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Position Title: Front Desk Staff (2)
Employer: Laurentian Students’ Union (LSU)
Position: Part-time (10-12 hrs per week)
Wage: $10.25 per hour.

The Laurentian Students’ Union is a student run organization existing independently from both Laurentian University and the Georgian College administrations. Its role is to act as the voice of the Laurentian student body, representing the interests of its members to all levels of government and university and college administration.

Attend to visitors and deal with phone, email, and in person inquiries. Supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Provide in a welcoming and professional manner, general help to all students, staff, and public who come into the office.
• Manage and maintain front desk Point of Sale systems, cash handling systems, petty cash handling, and all other relevant goods and systems necessary for services delivery and customer service.
• Track and record all sales.
• Answer the telephone, take messages, and reply to general inquiry emails.
• Keep office and reception area clean and organized .
• Act as primary point of contact for all shipping/receiving, mail, and courier responsibilities.
• Answer telephone, screen and direct calls.
• Take and relay messages to Union Executive and staff.
• Provide information to callers.
• Deal with queries from the public and customers.
• General administrative and clerical support.
• Prepare letters and documents.
• Receive and sort mail and deliveries.
• Schedule appointments.
• Organize conference and meeting room bookings.
• Maintain appointment diary either manually or electronically.
• Assist in implementing the directives of the LSU executive.

Hours of Operation:
• A typical work week will include standard business hours but may include occasional evenings and weekends. The employee shall work in the LSU office between the hours as agreed with the LSU executive.

Reporting Relationship:
• The Front Desk Staff will report directly to the President and Vice-President Administration and indirectly to the Laurentian Students’ Union executive.

• The employee shall not, during the continuance of his/her employment here under, or at any time thereafter, use other than for the benefit of the LSU, or as required by law, disclose or make accessible to any other person, association or corporation any of their confidential information or methods of doing business of the corporation or its associated activities or their customers or their business associates. This restriction shall cease to apply to information or knowledge which may legitimately come into the public domain.

PLEASE NOTE: LSU is an independently incorporated organization working within Georgian College and Laurentian University. This position is not a Laurentian University of Georgian College staff position.
Interested candidates should send their résumé and cover letter, to by 5:00 p.m. on February 5th, 2013. All applications should be received via e-mail or dropped off in a sealed envelope at the LSU Office (E112A) addressed to Athena Vethanayagam, Vice-President Administration.

We thank all who apply, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Athena Vethanayagam
Vice-President of Administration
Member local 111 of the Canadian Federation of Students


Retro Pub Night at the TLC – February 8th

19+ Event | Doors Open @ 9PM | $3 Advance Tickets or $5 at the door.

• Dress up from any era you want!
• Always a popular theme, get creative!
• Tons of prizes to give away!

• Advanced tickets only $3 – Available in E112A
• Buy your tickets in advance to be entered into a draw to WIN an iPad, movie tickets, Blu-ray movies, CD’s, and much more!
• Those who come dressed up will have a chance to WIN more BIG prizes!

• Featuring LIVE entertainment!
• Sleepless, As Wolves, and Underplaid will be performing!

• The Laurentian Students Union!
• Brew Crew Promotions & TLC!
• TLC; your #1 College Destination for Food, rink & Entertainment on Campus!
• We are your friendly, safe, and EPIC College Pub!
For additional information visit the Facebook event page by clicking the link below

General Membership Meeting February 15th

The GMM will occur on Friday February 15th at 12pm and there will be pizza and refreshments for all students attending. The GMM takes place in Room H 121 (Auto Building). ALL STUDENTS ATTENDING MUST BRING THEIR STUDENT CARD OR RELEVANT PHOTO ID.

The General Membership Meeting (GMM) is a forum of direct democracy open to all Laurentian student’s studying at either the Barrie or Orillia campuses. Student’s may participate if they are currently enrolled in at least ONE Laurentian University course.

The GMM facilitates a ‘bottom-up’ democratic process, ensuring that your students’ union, the Laurentian Students’ Union (LSU) has a mandate that is established by and for the student’s it represents.

The LSU believes that empowered GMMs are the most effective way to ensure that all voices are provided a forum to influence the decision making process. In other words, the direct democracy of the GMM allows those who are most affected by decisions the opportunity to participate in the process of making those decisions.

So, the LSU invites you to come out and make your voice heard. Come to the GMM to listen, discuss, debate, and vote on issues that directly affect your experience as a University student.


1. Bylaw Amendments
2. Elections
3. Finance Update
4. Events
5. Campaigns
6. Marketing
7. Orillia
8. Clubs/Associations.
9. Open Floor

Students may wish to add items to the agenda, and if they do, please contact Mark Gauci ( or post on this event.

Also: Additional items can be added to the agenda after being presented at the beginning of the GMM and must be endorsed by no less than a 2/3rds majority. Ratification of all motions presented to the GMM must be endorsed by no less than a 2/3rds majority.

For additional information stop by the LSU office (E112 A) or visit the Facebook page at

LEA Scrabble Pub Night is Tonight!


Join the Laurentian English Association on Friday January 25 at 10pm at the Ascent Lounge above British Arms for our ‘Scrabble’ Pub Night! Get a letter, make words while mingling with your peers, and win prizes for ‘Most Points’, ‘Most Creative Word’, and of course ‘Dirtiest Word’ (mud doesn’t count, folks).

This is a 19+ event and there is no cover charge, so come on out and meet some fellow L@G students and the LEA!

Volunteers Needed

The LSU is looking for volunteers. There are a number of positions available including tabling and general marketing, events organizing and general office duties. If you are interested in helping out your union while having a great time, please contact VP Marketing Tricia MacLennan at or stop by our office at E112 A.