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  • CACUSS is hiring--BIPOC Mentoring Coordinator


    Please share with your colleagues! We are hiring a part-time/contract Mentoring Coordinator


    CACUSS is planning to launch a Mentoring Program to support and increase representation of Black, Indigenous, and other racialized/people of colour student affairs professionals. Through the input of members of our Professional Development Committee, we have developed an outline of the program and the BIPOC Mentoring Program Coordinator will create and implement the infrastructure to launch a successful program. This will include developing timelines, applications/platforms, training/resources, and marketing and communication plans. The Coordinator will also work to identify the infrastructure and resources required to continue the success of the program beyond launch.

    This is a part-time contract-based position for approximately 6 months with a possibility of extension.



    • Ability to take independent initiative, set goals, a project plan, and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent written communication skills.
    • Computer and word processing skills.
    • Direct experience with the development and execution of mentoring or similar programming (such as peer support, leadership, or volunteer programs).
    • Experience with promotion and marketing through social media and other channels an asset.


    • Ability to work independently and take significant initiative.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple demands.
    • Knowledge of the post-secondary industry, specifically Student Affairs and Services in Canada.
    • Strong understanding of issues related to equity and including; lived experience preferred.
    • Project management skills.


    • Attend regular meetings with the Executive Director (in person or via telephone)
    • Map out project plan with timelines, details, and deliverables.
    • Develop and launch Mentoring Program including identifying structure, requirements, outreach/promotion techniques, timelines, staff
    • Consult with the EDI Community of Practice and relevant committees where required.
    • Requirements of the position will evolve as the successful candidate develops a project plan.

    Position Details

    The position is a temporary contract beginning Fall 2021 and running through project completion (approximately Winter 2022), with a possibility of additional hours beyond the initial contract.

    Hours of Work/Working Environment

    • Candidate will set their own hours in accordance with project milestones, agreed project plan, regular reporting etc. Number of hours per week worked is negotiable and will be based on agreed upon timelines for project completion and would range between 5-10 hours per week (TBC).
    • Candidate will meet regularly with the Executive Director to report on project.

    Position Requirements

    • Successful candidates will have to provide their own workspace and equipment (computer, telephone, internet).


    CACUSS has allocated approximately $5000 towards this project. Compensation is negotiable on an hourly or project completion basis. Each phase is allocated a portion of the funds.

    Application details

    Position posted—August 30, 2021

    Applications due—Monday, September 20, 2021 @4pmPT

    Questions about the position may be directed to Jennifer Hamilton, Executive Director, 416.899.7650

    Letters of interest and resume are due to by Monday, September 20 at 4:00 PM, PST. Please submit interest/cover letter and resume in ONE MS word document attachment entitled firstname_lastname.doc (.docx). Letters in the body of email, .pdf documents, and multiple attachments will not be accepted.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted in late September.

    CACUSS is committed to equity and diversity and encourages applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous people, women, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and persons with disabilities. Applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.








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