Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: North Central Region 6


Student Services


Brandon University

Date Posted:

Mar 4 2021 2:17PM

Close Date:

Mar 24 2021

Position Description

Brandon University seeks a part-time continuing appointment as Academic Advisor. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Academic Advisor assists Arts, Science, Physical Education, Fine Arts, Arts/Education Integrated, and Environmental Science students explore and pursue their personal academic, educational, and career goals. For more information please go to


Duties include but are not limited to:
a) Support students in identifying and pursuing their academic goals;
b) Provide individual and group assistance to current and prospective students regarding degree options, requirements, and progress; use of advising resources; university policies and processes; course planning and registration; and academic standing;
c) Communicate with current and prospective students through various means, including on-campus appointments, phone contacts, chat appointments, and email;
d) Develop, implement, and revise programs and resources for academic advising of new and returning students;
e) Make referrals to, consult with, and liaise with other Brandon University offices and Departments as well as community resources;
f) Promote advising through participation in Student Services and Brandon University programming and events;
g) Provide, at students’ requests, letters of support and documentation of academic progress to internal committees and external agencies;
h) Collect, maintain, and report on usage and records of activities for student access to academic advising;
i) Maintain appropriate files as per legislation;
j) Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by the Dean of Students through consultation with the incumbent.

Application Process

Please send a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three (3) references to: Mrs. Katie Gross, Dean of Students Brandon University 270-18th Street Brandon, MB Canada, R7A 6A9 Fax: (204) 725-2143 Email:

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Contact Information

Mrs. Katie Gross, Dean of Students Email:


Required Qualifications

• A Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
• Demonstrated experience in program planning and implementation.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent judgement and decision-making skills to allow the assessment of needs, available resources and capabilities to resolve problems.
• Demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of two years of advising or related experience in a post-secondary environment is preferred.