FASA: FASA is hiring!


⭐ Join Faculty Council!⭐

Want to be a part of Faculty Council? They're looking for students to join for the 2021-22 school year!

Faculty Council meets approximately nine times per academic year, from September to mid-May, and is normally scheduled on Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.  Steering Committee meets for no longer than one hour and its mandate is to:

- Consider and recommend the agenda for Council meetings;
- Review resolutions and recommendations submitted to Council;
- Ensure that reports and recommendations arising out of different standing committees of Council are submitted in a form permitting effective debate;
- Monitor the work of the standing committees of Council;
- Prepare such reports and other documentation as Council may require of it;
- Make any recommendations to Council that it judges appropriate.

If interested, please email fasa.outreach@gmail.com or office.fasa@gmail.com

⭐ FASA is Hiring a Graphic Designer! ⭐
Job Callout: FASA’s Graphic Designer

Application Deadline: Monday, July 5th, 2021, 11:59pm

Candidates must be available for an interview on either Monday, July 12th or Wednesday, July 14th 2021

Contract: Up to 150 hours spread across the Summer, Fall and Winter semesters 2021-2022

Compensation: $15.50 per hour

Job Description:

The Fine Arts Student Alliance is seeking candidates for the position of Graphic Designer. The Graphic Designer fulfills a crucial role for FASA, creating all promotional materials and giving a visual identity to the Alliance. The Graphic Designer reports directly to the elected FASA Coordinators and ensures that information is accurately presented to the membership, that the designs are unique and diverse, and that the values and mandates of FASA are reflected in the designs.

Application: Students will be asked to upload a collection of 5-10 original designs at: https://forms.gle/nHe2WtTQk8MmwMkd6

Interview:

All applicants, regardless of if they are selected for an interview, will be contacted by Wednesday, July 7th, 2020. Interviews will be held on July 12th and 14th

Interview questions will be sent to applicants prior to the interview.

Accessibility:

If you have questions or concerns related to accessibility (or anything else), please email fasa.outreach@concordia.com

Key Responsibilities:
  • Keep the design hard drive organized and accessible;
  • Design original posters, banners and other promotional material throughout the year;
  • Design the FASA Clubs Handbook;
  • Design infographics and informational booklets throughout the year;
  • Meet with FASA Coordinators upon request;
  • Following internal policies and regulations;
  • Other related duties as agreed upon with the Coordinator Committee.

Requirements:
  • Enrollment in a Concordia Fine Arts undergraduate program;
  • Proficient in design;
  • Responsible, self-motivated, with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Available for regular email communications;
  • Good time management;
  • Responsive to feedback

Assets:
  • Familiarity with FASA and Concordia fee levy groups

Employment Equity:

If you are an Indigenous person, a Black person, a person of colour, and/or a person with disabilities, then you are eligible for employment equity. If you are not a member of any of the aforementioned communities but would like to be considered for employment equity, you can indicate this in your application and are welcome to briefly describe in what way you see your perspective(s) underrepresented within Fine Arts student organizations.

FASA values the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization. We also understand that applicants may experience a number of identities simultaneously in ways that reinforce and nuance their experience. We are committed to creating an organization as diverse as the communities we serve. Please note that while it is not required that candidates explain why they would like to be considered for employment equity, you are welcome to speak to any relevant lived experiences in your application.

This statement is based on one created by COCo: https://coco-net.org/.

Find out more about how FASA uses Employment Equity here.

⭐ FASA is Hiring an Office Coordinator! ⭐

Job Callout: FASA’s Office Coordinator
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, 11:59 pm EST
Employment Period: August 2021 - June 2022 (inclusive).

Compensation: $16.50/hour for 24 hours per week throughout the employment period.

Application:

Submit your application by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/RpQPcDGULr8rTewd6
You will be asked 5 long answer questions, and to provide 1-2 references whom we can contact. CVs will not be required.

Interview:

All applicants, regardless of if they are selected for an interview, will be contacted by Friday, July 23rd, 2021.

Interviews will be held on Monday, July 26th via Zoom video call.
Interviews will be conducted in English by two FASA Coordinators and a member of the FASA BoD.
Interview questions will be sent to applicants one day prior to the interview.

Accessibility:

Please note that this position requires access to a computer and a reliable internet connection while working remotely. If this presents a barrier to any applicant, FASA will do our best to source a computer or otherwise accommodate.
While applicants may work remotely during periods of online/hybrid learning, applicants must be able to work on campus/in Montreal when needed and when in-person learning is in effect.
If you have questions or concerns related to accessibility (or anything else), please email office.fasa@gmail.com.

Job Description:

The Office Coordinator fulfills a crucial role for FASA, acting as a resource person for the organization and the students it serves. The Office Coordinator reports directly to the elected FASA Coordinators and works alongside them to ensure that there is a consistent presence in the office (when in-person learning is in effect) and online (when online or hybrid-learning models are in effect), that emails queries are responded to in a timely fashion, and that students are redirected to the appropriate resources, either within FASA or another body of the university should additional assistance be required. They also perform all of the bookkeeping and secretarial duties for FASA.

The Office Coordinator must hold regular office hours (whether online or in-person) to meet with students and answer general questions about FASA grant programs and reimbursement processes. The Office Coordinator must be able to work flexible hours, possibly taking on additional hours following the grant deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity for current or recently graduated fine arts students interested in pursuing careers in arts administration, non-profit management, or with grant-making organizations.
Alongside five elected FASA Coordinators, the Office Coordinator is able to propose, organize and implement projects, events, workshops, and lectures to take place throughout the academic year. With the Finance Coordinator, the Office Coordinator facilitates the Special Project Grant, ensuring that a diverse range of student projects are funded during the Fall and Winter semesters.

Importantly, the Office Coordinator must strive to uphold FASA’s anti-oppression mandate in all of the work that they carry out and the communications that they have with students and colleagues. This often means actively criticizing oppression within the university structure, FASA as an organization, and the Fine Arts community more broadly. It also means remaining self-reflective and openly considering who is centered in FASA’s initiatives and how FASA’s activities impact our members who are part of marginalized communities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assisting FASA’s coordinating team in achieving organizational goals by attending and participating in meetings;
  • Daily administration, processing payments, and bookkeeping;
  • Assisting the Finance Coordinator in preparing financial statements;
  • Assisting the Finance Coordinator in preparing the yearly budget;
  • Oversee bookkeeping procedures, with the Financial Coordinator;
  • Develop policies related to Special Project Grants and the Operational Budget, with the Finance Coordinator;
  • Keep up to date with University policies and regulations, and communicate these to the Coordinators, BoD, and Members;
  • Annually reviewing FASA’s Bylaws and policies to identify areas for improvement;
  • Updating the information appearing in the annual declaration and submitting it to the REQ;
  • Liaising with the University Financial Services and Payroll department as needed;
  • Attending weekly coordinator meetings;
  • Answering emails and responding to inquiries;
  • Following and upholding all FASA governing documents;
  • Archiving and keeping up to date FASA’s governing documents;
  • Working with the coordinating team to ensure that larger internal projects and goals are achieved;
  • Other related duties as assigned by the FASA Board of Directors, or the FASA coordinating team.

Requirements:
  • Current or recent student in a Fine Arts program at Concordia.
  • Proficient with Mac computers and Google suite applications (Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.);
  • Responsible, self-motivated, with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work both autonomously and with a team;
  • Team leader/facilitator;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Available for regular email communications;
  • Good time management;
  • Willingness to learn;
  • A flexible schedule that accommodates student life;
  • Knowledge of the Fine Arts Student Alliance its bylaws
  • Enthusiasm for anti-oppression work!
  • Enthusiasm for student organizing!

Assets
  • Experience in office administration;
  • Experience in bookkeeping or a related position;
  • Experience working with Millennium / Concordia University financial systems;
  • Experience using Quickbooks, Simply Accounting, or other accounting software;
  • Familiarity with internal Concordia room booking systems;
  • Familiarity with Concordia fee-levy groups;
  • Knowledge of non-hierarchical governing structures.

Employment Equity:
If you are an Indigenous person, a Black person, a person of color, and/or a person with disabilities, then you are eligible for employment equity. If you are not a member of any of the aforementioned communities but would like to be considered for employment equity, you can indicate this in your application and are welcome to briefly describe in what way you see your perspective(s) underrepresented within Fine Arts student organizations.
FASA values the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization. We also understand that applicants may experience a number of identities simultaneously in ways that reinforce and nuance their experience. We are committed to creating an organization as diverse as the communities we serve. Please note that while it is not required that candidates explain why they would like to be considered for employment equity, you are welcome to speak to any relevant lived experiences in your application.
This statement is based on one created by COCo: https://coco-net.org/.