MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Faculty School Advisor, Program Services
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 FTE students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement and faculty professional development.

The Faculty of Arts and Science is currently recruiting for a Faculty Advisor for a full-time limited term position commencing May 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, depending on availability of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will work with a team providing services to students in an environment which includes four-year baccalaureate degree and transfer programs.

Faculty Advisor 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 enrolment assistance, developing advising materials and presentations, and supporting the Dean’s Office with program review, policy implementation, and other matters arising.

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 must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, university transcripts from all schools attended, along with the names and contact information of three references.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Rob Wiznura, Associate Dean, Students, at wiznurar@macewan.ca. 

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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, Limited Term
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until shortlisting is complete
Competition No. 18.02.033
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