Social Science First Year Associate(1) - Co

Are you interested in becoming a part of the Co-operative Students’ Association (CSA) for the upcoming
2015-2016 academic year? The Co-operative Students’ Association (CSA) is one of the leading student
organizations at the University of Toronto Scarborough. We are one of the most academically diverse
student groups in the university, representing over 1600 students from the Arts & Sciences Co-op and
Management Co-op programs. Overall, the Co-op Students’ Association works to equip students with the
necessary skill set and knowledge needed prior to the job search process as well as long-term career
planning. This position will require a commitment of approximately over 10 hours per semester.
Duties & Responsibilities
 Assimilating all information gathered from the student representatives in each program and
presenting any issues which are deserving of attention to the executive (address issues of Co-op
Social Science students in specific)
 Accomplishing allocated tasks in an efficient and responsible manner within given deadlines
 Coordinating with the program Vice President and Executives to accomplish allocated tasks
 Acting as the liaison between the CSA and their respective Co-op Program Co-coordinator and/or
Administrator by communicating information through periodic meetings throughout the year
 Communicating with the student body through classroom announcements and tabling at booths
 Coordinating, organizing, and executing social and informative events in Social
 Any other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the executives in order to help achieve the
mission of CSA
 Taking the initiative to change or improve upon systems already in place
Basic Requirements of Qualifications
 You must be currently enrolled as a first year UTSC Student for the school year of 2015-2016
 Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate ideas effectively
 Enrolment in Humanities / Social Sciences Co-op Program is preferred
 Ability to work independently as well as in a team
 Strong oral communication/public speaking skills
 Previous experience in event planning is an asset
If you are selected, you will be contacted via e-mail or phone, and may be asked to participate in an
interview. Thank you for your application.
Please complete this application form in and submit to
by September 30th, 2015 11:59pm
Full Name (First Name, Last Name):
Primary Email Address:
Cell Phone Number:
Program of Study:
1. Tell us why you want to be a social science associate and what you can contribute to the CSA?
2. Please describe any previous relevant experience with event organization and facilitation that
you feel are relevant within this role.
3. List any other extra-curricular commitment(s) you expect to be involved in for the upcoming
academic year of 2015-2016.
4. Please copy and paste your resume below.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Aysha Butt, Vice President of
Social Sciences at
**We thank all interested applicants, but only successful candidates selected will be contacted**