The Opportunity

Saint John, NB
Education and Training

The New Brunswick Community College Student Union (NBCCSU), on behalf of the Local Campus Union (LCU), is seeking a Student Life Officer for the Saint John campus.

Term Position: March 2020 - June 2020 (renewable)

The Student Life Officer is responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of sporting, recreation, social, cultural, leisure, fundraising, wellness and volunteer student activities that enhance the quality of student life for NBCC students.

What you'll do


Reporting to the Local Manager of Student Development and the NBCCSU General Manager, with direction provided by the Executive of the LCU, the Student Life Officer is responsible for the following key areas:

Student Life:

  • Assist in the planning, developing and implementation of the LCU annual business plan encompassing social, cultural and athletic events and cost estimates at the campus level.
  • Develop and update a student events calendar.
  • Liaise with community groups to support community events such as Run for the Cure, summer camps, and promote volunteerism at the campus.
  • Manage extracurricular activities and events that complement NBCC's plans, i.e. Orientation of new students and Graduation.
  • Ensure student committees and clubs are organized and advertised. Provide leadership to the committees/clubs, ensuring each has a terms of reference and adheres to NBCC policy. Provide budget oversight.
  • Support and/or organize campus / community fundraising events.
  • Organize leadership training for students through conferences, workshops and seminars.
  • Coordinate with the NBCCSU and NBCC on matters related to student activities to ensure alignment with other scheduled events.
  • Ensure adequate fitness activities and resources are available for students

Supporting the Local Campus Union:

  • Organize the annual student LCU elections at the campus level.
  • Ensure accounting policies are in place for managing the LCU budget.
  • Understand and provide guidance concerning the NBCCSU constitution, bylaws and guidelines, and assist the LCU in adhering to these requirements. 
  • Provide guidance to the LCU on its role with the students.

Office Administration:

  • Manage the flow of information from and to students.
  • Control the use of LCU equipment, facilities and resources.
  • Manage the financial aspects of the LCU office including events.
  • Monitor the business plan, including the budget. Report any irregularities and recommend adjustments.

What you'll need


Required qualifications for this opportunity include:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one year post-secondary training.
  •  Experience with bookkeeping or accounting
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; word and excel
  •  Experience working with Student Representative Councils or Health & Safety Committees is an asset.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills, and excellent organizational skills
  •  Provide proof of a clean CPIC (criminal record check), which includes fingerprinting.

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A little bit about us

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

With six Campuses across the province, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) transforms lives and communities across New Brunswick and contributes to the social and economic prosperity of our province.

Why work with NBCC?

  • You want to make a difference. By working at NBCC, you can support students in achieving their educational and career aspirations, help meet the needs of employers and contribute to stronger communities across New Brunswick.
  • You want to belong to something bigger. NBCC welcomes the individual experiences and perspectives of our learners, our staff and our partners. We nurture a culture of belonging where everyone feels valued and has opportunities to add value. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer building a dynamic team that is representative of the communities and industries that we serve. 
  • We're one of the best places to work in Atlantic Canada. For five years in a row, we have been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers because of our commitment to families, community service and employee engagement. This includes, paid time off to volunteer, comprehensive benefits packages and professional development opportunities.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Hours of work may vary depending on activity - some evenings and/or weekend work may be involved. 

Weekly hours of work is 30 hours. Salary: $16/hour.

To apply: Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020. Please send your resume via email to