Student Engagement & Wellness Officer - Student Services (Terrace)

Job description and duties

Coast Mountain College (CMTN), Terrace campus, invites applications for a term full-time Student Engagement & Wellness Officer. This appointment will commence as soon as possible for a one-year term. Some evening/weekend work and travel may be necessary. Salary will be in accordance with the BCGEU Support Staff Salary Scale, Level 8.

Duties: The Student Engagement & Wellness Officer will enhance the student experience at CMTN through delivery of events, programs, activities, and health and wellness initiatives. This position is responsible for hands-on operations including fitness equipment operations and maintenance and safety and risk management. In addition, this position will be responsible for student retention activities and events with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the development of strong relationships across the northern region CMTN serves.

Tasks will include but are not limited to: 

  • Deliver aspects of CMTN’s student enrichment program ensuring a wide range of informal social and recreational activities are offered

  • Create programs and clubs for students that support mental, physical, and cultural wellbeing

  • Liaise with internal departments and external agencies regarding possible events and ideas

  • Support and engage in existing fitness and wellness opportunities

  • Create orientation and workshop sessions that focus on student self-care as well as classroom expectations

  • Assist the Manager with student leadership programming on all campuses

  • Support services and activities that reflect CMTN culture, values, and support learning in a multi-cultural context

  • Provide assistance and back-up support to the Student Housing Coordinator

  • All other tasks of similar scope and complexity as required


An Associate degree or diploma in a related field (i.e.: Social Work, Education, Business, Hospitality) along with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in an educational or youth program setting. Additional requirements include a valid unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License (with a current driver’s abstract), First Aid Level 1, and FoodSafe certificate.

Required skills, abilities, and knowledge includes:

  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Office 365, Outlook, Excel, CRM, Colleague

  • Excellent customer services skills in a cross-cultural setting

  • Engaging, adaptable, and enthusiastic with good oral and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge and the ability to effectively utilize social media platforms

  • Meticulous attention to detail with the effective time-management skills demonstrating the ability to manage multiple demands with varying deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as under general supervision

Application information

Respond in confidence by submitting a cover letter and current resume and quoting competition #21.152B to:

Coast Mountain College, Human Resources


NOTE: Only complete applications (with a cover letter and resume included) received to the above noted email address will be considered.

CMTN provides quality learning experiences that help prepare our students for successful, positive futures.  We celebrate the diversity of our northern and Indigenous populations and reflect this diversity in our programs, services and workforce. In accordance with CMTN’s strategic plan, we encourage applications from Indigenous individuals.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Closing date
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.
Competition number
Job status
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Open to both internal and external candidates
  • Student Services
  • Terrace