With soaring tuition fees, more and more students are seeking part-time or even full-time jobs while they study. LUSU is the biggest provider of student jobs at Lakehead University,offering a variety of employment opportunities conveniently located on campus.
Working at LUSU, you gain unique skills and experiences, build your resume, work on things you're passionate about, and help your fellow students in a fun and professional environment!
Lakehead University Student Union welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Whether you're looking to work for The Outpost or The Study, or you're looking for more involved leadership opportunities, LUSU has a number of part-time positions available for students. Part-time hours offer the flexibility of working around your hectic class schedule, while giving you a great learning experience and an awesome resume item.
If you're looking for a challenge, LUSU's full-time Coordinator positions will put you at the helm of some of the most important campaign and advocacy work undertaken by the student union. Requiring a full-time commitment, Coordinator positions are a challenging but rewarding opportunity to engage students on issues that make the world a better place.
The Services Officer is responsible for maintaining a welcoming, helpful, and well-managed front office for the student union. The Services Officer helps answer student questions, support student clubs, and administer services like the LUSU Health & Dental Plan, Universal Bus Pass, and ISIC Discount Card. Reporting to the General Manager, the Services Officer provides clerical services to support effective and efficient operations at LUSU.Type: Full-Time (Competitive benefits package)
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Lakehead University Student Union welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
The Aboriginal Awareness Centre is a space open to all members regardless of ethnic background. The Centre provides education, support and referral service. In addition, the Centre promotes, advocates and lobbies on Aboriginal issues.
Term: Annual August – April
Type: Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Apply in April
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If you're passionate about the issues that matter the most to students and are ready to lead the charge towards improving student life and postsecondary education, LUSU offers several opportunites for you to do just that. Elected by popular vote every year, LUSU's Executives set the direction of the student union and make sure it works in the best interests of students.
The LUSU President is the Chief Executive of the student union, serving as the voice of students to Lakehead University, the community, and government. The President is responsible for the general oversight and strategic direction of the corporation. They lead LUSU’s campaigns and advocacy work, are in charge of coordinating LUSU’s communications strategy, and serve as the union’s primary liason with media.
The VP Operations & Finance is LUSU’s Treasurer, responsible for overseeing the corporation’s multi-million dollar budget, investment portfolio, businesses (The Outpost and The Study), and services (Universal Bus Pass, Health & Dental Plan, Handbook). The VP Operations & Finance also works with LUSU’s General Manager and other senior managers to oversee the student union's internal practices.
LUSU’s VP Advocacy spearheads student life, and is in charge of academic advocacy at the individual and policy levels. They serve as the main support for students with academic grievances, and are the LUSU liaison to the Lakehead Senate, the body responsible for the university’s academic policies. The VP Advocacy oversees LUSU’s student centres and events programming, including Orientation and Winter Carnival, and is the primary support for student clubs organized through the student union.
LUSU’s VP Orillia is in charge of the corporation's operations in Orillia. The position is the Orillia equivalent of a hybrid between the VP Advocacy and President, putting them in charge of Orillia's student life and advocacy, as well as leading campaigns and community relations at LU's Southern Ontario campus.