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Posted on: July 21, 2021
Deadline: August 3, 2021
Grade: 12
Campus: SGW


This posting represents a full-time replacement contract for 18 months, until December 2022.


Reporting to the Senior Director, Academic and Student Affairs, Undergraduate Programs, the incumbent provides academic advice to JMSB undergraduate students and supports the JMSB’s mission to maximize student satisfaction with their educational experience.

Primary responsibilities

  • Counsel and advise undergraduate students in matters relating to their academic pursuits and career aspirations.
  • Evaluate students’ academic records for degree and program requirements.
  • Evaluate course equivalencies for students transferring from other educational institutions as well as students participating in the Concordia Student Exchange Program.
  • Deliver advising sessions for new students, readmitted students and those on conditional standing.
  • Respond to student queries concerning programs and general information.
  • Recommend, to the Senior Director, rulings on specific student requests.
  • Advise students facing academic difficulties (students on conditional standing and readmitted students) and monitors their academic performance.
  • Serve on Faculty and University committees when needed.
  • Assist the Senior Director in academic advising projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s in Commerce or Business Administration and a minimum of two to four years of relevant experience.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English; good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken French, and basic knowledge (Level 3) of written French.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Microsoft Word and Excel; basic knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Working familiarity with university academic regulations.
  • Familiarity with the JMSB’s undergraduate programs and knowledge of SIS are assets.
  • Resourceful team player dedicated to helping students succeed.
  • Experience in dealing with confidential and sensitive personal matters with students from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Good presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours (e.g. special events)
  • Aptitude to work in a service-orientated environment as both a team member and independently.


$74,676.27– $89,200.55 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 3, 2021. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

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