Organizational Relationship: The Native Students Union Office Coordinator will be responsible to the Native Students Union Council and the University of Victoria Student’s Society. The Native Students Union Office Coordinator, in a joint effort with the Native Students Union Council will supervise Work Study staff.

Organizational Duties


  1. Organize and participate in Council meetings
  2. Uphold, update, and make available the Native Students Union Constitution and policies. Develop these documents as necessary in collaboration with the Council and Membership
  3. Maintain office hours and ensure the Native Students Union space is accessible to Indigenous students and community members
  4. In conjunction with the Council, develop job descriptions, work plans, hire, train, supervise and evaluate Work Study staff
  5. Maintain the Native Students Union internal and external communication efforts
  6. Coordinate volunteers
  7. Assist with strategic planning
  8. Develop promotional material
  9. Conduct annual survey
  10. Liaise with INAF
  11. Other related duties

Administrative Duties

  1. Prepare proposals and apply for annual Work Study funding
  2. Seek additional sources of revenue
  3. Act as a signing authority and update signing authorities with the general office and Zap
  4. Prepare and present reports at NSU meetings
  5. In conjunction with the Firekeeper, coordinate general meetings
  6. In collaboration with the Council and Work Study staff, coordinate projects and events
  7. In conjunction with the Council, establish and maintain active coalitions with UVSS Advocacy Groups and relevant social justice organizations
  8. Maintain membership list (database)
  9. Place orders and maintain inventory controls on NSU merchandise and giveaways
  10. Develop and maintain operations manual
  11. Assist Financial Councillor with the annual budget, monthly financial reconciliations, and cheque requisitions


  1. Demonstrated commitment to anti-imperialist frameworks and organizing practices
  2. Experience with anti-oppressive organizing
  3. Demonstrated ability to work within consensus decision-making models
  4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  5. Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through on projects
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  7. Experience working with non-profit organizations

This is a United Brotherhood of Steelworkers union position for 20 hours a week at $21.03 per hour. This position is restricted to self-identified Indigenous people (see Charger of Rights and Freedoms, Article 12, Subsection 2).

The University of Victoria Students Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit resume and cover letter to

Application Deadline: February 12, 2012


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