Ooks Life Team General Application (2024-2025)
Want to work for one of the coolest departments on campus? Submit your application now for your candidacy on the Ooks Life team! By sending in your resume, you will be considered for any future opportunities on the Ooks Life team.
* Note: This is a general application for the Ooks Life team and is not for an immediate position. We will retain your application until recruitment for the Ooks Life team for the 2024-25 academic year commences in January 2024. *
What is the Ooks Life Team?
Every year, the NAIT Students’ Association (NAITSA) hires a team of students to help plan and promote a variety of events and initiatives for their fellow NAIT students. The Ooks Life team comprises a group of motivated and creative students who work hand-in-hand to create a strong campus culture and bring you the best campus experience yet!
There are seven (7) different areas in which you can be involved on the Ooks Life team: Clubs, Clubs Marketing, Student Involvement, Events, Esports, Promotions, and Volunteer. Each position has different responsibilities, but everyone works collaboratively to contribute to Ooks Life’s collective goals and success.
Ooks Life team members work an employment term for one-year from the beginning of March to the end of April the following year. This is a part-time position. Hours of work vary each week and depends on the position, but you can expect to work an average of 15-40 hours per month over the course of your term. There are limited summer hours, with the majority of the hours occurring during the academic year.
Interested to learn more about each different position? Find out below:
Ooks Life Clubs Coordinators:
Act a main point of contact for club leaders looking for peer support and assistance with their club operations. They are responsible for fostering a positive relationship between Campus Clubs and NAITSA and assist with delivering campus clubs programming (such as Club at the Pub, Club Socials, etc.) and managing club events via Ookslife.ca
Ooks Life Clubs Marketing Coordinator:
Act as a mentor to club leaders who are looking for assistance in creating marketing plans for their club activities. They will work with club leaders to design promotional materials, develop marketing strategies and help raise awareness of clubs on campus.
Ooks Life Involvement Coordinator:
Provides support to students when it comes to the Ooks Life web platform. They will create promotion plans to engage with students to bring awareness to Ooks Life initiatives such as the New Student Experience Path and Student Involvement Record. They will also support clubs on campus by helping new and returning clubs navigate and understand the value of the platform when it comes to club leader operations.
Ooks Life Events Coordinators:
The masterminds behind many of the awesome events you see at The Nest Eatery and around campus. Events Coordinators brainstorm, plan, and implement events, as well as conduct post-event analyses.
Ooks Life Esports Events Coordinator:
Part of the Ooks Life Events team, Esports Events Coordinators brainstorm, plan, and implement events, as well as conduct post-event analyses, with a focus on Esports events.
Ooks Life Promotions Coordinators:
Promote the Ooks Life brand and NAITSA events to the NAIT community. They create promotion plans to engage with students, encourage event participation, and grow the Ooks Life social media accounts’ followers. It is also the Promotions team’s responsibility to coordinate, facilitate, and execute their assigned promotion plans.
Ooks Life Volunteer Coordinators:
Are responsible for implementing a series of initiatives as part of the “NAITSA Volunteers” program that will encourage students to give back, build their personal portfolios, as well as helping to connect those experiences to tangible skills learned outside the classroom. From networking with registered non-profits, to coordinating volunteers at an event, administering the Volunteer Path and ensuring students are recording their hours in Ookslife.ca, the role is full of opportunities for personal growth and to make a real difference for NAIT students.
To be considered for the Ooks Life team, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- NAIT student enrolled in classes for the duration of the academic year you are hired for
- Friendly, outgoing, self-motivated, and able to foster positive interactions with a diverse student body
- Excellent time management and organization skills
- Self-motivated and capable of working independently
- Must be able to lift and move up to 25lbs
- Computer skills including familiarity with Google Workspace
See something that catches your eye? Apply now!
How to Apply:
Submit your resume and answer the application questions. You can expect a confirmation email once we have received your application. Note, this is a general application only so we do not check it as frequently as our open vacancies. Please submit only one application. While we appreciate all applications, only those applicants chosen for further review will be contacted.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in any stage of the selection process, and can be requested by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Next steps after applying:
By submitting your application, you are expressing your interest for the Ooks Life team. This is a general application / expression of interest only. If selected for further consideration, we will contact you directly asking you to submit your resume for the specific position(s) you wish to apply for. If selected, you can expect to receive a follow-up email in December 2023 / January 2024 when recruitment for the next Ooks Life team members begins.
Be sure to check out our website at www.naitsa.ca and follow us on social media @naitstudents and @ookslife for updates on current opportunities and to learn more about Ooks Life and NAITSA.
We look forward to seeing your application!