Mobilisation Coordinator

  • 3600 McTavish St, Montreal, QC H3A 0G3, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

With over 20,000 members, SSMU’s role is to represent undergraduate students and to offer them services since 1908.

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Comptant plus de 20,000 membres, le rôle de l’AÉUM a été de représenter les étudiants de premier cycle et de leur offrir des services depuis l’année 1908. 

Job Description

The Mobilisation Coordinator will support SSMU-affiliated campaigns’ growth and mobilization efforts by acting as a liaison between these campus groups and the rest of the student body. They will engage individual students through information discussions and popular education, and may operate through pre-existing channels which reach large numbers of students, notably faculty associations and clubs, for increased efficacy.

Responsibilities:

  • Building student consciousness about the political activities of the Society through presentations, popular education, and other strategies as determined in collaboration with campaign organisers
  • Working with the SSMU Campaigns Coordinators to provide information about support the Society can offer to nascent campaigns
  • Assessing campus support for and concerns about existing campaigns for the purpose of structure testing
  • Maintaining relationships with official bodies of student democracy such as department and faculty associations for use by campaigns
  • Other campaign-related tasks as needed

Qualifications

  • Knowledge or interest in political affairs, organizing, and social movements;
  • Organization skills;
  • Verbal communication skills;
  • Knowledge of structures and consultative processes used by faculties and departments of the University;
  • Knowledge of campaigns on campus is considered an asset;
  • Good communication skills both in English and French are desirable.

Additional Information

 

  • Paid position: $13.59 per hour
  • Hours: Approximately 10 hours per week
  • Contract: September 1st, 2019 through April 30th, 2020
  • Deadline to apply is August 23, 2019
  • http://ssmu.mcgill.ca/