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International Students Advisor Tentative Classification "V" in the Faculty of Engineering - Office of the Dean

Job Posting Number: 2019-13-24
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Closing Date: Friday, June 21st, 2019 - 4:00pm

The International Students Advisor will provide information and support services to the Faculty of Engineering’s graduate and undergraduate international students. The Advisor will support students on issues such as, social, financial, health and well-being. They will support the student from the point of admission through their progression in their program leading to graduation. The incumbent acts as an advocate for international students and supports their success, retention and well-being.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have:

• An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline as determined by the Faculty

• Minimum of 3 years related experience advising and/or supporting international students at the post-secondary level • Successful registration as a Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor (RISIA)

• Awareness of and sensitivity to diversity and cross-cultural differences and ability to deliver services and support towards individuals whose first language is not English

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills

• Excellent communication (both oral and written), especially as it relates to academic relations

• Experience delivering presentations to both small and large audiences

• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercise initiative, discretionary judgment, and act with tact and diplomacy

• Demonstrated ability to be well versed in institutional policies and procedures

• Advanced knowledge of and ability to use spreadsheets, databases, and enterprise financial applications and/or systems

• Exceptional customer service/interpersonal skills and a positive/professional attitude tailored toward providing services to international students

• Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment

• Ability to masterfully gather and analyze information

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

• Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task within a self-directed environment


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant program (RCIC)

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering


Rate of pay:
Tentative Classification "V" per Schedule 'A' of the Collective Agreement

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume and Application for Employment, quoting the Ad reference number (2019-13-24), no later than Friday, June 21st, 2019 - 4:00pm. Applicants are asked to forward their documents electronically to:

employment@uwindsor.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator.  Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

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



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