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 - Full Time
Faculty of Nursing

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time 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. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The University’s Faculty of Nursing includes two departments; the Department of Nursing Science and the Department of Psychiatric Nursing. For life-long learners, the Centre for Professional Nursing Education offers a variety of innovative Continuing Education programs grounded in evidence-informed practice.  All students can receive hands-on experience in The Clinical Simulation Centre, where students practice skills and critical thinking in a state of the art learning environment.

The Faculty of Nursing invites application for Full Time Faculty Advisor(s) commencing approximately March 1, 2018.

Faculty Advisor responsibilities include advising students both individually and in large groups, advise students on completing their program requirements, providing accurate information regarding degree and graduation requirements for programs within the Faculty of Nursing, 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 the Dean’s Office with program review, policy implementation, and other matters that may arise related to students.

Preferred candidates will have post-secondary academic advising experience and a sound knowledge of nursing education programs. All 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, flexibility in approach, and have the ability to present to large groups.

Questions about this opportunity may be directed to Dr. Cheryl Pollard, Associate Dean, Faculty of Nursing. Contact information: cheryl.pollard@macewan.ca

How to Apply:  

To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and advising philosophy. Only applications received electronically will be considered. 

Names and contact information of three references should be sent to careers@macewan.ca

 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 Tenure Track
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin after February 01, 2018 and will continue until short listing is completed.
Competition No. 18.01.020

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