Jan 16, 2020Part-time
Part-time Academic Advisor (OXF 201900332) Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus Location: Woodstock Employment Group : Support Type of Position: Part-time Hours: Up to 24 hours per week Hours are typically within a standard work week with some flexibility required to work evenings and weekends on occasion. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Salary: $24.90 per hour External Closing Date: January 27, 2020 Note: This is a regular part-time position (up to 24 hours per week). This competition is open to all employees of Fanshawe College; however, applications from Regular Part-time (RPT) members of the Part-time support staff bargaining unit will be given first consideration. Duties: Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Part-time Academic Advisor supports the academic lifecycle of students by offering academic and personal advising to students grounded in developmental, proactive advising and lifecycle approaches; actively participates in College retention and student success initiatives; and completes a wide variety of administrative, data tracking and reporting duties in support of student success. As a vital link between the Academic Schools and other College services, the Academic Advisor provides support to the Associate Dean in program areas where they are assigned to provide advising services. The Part-time Academic Advisor actively participates as a team member in meetings and regular day-to-day operations of their assigned Academic Schools and Programs. Qualifications: Bachelor of Education or a post-secondary 3 year diploma/degree in a related field such as Education, Student Affair/Services or Counselling Techniques Masters Degree in Education, Student Affairs/Services or similar would be an asset Minimum of 3 years of practical experience advising students, preferably in a post-secondary educational setting An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements Working knowledge of student academic and personal advising theories, approaches and best practices Good judgment and problem solving when advising students, faculty and staff; understanding of academic operations; and knowledge of College post-secondary, continuing education, and apprenticeship programs Demonstrated experience in working with and supporting a diverse student/client population including an understanding of rules related to advising, privacy, and confidentiality Strong communication and writing skills; demonstrated interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively in a team environment Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and issues at the same time Proficiency in/experience with business computer applications including MSWord, and Excel, plus internet researching skills and basic familiarity with office procedures is required Ability to learn and adapt to new software applications Knowledge or experience with case management would be an asset How to Apply : For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at: https://jobs.fanshawec.ca/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged. While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment. Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.