Facilities & Ancillary Services

Academic Programs Assistant - Student Residence


The Academic Programs Assistant worked to support student academic wellbeing through weekly and monthly programming.

Position Overview

VIU Student Residence -s is a for-profit organization that operates parallel to Vancouver Island University Nanaimo campus with the core values of exceptional service, safe and healthy living and quality developmental experiences. VIU Residences works with community members, student leaders, and external organizations to create a supportive environment where young leaders can grow.

The Academic Programs Assistant works to support student academic well-being through weekly and monthly programming.

As the Academic Programs Assistant, this work op student is expected to plan and execute a CommuniTree Connections event (Thursdays at 7 PM) at least once per month, plan and execute a minimum of one additional study session/workshop per week, collaborate with campus partners such as Peer Supported Learning (PSL), SOS, and the VIU Library, encourage resident participation in academic events and tutoring services, and provide PSL and SOS with recommendations of students who could take on academic support roles.\

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in active learning, capacity to engage in respectful relationships, collaboration, and oral communication.

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please contact Mike Bauche, Assistant Manager, Residence Life at Michael.Bauche@viu.ca