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Engagement Specialist - Mohawk Students' Association

updated on 12:30 PM, June 11, 2021
Province: Hamilton, Ontario
Position: Engagement Specialist
Deadline: June 30, 2021

Job Description / Duties

Primary Accountabilities:
• Supports all MSA programming in executing student engagements through initiatives best suited to support the student life cycle. • Builds and leads a team of student experience ambassadors that focus on the execution of experiences concentrating on programming, engagement, and representing the MSA brand. • Oversees a student feedback program; accountable for sharing findings across the MSA while contributing to monthly reports. • Provides knowledge and insight of student engagement strategies while collaborating with MSA Staff, Board, students, and partners.

Qualifications / Required Skills

What you Need in Education, Experience and Training for your Department:
• Post-secondary in Event Management, PR, Marketing or Communications and 2+ years’ practical experience or 5+ years’ experience in an event setting. • Experience in leading a team, providing support and mentoring.
What you Need in Training for Team MSA
• Experience with streaming and video platforms would be an asset. • Experience with technical production (AV) would be an asset. • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Exception organizational and multi-tasking skills. • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle.

Additional Information

Equity and Diversity are core values of the MSA and are engrained in the work we do to support Mohawk students. At the MSA, we believe the dedication to our values of equity, diversity, and inclusion requires continuous commitment. It’s about fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, safety and inclusiveness among individuals and groups, where leadership is made up of different people with diverse perspectives. The MSA is actively building a community where everyone is encouraged and celebrated to be themselves and whose members have diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences in order to challenge and dismantle systemic oppression. We are looking for qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially encourage applications from Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

Salary: $55,000 to $65,000

Contact Information

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Employer Profile

The Mohawk Students’ Association (MSA) was designed and created as a separate entity from Mohawk College. The Association was built for and is led by students.

​We empower Mohawk Students to create a community they can lean on for positive experiences, relevant supports, a listening ear, and a strong voice so they can achieve personal success in their college experience and beyond.

Led by the Executive Director and an elected Student Board of Directors (BOD), we are a Non-Profit Organization that supports students through our Areas of Focus - Advocacy & Leadership, Engagement & Support, Sustainability & Operations. While we are separate from Mohawk College, we do work collaboratively with the college to reach our goals.

We believe in fostering an environment where all staff members feel Purposeful, Supported, and like they Belong. Together daily, we live and bring our values to life to ensure we achieve our student-centred Vision and Mission.