CAB Job Opportunities

Get Involved at NAIT by Grabbing a Seat on the Campus Activities Board In 2017-2018Apply Before Friday, February 10th, 2017

The NAIT Students’ Association is looking for ten (10) enthusiastic, creative and social students to participate on the Campus Activities Board (CAB) next year!

As a CAB Member, you will have four main responsibilities:

1. Brainstorming possible campus events – You would be an integral part of developing a vibrant, diverse and entertaining campus life experience for NAIT students next year. NAITSA needs your innovation and creativity to plan promotions!

2. Engagement – This could be the best part of the job – you get to have a hand promoting and executing the very events you helped plan! With flexible hours to work around your class and life responsibilities, work for NAITSA to do such things as event planning, promotion, clubs suport, volunteer coordination, and event execution – all playing to your interests and strengths! Just a few hours every month (and a bit less during mid-terms and finals.)

3. Board Meetings – Serious stuff, right? You are a “board member” after all, so you will sit down for a meeting (about once a month) to do things like review and endorse event and marketing plans, budgets, etc. NAITSA likes short efficient meetings so they won’t take too long. It’s an important part of the CAB role and you will gain some experience participating in formal meetings (another good addition to the resume.) We will also do some brainstorming meetings throughout the year, but they’re less formal. Oh, and the board meetings happen semi-monthly at the NAITSA office.

4. Subcommittee work – This is where you will be able to develop a wide variety workplace skills including contributing your ideas to event plans, marketing plans, scheduling, promotion planning, student engagement and research.

Your ‘term’ would be March 1st, 2017 to April 30, 2018, and it’s a paid position at $18/hour.

How do you know if you are the right person for the job? Well, here are a few key characteristics we are looking for in all CAB members:

• Excellent communicators- both written and verbal
• Friendly, outgoing and approachable
• Highly organized with superb time management
• Strong leaders
• Working knowledge of NAIT / NAITSA
• Capable of critical thinking and problem solving
• Creative, out-of-the-box thinkers
• Loyal, dedicated and committed to making NAIT a better place for all students

CAB Position Spotlight

CAB Marketing Club Position

CAB Marketing Club Position

• Mentor club leaders in the creation of marketing plans for their events to engage and communicate with students
• Provide marketing assistance to clubs
• Schedule and facilitate meetings with club leaders
• Foster a positive relationship between club leaders and NAITSA
• Provide support to the CAB promotions coordinators with executing promotions

CAB Promotions Coordinators (Promotions Sub Committee)

CAB Promotions Coordinators

• Coordinate, plan and execute promotion plan for variety of NAITSA events, and initiatives on campus
• Schedule Staff and communicate promotion plans to be implemented
• Brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas on how to engage and communicate with students
• Be the team lead during event promotions on campus including coordinating and felicitating volunteers
• Work closely with the Clubs Marketing Coordinator to develop marketing plans for clubs

CAB Volunteer Coordinators (Volunteer Sub Committee)

CAB Volunteer Coordinators

• Foster a culture on campus where students understand the importance of volunteering and giving back to the community
• Networking & relationship building with both non-profit partner organizations and on campus stakeholders
• Coordinate a series of events that allow students volunteer together & feel they add value to the community (ie. Trick or Treat campus food centre event)
• Communications with students about the importance of volunteering & current opportunities
• Recruit & coordinate volunteers for a variety of initiatives and projects
• Administer the Volunteer Initiatives Program including tracking student hours, maintaining event records and recognizing outstanding volunteers

CAB Clubs Coordinators (Clubs Subcommittee)

CAB Clubs Coordinators

• Foster a positive relationship between club leaders and NAITSA
• Mentor club leaders and act as peer support to assist with event planning & logistics, grant writing, team building, etc.
• Show NAITSA support for clubs
• Include club events in CAB promotions and events around campus
• Encourage the start-up of new clubs on campus
• Encourage clubs to host networking nights at the Nest
• Organize club socials and networking nights
• Assist the Campus Clubs Centre with the Leadership Retreat

So what are you waiting for?!

We are taking email applications until Friday, February 10th so send yours in right away.

Here’s what we need:

• A cover letter (remember, we’re looking for enthusiastic and creative people wink wink)
• Resume (two page maximum)
• Your most recent NAIT transcript (unofficial is ok) – we ask for this because we prioritize students who are succeeding academically. You don’t have to be on the Dean’s list or anything, but if you’re struggling in the classroom we recommend sorting that out first before you up your level of campus involvement.

Job Opportunities

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