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Recruitment/Academic Advisor

College of New Caledonia

Job Title: Recruitment/Academic Advisor
Employment Status: Part Time
Employment Type: Seasonal
Job Summary
Specific Duties

  • Participate in and support internal promotional activities, including, but not limited to, student orientation sessions, career and science fairs and related functions
  • Facilitate workshops for prospective and new students to familiarize them with the environment, policies, procedures, including scholarship, bursary, and student loans information etc.
  • Develops individual accommodation service plans and facilitates the delivery of support services to students with disabilities.
  • Reviews medical and psycho-educational documentation and compares the documentation to the BC Disability Matrix criteria for receiving disability support services.
  • Conduct tracking and documentation of student employment and educational outcomes. Compile and write student outcome reports
  • Assists students to set educational goals and make decisions that are personally meaningful.
  • Encourages students to develop self-planning and networking through the use of available College resources.
  • Respond to student queries and provide information regarding program and course requirements, content and transferability, eligibility and progression to registration.
  • Provides information on skills requirements and suggests appropriate counselling, testing, career exploration, and possible job visitations.
  • Responds to, or redirect to appropriate department, inquiries from students and/or the general public interested in any CNC program.
  • Assist students to understand their respective program requirements, including admission requirements and course prerequisites; and an individualized academic schedule that leads to successful program completion.
  • Assists students in registering for classes. Providing assistance with program admission, and information on course prerequisites, and admission procedures.
  • Is sensitive to the appropriate time and need to refer to counsellors those students who are experiencing personal/social conflicts and education/career indecision that cannot be resolved through advice giving.
  • Is responsible for developing and maintaining the Career Resource Centre including educational, occupational, and career information; communicate with other agencies for information
  • Evaluates advance course credit and accesses certificate and diploma completion requirements; then forwards recommendations to the Regional Principal or designate.
  • Coordinate and implement student loan activities, such as one-to-one sessions, workshops, communication with students.
  • Assist students with financial aid processes, arrange loan deferrals, prepare all scholarship and bursary applications, compile the scholarship and bursary notice board, and under the direction of the Regional Principal communicate with donors.
  • You will be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities.
  • You will promote a positive work atmosphere and communicating in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years’ post-secondary education.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a related field with preference for advising.
  • Understanding of and commitment of the philosophy of adult education and customer service.
  • Strong skills in working with routine and non-routine office procedures and systems.
  • Proven ability to work positively with a very demanding workload, changing priorities, and continuous interruptions and to coordinate activities with the work of the team.
  • Ability to work independently and meet extremely demanding work schedules and deadlines, over which the incumbent has little or no control.
  • Proven ability to maintain positive working relationships internally and externally.
  • Superior interpersonal skills including the ability to contribute positively to a team oriented work environment.
  • High degree of sensitivity to both verbal and non-verbal cues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.
  • Drivers’ license or access to transportation

Screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Candidate selected for interview will prepare a presentation in advance.


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