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Work Study Positions


The work study program is designed to provide work opportunities to full-time post-secondary or post-diploma students with a demonstrated financial need.

If you are a Fanshawe student, and want to work for the Fanshawe Student Union, the first step is to fill out a Work Study application. Type work study in the first field and click the Search button. A description of Work Study will appear below. Click on the Apply link below this description to fill out the application.

Once you have filled out the form and been approved, email Amy Romao (FSU Administrative Support - Services) at aromao@nullfanshawec.ca the position you are interested in, along with your resume and work study approval letter. Resumes can also be dropped off in person in room SC 2001 in the Student Centre.

The FSU currently has the following work study positions available:

Conference Assistant - Music/Orientation Coordinator

Work Assignment Duties:

  • May-July - Assist with registration for a National Conference.
  • Mid July-August - Assist with the registration and organization of FSU orientation including the Orientation kits.
  • Must be available for two weekends of work during the month of June.
  • This job is centred around music and the entertainment industry.

Required Qualities:

  • Must have phone and sales experience, excellent customer service skills, and familiar with MS Office including Excel.
  • Organized, task-oriented and access to a reliable vehicle and drivers licence.
  • Must have outstanding record and data entry skills, outgoing personality, energetic and work well with a group and independently.

Apply now

Cook

Work Assignment Duties: Preparation and cooking of food, associated cleaning and recordkeeping responsibilities.

Required Qualities:

  • Interest in cooking; preference given to students in related programs.
  • Working understanding of Safe Food Handling practices.
  • Energetic and able to take direction.

Apply now

Custodial

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Light duty custodial, sweep, mop, empty garbage, clean washrooms as well as minor maintenance (painting, repair chairs and tables).
  • Set-up and tear down of rooms for various bookings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently or in a group.
  • Capable of lifting up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Team Player

Apply now

Food and Beverage Server - The Out Back Shack

Work Assignment Duties:

  • To determine, meet, and exceed the guest’s expectations for food, atmosphere and service delivery.
  • To ensure each and every guest dining experience is a positive one.
  • Treat each and every guest the way that you want to be treated.
  • Follow all the steps of service as outlined in the OBS server standards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized section.
  • Demonstrate responsible liquor service.
  • Opening and closing duties as per OBS systems.
  • Make your section and yourself look open and ready for business.
  • Other duties as outlined by the Manager on Duty to ensure a positive dining experience.

Required Qualities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Skills in verbal communication required dealing with customers and others within the organization.
  • Must have organizational skills.
  • Background in customer service oriented industry.
  • Professional demeanor.

Effort & Responsibility

  • Ability to make decisions quickly in a fast-paced environment, ensuring excellent customer service.
  • Responsible for dealing with large amounts of cash.

Training and Experience

  • Training and experience with cash procedures, preferably in a computerized atmosphere.
  • Past bar/restaurant experience preferred
  • Experience in campus environment preferred
  • Some computer experience an asset

Equipment

  • P.O.S. system, audio equipment, coffee machines glass and plate ware.

Apply now

Food Prep

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Food preparation, stocking shelves and general cleaning

Required Qualifications

  • Personable and friendly.

Apply now

FSU Office Clerk

Work Assignment Duties:

  • General office work to include (but not limited to): answering phones, scanning and filing documents, sending faxes, delivery of mail, covering lunch breaks, answering student inquiries, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Prefer to hire a student in the Office Administration program.
  • Capable of scanning and filing documents.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Outgoing and personable.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Apply now

Graphic Designer

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Produce ads, posters, brochures, and tickets with digital formats to create general awareness to the student body of upcoming events.
  • Develop creative contribution in the Fanshawe Student Handbook along with design concepts for FSU Publications clients.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be able to work with Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft and Acrobat.
  • Experience working with Mac OS.
  • Ability to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently and work under limited supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a busy team environment, prioritize, stay organized, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

Apply now

Junior Advertising Representative

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Sales and retention of ads in the student handbook, student newspaper, Interrobang, online, and special publications
  • Identify and contact potential new clients using cold-calling techniques
  • Maintain assigned client base, while developing new accounts
  • Develop relationships with customers
  • Obtain contracts when necessary
  • Ensure accuracy of ads (proof reading and communicating with customer)
  • Meet and exceed all sales targets on or before deadlines
  • Filing paper files and maintaining current sales spreadsheets in Excel
  • Other office duties may be assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with sales
  • Organized, ability to strategize and prioritize work
  • Critical thinking (ability to identify strengths/weaknesses, and to provide alternatives and/or solutions)
  • Social perceptiveness and adapting to fit client need, personality, expectation, etc.
  • Experience with proofreading and ensuring accuracy

Apply now

Junior Web Facilitator

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Assisting the Web Facilitator with day-today updates of the website.
  • Researching new functionality to be added to the website.
  • Monitoring the FSU’s Facebook and Twitter accounts

Required Qualifications

  • Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and javascript.
  • Knowledge of databases such as mysql and sql server would be an assest.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Apply now

Restaurant General Labourer

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Cook, clean, serve, wash dishes.
  • May assist the Hospitality Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to work independently under minimum supervision and work with a team.
  • Organized and willing to take on challenges.
  • Must be trustworthy and able to work some late nights and weekends.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Good communication skills.

Apply now

Video Reporter/On Screen Personality

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Produce video news content for FSU.ca and Interrobang.
  • Ability to do own camera work and editing an asset, however, you may also be teamed with an FSU videographer.
  • Write various news items and stories for the Interrobang newspaper as needed.

Required Qualities

  • Must have a firm grasp of the English language and the ability to write in a coherent understandable manner.
  • Must be expected to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently.
  • Must be outgoing, task oriented and able to work with limited supervision.

Apply now

Videographer/Producer

Work Assignment Duties:

  • Scriptwriting, shooting video, editing and producing a variety of promotional videos for the FSU.
  • These will be used for websites, plus, community event work, video downloading and review as well as working with reporters on some news stories.

Required Qualifications

  • Camera experience, in addition to editing and scriptwriting.
  • Punctual and responsible.
  • Ability to problem solve, meet deadlines, work independently, and very task-oriented.
  • Having your own camera is an asset.

Apply now

Writer/Reporters

Work Assignment Duties:

  • To write various news items and stories for the Interrobang newspaper and FSU website and blogging.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to write in a coherent understandable manner.
  • Must be expected to follow instructions as well as to exercise creative freedom independently.
  • Must be outgoing, task orientated and able to work with limited supervision.

Apply now

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