Position: Student Engagement Advisor
Deadline: March 23, 2019
Posted: March 16, 2019
Job Description / Duties
Working with the Student Development & Services unit as part of the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers team, the Student Engagement Advisor is responsible for supporting student learning, professional development, promoting student engagement in career building experiences, and facilitating the development of a campus culture of involvement, characterized by student leadership and service. Program co-ordination will include providing clear communication to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents across a variety of media, designing and delivering professional and evidence-based content to support student involvement, learning, the first year experience, mentorship, and leadership development for students; and, assessing the outcomes of a variety of programs. The Student Engagement Advisor will manage student-facing resources and programs of the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers. The Student Engagement Advisor will work strategically with students, student organizations (including student government and clubs), staff, and faculty in a variety of departments across Faculties and with other student service areas involved in the delivery of programs. Programs include orientation and first year experience programs, mentorship programs and initiatives, and the continued development of student leadership training and resources. Evening and weekend work may be required. Teamwork and collaboration are essential.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of four years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 4 years professional experience in an student affairs environment at a university. Past experience in evaluating program delivery and impact Demonstrated outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to build rapport with staff, students, faculty, alumni and community partners. Knowledge of Student Development, Career Development, and Leadership Theory and best practices. Expertise and experience in designing and delivering workshops and learning programs. Past experience in evaluating program delivery and impact. Expertise and experience as a trainer, teacher, instructional designer, or learning specialist. Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity. Ability to envision and implement innovative programs and initiatives. Computer skills and willingness to learn new systems. Ability to manage the complexity inherent within a multi-faceted work environment focussed on broad outcomes for students. Technical skills and software skills (e.g. video, a/v equipment, etc.?).
Manager, Student Enagaement
Centre for Student Involvement and Careers