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Placement Advisor

Job ID:

2018-271

Open Date:

09/13/2018

Close Date:

09/24/2018

Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Placement Advisor is a proactive and integral team member of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Working closely with the Associate Dean, Coordinators, Student Advisors, faculty and staff within the School, the Placement Advisor is responsible for developing internship, work placement opportunities, and employment services for both current and graduating students in the Research Analyst graduate certificate program. The incumbent will assist and prepare students for their internship, work placements and for the labour market by securing placement and internship opportunities for current students and advising students regarding internship, placements and job search techniques. The incumbent will also deliver job search training workshops and seminars, market the programs within their portfolio, connect their students and graduates to prospective employers and industry partners, liaise internally with a variety of college departments, conduct on-going labour market research and assessment and maintain a database of industry partners, cooperating employers and graduating students.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a relevant undergraduate degree along with a minimum of three years of practical experience. Preference will be given to those who have previous related experience working with graduate programs and/or graduate students providing work placement or employment services, career counselling and/or recruitment services. Additional qualifications include excellent communication; customer service; time management and conflict resolution skills, including tact and diplomacy; and excellent public speaking, presentation and group facilitation skills. The successful candidate will also possess excellent computer skills with a sound knowledge of job placement databases and job search strategies; good public relations and marketing skills; and the ability to analyze needs, resolve problems, multi-task, and set priorities. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an ability to read, interpret, and report on statistical data, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.

Reports To:

Associate Dean, Math, Research Skills & Analysis

Job Type:

Appendix D

Job Classification:

Support Staff

Notes:

Duration of need: November 2018 - November 2019

Division/Department:

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus/Site:

Humber Lakeshore Campus

Skill Testing Required:

Yes

Hourly Wage Rate:

Payband G, Start Rate: $28.71 Maximum Rate: $33.28

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week
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