Saturday, January 12, 2008

The new AMS bulletin board: right here.

Seems like this here little blog is in some demand for plugging all and sundry AMS postings. Maybe we should start charging for them. Anyhoo, here's two things y'alls might want to know about:

From VP Admin Sarah Naiman:

From AMS Executive Coordinator of Student Services (ECSS) Shagufta Pasta:

AMS EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR OF STUDENT SERVICES The AMS is seeking an Executive Coordinator of Student Services for a one-year appointment from March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2009. This position requires a full-time commitment
of about 35 hours per week. Remuneration for the year is $19,622 and is open to
all registered UBC students.

Position Description: The Executive Coordinator of Student Services is responsible for providing general supervision and guidance for the AMS Service Coordinators and their Assistant Coordinators in the effective operation of the AMS Services. The ECSS is also the main point person between the AMS Executives and AMS Services and participates as a non-voting member at the Council and Executive meetings. AMS Services include SafeWalk, SpeakEasy, Tutoring, Sexual Assault Support Centre, AMS Connect, Food Bank, Minischool, and Advocacy. Duties &


  • Oversee the management and administration of all AMS Student Services and facilitate the achievement of their goals in a team based and supportive environment.
  • Ensure effective internal and external communications and promotional campaigns for the various Services.
  • Act as the liaison between the AMS Executive Committee and the AMS Services.
  • Liaise with University Administration on behalf of AMS Services on initiatives,
    programming, and funding.
  • Participate in various committees, including the Executive Committee, Communications Planning Group, Safety Committee, and other duties as assigned from time to time.


  • Demonstrated team building skills and experience
  • Comfortable and flexible in the role of mediator, initiator, and problem-solver
  • Strong communications and presentation skills and a sense of diplomacy
  • Supervisory/managerial skills with volunteers and employees an asset
  • Understanding of workplace safety and equity issues
  • Knowledge of the AMS services and resources

Only short-listed candidates will be
interviewed for this position. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, with three references, no later than Friday, February 1, 2008 to: Bernie Peets, AMS General Manager . Include position title in subject.