekly throughout the traditional academic year, but no less than once per month.

    Our internal committees include:

    • Student Engagement & Communications
    • Governance, Elections and Nominating
    • Equity & Inclusion
    • External Affairs

    There is no deadline to apply to sit on GSA committees – you can join at any time during the academic year. Email your interest to gsaed@brocku.ca and a staff member will connect you with your listed committee(s).  In the email, please include: Full Name, Brock Student ID Number, Brock Student Email and the Faculty that you are a student in.

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  • Volunteer Opportunity: GSA Program Assembly

    Volunteer Opportunity: GSA Program Assembly

    September 8, 2021 – (St. Catharines, ON)

    Applications for the 2021-2022 GSA Program Assembly are currently now open.

    Introduced in 2019, the GSA Program Assembly is one of the newer avenues for involvement for the GSA. The Program Assembly is comprised of program delegates from each of Brock’s 51 graduate programs who liaison between the GSA Executive Committee and the graduate students within their program. This dynamic created by the Assembly allows for greater opportunity to bring forward issues or concerns from within the programs to the forefront of GSA operations.

    For more information on the Program Assembly, review Document 018 (Program Assembly Bylaw). Additional information can be found on the below application form.

    The deadline to apply is Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (EST).

    Applications will be received on a first come, first served basis. The first applicant from each of Brock’s 51 Graduate Programs who has successfully submitted a completed application will be automatically designated as that program’s delegate.

    If you have any questions or would like additional details about this role, please reach out to our Executive Director, Mary Tibollo at gsaed@brocku.ca.

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  • Recruitment Begins for Vice-President, Student Engagement

    Recruitment Begins for Vice-President, Student Engagement

    August 27, 2021 – (St. Catharines, ON)

    In reflection of news shared earlier today of the resignation of the Vice-President, Student Engagement, the GSA Board of Directors– as per Document 001 and relevant GSA legislation – begins its recruitment process to fill this vacancy. Recruitment will be rolling, whereby consideration of candidates will begin immediately. The deadline to apply for this position is September 17, 2021 at 4pm EST.

    Anticipated appointment start date is October 1, 2021 and will continue until April 30, 2022.

    To read more about what this position entails, click here.

    To review the complete recruitment timeline, click here.

    Application packages must include the following elements:

    1. a statement of interest in the position/cover letter
    2. a resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience
    3. indication of ability to provide, or direct contact information for three references

    Completed application packages are to be directed to Christopher Yendt, GSA President, at gsapresident@brocku.ca. Please note that all applications will be held in the strictest confidence. Additional questions regarding the recruitment process or the role of Vice-President, Student Engagement may also be directed to the same email.

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  • Student Employment Opportunity: Chief Returning Officer

    Student Employment Opportunity: Chief Returning Officer

    August 25, 2021 – (St. Catharines, ON)

    The GSA is formally beginning its search for a Chief Returning Officer (CRO) for our annual elections taking place in March 2022.

    The CRO, a graduate student nominated in accordance with the GSA Document 001D and 040A, will oversee our election process in adherence to all GSA documentation. With the assistance of the Elections Committee, the CRO will plan, organize, and execute all election stages for the 2022-2023 GSA Executive positions, including acting as the first point of contact for all election inquiries, overseeing the online voting process and announcing the official results.

    Further details can be found on the below CRO Nomination Form. If you have any questions or would like additional details about this role, please reach out to our Executive Director, Mary Tibollo at gsaed@brocku.ca.

    The deadline to submit a nomination package is 4PM (EST) on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

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