B.Ed Student Assistant (Student Position)

 Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | Student Employment Positions

Tyndale University College & Seminary is a multi-denominational, evangelical university college and seminary that prepares leaders for the ministry, marketplace and global mission of the church. Tyndale invites fully qualified candidates to apply for the following position; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The successful candidates will subscribe to and sign Tyndale's Statement of Faith and Community Standards Statement.

Position Description

The position of B.Ed. Student Assistant exists in order to improve the effectiveness of day-to-day operations by providing exceptional customer service and completing administrative duties that support the efforts of Bachelor of Education Department. 

Primary Responsibilities

a) Assist the B.Ed. Office by:

● Positively representing Tyndale in a professional manner at all times
● Answer phone calls and take messages professionally
● Gather resources, make photocopies, and provide other assistance to Instructors, as needed
● Be a listening ear for B.Ed. teacher candidates who have concerns and questions; pass along messages to appropriate people who can follow up
● Provide direction to guests who enter through the South entrance (provide printed maps, give verbal instructions, walk people to their destination or to the nearest helpful intersection)

b) Support the work of the B.Ed. Admin Assistant (supervisor) by:

● Checking in with supervisor at the beginning of each shift to see if there are tasks to be completed
● Do tasks assigned, i.e. photocopying, filing, organizing
● Participating in special projects with tasks as assigned

c) Provide support to the B.Ed. program by:

● Maintaining a social media presence on Facebook and Instagram through posting twice per week on each platform; tag other Tyndale social media accounts
● Writing articles for the B.Ed. newsletter
● Conducting tours of Tyndale’s campus

Position Qualifications

a)   Education

● Post-secondary education; completed or in process
● Must be a current Tyndale student

b)   Experience

● Communication experience an asset
● Customer service experience an asset

c)   Skills and Abilities

● Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service
● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
● Strong organization and administration skills
● Creativity or online marketing (social media) skills an asset

d)   Personal Characteristics

● A firm commitment to Tyndale’s mission, values, Statement of Faith and Community Standards Statement
● A keen desire to serve students, faculties and the program
● Adaptable to work in a fast-paced environment
● Self-motivated to work effectively with minimal supervision
● Be a self-motivated, positive and a “team player”

e)   Physical and Mental Demands

● Weekly morning (7:30 - 9:00) or afternoon (3:30 - 5:00) shifts
● Willingness and availability for a somewhat flexible work schedule (weekend hours may be required for some events)

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

This position is strictly for students.  Please refrain from applying if you are not a student.

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For general employment information send your resumé to:

Tyndale University College & Seminary, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
or e-mail: employment@tyndale.ca

Tyndale University College & Seminary provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities; including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Should you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department at employment@tyndale.ca

Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation during the interview process are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for interview.