Faculty School Advisor
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invite applications for a full-time continuing appointment as a faculty school advisor. The successful candidate will work with a team providing services to students in an environment which includes four-year baccalaureate degree and transfer programs.

The faculty school advisor’s responsibilities include advising students both individually and in large groups; developing students’ academic plans; providing accurate information regarding degree and graduation requirements at MacEwan University and other post-secondary institutions; interpreting university policies and procedures as they relate to students; and working collaboratively with other advisors and support units. Duties also include providing student registration assistance, developing advising materials and presentations, and supporting and assisting the director of Program Services and the program chairs with matters related to scheduling, program review, and policy implementation.

Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills; be attentive to detail; flexible in approach; and have the ability to present to large groups. Post-secondary academic advising experience is an asset.

Applicants will need to submit the following documents when Applying Online:

• cover letter and resume
• names and contact information of three (3) references

Please email electronic copies of your educational transcript(s) to with the Subject Title– Competition No. Position Title, Applicant’s Last Name, First Name. Upon hire, we will require the original copies of your educational transcript(s).

Inquiries regarding your application materials please email with the Subject Title– Competition No. Position Title, Applicant’s Last Name, First Name.

Information about the Faculty of Arts and Science may be found at:

For further details, please contact Robert Wiznura, Associate Dean, Students, 780-633-3919 or

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Thursday, September 25, 2014
Competition No. 14.09.131
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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